Shakey’s Record Fair – New York, NY

A little record fair madness for the the New York diggers.  Taking place place 4-6 times a year, Shakey’s Record Fair is supposed to be a combo party/digging event with 15+ record collector/DJ’s spinning. Tuesday, June 17th Supreme Trading 213 N. 8th St. (btw. Driggs and Roebling) Williamsburg, Brooklyn 11211 8pm – 2am / 21+ … Read more

Godfather Don Interview: Talks Early Equipment And Records

  4XL over at One Leg Up treats us to a crazy interview with 90’s production stylist Godfather Don as he talks about influences, equipment, recording his first album, and getting signed to Select Records.  As a little bonus, check the video from the Beat Diggin’ documentary some years back.  One word… "raaaaaer!" Read the … Read more

Pete Rock Talks Record Conventions And Favorite Producers

Unkut presents an informative Pete Rock interview where he brings up learning to sample from Eddie F, top production influences, and the virtues of working by yourself.  An interesting tidbit is that Pete Rock never puts together beats with the artist present… a far cry from the current trend of producers making the claim of … Read more