Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Listening Parties

Indie record stores around the country will be hosting listening parties this weekend for the Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings "I Learned the Hard Way" release starting Friday! Check the list below for your local store and find out when, where and what special giveaways will be offered!


641 RPM - Boone, NC
Boo Boo Records - St. Louis Obispo, CA
B-Sides - Madison, WI
Bull Moose - Portland, ME
Decatur - Decatur, GA
Dusty Groove - Chicago, IL
Ear X-tacy - Louisville, KY
Easy Street - Seattle, WA
Everyday Music - Portland, OR
Fingerprints - Long Beach, CA
Good Records - Dallas, TX
Grimey's - Nasville, TN
Harvest Records - Asheville, NC
Jackpot Records - Portland, OR
Landlocked Records - Bloomington, IN
Melody Records - Washington, DC
M-Theory - San Diego, CA
Mushroom - New Orleans, LA
Music Millenium - Portland, OR
Offbeat - Durham, NC
Other Music - New York, NY
Park Ave CD's - Orlando, FL
Plan 9 - Richmond & Charlottesville, VA
Princeton Record Exchange - Princeton, NJ
Reckless - Chicago, IL
Shake It - Cincinnati, OH
Silver Platters - Seattle, WA
Sonic Boom - Seattle, WA
Sound Fix - Brooklyn, NY
Sound Garden - Baltimore, MD
Sound Garden - Syracuse, NY
Streetlight - San Jose & Santa Cruz, CA
Twist & Shout - Denver, CO
Vintage Vinyl - St. Louis, MO
Vinyl Fever - Tampa, FL
Waterloo - Austin, TX

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Breakestra Running things

This is why i still buy new music..

check the drums

Afrodyete smashes it...

Monday, 22 March 2010

To Have & To Hold 'Musicmentary'

Dammmn! this looks super dope...


'TO HAVE & TO HOLD' is a 90 minute feature 'musicmentary' in production celebrating the vinyl age. Directed by Jony Lyle & produced by Goosepimple Productions Definitely lookin' forward to this,check the video below for a taste of whats to come

To Have & To Hold - Taster Tape from Jony Lyle on Vimeo.

Questlove's record Sanctuary


Sunday, 21 March 2010

Daily Diggers ~ Born To Get Down Mix

DAILY DIGGERS proudly present....

BORN TO GET DOWN - a selection of super tough b-boy cuts - Compiled by Kid Dyno


If you need music for playing at a battle, practice session, b-boy throwdown or house party, or simply to crank up in your whip then this is FOR YOU.

Were you "Born To Get Down"?

Check for free download

Saturday, 20 March 2010

How it should sound ~ Damu The Fudgemunk

Damu is back again with his upcoming release "How it should sound" Volume's one & two,27 banging instrumental beats for dat ass...which is scheduled for an April 2010 release on Redefinition Records,Limited Edition Vinyl (separate records with full color covers for each volume) No sleeping on this...WARNING! dope beats....

Sunday, 14 March 2010

Steady Bootleggin

HIP HOP HISTORY 101 With Dante Ross
Rakim Allah...



The spanish guy on the left hand side sportin' the Blue Fila tracksuit is Supreme Magnetic, a legendary hustler from Fort Greene in Brooklyn who, according to legend, was once knocked out by Jam Master Jay at Latin Quarter after he tried to snatch his chain.

On the one's & two's....

Saturday, 13 March 2010

OXYGEN - Gone Diggin' 45"

Solo track by my man Oxygen of the group Sputnik Brown. Produced by Gensu Dean. Released in 2010 on limited pressing 7" vinyl on BBP-Big City Records, Artwork by Mr Krum....
for more info check

Thursday, 4 March 2010

Tuff City Styles Store

Tuff City Styles store, 650 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY is the place to be if your shopping in the big apple, peep this short video featuring my man Danny Dan the Beatman and some hella fresh Graffiti

Beats courtesy of Dan (Dusty Fingers)


Tuesday, 2 March 2010

The King is here

More dopeness courtesy of Mark the 45 King,those doubles are on point like a needle.

Let's get it poppin'

45 King Jay Z St.Ives Mix & Other Production

Plus 45 King's shows us his Rare Portable Panasonic Turntable