• Culture
  • Blitz The Ambassador – Diasporadical

    The visionary sound of Blitz The Ambassador has been years in the making and now it’s finally here in the form of Diasporadical. Having journeyed through Africa and the Americas, Blitz The Ambassador managed to capture the essence of the African diaspora; fragmented but ever present. Diasporadical mixes those themes together with his trademark hip […]

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  • Johannes Kreidler – Music Made From Stock Charts

    Watch as Johannes Kreidler makes “Charts Music,” songs arranged using Songsmith and falling stock charts from 2007-2009. Just a bit of fun and satire for a Sunday afternoon. Who could forget the financial crisis of 2007–2008 and subsequent recession in 2009? It certainly wasn’t a laughing matter then but composer Johannes Kreidler has taken a unique look at […]

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  • Madvillainy: A Decade Later

    Ashton James Brown gives his own insights into what made Madvillainy so special, 10 years after its release. Hip hop’s underground is often cited as the metaphorical promised land of the genre. A place where creativity and artistic freedom remain unfettered, with emcees and producers not having to bend their rhymes and sonic identities to […]