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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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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► 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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CNET Talks To Shocklee As Gangnam Style Hits 2B YouTube Views

shockleewebpic_ganghamstyle2bPsy’s global colossal hit Gangnam Style just hit a major milestone, 2 billions views on YouTube and is now officially the most viewed video on the site with Justin Beiber’s ‘Baby’ at a distant 1 billion. What does this all mean for music, streaming, how it reaches us and future global successes? CNET’s Seth Rosenblatt talked with a few people about this in the music and video ecosystem including our own Hank Shocklee.

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► New Short Film For Emika + Marcel Dettmannn Collaboration: Seduction

shockleewebpic_seductionfilmfeatemikaWatch this newly premiered short film of DJ Marcel Dettmann’s Seduction track featuring Emika’s signature vocal production. This is Dettmann’s first ever-vocal track so it’s no surprise it’s worthy of such a stylish film noir treatment. The short was shot around Berlin and directed by Parker Ellerman.

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Emika Talks With Marcel Dettmann On Music, Life & Their New Collaboration

shockleewebpic_emikainterviewmarceldetOur very own Emika interviews Berlin techno DJ/Producer Marcel Dettmann in an introspective artist on artist conversation on music, production, DJ’ing and their collaboration for Marcel’s latest album Dettmann II out on Ostgut Ton which you can preview here.

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The Alphabet According To Hank Shocklee Featured In New Issue Of Electronic Beats Magazine

shockleestorypic_hankshockleeEBcoverOur own Hank Shocklee lays out the alphabet according to him in the latest edition of Electronic Beats Magazine – Issue 2/2013 where he touches on things like Harlem, mixing on Neve boards, Kanye and Emika. The Berlin based magazine covers all the latest in the music scene throughout the world. The issue is available now in shops or you can read it online here.

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Mode + Kunst: Emika On The Cover Of Me. Style Magazine

shockleestorypic_emikaMEstylemagEmika looking amazing on the cover of the latest Me. Style magazine out of Germany, Musik Express’ biannual fashion-magazine. This special fashion and art issue is out today with a full spread and interview inside. Here’s the translated page for those who don’t sprechen sie Deutsch.

The new album Dva is out June 10th, get a free download of the track Wicked Game now.

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Meet A 14 Year Old Prodigy Programmer Who Has Created 15 Apps

Santiago Gonzalez is a 14-year old developer in Littleton, Colorado who is fluent in a over a dozen programming languages and has created 15 apps to date. He entered college at age 13 and is expected to graduate with a computer science and electrical engineering degree by age 16 and will get his masters degree at 17.

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