► Planets In Orbit – HPrizm Mix

shockleewebpic_hprizmplanetsmixOne of our favorite noisemakers and longstanding member of the acclaimed experimental hip hop vanguard Antipop Consortium, HPrizm AKA High Priest has blessed us with a cosmic head nod mix to close out the summer and usher in the 2014 home stretch.

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► Benjamin Clementine – Condolence

shockleewebpic_benjaminclementinecondolenceA picturesque new video for British singer/songwriter Benjamin Clementine’s Condolence, an artist we’re sure to be hearing more about for a time to come. The song is off the just released EP Glorious You with the video directed by Zack Spiger.

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► FKA Twigs – Two Weeks

shockleewebpic_fkatwigstwoweeksUK based artist FKA Twigs is back with an ancient egyptian themed video for her slow burner track Two Weeks which is off her forthcoming album LP1. Video directed by Nabil Elderkin and illustrated by Ignasi Monreal.

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► E3 Live From Reconstrvct XIX

shockleewebpic_e3reconstrvctAnother classic recording live from NYC’s Reconstrvct, this one is a set by E3 from ZamZam Sounds out of Portland, Oregon who put out 7″ dubs on strictly vinyl.

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► Siete Catorce – Adiós

shockleewebpic_sietecatorceadiossMexicali, Mexico-based budding beatmaker/DJ Siete Catorce brings the late night vibes in this new video for this song Adiós, directed by Alonso Celma & Aldo Pérez.

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Looking for the Perfect Beat: A Profile Of The Los Angeles Beat Scene Featuring The Low End Theory Crew

shockleewebpic_LAlookingfortheperfectbeatThis new music documentary from Low End Theory founder Daddy Kev and director Matthew F. Smith brings you into the LA beat scene and right into the home studios and creative sanctuaries of some of best known beatmakers in the area.

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The Sound Of Transformers: Age Of Extinction

shockleewebpic_soundoftransformersageextinctionDirector Michael Bay and Producer Steven Spielberg return this summer for the fourth film in the Transformers franchise, Transformers: Age of Extinction. The amazing visual effects in this film are complemented by the talented efforts of the sound team including Re-recording Mixer Greg Russell, Re-recording Mixer Jeff Haboush, Re-recording Mixer Scott Millan and Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Erik Aadahl and Sound Designer John Marquis.

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Future Sound of Mzansi Documentary Explores South Africa’s Musical Landscape

shockleewebpic_djspokomzansimixFuture Sounds of Mzansi is a documentary which aims to explore, express, and interrogate South Africa’s cultural landscape, 20 years into it’s democracy. A chief vehicle of this exploration is electronic music, a staple of South African popular culture. The film explores the past, present and future of the scene and its multiple sub-genres, presented through the eyes of internationally acclaimed artist Spoek Mathambo.

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► Thump Premieres New Emika Video For Let’s Dance + Interview

shockleewebpic_emika_letsdancevideoEmika talks about her new David Bowie cover experiment, collaborating with Hank Shocklee, new music + much more in a new interview for Thump which also premieres the brand new video for Let’s Dance directed by MKMK.

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Share Of Ear Study Measures How We Consume Audio

shockleewebpic_shareofearstudyDespite a constantly changing audio landscape, broadcast radio controls more than half of the more than four hours a day that Americans spend with all sources of audio. But the audio space is vibrant and changing – and newer sources of audio, from Internet-only services like Pandora and Spotify, to Satellite Radio, and even TV music channels like Music Choice now account for nearly a quarter of all listening.

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