How We Made Public Enemy’s Fight The Power

shockwebpic_ftp_guardian_mar2016The song could have gone a lot softer, a lot neater, a lot tighter – but it would have lost the chaos. When something is organised and aligned, it represents passivity. But any resistance, any struggle to overcome, is going to be chaotic.

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Beat Box: Inside Joe Mansfield’s Drum Machine Collection

shockwebpic_dubspotdrummachineCheck out this video feature by our friends at Dubspot of Boston-based beatmaker and collector Joe Mansfield and his fantastic drum machine collection.

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Junkie XL On The Making Of The Deadpool Soundtrack

shockwebpic_junkiexlmakingofdeadpoolJunkie XL AKA Tom Holkenborg explains how he used a variety of analog synths and and vintage digital synths to create the sound of the Deadpool soundtrack.

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Artist Creates Portraits From DNA Found on Gum, Cigarette Butts & Hair To Bring Awareness To Biological Surveillance

shockwebpic_streetdnaArtist Heather Dewey-Hagborg created 3D portraits of complete strangers by harvesting DNA found on the street, like that in the form of saliva residue on gum or cigarette butts, fingernail fragments and hair. She calls this series ‘Stranger Visions’ and it is meant to bring attention to DNA surveillance databases and genetic surveillance issues – a subject that will be increasingly on our minds in the very near future.

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► SHOCKLEE Live Techno Set – February 2016

shockwebpic_shockleetechnosetfeb2016A brand new set is here in time for the month of much love…go for it.

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Sampulator Brings Beat Making To Your Browser

shockwebpic_sampulatorCheck out Sampulator, a simple yet fun HTML5 based in-browser sampler. You can trigger and play samples with your computer keyboard [laptop or desktop] and even record and save your track ideas.

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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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► SHOCKLEE Live Techno Set – January 2016

shockwebpic_shockleetechnojanuary2016Starting the year off with a HEAVY one. Turn it up and get inside it.

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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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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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