They ripped off an Edward Lear poem to come up with part of their name, and it's clear that Dan Le Sac and Scroobius Pip like riffing off contemporary culture on this song. Here, vocalist Pip wanders around London while rapping through a laundry list of things we "shalt not do" (like take the name Johnny Cash in vain or judge Lethal Weapon by Danny Glover) while Le Sac punches out glassy electro beats in the background. Read more »
In between crafting his own limited-edition prints and teaming up with Z-Trip for a fundraising event, graphic-design mogul Shepard Fairey has certainly shown his support for Team Obama, but he's far from slowing down. Next up for Fairey is the Pro-Obama Art Contest he's hosting with MoveOn.org and S.F.-based gallery Upper Playground.
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Always a man with a busy schedule, Diplo has announced another round of performance dates, this time with Abe Vigoda, Boy 8-Bit, and Telepathe. The Mad Decent tour will circle the U.S. and Canada from mid-October through mid-December, ending just in time for the Christmas holiday.
10/16 New York, NY - Webster Hall
10/17 Cambridge, MA - Middle East (Downstairs)
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Raoul Sinier, the Bo Jackson of the multimedia world, is the epitome of a hardworking man. In addition to producing intricate, gritty sound structures that fall somewhere at the meeting point of IDM, hip-hop, and breakcore, the Paris-based artist also happens to be damn good at illustration and animation as well. Assuming any and all duties for his latest video, Sinier pairs his sinister, über-glitched beats with live rehearsal video footage, CGI animation, and some mildly creepy alien webcam creatures. WTF! Read more »
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