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Sure Shot

Memorizing. Hypnotic. Amazing. These are the words I would use to describe the DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist show at the Neptune in Seattle this past month. 418 more words

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Dance and Music Documentary "808" to Feature Diplo, Norman Cook (Fatboy Slim) And David Guetta Amongst Others

With the growing emphasis on dance music, a shift in focus of the media was inevitable. A large number of movies  are being released by and on dance festivals, artists and music, but here’s a movie that takes a step further by choosing the famous Roland TR-808 drum machine and its influence on dance and hip hop music as its subject. 173 more words

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Going inside the mind of a hip-hop hero with Cut Chemist

By Josh Herwitt //

Lucas MacFadden has been collecting vinyl for more than 30 years. That is his job, after all.

The renowned turntablist, who his fans know better as Cut Chemist, has scratched and sampled his way to the top of the DJ world over the past 20 years, thanks in part to his work with Latin funk/hip-hop/rock outfit Ozomatli and 90’s alternative hip-hop pioneers Jurassic 5. 761 more words

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PHOTOS: DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist - Roseland Theater - 10/07/14

The Renegades of Rhythm tour stopped by Portland last night, bringing a chunk of Afrika Bambaataa’s 40,000 LP-strong record collection to the Roseland Theater for one night only – in the hands of DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist, no less (choice quote from Shadow: “Please bear in mind, the music you will be hearing is not from just… 107 more words

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Adventure Hard

The past week was pretty epic in terms of concert going.

As you know we attended the Polaris Music Prize Gala last Monday night.  Tanya Tagaq’s performance is still playing in my head on repeat.  438 more words

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