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.
Pyrex Scholar takes us on tour of a seemingly endless digging cavern called The Thing, located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Apparently this spot is a thrift store with a basement holding what’s rumored to be the city’s largest collection of unsorted vinyl at dirt cheap prices. Another place I’ll have to hit up the next time … Read more
Since part of being a snobby record junkie is knowing a little bit more than the next person, sometimes we have to get a little academic. Check this quick video about how vinyl records are made.
Since Crate Kings is all about digging deep in those crates… here’s an insane video of legendary 45 King rocking a solid breaks set using a pair of Vestax portable turntables.
Someone recently heard an advance copy of my soon to be released 100 Breaks Part 2 mix and asked how I found all the samples. The funny thing is that I really didn’t have a clear answer and was forced to sit back and analyse all the record research and digging habits that have become … Read more