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Video digest December 2011

You don’t need much to make a good music video. A few very good examples from the last month of 2011 below. Thievery Corporation didn’t need anything other than their rebel-with-a-cause attitude, always ready for action MC Mr. Lif and the peaceful revolution of the Occupy movement. Funky tune, colorful video, powerful message. Directed by...

DJ Shadow then and now

DJ Shadow tells the stories behind creating his albums from 1996 Endtroducing to the upcoming The Less You Know, The Better. Read it on SF Weekly blog All Shook Down.

More new videos!

This delicious portion of music+video (music always comes first!) goodness is a bit more personal. Most of the videos below are from artists/bands that I talked about/with on the pages of trippin’ the rift and that I keep following with great interest and pleasure. Let’s start with the trippiest of all “this is not trip-hop”...

DJ Shadow @ Park West (Chicago) 11.19.2010

Yep, he was inside of a giant fuckin’ sphere! Park West was packed out. I’m not a big fan of the place with its yuppie booths, but if DJ Shadow is playing, I’m there, booths or not. The sphere was already on stage, evoking whispers along the lines of “is he gonna be in that...

DJ Shadow Live from the Shadowsphere – North American tour 2010

Usually, when I say that I like trip-hop or my blog is about trip-hop, the reaction is “What? What -hop? What is it?” Then I drop a couple of names and people go “Oh, yeah! I like him/her/them/it!” One of those names is always DJ Shadow. A list of epithets should follow, including “influential” and “legendary”, but...