Self Jupiter of Freestyle Fellowship and Kenny Segal are the Kleenrz. Their self titled EP will be released on July 31st via Nocando’s Hellfyre Club imprint and features Self Jupiter on the raps and Kenny Segal on production. The EP also features guest appearances from MURS, Volume 10, Abstract Rude, Subtitle, and others.
Today, enjoy the first music video from the EP for the song “Filthy” which delivers fans into the seedy world of crime-scene sanitation that is the backdrop for the overall EP. The video was created by James Reitano, the man who brought you videos from Madvillian, Cut Chemst and Kool Keith.
Flud Watches presents the third “Beats Per Minute” video featuring DJ Nu-Mark in celebration of their “BPM” Watch as part of their new Summer collection. The “Beats Per Minute” Video Series showcases some of hip hop’s most influential producers highlighting their craft, while discussing changes in the game, crate diggin’, equipment and their advise to the new generation.
In this episode, DJ Nu-Mark (of Jurassic 5 acclaim) talks about his years of record collecting, the positive and negative effects of new technology, the freedom he now has as a producer outside of a group setting, while finishing up the video with his trademark rubber band trick …
Mike D isn’t the only Beastie Boy who’s caught the remix bug lately. Now Ad-Rock has joined in, offerng up a remix of tUnE-yArDs‘ “Gangsta” off of Merrill Garbus’ album, w h o k i l l. The remix will appear on an upcoming EP, due Sept 27 on 4AD, along with another version of the song from Cut Chemist, as well as instumental and accapella versions of the original.
Up-and-coming electronic producer FuzZ brings multitudes of shimmering darkness to “Marshmallow Bazooka,” which will see the light of day on his Sparkle Vision record due to drop October 26. FuzZ, the first artist to sign to Squeak E. Clean’s Spectrophonic Sound label, brings an intriguing amalgamation of funk, 80s synths, and gloomy psychedelia to the table. He made his way into the L.A. music scene via video work with the likes of Cut Chemist and Peanut Butter Wolf and is currently working on a highly-anticipated documentary on The Low End Theory.
Legendary electronic imprint Ninja Tune is celebrating their 20th Anniversary this year with an ultra limited box set, featuring 106 new and classic tracks spread out over six CDs and six 7-inch records. This ultra limited box (only 3500 are being made) also comes with a 192-page book, Ninja Tune – 20 Years Of Beats & Pieces, as well as two posters—all packaged in an amazing box designed by long-time Ninja Tune visual masters Openmind.