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Month: February 2010

Bomb It

Bomb It is the explosive new documentary from award-winning director Jon Reiss investigating the most subversive and controversial art form currently shaping international youth culture:  graffiti. Through interviews and guerilla footage of graffiti writers in action on 5 continents, Bomb It tells the story of graffiti from its origins in prehistoric cave paintings thru its…

The Sound of Philadelphia

In the 1970s, Philadelphia’s sound of Philly Soul was successful throughout the world with many groups such as the O’Jays, Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes and The People’s Choice achieving hit after hit. The Sound of Philadelphia traces the origins of this Philly sound in the late sixties and early seventies featuring artists who…

Mulatu Astatke – Mulatu Steps Ahead

The new studio album from the legendary Mulatu Astatke. The session finds him exploring new directions in the fusion of Western jazz and Ethiopian modes, a natural development of the innovative, intoxicating sound that he pioneered in the 60s and 70s. The album was recorded with personnel from Boston’s Either/Orchestra, with further contributions from traditional Ethiopian musicians…

Food, Inc.

In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing the highly-mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government’s regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA. Our nation’s food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of…

Inna Ruminations Stylee

Just picked up The Bamboos’ 4 and The Souljazz Orchestra’s Rising Sun. Didn’t know the Bamboos set was comin’ out, and comes as a very welcomed surprise, and I’ve been waitin’ for the Rising Sun LP for the better part of a year now. Can’t wait to digest them this evening. Paris DJs serves up a…

Bob Marley & The Wailers – The Complete Upsetter Collection

This massive collection features every track Bob Marley & The Wailers recorded for Lee Perry’s Upsetter label and features fellow Wailers Peter Tosh and Bunny Livingstone on lead vocals as well as Reggae legends U-Roy, Dave Barker, Big Youth and more. The cigarette-style flip box includes all known vocal, Dub, DJ, instrumental and alternative versions and…