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Our vinyl weighs a ton

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton is about avant and unconventional Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records. This feature-length documentary weaves together rare concert footage, never-before-seen archival material, home video, photographs and in-depth interviews with the artists involved with Stones Throw Records. 452 more words

Film & DVD Reviews

Anatomy of THE Groove 4/11/14 Rique's Pick: "Magnificent" by Steve Arrington & Dam-Funk

Steve Arrington and Slave, are one of the more underappreciated pure funk groups from a pop standpoint. However, in Urban communities, for a certain late Baby Boomer and early Gen X funk audience, they’re right up there at the top with Prince, Rick James, Cameo, and others who were hot in the late ’70s and ’80s. 641 more words

Funk

L'Orange- The Orchid Days

“You would remember her. Your second person. You’d count blessings and beating hearts and follow lifelines like callused palm readers. You’d trust in the earth beneath you. 511 more words

Album Review

Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This is Stones Throw Records (2013, Jeff Broadway)

Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton, Jeff Broadway’s affectionate, meandering portrait of left field hip hop label Stones Throw Records, opens with one of the artists, Dam-Funk, performing a song that speaks for the label as much as for himself. 909 more words

Film

Southside Works Cinema Spins Music Doc 'Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton'

In 1996, DJ Peanut Butter Wolf created an independent record label as a means of posthumously releasing the late MC Charles Hicks/Charizma’s debut album. The endeavor soon grew into a multi-generational, international powerhouse in the underground music scene. 125 more words

Documentaries

Review/Live Event Recap Of Stones Throw's 'Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton' Documentary Screening

With practically the whole music world invading Austin, Texas for the widely heralded SXSW festival this week, there will be countless events for members to attend. 529 more words

Music

"Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton" Documentary Trailer

Finally, Los Angeles based record label Stones Throw Records receives its dues in the Jeff Broadway directed documentary Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton, which first debuted in San Francisco and will continue to make its way around the world by stopping at SXSW and other locations. 76 more words

Documentary