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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[NYC] Saturday May 28th – Reconstrvct XXV

shockwebpic_reconstrvct_5_2016The storm is coming this Saturday in Brooklyn. Reconstrvct is back this Memorial Day weekend for their 25th installment. Don’t sleep and get your pre-sale tix now while they are still available.

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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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