► Massive Attack, Tricky & 3D – Take It There

shockwebpic_massiveattack_takeitthereThe new Massive Attack from the downtempo masters is MASSIVE. Video directed by Hiro Murai and features John Hawkes.

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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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The Vinyl Booms Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down

shockwebpic_nytvinylrevivalAs The New York Times highlights in this recent feature, the vinyl boom shows no signs of slowing down. Watch the Independent Record Pressing company, a New Jersey based operation discuss the challenges manufacturing vinyl and of keeping their old equipment running in order to meet the increasing demand.

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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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Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision Of Paradise Documentary Trailer

shockwebpic_leescratchperryvisionCheck out the brand new trailer for Vision Of Paradise, a documentary project on Lee Scratch Perry directed by German filmmaker Volker Schaner. The film which was Kickstarted a couple of years ago is now complete and gives us a look into the life and times of one of the most unique dub/reggae artists of our time.

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► Felix Da Housecat – Is Everything Ok?

shockwebpic_felixdahousecatiseverythingokA real nice melodic and chilled out vocoder vibe from Chicago house pioneer Felix Da Housecat on this one. Taken from his new album ‘Narrative of Thee Blast Illusion’ dropping July 10th on No Shame.

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Making The Sound Of Jurassic World

shockwebpic_soundofjurassicworldSoundWorks does it again with this great profile on the making of the sound for the blockbuster sci-fi, thriller, Jurassic World where we revisit the theme park of genetically engineered dinosaurs.

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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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