Nick Hook makes his solo debut today in the form of Without You, up for free download courtesy the good folks at Scion A/V. Folks like Gaslamp Killer and El-P make stellar guest appearances, but this is Nick’s show: if you dug his work with Cubic Zirconia and L-Vis1990, get ready for nine tracks of uncut Hookemon! Read More
Red Bull spent a day with Nick Hook, then edited it down to a minute. It’s fun! From flossing to FG Serato records at Turntable Lab, studio to sake bar, it’s all there, conveniently timed with Nick’s appearance (alongside his Cubic Zirconia bandmate Tiombe Lockhart and the talented Jesse Boykins III ) on the cover of this month’s Red Bull Bulletin.
Our buds Vin Sol and 5kin&Bone5 have launched a new label called Soo Wavey, kicking things off with a stripped-down “Rhythm Tracks” release of Roland drum machines gone mad. Grab it on iTunes, Beatport and everywhere else fine digital music is sold, and if you’re in San Francisco tomorrow, check Nick Hook of Cubic Zirconia DJing alongside Vin and 5kin&Bone5 at the release party, going down at 222 Hyde.
Azealia goes all Harlem Zoo on us with this newly-leaked track, produced by Hudson Mohawke and our dude Nick Hook of Cubic Zirconia. And it’s sounding tough! Listen to it now, and check Nick DJing in Brooklyn tonight at Cameo with Michna and more, flyer after the jump.
It’s that time of year again… we’re throwing a daytime bash for all the party people headed to Palm Springs this weekend for Coachella. It’s going down this Sunday, April 15th as part of the Hard Rock Hotel’s Music Mansion. Update: added some big gunz to the lineup in the form of Flying Lotus and Oliver, who’ll be joining Daniel LeDisko, Nick Hook of Cubic Zirconia, (Thee) Mike B and a special tag team DJ set from label founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. Woah!
Check out the Lucky Me mixtape page for Nick Hook’s “Fuck Jetlag Crossin’ Time Zones Mixtape,” featuring new jams and favorites from the Cubic Zirconian. CZ hit Austin this week for the Fool’s Gold showcase, FG x Mad Decent x Check Yo Ponytail Super Party and more, check their Twitter for the latest.
This Saturday (2/18) Tammany Hall in NYC is the place to be, cause Cubic Zirconia’s Nick Hook and friends are celebrating the birth of the good Doctor. It’s Dre Day and everybody celebrating! Yes, before making headphones the man was responsible for some of the greatest rap tracks of all time. Come hear Nick, Project Matt and Egg Foo Young (aka Ghostly’s own Michna) drop bombs while you sip on gin and juice (open bar Bulldog from 9-10pm!) Get advance tix here.