THIS JUST IN (MUSIC & VINYL NUGGETS)
Tune in to the-drone.com's interview with Ty Segall and listen to a myriad of topics discussed, interlaced with music videos & live performances.
Damu stops by Fat Beats and hits up their drum kit to school us on his history and process when it comes to putting together beats and searching for drum breaks.
A follow up of Teebs' 2009 record sleeve series, Ante Vos is a collection of 400 album sleeves with guest collaborations.
A short documentary by Joe Tempesta about the recent vinyl buzz and what a few boston locals (including PrescribedVinyl) feel about the comeback...
Jack White and Third Man Records succeeded in delivering the World's Fastest Studio-to-Store Record to fans in Nashville! See how we made the magic happen step by step in this video tracking the day's events...
Follow Andreas Bauer as he presses his own vinyl.
In the last of our trilogy of short films 'You Need To Hear This' looks back at the rich history of vinyl.
Stones Throw Records will tour the film in North America with post-screening live performances and a Q&A with Peanut Butter Wolf and/or film director Jeff Broadway
A sneak peak at the latest album from Beck with a wonderful montage of the painstaking process of cutting the vinyl down to size.
Checkout the turntablism on this clip with Cut Chemist using some Colemine 45's
The Orbit is designed and assembled by U-Turn Audio in their Boston area workshop. U-Turn was founded by three vinyl lovers, who brought their idea to Kickstarter in December 2012.
The album covers are weathered, often with marks or writing from previous owners, and the vinyl discs are usually scratched or warped. The character of each copy, distinctly shaped by its history, is told through the physicality of the media.
THIS MONTH'S PRESCRIPTION
"The Offering"Ikebe Shakedown - Stone by Stone - (Ubiquity Records | URLP-333)
Get a hand selected LP for only $24.95 per month from your friends at Prescribed Vinyl... This month we have selected Ikebe Shakedown's Stone by Stone LP, a cinematic soul masterpiece!
Your prescription includes:
- Free Shipping!
- A digital download of the entire album
- Limited edition album artwork print done by a local artist.
The deadline for this month's prescription is July 25th, don't miss out on a great LP!
THIS WEEK ON THE TURNTABLE
"Ghostwriter"RJD2 - Deadringer - RJ's Electrical Connections (RJEC-004)
RJD2 creates music that's not easy to pin down, though everyone seems to try. The Columbus, Ohio-based DJ-producer explores the same basic formula used by DJ Shadow and Moby, but his style is more complex and, refreshingly, a hell of a lot less pretentious. Less bass-heavy than Shadow's 1996 release, Endtroducing... (the album it's often compared to), Deadringer showcases RJD2's master ability to layer unusual samples with complex drum patterns, funky grooves, and original vocals.
The '50s horror movie-sampled "The Horror" starts things off on the grunge tip and then the album's sound progresses into straight-up hip-hop, break beats, rock & roll, blues, and more. Songs like the Jimi Hendrix-influenced "Smoke and Mirrors" and the honky-tonk soulfulness of "2 More Dead" up the ante, demonstrating just how far the trip-hop genre has progressed since the mid-'90s. One of the most enjoyable albums of the year, Deadringer is an essential addition to your listening library.
- Rebecca Levine