As I’m sure many of you have been following, Stussy have been releasing a three-part exclusive documentary on the greatest hip-hop producer who ever picked up an MPC; J Dilla. Since the series has now come to its conclusion, I thought it necessary to share the documentary in its entirety. The third installment is particularly poignant – as somebody who caught onto the subliminal “memento mori” theme which underlies Donuts, hearing his last work broken down by his friends and associates provides some … [read more]
In the London area this Friday (5th March)? Get yourself down to The Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane for the Original Cultures showcase at Corbet Place. Original Cultures – The Showcase is a unique one-hour audio/visual showcase of collaborative works created by seven artists from the UK, Italy and Japan in the four days prior to Friday as part of Original Cultures 2010. The artists are Ericailcane (IT), DEM (IT), Will Barras (UK) and Hiraki Sawa (JP) for the visual arts and … [read more]
A little promo video to share some new details on the upcoming Jus Like Music & Apple Juice Break present: Oscillations compilation, which is coming this month! Those with sharp eyes will have noticed names like; Slugabed, Om Unit, Blue Daisy, 00Genesis, Lunice, Mr Beatnick, Suzi Analogue, Greymatter and Jackhigh – but… the full tracklisting will become public knowledge very soon.
Details on this release so far have been both vague and closely guarded, but there’s no need … [read more]
Time for the fifth in our series of Red Bull Music Academy 2010 candidate interviews. This time it is Kiwi drummer and producer Myele Manzanza, who some people may have heard recently via the group Electric Wire Hustle. Don’t forget to check out the previous four interviews with Lunice, Kidkanevil, ANGO and Dza, respectively. But, here’s what happened when we caught up with Myele Manzanza…
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As I’ve mentioned a few times over the past couple of weeks, we are releasing a FREE digital compilation, due out this month. It’s called; Jus Like Music & Apple Juice Break present: Oscillations. In the lead up to its eventual release we will be showcasing some promotional mixes by the participating artists via Mixcloud. The first of which is by none other than BUG!
One of London’s best kept secrets, Ghostpoet, will be performing live at MOMO in London (25-27 Heddon Street, W1B) on Tuesday 30th March Tuesday 6th April. The incredibly talented Ghostpoet will be providing his unique and fresh combination of rhythmic hip-hop beats and conscious, spoken-word style cyphers. Entry is free, but it would be advisable to get there early (doors open at 7pm).
In anticipation of Andreya Triana‘s debut single and album, Lost Where I Belong, Ninja Tune are giving away a sneak peak of the Flying Lotus remix of the track. Simply visit this page and it will be yours!
We, at Jus Like Music, broke the news of Andreya Triana‘s first solo release way back in September of last year, but since then Andreya has been constantly in our stream of musical awareness. There’s been the Bonobo singles The Keeper and Eyesdown… [read more]
We’re back with the fourth installment in our Red Bull Music Academy 2010 candidate interviews, and this time it’s the turn of Russian producer Dza! If you haven’t checked them already, don’t forget to go back and check out the interviews we’ve done so far with Lunice, Kidkanevil and ANGO. But, right now, take a look at what Dza had to say for himself shortly before boarding his flight to London…
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Another great lineup at Shoreditch venue Cargo, London EC2A, this Thursday (25th Feb). Continental Drifts’ acclaimed Arts Council-funded Global Local project joins forces with Wormfood!, best known for their ram-jammed nights at Passing Clouds and for curating Valley of the Antics at Secret Garden Party, for a special night at Cargo showcasing the best of the UK’s homegrown African underground scene.
The Worm – mixing the fatness of 21st century production with the roots of West Africa.