Supernat announces the acts in this year’s line up (which includes hologram Eazy-E and ODB). Links to ticket sales on the Rock The Bells site. Presale code for the Shoreline show is ANKH on sale now (public sale starts Sat at 10am for all shows except Washington DC which starts 5/25).
Jake from Rhymesayers just told us about his new video project called Standing Room Only. The concept is to get touring musicians into the studio in Minneapolis, MN, throw them together with the house band to play three of their songs and record and film the process. The first participants are Fashawn & Murs doing tracks from This Generation.
You can follow them on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for updates about new videos and recordings. If you know of someone who would be a good fit for this and will be in Minneapolis please hit them up.
On the anniversary of his passing, Adam Yauch/MCA was honored with a Brooklyn Heights park dedication. The site, formerly known as Palmetto Playground is at the corner of Columbia Place and State Street. Photo by Aaron Marks via Ego Trip. Saturday, “MCA Day” was held at Littlefield in Brooklyn.
If you’re in SF, check out Aryz working on a piece on at Eddy & Polk. Also stop by his show, Style is the Limit at FIFTY24sSF Gallery (218 Fillmore) through the end of May. Photos via UP/5024SF. Edit: project was made possible by @wallspacesf (sorry for the omission, we didn’t know!)
If we were in L.A., we’d go check out the Hanni El Khatib exhibit at the HVW8 Gallery which is closing on Sunday. In support of his new album, El Khatib has curated a ‘Family’ of DIY Artists to bring the album art to real life with a series of prints, original works, installations and odds & ends from each ‘Family’ member. From Keith Stone’s drawing that graces the album cover as a patch on Nathan Cabrera’s custom made denim jacket in Idaho on one of the last remaining 1940s chain stitched sewing machines to Nick Walker’s photos of El Khatib’s adventures to Dr. Woo’s hand painted & customized guitar. Music is art and this is a celebration of all the blood, sweat & beers that went into the making of an album.
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