RIP Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch aka MCA who died today aged 47 from cancer. It’s devastating news. His passing marks the end of the trio of Mike D, Adrock and MCA as a band, a unit, a rap group. We will never see the three of them finish each others rhymes in the flesh ever… Read more »
Posted on May 5th, 2012
…Watch The Last Waltz in tribute to Levon Helm who passed away yesterday. The Band’s drummer and singer was 71. I don’t have an intimate knowledge of the discography of the man but I will say this:
Posted on April 20th, 2012
DJ Mehdi has tragically died in an accident in Paris at the age of 34. (DJ Mag) I once watched DJ Mehdi tear up a stage with his dance moves while DJing with A-Trak in Crawdaddy, Dublin a few years ago. I had never seen a DJ so in love with the songs he was… Read more »
Posted on September 13th, 2011
The Middle East announced on their Facebook page a few hours ago that the band are done. Their debut album I Want That You Are Always Happy was released on June 3rd and I had not even got around to listening to it properly yet. However, the band gave me one of my best gig… Read more »
Posted on August 3rd, 2011
Terrible news. After reports that Broadcast singer was seriously ill, today Warp released a statement saying she passed away this morning at 9am from complications with pneumonia after two weeks in intensive care. Broadcast’s Tender Buttons remains one of my favourite albums of all time.
Posted on January 14th, 2011
Today would have been the legendary hip-hop producer J Dilla’s 36th Birthday. Here are some videos and mixes in his honour.
Posted on February 7th, 2010