Sunday, January 31, 2010

The Very Best - Warm Heart Of Africa (Darwin Remix)




Really feeling these guys as of late, check em' for sure..The Very Best

A remix of a recent tune they did called Warm Heart Of Africa. Loving it right now & just had to do my own version after I found the acapella..holla

Warm Heart Of Africa (Darwin Remix) by Darwin206

Fall From Space

Friday, January 29, 2010

Helladope 1/13/10

a rainy day shoot with Helladope.








more are here.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

NEW LCD SOUNDSYSTEM!!!

LCD Soundsystem are my favorite.

They heavily influence my songwriting and production style.

They have some new shit just around the corner and I, for one, am VERY excited!

clip 1 from lcd soundsystem on Vimeo.



Also when I was living in Los Angeles, I recorded an album for a band that rented out a mansion (that was usually used for shooting porn) to record in. It was awesome and I totally agree with James Murphy about recording where you live. It is the way to go.

Say What!? Poster

Shameless and OFS are starting a new 18+ dance night. That's right, kiddies, it's time for you to have fun again! Expect this night to jump off so tell everyone in high school. First night they got Mash Hall & Sap'n.

Tonight! Helladope Fund Raiser

Down at the Rendezvous tonight. I'll be DJing and rapping and dancing with Katie Kate all in the name of goodness for Helladope.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Garage Voice - Freeze and Thaw - live video

I have known the gents from Garage Voice since I was in seventh grade. We all went to school together in Berrien Springs, Michigan. Now, as fate would have it, they live in Seattle only a few miles from me.

I really dig their new album "Freeze and Thaw". It has been on heavy rotation since they gave me the vinyl a few weeks ago.

This is a video of a live performance in california of "Freeze & Thaw" and "Trust, Love, Suffer." the double track opener from their new EP .

Garage Voice - Freeze & Thaw (LIVE) from Paul Hoppe on Vimeo.



You can check out GV live at Seattle University on Jan 27.

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Stimulus Package Packaging

This shit is dope and very creative. Freeway & Jake One went all out with this package: 4 Freeway Bills, 4 Jake One Bills, with lyrics and liner notes on the backsides, a wallet to stuff them into, plus a download card with the Instrumentals. This unique package was put together by Hip-hop's Iconic Designer, Brent Rollins.



via Blog is Watching

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Geoffrey's Prison Blog

Hey Everyone....

You all probably don't know who this is but in a way you have all met him...Don't forget that....

Geoffrey has started his stay in Sheridan Federal Prison in Oregon and he has a blog going with postings daily. It has made me think very much how lucky we all are, but he also needs support because he has takin this like a man.....And not a fuckin snitch...

Please read his blog postings while you can and comment because he needs to hear that there still is an outside world... It is sounding ruff already..

Check It Out.
http://www.iamsoirrelevant.blogspot.com/

Thanks

Last They Live! Show Ever

See you Friday...

The Real Good Experiment

This is dope.
BLU DOT for more info.

Blu Dot Real Good Experiment from Real Good Chair on Vimeo.


Thanks to the good people at Le Grand Cru,

Thursday, January 21, 2010

This kid gonna do big things... Starting early

Throwback Thursday

First Nice & Smooth, then some Teddy, now because of today's festivities how about a band that heavily influences what Mad Rad does. Oh you gotta love it.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

FONTEES

What's your color?
New Mad Rad tees. 15 bucks.

Alex Lacao - Catsploitation

You can check his work out at Moksha on the ave Feb 5th.

Alex Lacao's CATSPLOITATION from PHEED on Vimeo.

Stay At Home Dad

Macklemore is a stay at home rapper and this song is an in depth look into his future. It's hilarious and the theatrics in his voice are moving. This shit also goes out to TyWeezie! HA! Macklemore plays Neumos tomorrow night so don't stay at home.



DOWNLOAD HERE

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

01/29/09

You should go to this:

Ninjasonik - Strickly 4 My Hipstaz - Mixtape

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Our Brooklyn bretheren have just dropped a new mixtape! The homies Dj Teenwolf, Jah Jah, and Telli have put together a high energy masterpiece. So download it now, duh!

Download it here

This project is meant to be listened to all at once (it's one mp3)

Tracklist:
Duck Sauce – aNYway (Ninjasonik’s Boosted Hot Sauce Mix)
Udachi & Jubilee – Paypur (Ninjasonik Remix)
Major Lazer vs. Ninjasonik – Pon De Floor vs. Somebody Gonna Get Pregnant
Major Lazer – Pon De Floor (Ninjasonik Remix feat. Tasleems and MNDR)
Johnny Nelson & Ease Da Man – Watch Yo Girl
Theophilus London – Humdrum Town
Ninjasonik – She’s My Pharmacist
Q Lazarus – Goodbye Horses
Abstract Truth – (We Had) A Thing (Matty’s Body & Soul Remix)
Kenna – Say Goodbye To Love (Ninjasonik Remix)
Treasure Fingers – Cross The Dancefloor (Ninjasonik Remix)
AC Slater feat Ninjasonik – Take You
Ninjasonik & Kicks Like A Mule – It’s Ok (Extended Mix)
Mr. Starcity – Welcome To Starcity
Ninjasonik feat Ease Da Man – NOFUNFORUGLYGIRLS
Memberz Only – Fuck Outta Here
Johnny Nelson feat Ninjasonik – Put Em In A Bodybag

For more Ninjasonikness go to http://www.ninjasonik.com

Monday, January 18, 2010

Lou Pal - Zombie Girl

Ninja Love

This is pretty much how it always goes for me too.

Les Dangereux from RedForty on Vimeo.

"much like a garment that can be worn collectively by 180 people"


ART TRAP.



In an amazing response to the Guggenheim Museum'sContemplating the Void call-for-ideas, architect Minsuk Cho has proposed Art Trap.

Explaining their approach, the architects write that "the Guggenheim has become, in a sense, a victim of its own success due to an over-saturation of human movement in a singular space. Our proposal aims to accomplish the seemingly incompatible: to restore a museum environment conducive to experiencing art and to maximize and heighten other experiences brought about by the iconic status of the museum itself."

The specific strategy here is "to trap, i.e., to force a pause. This programmatic component was not considered by Wright, who envisioned a space defined by tireless motion."

"The resulting project is a gigantic membrane stretched throughout the interior, supplying "180 saddle-like seats along the entire ramp for pausing and viewing the rotunda."
    "These seats protrude into the void with access ladders arranged in between the floor and the ceiling over the guardrails. Each of the 90 access ladders holds two cantilevering seats, which are angled gradually as they ascend to allow a view of the central area at ground level that functions almost like a stage—as though the rotunda were a new hybrid of opera house and arena. The 180 protrusions over the void are draped with a single, soft and translucent membrane that functions as a safety net."

This is amazing!

Friday, January 15, 2010

D vs. Dilla







Squashed Poster #2

I made this poster as well for the event next week. I like it better than the official one, I really enjoy the Hardy Boysness of it.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

MAD RAD Time Lapse

RIP TEDDY

The door closes.. Rest In Power. This ruined my day today.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Graff

This is dope! Check It!

Monday, January 11, 2010

Dark Time Sunshine

Onry and Zavala with this video for Doom/Go Team/Wrong Kids. A lot of Seattle love on this one and I think Onry is ready for that silver screen.

Into the Woods - Wampire

Into the woods is an episodic music series where bands take a group of their close friends to a cabin in the woods for an intimate show. It premiers on the 27th at Holocene in Portland and will be available online on the 28th.

Watch the trailer below and be hyped:

Into The Woods Episode #1 Trailer Wampire from Into The Woods on Vimeo.


Come to the premier if you are in town.
Into the Woods loves you, and loves OFS even more.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Squashed Poster

Throwback Thursday

2010 is here, and I am going to start sharing random tidbits from the past that have heavily influenced me. Might be music, might be art, might be a picture of an ex-girlfriend. It might very well be you! Regardless, every Thursday I will be going back into time to share with you.

Some of you know how much I love Nice & Smooth, so yes, we are starting with them. Enjoy!


Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Graffiti Analysis

"Graffiti Analysis is an extensive ongoing study into the motion of graffiti. Custom software designed for graffiti writers creates visualizations of the often unseen motion involved in the creation of a tag. Motion data is recorded, analyzed and archived in a free and open database, where writers can share analytical representations of their hand styles."

Graffiti Analysis (iPhone) - DustTag v1.0 from Evan Roth on Vimeo.


Graffiti Analysis 2.0: Digital Blackbook from Evan Roth on Vimeo.

Shabazz Palaces this Friday


Photo by: KYLE JOHNSON



GO TO THIS Friday at NEUMOS:

TERRY BORNJAW

That's right, It's Radjaw's birthday on January 12th!!!

We will be getting it in super tough at Captain Blacks to celebrate.

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Monday, January 4, 2010

Khingz - "Cloud City"

Short sweet laid back swagger for the city.

Sunday, January 3, 2010