A special line up of artists will be appearing at Dismaland every Friday beginning tonight with DJ Yoda, Peanut Butter Wolf & Breakbeat Lou. Tickets for Dismaland are available here.
Stretch & Bobbito teamed up with Omar Acosta to create a documentary about their legendary WKCR show (and the subsequent success of the artists they broke). They are currently doing a Kickstarter to help fund post-production. Please pitch in if you can!
Aesop, Rob Sonic & DJ Abilities are performing tonight at Star Theater, 13 NW Sixth Ave, Portland, OR as part of the 3 Days at MFNW presented by Red Bull Sound Select. You have to RSVP here. (It’s 21+ and entrance is not guaranteed, so arrive early!)
The Do-Over are busy celebrating their 10th Anniversary (they just did 10 parties in 10 different cities!). They’ll be coming back to SF on September 20th with a block party @MightySF. Get your tickets now, as it always sells out. What’cha wanna do?
Hiero Day 2015 Tickets available NOW! Ticket link: https://
Hiero Day has become very expensive to produce and has relied on public contributions. In order to avoid overcrowding and ensure a safe environment, Hieroglyphics has initiated an entrance fee of $19.93.
Free for Youth Active in Non-Profit Organizations
Hiero Day Entrance will still be free for youth members of local non profit organizations like Youth UpRising, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, EYODC, Boy Scouts, Girls Club etc. You must present membership ID for free entry.
$1,000 Ticket Buy Back
At the end of the event, Hiero will buy one ticket back from a fan for $1000. If your ticket number matches the Ticket Buy Back number you will leave Hiero Day 2015 $1000 dollars richer!!
Still Can’t Afford A Ticket?
Hiero was really concerned about people who are active in the community, but still unable to afford the price of a ticket. You can email a 250-500 word essay about what you do to improve you community to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information visit www.hieroday.com
The Oakland Fox Theater show from DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist’s Renegades of Rhythm tour which used vinyl borrowed from Afrika Bambaataa’s historic record collection. Available on Shadow’s site exclusively on VHS.
Blueprint, Supastition, and DJ Rare Groove were just in van accident in Iowa. Blueprint wrote a detailed account of it on his blog, but miraculously, they are all okay.
If you are able, please consider donating to the GoFundMe to help them recover from the accident.
They have been on tour supporting King No Crown and are still trying to make arrangements to get to the final dates:
7/23/2015 Osh Kosh WI @ Reptile Palace
7/24/2015 Traverse City MI @ The Hollow
7/25/2015 Ann Arbor MI @ Blind Pig
7/26/2015 Pittsburgh PA @ Thunderbird Cafe
7/27/2015 Freeport NY @ Bamboo
7/28/2015 Manchester NH @ The Shaskeen
7/29/2015 Portland ME @ Asylum
7/30/2015 Boston MA @ Middle East Downstairs
7/31/2015 Buffalo NY Studio at The Waiting Room
8/1/2015 Columbus OH @ Double Happiness
Incidentally, the video for “Persevere” features the van and footage from live shows…
Two of our favorites together: Bill Withers is as snappy as ever in conversation with Aloe Blacc at the 10th Annual ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo 2015 which was held in April-May. If we can only get them together on a track…
Coming this Saturday! The Bay Area Sneaker Pop-Up Event moves to Treasure Island.
Farmers Market Hawaii will be there with exclusive drops.
DJ Rick Lee in the Mix
Treasure Island, 1 Ave of the Palms, SF CA 94130
Advance Tickets: www.sneakerpopup.eventbrite.com
(early admission tickets are still available)
Always happy when something like this hits our inbox…DJ Center & Footlong Development teamed up to release a new 7″ from Prince and Quantic band member Sly5thAve. Live dancefloor cover of Bruno Mars’ Uptown Funk. Check it.