Digging – Crate Digging Narrative

Justin Holbrook drops a one minute narrative which captures the spirit of crate digging.  Complete with notes and well known digging tactics, the short film is all too familiar to anyone who’s spent significant time in the bins. Random Thought: I love it when people hold up records that I own.

Crate Digging w/ Marco Polo, Khrysis, Eric G

Producers Marco Polo, Khrysis,and Eric G take us inside the trenches for what looks like a serious crate digging mission.  I wonder if any of their finds will show up on Marco Polo & Torae’s album entitled "Double Barrel" dropping June 2nd. Notable Quote: "If it smells like urine and rats, it’s because there’s urine … Read more

Beat Mining With The Vinyl Hoover – BBC Crate Digging Documentary

Crate digging and sampling culture is examined in the 45 minute BBC documentary entitled Beat Mining With The Vinyl Hoover.  Notable interviewees include Steinski, 45 King, Tuff City’s Aaron Fuchs, Mr. Scruff, and more.  The audio will only be available until April 4th, 2009, so go hear it while you can. Listen to the complete … Read more

Dâm Funk Explains The Funk, Digging, Good Music Karma

Respect to On Point for dropping an interview with Stones Throw artist Dâm Funk as he elaborates on his philosophy behind exposing his DJ set playlists, the practice of covering record labels, sharing knowledge of music, and keeping Funk alive. Notable Quote: "The Hip-Hop generation… ya know, they sampled the Funk, but they don’t really … Read more