Joe Zawinul Appreciation & Profile

Experienced crate diggers need not be reminded of Joe Zawinul’s keyboard mastery.  Those not familiar with his work should take a moment to watch the circa 1985 profile and learn about the legendary Weather Report keyboardist.

King of The Beats – Showcase & Film Screening (London)


September 27th, 2009 marks the return of King of The Beats. This live producer event will feature 4 producers showcasing their best beats along with performances by Mikey D of Main Source and DJ’s Pogo, Devastate, and Mr. Thing

As a bonus, early arrivals will be treated to the premiere of Pritt Kalsi’s latest film, The Men and their Music, a documentary about producers such as Marley Marl, Jazzy J, The Beatnuts, and more.

September 27th, 2009
Vibe Bar,
Brick Lane, London

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Audiophiles! Documentary Explains Sound Obsession

Colin Robertson explores the strange world of the sound quality obsessive in his student documentary Audiophiles!  In their own words, a number of self-proclaimed audiophiles explain the different types of listeners and how their love of music is the driving force behind their pursuit of superior sound quality.

Soul Power Trailer w/ James Brown, B.B. King, Bill Withers

The documentary Soul Power sheds light on the three day Kinshasa concert that was originally intended to be a companion to the infamous "Rumble In The Jungle".  The film features original 1974 concert footage of James Brown, B.B. King, The Spinners, Bill Withers, Miriam Makeba, The Crusaders, and more.

Auto-Tune Explained w/ Nova Science Now

For those who missed the series premier of Nova Science Now, Neil deGrasse Tyson visits with Antares founder Dr. Harold Hildebrand to examine and explain the audio and scientific concepts behind modern pitch correction techniques and the current, pop-inspired use of Auto-Tune.

Still Bill – Bill Withers Documentary Trailer

I’ve always held deep admiration for the music and attitude of Bill Withers.  The documentary Still Bill takes a look at the Bill Withers’ music, family, life, and legacy. Notable Quote: "Both personally, as a human being, and as the great artist that you are, what would you want your legacy to be?" [via Frank]

“Vinyl Lovers” Documentary Explores The Passion of Vinyl Collecting

Vinyl Lovers takes us on a journey to explore the views of various collectors and who have an extreme passion for vinyl.  Whether it’s for the cover, sound, or ability to physically manipulate the beautifully made discs, passionate music lovers will always feel the need to dig deep and endlessly pursue these analog wonders. Notable … Read more