British graphic designer Rob Ricketts has designed a series of posters that illustrate the seminal 808 basslines from classic tracks dance tracks of yore. The Roland TR-808 is one of the most fundamental instruments of EDM, with a very classic analog look, which makes the posters not only super appealing to music nerds but also [...]


Remember when you used to have to throw down $20 for a DJ Premier mixtape? Well nowadays, thanks to these beloved interwebs, world class artists give up music for free — something all you kids out there take for granted. Not me. I see a free DJ Premier mixtape and my heart gets all tingly [...]


7 Jun
The BBC's 2004 one-hour documentary hits the interwebs

Lucky for us users of the world wide web we get to stumble across treasures like this: the BBC’s 2004 documentary Once Upon a Time in New York: The Birth of Hip Hop, Disco and Punk. As the title suggests, the one-hour documentary tells the story of how the squalid, crumbling streets of downtown New [...]


22 Mar
The Photography of Janette Beckman and David Corio at The Morrison Hotel Gallery in New York City

Another impressive opening at The Morrison Hotel Gallery (Bowery) in New York City went down March 11th — a joint photography exhibition documenting the monumental punk and hip hop movements of the 70s and early 80s. For those who are not in the know, The Morrison Hotel is a fine art photography gallery based in [...]

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