All wars are wrong.
No more so than The Bridge Wars, which erupted in the mid 80′s and early 90′s, regarding the true birthplace of hiphop.
Founding Fathers is a factual report about unsung DJ’s who contributed to the foundational principals of the Hip Hop genre. Narrated by Chuck D, this doc transports you on a journey back to the early underground disco days, on the streets, in the parks of Brooklyn and subsequently throughout New York City.
In memory of the late great Pete “DJ” Jones, RIP.
This charming clip is from a low budget cinema called ‘Our RoboCop Remake’, a crowd-sourced film project based on the 1987 Paul Verhoeven classic. The combined effort of 50 different filmmakers (amateur and professional) from Los Angeles and New York, the idea was to split the original RoboCop into individual pieces and remake the movie in a unique way. Read more →
What drives any of us to seek solace in hard drugs is known only to those who use.
The seemingly confident, supremely talented artist who is beset by loneliness or self loathing walks a road that others often refuse to acknowledge or would not follow for love nor money. Read more →
Perfect beats for lille Fredag / Fredag passover. Read more →
Bitchslap Magazine is proud to announce it’s first Indian distributor.
Nestled in the Dhauladhar mountains, close to McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala in the Himachal Pradesh region of Northern India, Illiterati Books & Coffee must be one of the dopest places to have a cuppa and relax I’ve ever been to. Read more →
Raj Pannu is a mate who plays records from the heart and having toured extensively as audio & visual DJ for Coldcut and Ninjatune, he also happens to be one of the most respected DJs in the world. Read more →
Action Bronson in a mobile kitchen.
Prior to this year’s Bushwick Block Party, Flushing’s finest shares his thoughts on exploring his two passions in life. Here’s part 1.
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Montreal is fresh.
I could defo live there….. and if I did, I’d be a regular at Cheap Thrills. Read more →
The good folk at Noisey UK became friends with the lovely people at their local old people’s rest home, St. Hilda’s in Shoreditch, London, and as a treat arranged a surprise visit from Action Bronson. He performed ’Strictly 4 My Jeeps’ to mixed reviews, but everyone seemed to have a nice time.
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The Poetry of Motion.
Media artist Joachim Sauter (ART+COM) and composer Ólafur Arnalds create pieces that seem truly in harmony with each other. For more information about this amazing project, go to the Made blog. Read more →
Whenever I go to Paris it’s expected the reasons why I’d move into a down tempo Latin Quarter apartment to dig records, ‘work lite’ and drink strange coloured spirits (in absurd bars) will become a serious internal conversation.
Bimbo Tower helps make part of that dialogue possible. Read more →
The psychedelic experience does not require drugs. Play for more. Read more →
Mr Charles Ramsey became an internet sensation overnight with this local tv broadcast interview.
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Southbank Centre skatepark has been at the heart of London skateboarding for over fourty years, about as long as the love hate relationship between the building’s owners and its users. Read more →
Richie Havens performance at Woodstock ’69 will be remembered as the defining moment in the career of a musician who championed the causes of liberty and brotherhood with his music. Read more →