Totally Paper Rad Dood!

Ben Jones was my roommate. I’m proud to say that ’cause I’m a huge fan of his work. Back when we were at MassArt together he would show his Alfe videos inter-spliced with bits of lo-fi, computer generated psychedelia. There was always something mind-blowing, disturbing, and hilarious about his stuff. We collaborated on the Toneburst parties a bit but not…

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Dakar Bounce

Maga Bo made this great mini-documentary/interview with Senegalese rappers Xuman and Keyti. These guys speak articulately and positely about the globalization of hip-hop, and the cross-breeding of musical influences from around the world. Now with internet, the world is like an international village… I can know what’s going on in Brazil today… I can know what’s happening in China; I…

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South Rakkas On Fire

I came across this promo MP3 of South Rakkas upcoming album on Mad Decent. It’s obviously gonna be fire! These guys have been producing blazin’ dancehall riddims for a minute, and I’ve always been attracted to the stuff ’cause it seems to be influenced by sounds that aren’t part of the standard Jamaican palette (not that there really ever is…

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DUDE N NEM FLOSSTRADAMUS WILLY JOY THUNDER HORSE Tonight: Wed, Sept 12th @ SUB-T / ONLY 5 BUX! “Metal Head Flyer” by Thunder Horse


DJ Donnasummer (AKA Jason Forrest) just brought this Belgian/Dutch style of music to my attention via his sick Jump Set DJ mix. Apparently Jumpstyle has been around for a while, but it’s now beginning to spread across Europe. There are plenty of videos of the jumpstyle dance on YouTube. For example: Here’s what Jason had to say about the mix:…

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