Archive for June, 2011
Krieg posted a rip of this track from Benji B’s show a couple weeks ago, but I just found the official video and thought you might enjoy watching FunkinEven run around dressed like a werewolf, Roland gear in tow, and getting into all kinds of trouble. I know I did.
This one hurts to give away, but it’s for the greater good. Lunice, a certified LxNxM favorite, and one of the cadre of internet homies, is a well-recognized dancefloor wrecker from the very very now. If you were to turn the dial back about 16 years now (hot spit), you’d find LA lads Tha Alkaholiks doing similar dancefloor damage via their 1995 release “Daam”. Nice.
And now, thanks to a simple but highly effective blend by DJ Alarm, you can have Lunice and Tha Liks all in one place. Alarm took the instrumental beast that is Lunice’s “Freaky” and threw the “Daam” vocals over the top, bringing out the best of both.
It seriously does hurt not to just keep this one close to the chest for the next dj gig, but who would we be to deprive you of something so good?
Hold onto your hats, it’s about to get meta. DJ Nick, a Philadelphian by way of New Jersey, just put out an absolute wrecker of a mix, featuring all tracks by Philly’s proud native son DJ Sega. Oof. Okay. DJ’s making mixes of DJs’ tracks which they also mix. My head hurts.
Luckily, there’s a cure. The mix itself.
Clocking in at just over twenty minutes, there’s no time to waste on the mix, and DJ Nick goes in without mercy. Remixes, flips and original Sega pieces all crowd in for your attention, and once the dust settles you may finding yourself wanting more.
Again, luck is with you. DJ Nick is ridiculously prolific, and over the last few months has flooded these interwebs with a veritable smorgasborg of similarly miniature mixes, covering a variety of genres. Interest picqued? It should be. Check below the jump for a couple selections.
Through thick and through thin, the thing that keeps everyone going is good people. Corny? Maybe, but family is what it’s about. Which is why it’s so nice to see two members of the extended LxNxM fam doing good things together.
Shorthand, aka one half of the world infamous Filejerks, curates a mixtape series called Showcase (yeah, that reads awkwardly. No, I don’t think there’s a better way to do it). The latest installment in the series – number six, to be precise – features none other than cumbiahton specialist and guest DJ at last month’s Soundsystem, Darwin.
Combine two people with good taste, and the result is gold. Git it in.
Take two artistically-inclined performers, both of whom are already mere steps away from each other on either side of the “mainstream/underground” dividing line (as if it were 1996 or something), shake well, and unleash upon the world. Well, hell, at least the results are good.
Plus it’s Father’s Day, so an especially good evening for you to have some time to reflect on life, the universe and folks you came from. And as Wordlush says, double big shout out to all the single moms who pulled double duty.
Whether you’re baking in an East Coast heatwave or marinating under the West Coast June gloom, slip into something a little more comfortable and enjoy.
Let us pause and reflect on the power of eyes. As Immanuel Kant (may have) allegedly said, eyes are windows to the soul. Given that, it’s probably not too surprising that a video featuring some intense eye-crossing and the best eyebrows since Frida Kahlo makes an immediate impression.
The song – the Diplo/Dillon Francis/Maluca bangaranger “Que Que” – has been floating around for some time, but the recently-released video definitely gives it an exclamation point that makes it stand out from the rest of the moombahton/whatever bangers on these webs.
After watching, all I can say is that somebody had way too much fun making that video.
Here’s the new video for Frank Ocean’s first official single off the soon to be re-released Nostalgia, Ultra. I guess Def Jam had a change of heart about releasing homie’s album after he got sick of waiting on them, dropped it himself and BLEW THE FUCK UP. Stupid record labels. When will you realize that your old model for selling music is GARBAGE? Also, re-releasing an album that has been free on the internet since February is STUPID.
his two-year sentence eleven months behind bars, Johannes Mehserle was released from prison LA county jail today at 12:01 am. Yup, the Bay Area Rapid Transit cop that killed Oscar Grant in cold blood is already at home spending some QT with his family, trying to put this whole messy ordeal behind him. Where is the fucking justice? (check this timeline on the killing of Oscar Grant if you need a refresher)
Enter ATLien Killer Mike, with “Burn.” The video features some heavy, emotional visuals, as well as cameos from Oscar Grant’s friends & family, Diddy, Machine Gun Kelly, Curren$y, Roach Gigz, Mistah FAB, Philthy Rich, Cool Kids and more. The song, which delves into all types of social ills, not just police brutality and impunity, is off of Mike’s latest and greatest full-length effort, Pl3dge, released last month on T.I.’s Grand Hustle. Buy that here, or download the free Bangx3 mixtape here. Hit the jump to watch Mike explain “Burn” himself.
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