The other day I stumbled on to this Flickr group dedicated to photos of graffiti (or ‘contemporary art‘ if you work for the Brooklyn Museum) in and around Vancouver.
It’s been around for a while, but this documentary does a good job of explaining the origin of the ‘Amen Break’, an oft-sampled drum loop. You’ll recognize the break as soon as you hear it. Check it out:
I managed to catch Mos Def playing in Ann Arbor the other night. His show was on MLK Day and was dedicated to the memory of J Dilla, the slain Detroit producer. I’ve got to say it was a really interesting style of show. For those of you who’ve ever been to the Hill Auditorium […]
Dear god, Nothing else in life will compare to what I witnessed on Sunday, Sept 17, 2006. That’s the date my life was completed. I no longer have anything to achieve because I managed to see A Tribe Called Quest in concert. That’s right. Tribe. They’ve been broken up for 10 years. They’re old, not […]
Possibly one of the greatest shows I have ever seen. They played at the Reverb, a tiny venue in Toronto. It was such a close, personal show, everyone was having a blast. They went through a ton of their hits (everything from Jayou to Quality Control) and even went into some stuff off their new […]
A Tribe Called Quest’s Greatest Song They will be in Toronto on September 17. It will be the best day ever.
Possibly the SICKEST video I have ever seen. I must share it with you. Today has been yet another challenge. It’s far too hard to put two good things together, it seems, and I just couldn’t figure out how to integrate this blog with the online store. I guess “security” wouldn’t let the store read […]