Bouncement @ Lava, Friday, May 15

Mashit Presents BOUNCEMENT Bass For Your Waist a night of dubstep, lazer-bassline, glitch-hop, raggaclash, tropical, acid-crunk, mashup and more with: Kingdom (Brooklyn, Club Vortex, Lower End Spasm) Whoa-B (Brut Force, Sixpoint, Dented) MC Zulu (Staubgold, Mashit, Ninjatune) DJ C (Mashit, XL, Soul Jazz, Modular) Friday, May 15 | 10pm – 2am @ Lava 1270 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL |…

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100 days, 100 songs, 100 locations, 100 dances, + Other SXSW Discoveries

I’ve spent the past few days traversing the wilds of the SXSW Interactive conference. In the process my brain’s been filling up with way too much information. Yesterday’s keynote conversation between Graffiti Research Labs‘ James Powderly and the New York Times’ Virginia Heffernan was a highlight which imparted tidbits of wisdom from Powderly like: Technology, as it approaches, becomes a…

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Get to the Truth

Remeber that dude Zebbler who came to international attention for getting arrested during the Boston Mooninite “Bomb” scare? Curious what he’s been up to? He sent over this kind of amazing music video recently. The music is like epoch-jungle-trance and the video has naked people! It’s really well put together and pushes some boundries: Zebbler Encanti Experience “Get to the…

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BOUNCEMENT: Starkey, MC Zulu, DJ C, Timid @ Lava

Aight, folks! Starkey‘s comin’ in to make his Chicago debut on Friday and we thought you might like a taste of what to expect at this sure-to-be-blazin’ party. Video: Starkey Live Mix on Mary Anne Hobbs’ BBC Radio 1 “Generation Bass”: [youtube 2Dd8NgurHBM] cranking out a steady stream of his own remixes, bootlegs, and 12″ tracks. This past year saw…

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Snoop & Martha Stewart Make Mashed Potatoes

I love juxtapositions like this (though they have both been arrested, so they do have that in common). This is hilarious and the potatoes look delicious! Happy T-Day: [youtube -Ocre0kXgvg]

Reggae Dancehall Sendups

It was bound to happen eventually. Dancehall’s been so good and so hip for so long, but it also tends to take itself so seriously. Well folks, the comedy world it pushing back: “Ras Trent” from SNL: [youtube TcK0MYgnHjo] “She’s So Hot – Boom” from Flight of the Conchords: [youtube JT5AQIlmM0I] Is dancehall the new yacht rock? Perhaps a more…

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Creative Commons

This video’s a little cheezy but it’s also a nice primer about how Creative Commons works. CC is a Copyright alternative that allows for remixing and sharing of media, which we here at Mashit think is of utmost importance. All content on the Mashit site is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution, Noncommercial, Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. Video: “A…

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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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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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