Thursday, September 29, 2005


Presented By RedBull
2pm on Sunday, October 2nd at Carnegie Hall NYC.

For the first time ever, a turntable will be played as an instrument on the main stage at NYC's prestigious Carnegie Hall. The event is called the Red Bull Artsehcro, which features the International collegiate orchestra along side DJ Radar, for the first ever performance of DJ Radar and Raul Yanez's Concerto for Turntable.
This concerto challenges the pre-conceived notions of classical music by featuring the turntable, played by DJ Radar, as the piece’s highlight instrument. Backing Radar will be a full sixty piece symphony orchestra. What happens next will truly be history in the making.

To attend the world premiere of Concerto for Turntable, go to to purchase tickets.

For more info on the Red Bull Artsehcro, go to:

Sound In Color - Steve Spacek Release Party Line Up

‘Space Shift’ Listening Party
Intimate listening party with Steve Spacek, ft. DJ Pelau

Downtown Standard Hotel (Rooftop)
550 S. Flower St. in Los Angeles
21+, 6-8pm RSVP:
*followed by a performance feat. very special guest @ the Temple Bar (Santa Monica)
Saturday Oct 1, 2005 10-2am
Temple Bar Santa Monica
1026 Wilshire Boulevard
Santa Monica, California
21+ $10 @ the Door

Leaving This Planet
Table 50
Corner of Broadway and Bleeker
$5 cover until 11pm/$10 afterwards
Presented by Rich Medina, Bobbito (aka DJ Cucumberslice)
9-10 'Space Shift' NYC Listening Party

Orange County Release Party w/ L'ephunk crew
Detroit Bar
843 w. 19th street
Costa Mesa CA 92627

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Sunday, September 18, 2005

Check out Common's new video for "Be"

Common's latest video for "Be" features Carmelo Anthony, Quentin Richardson,
and Terrell Owens of Team Jordan tracing Michael Jordan's footsteps back to
his childhood home in Brooklyn, NY.
Check it out...

Thursday, September 15, 2005

Back To School

Saturday, September 17, 2005
Back To School
With by:
DJ Spinna, Rich Medina, Bobbito Garcia
Peanut Butter Wolf (Stones Throw)
OP! (Studio Distribution) and Blu Jemz (Money Studies)

Rooftop of 289 Kent Ave @ South 2nd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
An all-age, outdoor dance party to benefit community building arts programs Groundswell Community Mural Project & Fletcher Street Inner-city Horse Riding Program.

Brought to you by 3 Little Birds and Puma
Also supported by The Onion, and Triple Crown.
3:00pm-10:00pm (RAIN OR SHINE!)
all ages
cover: $7 minimum donation
live DJs, dancing, basketball, food, drink and playground games!

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

SPECTRE/VINTAGE MUSIC 5th Annual College Music Journal Meet n Greet

The Sound In Color Showcase @ NuBlu

Sound In Color, Studio Distribution and BBE Records Present:
The Sound In Color Showcase at NuBlu Friday Sept. 16th

Live performance by:
Steve Spacek
And DJ Sets By:
Exile, Willow
and MC Sets By:
Blu, Aloe Blacc, Jontel, & Trek Life
Alice Smith (BBE records)
& Elephonic

10pm @ Nublu in New York
Ave. C Bet 4th & 5th
$5 before 12, $10 After

Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Mos Def speaks out about the situation in New Orleans.

Mos Def performing in Toronto at the "Getting Up Festival." Photo by: Mikeyt.

Mos Speaks his mind against Bush on the single "Katrina Klap." Download the song HERE. (Right click, Save As...)

"Mr President, about that cash/Policy for handling the ni**as and trash/You better off on crack, dead or in jail, or with a gun in Iraq."

Read more about it HERE.

Sunday, September 11, 2005


Pooling the talents of StesOne, Choice37, and DJ Rel, Longevity Crew is redefining the way music is made. Combining the elements of each member, creating a musical alchemy, Longevity Crew is here to crush all sterotypes of what hip-hop is seen as. Speaking with an innate emotional dexterity yet to be seen within hip-hop, Longevity Crew is quickly craving a niche that is all their own.

Playing to the strengths of each member, Longevity Crew is a rare breed of hip-hop act. With StresOne's Storytelling and lyricism, Choice37's production and wordsmith ability, and Dj Rel's audio foundation, the group coalesces into the tight knit mental fabric of the listener, generating a warmth that can only be described as a meeting at the table of like minds and endless understand. Longevity Crew is here to transport you from the present to the future, using only your ears as a guide.

I'm all about supporting local hip hop, but with the talent that these guys have they won't be local anymore. With thought-provoking lyrics and jazzy downtempo beats, these cats are definitely making moves. RECOMMENDED

check out a few snippets from their album:
Cali (prod. by choice37)
Walk With Us (prod by The Earl)
Seek (prod by MJII)

Saturday, September 10, 2005

MA$E with G.Unit?


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Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Cesar Comanche on ABB Records

Cesar Comanche is one of the founding members of the lauded North Carolina hip-hop collective better known as the Justus League. The Justus League is also home to critically acclaimed act Little Brother who helped put the crew on the map with the success of their debut album The Listening (ABB Records) in 2002.

After a few years of working and perfecting his craft, Comanche along with 9th Wonder, organized their fellow friends and rap artists in the Triangle's hip-hop scene and started the Justus League Crew in 1999. Since then, he has performed with such acts as Tha Liks, The Coup, Hieroglyphics, ZMan, Dilated Peoples, Living Legends, Faust & Shortee, and Wordsworth to name a few. The album features a string of guest appearances including Tajai from the Souls of Mischief, Phonte and Big Pooh of Little Brother, and several Justus League members as well as production by 9th Wonder (Little Brother, Jay-Z, Destiny's Child), Nicolay (Foreign Exchange), Khrysis (Justus League) and more. When asked what inspired the Squirrel and the Aces, Comanche said, "The album title comes from my father's band he had in the early seventies; my mother was also a singer in that group. This album is dedicated to my parents group and also is a celebration of the musician/entertainer." Squirrel and the Aces debuts September 20th 2005.

Check the Podcast - a DJ Flash mixtape of "Squirrel & The Aces"
Quick Time DJ Flash Mixtape-Squirrel & The Aces

Saturday, September 03, 2005

"Busy" Bone

Whoa, this takes me back to the days of watching TV with the sound turned off and Bones Thugs playing loud. Don't ask me why..lets just say I wasn't in the right "state of mind". Bizzy Bone, one of the forefathers of Mid-west hip hop, is back at it with a brand new album “Speaking in Tongues”, which drops Sept. 27th. Check out the stream for “Hold Me Down”, the first single off the album.

Hold Me Down


Check out this track from the new self-titled Slum Village album. SV is keepin it souful on this track.
To quote Bobby Byrd..."I know you got soul, or else you wouldn't be in here" so check it out...




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