The 16-year-old emcee/producer recently dropped his EP, Tin Wooki. The EP strives to be different, as it is split into five complete Acts. With over 28 tracks in total, it is a unique way of splitting it up, but we had no problem letting this one play through.
The album features a laid-back vibe as Chester takes you on a ride by dropping knowledge with lyricism, all of which are neatly packed into each track. While most of the album was produced by Chester, Psymun and Art Vandelay are two other notable producers featured throughout the EP. Within each section (Act), Tin Wooki speaks out on a different level, as Chester consistently brings us story telling complete with well thought-out verses.
In the conclusion of Fresh Off The Boat: NYC, Eddie Huang takes us on a day in the life like tour of Manhattan. The episode begins at Eddie’s restaurant Baohaus as we get a quick look into his personal business venture. After some baos, the crew parades the streets of Chinatown in search of the more authentic alternative to Canal Street. Peep part 3 above and be on the look out for part 1 of Fresh Off The Boat: Detroit.
Chicago clothing brand & store, St. Alfred; recently hooked up with legendary surf brand Stussy. The capsule collection is pretty dope and features a jacket, hat, crew-neck and a t-shirt; all of which is now available at St. Alfred.
A few months back, Nardwuar caught up with Earl Sweatshirt & Syd Tha Kyd of Odd Future during their stop in Vancouver. Syd’s band “The Internet” was recently in Minneapolis and Earl Sweatshirt will be performing at this year’s Soundset Music Festival. With the big day less than 2 months away, it’s only right that we continue our Nardwuar x Soundset segment. Peep the interview above and keep an eye out for the next one.
Director Ridley Scott is currently getting his next epic adventure ready for release this December. Exodus: Gods and Kings is a modern adaptation of the biblical epic of Moses and his struggle to free the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. The film stars Christian Bale in the role of Moses and Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul as Joshua, Moses’ brother, from a script by Bill Collage, Adam Cooper, and Steven Zaillian. With production almost complete, fans have been anxious to hear about which project director Scott will push for release next. It seems that project is going to be the follow up to 2012’s Alien prequel, Prometheus, which despite the outstanding visual effects, cinematography, and set design, was as a whole really disappointing. Now that we know there will be a follow up to Prometheus, I think we’re all hoping for a more original approach to the story this time. The original Alien was a perfect mix of terror, suspense, and original story telling, so hopefully that equation will find it’s way to this next installment.
The Terminator originally hit the big screen in 1984 from director James Cameron. The movie made Arnold Schwarzenegger an action movie star and earned director Cameron his reputation for outstanding visual effects. Following a cyborg robot (Arnold) who is sent back to 1984 to terminate the mother of John Connor, the leader of the human resistance against the Machines, the movie co-starred Linda Hamilton and Michael Biehn and since its release has had a total of three sequels, the first of which was also directed by Cameron. Now a reboot in the series is in the works with Arnold Schwarzenegger back as the Terminator, Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor, and Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese, and the plot will, according to Schwarzenegger, involve time travel back to 1984 up to the present day. Since the film is a reboot the plot will most likely revolve around the same story as the original, or at least an adaptation of it, but what will be most exciting will be seeing Arnold back in his famous role and the visual effects modern technology will allow director Alan Taylor to bring to the story. Production is set to begin next month, so we’ll keep an ear out for more news.
A couple of days back, Devon Reason sent us his latest project Part IV and the shit’s dope. Not sure why we missed this one, but the tape originally dropped a little over a month ago. Entirely produced by Travis Gorman, Part IV is the culmination of an 8 month recording period; the chemistry between both artists is apparent throughout the tape. The project also sees a couple features from Finding Novyon and Rich Garvey while still maintaining Devon as the main attraction. Peep Part IV below and keep an eye out for more from Devon Reason & Travis Gorman.
Where: The Icehouse| 2528 NICOLLET AVENUE SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55404 Tonight: March 29th 2014 | Showtime 11pm | Tickets $5Adv /$7 Door |
The Minneapolis producer, Medium Zach, will be debuting his solo EP, Valued Input.The night should feature some songs from the three track EP as well as some new material. Zach will also be accompanied by K. Raydio and producer O-D, whom are making their debut together performing music from their upcoming EP “One Drop”.
There is a lot of new music constantly being created and developed throughout the Minneapolis community. This show tonight, will stand to be one of those new and experimental shows for these Minneapolis based
artists, which should make for an all around good time. We hope to see you there.
Wake up people, it is past noon. The London based producer just released this track and we havne’t stopped moving since being introduced. The track features heavy synth mixed with some gospel, to make for a solid upbeat 3 minutes. Press play and vibe out to Jack Steadman’s, “In The Morning”.
Savannah Smith is one of THE most talented upcoming singer-songwriters in the Minneapolis area. The Ukelele complete with angelic type vocals, make it hard to understand how she has not been headlining some of the bigger venues around. She is currently working on her first album, Lost as They Come, with producer/engineer Brett Bullion.
As of now, the album can be helped by funding it exclusively on PledgeMusic. Also, 10% of her funding will be donated to Rock The Cause, a local charity giving back to the community.
Upcoming Show: April 6th @ The Icehouse | Tickets $7 | Showtime 9:30pm|