DJ Benzi and Plain Pat collected a litany of new and old Kanye West remixes for their Sky High mixtape, which is finally out in official form (“This new version is not like the crappy webrip that was floating around, and is properly mixed and mastered” says Benzi). The KW reworkers include a who’s who of FG fam and friends, like A-Trak, Nick Catchdubs, Eli Escobar, Kid Cudi, Stretch Armstrong and many more talented folks. Download it free right here.
Tune into the latest edition of Blu Jemz’ Turntable Lab show on Scion Radio to hear an exclusive DJ set from fearless FG co-capitan Nick Catchdubs, along with tunes from Michna and “Charlie Rose-style roundtable discussion” from the three sprinkled inbetween. (TTL associate YSH gets in for some mixin too.)
Click here to listen, the show repeats on loop all day and all night for the month. And peep the tracklist for Catch’s set is after the jump. Read More
Jokers Of The Scene return to Cali next week with two shows, first at the Viper Room on Jan 14th, followed by a guest set at the notorious Dance party at Arena on the 20th. Meet them in the rave cave – and if you wanna do that from the comfort of your own home, give a listen to Neon Noise on Indie 103.1 FM Saturday night at midnight for a special guest JOTS set.
Kid Sis talks about what’s going on with her album, exercise tips, and R&B don’ts in two interviews with Pitchfork and Billboard that went up today. Read up on your read ups and get ready for some KS surprises in the coming weeks…
Check out LA Riots at the Stunna party at 103 Harriet in San Francisco this Friday (1.9) with their homie Felix Cartal and a bunch of local talent spinning alongside ’em. Full info here.
In other Riots news, their take on Kylie Minogue’s “Boombox” is out now on her remix compilation of the same name in the UK (it hits stores Jan 27th stateside). Congrats dudes! Their next foray into absurd uber-pop is an official remix for Chris Cornell and Timbaland’s “Part Of Me” (?!?!) so stay tuned as the takeover continues…
Our resident Northern Cali representer Trackademicks just celebrated his born day (salud!) and filmed a new tune for the occasion at the party. Says he: “The above clip is footage of the most epic Birfday I have had to date. And halfway through the clip it gets better… Just because you read that Hyphy was ‘dead’ in some publication, doesn’t mean the Bay forgot how to go DUMB.”
More pics from the celebration here. Track’s Enjoy What You Do single is in production now, release details announced very soon!