Daptone Announces New Rock Subsidiary Wick Records

shockwebpic_newwickrecordsDaptone Records the home of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Antibalas and Charles Bradley, have announced their new Rock & Roll subsidiary, Wick Records.

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► Flatbush Zombies – This Is It

shockwebpic_flatbushzombies_thisisitBrooklyn’s own Flatbush Zombies just released a visual for ‘This Is It’ off the debut album 3001: A Laced Odyssey. Directed by Phillip T. Annand. Bringing us back with that New York rap.

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► MeLo-X – The Cure

shockwebpic_meloxthecureNew music from Brooklyn’s MeLo-X, off his Curate EP. Directed by Jason Banker.

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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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Juicy Fruit: James Mtume & One Of The Most Sampled Songs Ever

shockleewebpic_beatrepeatmtumejuicyfruit“Music is not to be posessed. It’s to be shared.” James Mtume shares his thoughts on the impact that his R&B classic, ‘Juicy Fruit’ has had on music in this mini doc from Red Bull Music Academy’s beat:repeat NYC, a drum machine exhibition taking place in New York through May 31st.

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► Parris Live From Reconstrvct XVII

Shockleewebpic_reconstrvct_parrisTake in this new set from DJ Parris, recorded live March 29th, 2014 at the Reconstrvct/Big Up Magazine Keysound invasion in Brooklyn, NYC. This one’s also available for download via the Reconstrvct SoundCloud so get it while you can.

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► LAS Live From Reconstrvct XII

shockleewebpic_ReconstrvctXII_LASHear a slice of the NYC underground, Finnish DJ/Producer LAS recorded live at Reconstrvct XII on April 27th, 2013 at the House of Yes in Brooklyn.

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► Quest – Salomon Faye

shockleewebpic_QuestSalomonFayeNew music from Paris born, Harlem raised, NYC artist Salomon Faye [pronounced 'Phi']. Director and visuals, Ryan Bock.

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► Liondub – New York Junglist Mix

shockleewebpic_LiondubNYjunglistjan2014Direct from Mr. Liondub comes this brand new, New York Junglist mix filled with some heavy rude boy beats and dubs. Don’t wait, push play…

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► Ipman Live From Reconstrvct XVI

shockleewebpic_ReconstrvctXVI_IpmanNYC’s own Reconstrvct just released some live audio from their most recent session. Turn up this gritty, underground 90 minute UK via Brooklyn mix straight from the hands of Ipman to your ears.

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