Tag Archive: Documentary

Recommended Gem: Watch Madlib and Kaytranada Go Record Shopping in Pitchfork’s Driven by Sound Documentary (Video)

  A recommended gem of a video.           “Sometimes I’ll take a year off and just listen to music” – Madlib     Driven by Sound is a new two-part… Continue reading

Recommended Gem: Til Infinity: The Souls of Mischief Documentary (Video)

  This is how we chill: watching this recommended gem of a music documentary.       Filmmaker Shomari Smith interviewed the Hieroglyphics collective and hip-hop luminaries across the country about the Oakland group’s… Continue reading

Dan Digs Live: DJ Set Opening for James Lavelle at the LA Premiere of “The Man from Mo’ Wax” at the Regent Theater in DTLA

  Somewhere in space (or in DTLA at least) this may all be happening right now.         Was a blast DJing before James Lavelle at the LA premiere of “The Man… Continue reading

Goggi & Orri from Sigur Ros – “Lila”

  If you’ve ever listened to Sigur Ros but thought to yourself that the music, while closely resembling auditory transcendence, could do with being a little more uptempo and housey, well, you’re in luck.… Continue reading

William Onyeabor – “Body & Soul” (David Terranova Remix)

  NYC producer David Terranova‘s shimmering and sunny rework of “Body & Soul” is one of my favorites from WHAT?! – William Onyeabor Remixed on David Byrne’s Luaka Bop label.      … Continue reading

“Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton (This Is Stones Throw Records)” – Stones Throw Records Documentary (Official Teaser)

The consistent quality of leftfield hip-hop, soul, and jazz label Stones Throw Records is unparalleled.   “Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton (This Is Stones Throw Records)”  (Official Teaser)   Out 2013. More info… Continue reading

“Planet Rock and Other Tales of the 808” (Video Promo)

“Nothing sounds quite like an 808.” Nicely done, video promo edit person who had the brainwave of meta-chopping and meta-repeating this promo’s own soundbite samples thus staying true to the musical style that… Continue reading

“Big Fun in the Big Town” DVD (Official Trailer)

A marvelous title for a marvelous hip-hop documentary that was produced in 1986 and shot entirely in New York City by the marvelous Dutch filmmaker, journalist, rap fanatic, and owner of possibly the… Continue reading

LCD Soundsystem – “Shut Up and Play the Hits” Trailer (Official Video)

The band that brought together the rock crowd and dance crowd in a way and on a scale that only the Prodigy had managed to do before and only Radiohead continue to do… Continue reading