Discussing Sound Quality & Future Frequencies With SVS

shockwebpic_svsshockleeinterviewOur own Hank Shocklee has a conversation with our friends and great speaker manufacturers, SVS on sound, putting together an SVS system featuring the Ultra Bookshelf speakers, how globalization has impacted music and the future frequency.

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► SHOCKLEE Live Techno Set @ Illuminus Boston

shockwebpic_shockleetechnosetIlluminusThe latest installment in the SHOCKLEE mix series is now available, this one is live from the ILLUMINUS Festival in Boston at the historic Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. This set was part of the Electrofunk Mixtape presentation headed by Nettrice Gaskins of The Boston Arts Academy and also featured a light sculpture by Boston artist Brian Browne.

Listen now to hour 2 + encore – live from inside the stadium!

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Red Bull Music Academy Talks To Hank Shocklee About The Making Of Bell Biv DeVoe’s Poison

shockwebpic_rb_bellbivedevoeRed Bull Music Academy talks to our own Hank Shocklee in this look into one of the most influential tracks and groups to combine hip hop and R&B, Bell Biv DeVoe.

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► SHOCKLEE Live Techno Set @ 1st Ward Chicago

shockwebpic_shockleetechnoset1stwardCheck out the latest new set by SHOCKLEE that took place at 1st Ward in Chicago during CIMMFest 2015. Powered by RBMA Radio.

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Ice Cube & Hank Shocklee Talk Making ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’

shockwebpic_amerikkkasmost25anniversaryIce Cube’s album ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ just celebrated it’s 25th anniversary and Complex published an interview with Ice Cube and our own Hank Shocklee discussing the making of the album and its 25-Year Legacy. They talk about the recording process, keeping the west coast bounce, the similarities between N.W.A and Public Enemy and the albums importance then and now.

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The Noise And How To Bring It: Hank Shocklee Interviewed By The Quietus

shockwebpic_hankshockleequietusIn case you missed it, music writer John Tatlock had an in depth conversation with Hank for the outstanding UK music magazine The Quietus. Here is an excerpt…

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Shocklee @ SXSW 2015

shockwebpic_sxswshocklee2015Are you heading to SXSW? Make sure to put these events in your calendar and come on through and link with us – networking, parties, panel discussions, a highly recommended new film on sneaker culture, another one on the drum machine to change it all, an awesome art installation and some exclusive DJ sets from Shocklee plus more all below.

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Our Top 10 Cool New Tech Picks: A CES Preview & Shopping Guide

shockwebpic_thedashIt’s that time of year when the best of new consumer tech starts being teased, previewed and released in anticipation of the biggest shopping season of the year and the biggest display of future and emerging technology, The International Consumer Electronics Show taking place in January 6-9, 2015 in Las Vegas.

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Official Trailer For 808: The Heart Of The Beat That Changed Music

shockwepic_808docutrailer1The first official trailer for 808: The heart of the beat that changed music was just released. The 808 documentary features appearances and commentary from our own Hank Shocklee, Arthur Baker, Pharrell, David Guetta, Phil Collins, Lil Jon, Afrika Bambaataa, Norman Cook [Fatboy Slim], Rick Rubin, Diplo, Goldie and more.

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Hank Shocklee Is On Beat – Interview Now On Medium

shockwebpic_hankshockisonbeat_medium“Music doesn’t exist in a vacuum, man, and neither does music happen sequentially. It all morphs…styles, and cultures shift each other.” The words from Hank Shocklee resonate deeper than an 808 kick. Here was a man directly responsible for shifting the public perception of what drum machines and samplers could do, in the process redefining music during the golden age of hip-hop, now nearly thirty years later still in tune with the latest musical trends and technology.

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