NYC: Doin’ It In The Park Film Screening @ Marcus Garvey Park – Aug 12

 

Giant Step fam Bobbito Garcia got together with French photographer, filmmaker, and ball player Kevin Couliau to co-direct their first documentary on pick up basketball culture in NYC. Traversing all five boroughs and 180 courts, the duo has done a brilliant job capturing the essence of this community. With New York being the epicenter of pick up basketball, you can be sure that the stories and depth of perspective will be plentiful.

Doin’ It In The Park has been hosting several screenings internationally and this weekend it’ll be back in NYC! Check below for details on the August 12 screening at Marcus Garvey Park. Also, above catch the official trailer for the doc and below get a little behind the scenes action on the creative process behind the project.

Event Details
Doin’ It In The Park Film Screening
August 12, 2012
7-10p

Free Admission

Marcus Garvey Park
New York, NY

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Video: K’Naan – “Hurt Me Tomorrow”

 

K’Naan tells his multicolored crew of lady friends to wait until tomorrow. It’s never really a good time to talk about a break up, is it? And as such, K’Naan dances around in his aloof splendor amidst his colorful women’s color dye laden fits of rage. Whatever works.

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Blue Note Reissues Six Classic Jazz Albums in Hi-Def Audio

 

Blue Note this week released six classic jazz albums in high definition audio. Digitally remastered for the first time, these albums will be available on HDtracks for an unparalleled listening experience. All albums will come packaged with original liner notes, extra photos, and newly written essays. Folks can look forward to more reissues coming soon, but in the meantime, check below for the stellar works that have been made available this week:

John ColtraneBlue Train
Eric DolphyOut To Lunch
Herbie HancockMaiden Voyage
Wayne Shorter- Speak No Evil
Horace SilverSong for My Father
Larry YoungUnity

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New Track: Captain Planet – “Bozako” + MP3

 

When does Captain Planet disappoint? Oh, wait – that’s right: never. Tropical Ghanaian dancefloor grooves all the way through on this new track called “Bozako.” Those strings! Ahhhhh. Yes and yes.

The track is off his upcoming cassette, Mystery Trip Vol. 1. Yeah, we said cassette.

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