King of The Beats – The Movie Part 1

It’s be a while since the last installment of King of The Beats. Director Pritt Kalsi delivers his first full HD film covering the creation of KOTB. From the opening credits and the familiar two-fisted record crate crawl to the conversations with dedicated record diggers talking about drum breaks and the reworking old creations into … Read more

J. Dilla: Still Shining (Full Documentary)

We’ve all been waiting for quite some time, but it’s finally here. Brian Atkins’ film¬†J.Dilla: Still Shining, which was created at the time of J Dilla’s funeral service and completed in 2006, is now available for public viewing.

Featured Artists: Karriem Riggins, Pete Rock, Common, House Shoes, Dwele, ?uestlove, Moni Love, and more.

He had the joint done before the MP was even turned on. — House Shoes

Chapter listing after the break!

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J Dilla: Still Shining Documentary (Trailer)

Gifted Films and Brian Atkins present J Dilla: Still Shining, a film that documents the musical legacy and personality of J Dilla. The film is scheduled for February 7th, 2011 availability. Keep an eye on The J Dilla Project for more info. Through unseen content and much more, we experience the many sides of J.Dilla … Read more

Unplugged Film Enters The Mind Of A Beatmaker

Director Joseph Kessler presents Unplugged, a short film that offers insight into the mind and creative process of a vinyl based producer/beatmaker. From auditioning stacks of vinyl to sampling, chopping, editing, and ruminating over beat construction, Unplugged cover the all too familiar process of a sample based producer

I Need That Record! (Documentary DVD)


Brendan Toller’s documentary entitled I Need That Record! The Death (or Possible Survival) of the Independent Record Store examines the trend of closing independent record store and other similar small businesses. The documentary, which was has already been released to independent retailers and featured at a number of prominent film festivals, is scheduled for mass availability on July 27th.

Visit the I Need That Record! website or go grab a copy of the DVD.

[Respect to Pro Hip-Hop for bringing this to my attention.]

Hit the break for the documentary trailer!

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