BOUNCEMENT w. Maga Bo, MC Zulu, DJ C, & Joe Bryl, Sept. 21 in Chicago

Mashit, Braziliance, and Chicago World Music Festival Present BOUNCEMENT Bass For Your Waist! An evening of global ghetto-tech, lazer-bass, and genre-blends with: MAGA BO (Soot Records, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) DJ C (Mashit) MC ZULU (Mashit) JOE BRYL (Brazilliance) Chicago Public Radio’s Tony Sarabia calls Maga Bo a favorite of this year’s festival. You can listen to the show on…

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Spreading the Virus With “Paper Planes”

Wayne pointed out this post on Vibe’s blog about the abundance of M.I.A. “Paper Planes” remixes floating around. I had already collected a bunch over the past year, but recently they’ve been popping up like mushrooms on shit after a rain storm. Many of them seem to be legit/official (or semi-official) versions featuring prominent rappers like 50 Cent, Jim Jones,…

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Ouch! “The System”

This track is so good it hurts: Music Video: Terry Lynn “The System” [youtube I9PAuzjcxGM&eurl] More info @ and MP3 Download: Terry Lynn “The System” -> [audio:] This one’s pretty dope too: Music Video: Terry Lynn “Kingstonlogic” [youtube tMJGIrtLq7s]

DJ C “Mas Hits”

MP3 Download DJ C “Mas Hit” Mini-Mix -> Update: The “Mas Hits” album is out now. 16 tracks of massive mashups and ridiculous remixes -> It’s been just about a year since we re-launched as a blog, online shop, podcast, and all around place for fiends. Over that year Mashit boss DJ C has produced and released a whole…

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Hurricane Cake

3 years and 3 days ago John McCain and George W. Bush ate cake to celebrate McCain’s 69th birthday. At that very moment hurricane Katrina was bringing devastation to the gulf coast. Now it’s election season, and almost exactly 3 years later the Republican National Convention was due to begin today, but another monster hurricane has disrupted the plan. I…

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New Lee “Scratch” Perry Club Rap

Wow! This is the same guy who recorded early Bob Marley & The Wailers tracks before reggae even existed yet, and then went on to help define reggae and dub throughout the ’60s and ’70s with his band the Upsetters. Lee “Scratch” Perry now continues to transcend age and genre with this new crunked-up, ragga-club-rap number co-produced by Andrew W.K..…

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Boom Like 8/08/08

Our fave electronic musical instrument blog, Music Thing posted a tribute to today’s date that doubles as a tribute to the boominist drum machine around, Roland’s vintage TR-808 Rhythm Composer. The machine became so ubiquitous in certain musical circles that it’s been referenced in song lyrics, song titles, and even band names. Check out Music Thing’s list: Today is 808…

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New Barack Obama Choon!

Hi everybody! I’ve been away for a LONG, LONG time…sorry about that. Anyway, I just picked up this new Cocoa Tea 7″ called “Barack Obama”, and it’s pretty adorable. To be honest, I am kind of really tired of the Obama sales bonanza that I see going on in my demographic–I mean, I love the guy and fully intend to…

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This McCain attack ad equating Obama with Britney Spears and Paris Hiltion is hilarious! First of all, I don’t know about Paris, but Britney was a Bush supporter. Is the ad trying to say Obama is a stupid blond bimbo like the one who voted for Bush before? Wow! Second, the ad is practically an endorsement of Obama. I mean…

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Max Ulis “BEEPER FOR Hipsters”

Max passed us this rmx recently and we’d like to pass it on over to you: MP3 Download: Max Ulis; BEEPER FOR Hipsters -> [audio:] The Cool Kids; Hit Me On My Beeper Video: [youtube _l23kDuNvnU]