So glad to hear Prodigy back, and not just back but knocking it out of the park. No evolution, no reaching into territory they have no place reaching — just pure, unadulterated breaks, distorted guitar, yelling and, of course, a crazy ass video. God bless Liam Howlett.
Dr Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Yella, Arabian Prince
By WMC 2001 (or was it ’02?) I was already growing tired of the endless “look at me” DJs playing the usual schlock of dribble while endlessly waving their hands in the air. I suddenly began to realize that I did not give a shit. Then I caught Ming & FS performing live at OM […]
Sit behind the wheel with DJ Jazzy Jeff sitting behind the wheels of steel, as you infuse your ride with the coconut fresh scent of summertime. Soup up your hooptie today for just $5 with Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Scents. Or pick the scented homie of your choice, whether you’re whether you’re riding dirty or just generally like Hangin’ With […]
Nothing beats the visceral satisfaction of finding music classics on vinyl at the local swap meet. Or better yet, swiping classic rock records from Dad’s forgotten collection. But there has to be something said about getting those old jams freshly remastered onto brand new, fresh-off-the-press wax. In that case, you’ll be happy to hear about Led Zeppelin remastered boxed […]
The always great Essential Mix series for BBC Radio 1 is gonna throw in a new twist this year. For 2015 the plan is to invite two great DJs/producers/artists together to collaborate on a single mix, creating something truly unique. First up to bat is Sweden’s great Eric Prydz, who teams up with protégé Jeremy Olander on […]
Imagine Claude VonStroke’s 2009 track “MonsterIsland” as the soundtrack blasting in a transformative yet alien environment you’re appearing in for the first time. You’d be about 10 times more stoked to be there. Hit the fast forward button to 2015, and VonStroke & Co’s Dirtybird record label is now 10 years old all grown up from its humble beginnings in San Francisco’s Lower […]
A lotta love and and all hands on deck went into creating this toy likeness of the late James Yancey, known to most as J-Dilla, aka Jay Dee, aka Jay Donuts. Rest in peace, sir. Funded by the estate of Pay Jay Productions, this vinyl J-Dilla stands 7.5″ tall and is rocking the Stussy tee, a […]