Truth be told, I struggled about whether or not this video should be posted as I take serious issue with its undertones. Regardless, it’s an interesting video following DJ Frank as he travels through West Africa digging up wax. [Respect to MT]
I wish that I could have made it out to this event last month. Unfortunately, there was a slight logistics issue which prevented my pursuit of dusty fingers and vinyl hoarding. Looks like some serious digging was going down and at least one improvised record wall.
A rough cut of The Vinyl Revolution documentary which examines record store owner Bob Gamber, regular customers, and the beauty of vinyl & independent music.
XLR8R TV takes us on a digging mission in NY’s Lower East Side with deep crate wonder duo Kon & Amir. During the trip they we’re given a brief history of the 45, and a rundown of their most sought after records all while revealing some of their favorite digging spots.
Another documentary to make you feel better about the vinyl habit you’ve developed. Doesn’t everyone have 60 Miles Davis albums and systematically clean & play all their records in alphabetical order?
Mr. Mass drops a dope interview with respected producer and crate digger Fusion Unlimited as he talks about the state of Hip-Hop, production, sampling, and obscure records. The most amazing thing about Fusion is that he’s actually purchasing the publishing rights to independent records and building his own company catalog. Read the complete interview.
G2G gives us a mini-documentary and takes us on a journey through the different aspects of vinyl including collecting, care, sampling, and DJ’ing. Contains some great interviews and opinions from various diggers, store owners, and producers.
Producer 9th Wonder reminisces and rocks out in the studio to his favorite 80’s joints… Guns N’ Roses "Sweet Child O’ Mine", Toto’s "Africa", Huey Lewis & The News "The Power of Love", and Joe Esposito’s "You’re The Best". Much respect to 9th for having the cojones to admit his musical vices (we all have … Read more
Beatsmith Nicolay hits us off with his version of what a Top 10 album list should look like. The usual suspects like Abbey Road, The Mothership Connection, and Rumours are covered, but he didn’t hesitate to throw in a surprise like The Beach Boys’ Surf’s Up to keep us scratching our heads. Check the full … Read more
Attention all Kansas City area crate diggers: Here’s a chance to swell up your record collection on the cheap with a huge record sale and public auction of merchandise from The Music Exchange. Dollar Record Blow Out Sale – Wednesday, July 16 – Saturday, July 19 and Wednesday, July 23 – Saturday, July 26 (10AM … Read more