Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The 20-minute clip catches Syd and Matt in the studio during the creation of "Purple Naked Ladies," taking about their production of tracks, what their favorites are, their photo shoot for the album cover and what they got up to in their downtime.
Today Cris Cab is going to release Echo Boom, here's a new record produced by The Neptunes and it includes a feature from Daytona.
Cris Cab feat. Daytona - What Can't We Do (Here We Go Again)
Jerry Seinfeld is so excited about the new Acura NSX that he will stop at nothing to acquire the very first one. Check out the extended version of Acura's big game commercial. See what else Jerry would do for the first new NSX at www.acura.com. NSX projected debut in next three years. #JerrysNSX
1. We Get Doe [Prod by Black Milk
2. No Love feat Young Life & Kaydence [Prod by The Academy]
3. Keep It Movin [Prod by The Academy]
4. The Best There Is [Prod by The Insurgency]
5. I'm Ready feat Dusty McFly [Prod by The Insurgency]
6. Drop That feat Crooked I [Prod by Alchemist]
7. Noise [Prod by Focus]
8. Smoke 2 Joints [Prod by The Academy]
9. Hardcore feat Rari [Prod by Ideal Beats]
10. Skywalkers x Step Brothers feat Evidence & The Alchemist [Prod by Jake One]
11. Freedom feat Tay Nati [Prod by Ideal Beats]
12. Burnin feat Kaydence [Prod by Ideal Beats]
13. Skywalkin On a DILLA Beat [Prod by J Dilla]
Skywalkin On a DILLA Beat (Produced by J Dilla)
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Monday, January 30, 2012
In celebration of Crown Royal Black’s partnership with Big Boi, cameras went behind the scenes to document Big Boi during his tour in Europe to capture moments of his life and career that showcase his definition of “The Crown Life.” The short film lets audiences into Big Boi’s life as he performed at Glastonbury in England and at Hove Festival in Norway, as well as a day off in Budapest, Hungary.
Source: Crown Royal
Friday, January 27, 2012
As promised ScHoolboy Q lets loose new visuals from his well-received recent project Habits & Contradictions. Here's "Nightmare On Figg St."
“Breaking Point,” Presented By Billionaire Boys Club and DJ Green Lantern is Emilio Rojas’ latest offering featuring production from The J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, M-Phazes, WrighTrax, V12 The Hitman, WillPower and more.
Source: Billionare Boys Club Blog
Grey Goose vodka has created a new outlet to showcase upcoming musicians entitled Rising Icons, they recently caught up with Detroit emcee and G.O.O.D. Music signee Big Sean. Sean he shares his story as we follow him through his busy schedule, discussing his upcoming collaboration with Adidas, and a number of other topics throughout.
The production team of Oh No and the Alchemist have just dropped another track this week off Vodka & Ayahuasca, entitled "Dark Shades." This project is going to amazing!
The much anticipated video from the SUPRA team's trip last year to New York City with TransWorld Magazine is now available for your viewing pleasure. Starring: Chad Muska, Neen Williams, Erik Ellington, Keelan Dadd, Spencer Hamilton, Kevin Romar, Furby, Jim Greco, Stevie Williams, Matt Mumford, Boo Johnson, and Ben James.
Produced By: Dennis Martin
Filmed By: Chris Thiessen, Richard Quintero, and Dennis Martin
Edit By: Chris Thiessen
Source: Supra Footwear
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Friday, January 20, 2012
With his first full length LP, Wonderland released earlier this week, Steve Aoki talks about the process involved in making the album. Wonderland features a wide spectrum of artists, including KiD CuDi, Travis Barker, Rivers Cuomo, Wynter Gordon among others. The EDM producer/DJ's debut LP is available on iTunes now, and check out the schedule for his Dead Meat tour by clicking HERE.
" If you haven't heard by now, Los Angeles rapper Schoolboy Q released his album, Habits & Contradictions, this past weekend and it's been received very well by the public. With guest appearances from Dom Kennedy, Curren$y, Jhene Aiko, and TDE labelmates Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock, it's definitely a project to check out. One of the standout songs from it is the Kid Cudi lyric-sampling single, "Hands On The Wheel," which features none other than Harlem's newest rap star, A$AP Rocky. Following up from their collaboration on Rocky's LiveLoveA$AP mixtape.. Read More "
The track is set to appear on 8Ball’s new mixtape Premro. Big K.R.I.T. has also announced that his upcoming project 4evaNaDay will release February 20th.
8Ball & MJG featuring Big K.R.I.T. – We Buy Gold (Produced By: Big K.R.I.T.)
After opening up about her sexuality earlier this week, Syd and producer Matt Martians, who together make up Odd Future's The Internet, give us the new visuals to their track "Fastlane," off of their Purple Naked Ladies album.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
The first electronic artist to ever receive a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist, Skrillex worked with the Members of The Doors to create a new Rock track for RE:GENERATION. This music video for "Breakn' A Sweat" features the genre-mashing collaboration as well as footage showing Skrillex at work on the stage and on the road.
Presented by Hyundai Veloster, RE:GENERATION is a documentary film that follows DJ Premier, Pretty Lights, The Crystal Method, Mark Ronson, and Skrillex as they remix, recreate and re-imagine five traditional styles of music. Learn more at youtube.com/veloster and regenerationmusicproject.com.
The independent hip-hop festival known as Paid Dues is now underway with letting loose names of performers set to hit their stage this year. Scheduled for Saturday, April 7, Paid Dues has already announced that Wu-Tang Clan and Odd Future will both headline the show and a few of the named acts so far include Dipset, Kendrick Lamar, DJ Quik, Psycho Realm and Dilated Peoples. Additional performers are still to be announced, and tickets are available now by clicking here.
The folks at Akai Pro took MPC Renaissance to London to get some feedback from the producer community. Here is a collection of their reactions and the discussions that happened around MPC Renaissance, and their work with Akai Pro MPC's in general.
Several Snoop & Wiz concerts from their recent ‘Mac and Devin Go To High School Tour' morph into one for the "Smokin' On" video, featuring Juicy J
Meek Mill teamed up with Reebok during the holiday season and hooked up his former high school basketball team with fresh athletic gear for the season. Feeling good, the only thing left to do was grab the Dreamchasers crew and tear up the streets of Philly on bikes and ATV’s with his hometown family.
Ski Beatz drops the third single off his upcoming album 24 Hour Karate School Presents Twilight in stores February 14, 2012.
Mansions On The Moon let loose yet another track from their upcoming Light Years EP entitled "Anthens." As with the entire project, this tune is produced by none-other than Pharrell Williams.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
The latest installment of Hyundai’s RE:GENERATION project sees the mass collaborative effort “A La Modeliste” created by Mark Ronson, featuring a host of artists including Erykah Badu, Trombone Shorty, Mos Def, Zigaboo Modeliste and members of The Dap Kings. Upon creating the track from a jam in the studio, the video was shot at the same time which sees everyone mentioned, resulting in a contemporary ‘feel good’ jazz vibe. Expect more from the roster of artists of the RE:GENERATION project, including DJ Premier, Pretty Lights, The Crystal Method and Skrillex, in the near future.
"Great Going Good" featuring Thurz is the first single off of RO BLVD's highly anticipated album Heart Pounding Panic; available early 2012.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Behind the inspiration of the Levi's Spring 2012 Collection. Shop the collection at Levi's Stores or on http://www.us.levi.com
Global Creative Director | Len Peltier
Stylist | Dani Stahl
Upon welcoming his newborn baby girl into the world over the weekend, proud father Jay-Z lets loose a new track titled “Glory,” seemingly dedicated to B.I.C., Blu Ivy Carter. Glory was produced by Pharrell.
Headlined by The Black Keys, Radiohead and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg, the roster also includes some notable acts to hit the stage including Childish Gambino, The Weeknd, araabMUZIK, Frank Ocean, A$AP Rocky, Odd Future, SBTRKT and Kendrick Lamar. For the first time however, the SoCal event will be held for two consecutive weekends (April 13-15 and April 20-22) with the same lineup.
In case you had forgotten, Odd Future have inked a deal with Adult Swim to deliver a series appropriately titled Loiter Squad, which is now set to premiere in March of this year. The show is produced by well-known film outlet Dickhouse Productions, which is responsible for a variety of stunt-based projects, namely Johnny Knoxville's popular Jackass antics. Expect the series to highlight the same type of happenings, while we of course also predict the outlandish Odd Future crew will spice it up all their own.
Lupe Fiasco announced via his website that him and super-producer Pharrell Williams will join forces to release a joint album. “FOOD AND LIQUOR 2 COMING SOON….LUPE AND PHARRELL ALBUM COMING SOON…”
Monday, January 9, 2012
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Check out some footage from New Era:Los Angeles' Grand Opening. For more information about the store, follow them on Twitter @New_Era_LA or click here: http://bit.ly/zFxP6l
8001 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA
Extended Holiday Hours
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Friday, January 6, 2012
Akai is set to kick off 2012 with the introduction of the MPC Renaissance. The fully integrated system boasts true MPC input and output alongside 16 backlit pads, support for all legacy MPC file formats, and even a “Vintage Mode” that allows the user to replicate the sound of the MPC3000, MPC60 and more. Look for the Akai MPC Renaissance to debut at the NAMM trade show in Anaheim, California on January 19.
Fuses legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer
Vintage Mode changes output sound character to MPC3000, MPC60 and more
16 backlit genuine MPC pads, 16 Q-Link controls, and adjustable backlit LCD screen
Classic MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing and MPC transport controls
MPC SOFTWARE for Mac or PC with 64-track sequencing capability
Two XLR-1/4” combo inputs and dedicated turntable input
Four-channel US B 2.0 audio interface and two-port US B 2.0 hub built in
Up to eight pad banks―more than any other MPC ever
Two MIDI inputs and four MIDI outputs
Stereo 1/4” out, stereo assignable mix 1/4” out & S/PDIF I/O
64-track sequencing capability
Massive 6GB+ sound library, including all of the sounds of the classic MPC3000
Instant mapping and real-time adjustment of VST plug-ins
Record each track as an MPC drum program, Keygroup program or VST plug-in
Runs standalone and as VST, AU or RTAS plug-in
Supports WAV, MP3, AIFF, REX and SND
Supports samples and sequences from any MPC ever made
Mac and PC-compatible
Highsnobiety stopped by the Golf Wang pop up shop on Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles for a visit with store manager Lucas Vercetti,, Tyler, The Creator, Legohead and others. We were given a quick run through of the stockroom which included Golf Wang T-shirts, hats, hoodies and decks. What transpired after was one of the wildest, most spontaneous on camera interviews of recent memory.
Producer: Cullen Poythress
Editor: Ryan Dearth
Source: High Snobiety
New music from Cris Cab, entitled “One Thing” produced by Pharrell. The song will be featured on Cris’ new mix tape, Echo Boom, presented by Billionaire Boys Club, available for download January 31st.
Source: Billion Boys Club Blog
Wednesday, January 4, 2012