Karriem Riggins’ 34-track instrumental hip hop album “Alone Together” is now officially available on CD, LP and digital outlets. His name, synonymous in both jazz and hip hop worlds, currently plays drums for Diana Krall, while working with many other jazz legends, and producing for the likes of The Roots, Erykah Badu, Common, J Dilla, Slum Village and many others.
Karriem Riggins’ full length album “Alone Together” drops October 23rd, via Stones Throw. The vinyl and digital editions of Karriem’s “Alone Together” Album are being released in two parts, “Alone” (released in August) and “Together.” The second half of “Alone Together” was released today for “Together” alongside a bonus Fan Club 45 “12s in 8″ b/w “Analog Days.”
Today, enjoy the free mp3 download for the song “Summer Madness S.A.” which is one of my favorite tracks from the album. Summer banger for you to forget that Winter is right around the corner.
Finally, on October 25th, Karriem Riggins will be joining ?uestlove for a special DJ set for his official “Alone Together” NY Release Party at Brooklyn Bowl. This should be a special evening, as this brings …
Who is the best Party Rock DJ in the World? Red Bull Thre3Style World Finals in Chicago Sept. 24 – 29 will determine who holds this title. Eighteen DJs from around the world will descend upon the Windy City to battle in the world’s premier DJ competition. ?uestlove, Z-Trip , Jazzy Jeff, and Gaslamp Killer are among the list of headliners and judges who will perform and preside over the weeklong event series. A city immersed in musical legend, where masters of blues, house, rock, jazz and hip-hop have tred, Chicago offers the perfect backdrop for the world’s foremost party rockin’ DJ competition.
To earn a spot in the World Finals, hundreds of DJs from around the globe battled it out in regional and national qualifiers. At each stage the …
When making a list of the most influential electronic musicians of all time, somewhere in that top 5 must be Arthur Baker, the legendary producer who took a sample of Kraftwerk, added the brand new Roland 808 drum machine, and helped create modern techno and electro. Baker is still a major player, DJing around the world. But a new doc, 808 Tales, co-produced by Baker, looks back specifically on the machine that invented the need for sub-woofers. The film features the elite of electronic music and hip-hop, from Fatboy Slim to ?uestlove, reminiscing about the classic drum machine.
Check out the preview.