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DJ Qbert – Extraterrestria (Album Review)

In a brilliant strategy that’s enabled him to satisfy two different kinds of fans, Bay Area scratch legend DJ Qbert dropped two crowdfunded albums simultaneously on iTunes on July 1: the all-instrumental album Extraterrestria and GalaXXXian, a collection of radio- or club-friendly yet still unmistakably underground-sounding joints with guest features by the likes of Kool Keith, El-P, Roscoe Umali and former American Idol contestant Camile Velasco. GalaXXXian is designed for casual fans who enjoy watching Qbert’s turntable prowess on stage or in videos but either aren’t accustomed to instrumental hip-hop in album form or aren’t even..

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DJ Woody – Big Phat 90s Mixtape

Not only is DJ Woody one of the illest DJs in the world, he’s also a dab-hand when it comes to matters of graphic design. This combination means it makes perfect sense for the Grand Master of the aesthetic and aural domain to hit the road with a video-DJ tour. This is Woody’s second AV tour and, this time, he keeps the topics and tunes strictly in the 90s. Luckily, Woody has uploaded a video mixtape to give you a taster of what to expect. He takes you on a banger-to-banger-to-banger tour from 1990 all the way through the..

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FREENESS: Sam.i.Am the Son – The New Old Times

Sam.i.Am the Son is a Rochester born Producer/ DJ/Engineer. The music is the bio. Peace and Music. This album is part of a “Double Release”. It was released along side another instro album from Husky, self titled album. Shoot over to his page for the download!

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FREENESS: Wolfwolf – Happy Heart Breaks LP

The composer from Australia “Wolfwolf”…breaks out with this dope modern funk..”Happy Heart Breaks LP”…
Born into the depths of an electronic funk era, the phenomenon that is Wolfwolf recreates the music of the 1980

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TOUR: Justin Bua’s “The Legends Of Hip Hop” Book Tour (w/DJ’s Q-Bert & Mix Master Mike) [11/10]!

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If you’re a true fan of art of many sorts, then you definitely know about Justin Bua, who’s well known by the name, BUA. I’m pretty sure that you’re familiar with some of his work, but if not… then check the art reel (video) above. He’s released quite a few books showcasing his art, and if you’re fan of his work, then I think you should personally purchase one of his pieces! They’re..

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ALBUM: DJ Inform – The Fair Use Project

Just found this Illness, on WIB’s inbox, just finished listening to the whole album and it’s honestly one of the best mixes I’ve ever heard, and there’s another 4 tracks just like the one above on DJ Inform’s Bandcamp…loads of care and love when in to this, and it ain’t hard to tell….highly recommended.

The Fair Use project makes liberal use of over 150 different records to create a mix that must be heard to be understood. In words, DJ Inform took original records that have been sampled..

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INTERVIEW: With Ruto and Koki of heRajiKa tracks

heRajiKa tracks are an instrumental duo from Canada.  Some readers might be familiar with their work through Bob42jh’s dope compilation releases (check previous posts) but for those who aren’t – let’s find out!

Thanks for giving WIB the chance to talk with you, please introduce yourselves for readers who may be unfamiliar with you and your work

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