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’s Other Music Closes Shop & Share Their Top 10 Essential Records

shockwebpic_othermusics10essentialAfter 20 years in New York City, NoHo record shop Other Music will be closing it’s doors on June 25th. As one of the best shops in the city, they gained a reputation for their great curation of product and supporting the NYC community.

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► Maxine Ashley – Lobster

shockwebpic_maxineashley_lobsterNew music from Bronx native Puerto-Rican and Pharrell co-signee Maxine Ashley.

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Discwoman Is On A Mission To Highlight Women In Electronic Music

shockwebpic_smirnoffdiscwomenIn this new series presented by the Smirnoff Sound Collective, Tribes explores the NYC rooted collective of rising female music makers, DJ’s and producers known as Discwoman. They discuss the changes in the electronic scene and how they are on a mission to bring awareness to gender diversity in music around the globe.

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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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[Worldwide] Thursday Feb. 4th 2016: Shocklee On Pitchfork Radio – Live From #NYFWM

shockwebpic_shockleep4kradiofeb2016Shocklee is dropping a new mix this Thursday night February 4th from 8:00-9:00 pm EST on Pitchfork Radio — broadcasting from the Shinola Booth at New York Fashion Week: Men’s.

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Signal Strength: NYC’s First WiFi Orchestra

shockwebpic_signalstrengthWhat happens when a bunch of musician’s get creative with subway WiFi? Watch this cool experiment composed and conducted by Ljova, directed by Chris Shimojima and produced by Anita Anthonj.

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► 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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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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[NYC] Sunday May 25th: Biz Markie x Hank Shocklee Memorial Day Weekend Cruise

shockleewebpic_memorialdayboatbizAll aboard NYC area citizens! Join us for a sunlight cruise around New York City on Memorial Day Weekend – Sunday, May 25th featuring DJ sets from Hank Shocklee and Biz Markie alongside DJ Seoul, Burner Brothers, Eshin, Trigon, MC Posi-D, Mike Loe, Poon and Marvl.

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