Posts featuring videos shot or produced from 2005 to 2015. Visit my YouTube page for a complete collection.
- Day Old Bred ()
“Everyone’s in it to make music, not to make money.” There’s nothing new about musicians giving their work away for free, forfeiting track or album sales to encourage future gains. Free downloads hypothetically attract more fans to listen, encouraging increased attention and exposure, and potentially leading to performance income or merch sales. The formula isn’t […]
- Hataraqq feat. Schelli Tolliver “Slow Woks” Video ()
During my time spent in Kansas City this year I came across a local producer online, making synth-heavy beats under the Hataraqq alias. Primarily sharing short snippets, and stamping most songs with a unique Cab Calloway imprint, his music reflects a happy medium between Weeknd-leaning nonchalance and traditional hip hop. I really dig his style. “Slow Woks” (which […]
- Kacey Musgraves vs. “California Love” Mashup Video ()
Last week I was reading a GQ interview with Kacey Musgraves. In the discussion she mentioned that she has “California Love” on her phone — no shocker there, I remember seeing her rock a 2Pac t-shirt a few years back. What was surprising to me was her caveat that, “it’s not like I know a […]
- Star Wars “Sexy Ackbar” Mashup Video ()
“Make a song about Admiral Ackbar and puppies, win prizes.” So went the challenge on my friend Sean‘s blog (Buzzgrinder) a few years ago. Being neither a Star Wars fanboy or an animal owner (or a musician, for that matter), I had no idea where to begin, but figured what the hell and took on […]
- The Almighty Defenders at The Royal Canadian Legion (Calgary, AB) ()
Video of the Almighty Defenders (Mark Sultan with the Black Lips) performing at the Royal Canadian Legion as part of the Sled Island festival in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
- De La Soul at Olympic Plaza (Calgary, AB) ()
Video of De La Soul performing “Getting’ Down at the Amphitheatre,” “Stakes is High,” “Pass the Plugs,” “Ego Trippin’ (Part 2),” “A Roller Skating Jam Named ‘Saturdays,’ ” “Me Myself and I,” and “Oooh” May 1, 2010 at the Olympic Plaza in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
- LiveStyle 2010 B-Boy Competition at Olympic Plaza (Calgary, AB) ()
Video coverage of the 2010 LiveStyle $2000 winner-takes-all 2-on-2 B-boy competition, featuring Original Rudes (Presto & Rein) vs. Maximum Efficiency (Piecez & Handles), Floorwookies (Nerve & ?) vs. Maximum Efficiency (Piecez & Handles), and Floorwookies II (Calgary) vs. Soul Felons (Vancouver). The LiveStyle event took place May 1, 2010 at Olympic Plaza in Calgary, Alberta, […]
- Guante and Big Cats! live at Bedlam Theatre (Minneapolis, MN) ()
Video of Guante and Big Cats!‘s December 13, 2009 show at the Bedlam Theatre in Minneapolis, MN features performances of “Stockholm Syndrome” (featuring Big Quarters & Truthbetold) and “Yes, God is a DJ; No, Not a Good One” (featuring Eric Blair of No Bird Sing and Truthbetold).
- Moby at Fine Line Music Cafe (Minneapolis, MN) ()
Video of Moby‘s October 1, 2009 show at the Fine Line Music Cafe in Minneapolis, MN features performances of “Shot in the Back of the Head,” “Mistake,” Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side,” “Extreme Ways,” “Honey,” Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs,” and “Feeling So Real.”
- Clipse at First Avenue (Minneapolis, MN) ()
Video of Clipse’s August 14, 2009 Sneaker Pimps show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN featuring performances of “Til the Casket Drops,” “Momma I’m So Sorry,” “We Got it For Cheap,” “Hot Damn,” “Riding Around Shining,” “Wamp Wamp (What it Do),” “Mr. Me Too,” and “Kinda Like a Big Deal.”