Check the latest edition of Scion A/V’s “Dance Zine” for Julianne Shepherd’s chat with Cubic Zirconia’s Tiombe Lockhart about her experiences at the front of the stage and behind the camera. Check some of her CZ vids after the jump, and check an extended version of the Q&A over on Julianne’s Tumblr. Read More
Trizzy and Bieber, together at last! The cast of HBO’s How To Make It In America and some famous friends get together to put their own spin on Duck Sauce’s name game hit, in tribute to the show’s own Luis Guzman. Read More
Check out MTV Hive’s interview with Just Blaze about making (and DJing) dance music, including some gems about his mid-blizzard set at the Fool’s Gold Holiday Party two years ago, and his forthcoming FG EP (“A lot of interesting chops…a house meets hip-hop perspective.”)
If you came by the Fool’s Gold booth at W+K’s “Shop” mega pop-up event earlier this summer, you would have caught an afternoon of tunes from our friends and fam, including NYC’s own Eli Escobar. It turns out that Eli recorded his set (“nice and mellow, a different sort of set than I might play live”) and posted it up on SoundCloud for everyone to enjoy.
If you still need some convincing, check out this megamix of FYH tracks put together by the one and only Hudson Mohawke. And peep the video for “Take Me High” (directed by CZ’s own Tiombe Lockhart) after the jump.
I wrote this text on the plane back from Paris a couple of days ago. I first intended it to be a series of personal notes: an attempt to retrace the chronology of our friendship with Mehdi. Then I figured I’d share it. It’s long and perhaps too full of factoids. But that’s how Mehdi, ever the raconteur, like his stories: starting “ab ovo” (from the very beginning, the origins) and rife with trivia. So here it is, my own personal Mehdipedia entry… Read More
In advance of their tour of the same name, Sammy Bananas has lent his deft dance touch (and, clearly, his saxophone) to Chromeo’s “When The Night Falls.” Download it from RCRD LBL and see Chromeo, Sammy, and this Mayer Hawthorne fella when the tour hits a city near you. Be sure to grab Sammy’s new Telephoned mixtape while you’re at it, and stay tuned for his debut release with Thee Mike B as disco house duo Fifteenth.