From radio stations curated by the likes of Flying Lotus and Gilles Peterson, to essential West Coast hip hop classics and contemporary beat music, to an original score composed by hip hop stalwarts Oh No and The Alchemist, mixed and arranged by DJ Shadow. GTA V is a true goldmine for (new) music.
The fourth episode of Red Bull Music Academy’s web series H∆SHTAG$ is all about beats. Flying Lotus, Hudson Mohawke, Lunice, The Gaslamp Killer, Benji B, Shlohmo and XXYYXX talk in short bits and pieces about the rise of the beat scene, bedroom productions, Low End Theory, and how a new wave of producers transformed both hip hop and electronic music.
After our introduction to the Belgian Dour Festival, we’re back with the second chapter in this series. This time we treat you with some fine visuals. Of course it’s all about the music, but it’s always nice to see the artists in action on stage, to check a music video or to see them get backed by stunning visuals. See you there?
This puts the ‘magazine’ in The Find Magazine. After several digital releases, we proudly present our very first printed hip hop magazine! Featuring Cradle Orchestra, Bonobo, Shad, Emancipator, Embee (of Looptroop Rockers), Surreal, Full Crate, Licensed To Sample: a sampling guide for producers, Brainfeeder Special with The Gaslamp Killer, Dr. Strangeloop & Jeremiah Jae, Funky DL, Clear Soul Forces, M-Phazes, a Nujabes Memorial spread with words by Substantial, Verbal, Pase Rock, Shin-Ski & Blazo, and much more.