New Track: RJD2 – “Her Majesty’s Socialist Request”

 

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RJD2′s new track “Her Majesty’s Socialist Request” sounds like a step team on steroids peppered by east Asian wind instrumentation, high pitched piano, and a grungy guitar line reminiscent of Cut Chemist. And of course it all fits perfectly together or it wouldn’t be RJD2.

Look out for his upcoming album, More Is Than Isn’t, out October 8.

Video: Cut Chemist’s Vinyl Collection (Crate Diggers)

 

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This is a pretty damn awesome interview with Cut Chemist, detailing the history behind his collection of 35,000+ records. Many of his records live in a converted horse stable in LA, where about 15,000 of the collection resides (many others are at his mama’s house, whom he apologizes to). His filing system is bananas and insanely impressive – the man is about his business.

The Chemist shares about his musical baby sitter and how his mother escorted him along his first record digging trip. And how it was like, so way uncool to have moms helping you dig, man.

Folks can also hear the story of “The Big Dig,” which was a Brazilian crate digging trip made by Cut Chemist, Madlib, Egon and Babu (Beat Junkies) and J. Rocc.

“We turned that country upside down. We changed the whole infrastructure of their economy just based on how many of us there were. It was like they brought in the army. Here comes the American DJs. It may have been the most amount of records I bought in one trip.”

Some really great moments in hip hop history all throughout this piece. Love love love it!

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Contest: Mobile Mondays! 1 Year Anniversary Tickets

 

The ultra groovy NYC weekly Mobile Mondays! will be celebrating its one year anniversary on September 24. Founded by Operator Emz, MM has quickly become New York City’s premiere 45’s vinyl night for music lovers. Hear an array of sounds, varying from funk & soul, disco, rock & roll, reggae, new wave, salsa – so long as its “classic & danceable,” it goes!

Past guest DJs include Kenny Dope, DJ Spinna, DJ Scratch, Producer Just Blaze, Boogie Blind, BreakBeat Lou, Spinderella, Mr Len, Preservation, Rockin Rob, Cut Chemist, Stretch Armstrong, G-Bo the Pro, DJ Misbehaviour, and DJ Nicole Leone.

Find more details on the party below!

Enter our contest to win tickets!

Event Details
Mobile Mondays! 1 year Anniversary
Monday, September 24
10pm-3am
Tickets: $5.00

Resident DJs: Operator Emz, Natasha Diggs, Joey C

Hosts: Miss Rebecca Lynn & Snkr Joe

Guest DJs: Just Blaze, Large Pro, DJ Spinna, DJ Scratch, Boogie Blind, Chairman Mao, The Undercover Brother, Rockin Rob, Smallchange, Misbehaviour & many more.

Strictly 45′s all night.

Bowery Electric
327 Bowery (@ 2nd St.)
New York, NY

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Video: Cut Chemist – “Outro (Dub)”

 

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More Cut Chemist and Blackbird a la the dub version for “Outro (Revisited)?” Yes, yes, and yes. A garble of mashed sound that’ll have you in a spinning frenzy in no time. And spinning frenzies are obviously what life is all about.

Die Cut (A Stable Sound) will be the Chemist’s upcoming album.

Purchase the Outro EP on iTunes

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Video: Cut Chemist – “Outro (Revisited)” ft. Blackbird

 

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We still can’t get this Cut Chemist and Blackbird track out of our head. “Outro (Revisited)” now has a video for the adrenaline pumping jam that takes the energy to a whole new level. Head banger times one thousand.

Look out for Die Cut (A Stable Sound) coming soon.

Purchase “Outro (Revisited)” on iTunes

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