word from the creative frontline by Tony Pipes. Advertising, Art and Design.
July 24th, 2012

Planet Rock and Other Tales of the 808!

“Planet Rock and Other Tales of the 808” – Teaser 1 from You Know on Vimeo.

This looks like an amazing doc from You Know and Arthur Baker on how the Roland TR-808 changed music forever.Directed by Alex Dunn and written by Luke Bainbridge celebrate the greatest sound in musical history here.

April 16th, 2012

Tupac Lives!

This is the mindblowing moment that saw the resurrection of Tupac Shakur. Thanks to 3D holographic technology he played live onstage with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre at the Coachella Festival. It took 3 months to create, but for a crowd who thought they would never get to see the murdered MC on stage again, it was worth every second.
Full story here. Biggie next please!
Thanks to Kirsty Dawkins for the linkage

April 3rd, 2012

Program Your 808 Posters!

I want these! Supercool posters from designer Rob Ricketts showing you graphically
how to recreate classic beats on your 808 drum machine.
Get them here.

April 10th, 2011

Fight For Your Right- Revisited!

The welcome return of the Beastie Boys is celebrated in this star studded trailer for a short film made to promote their new album,
HOT SAUCE COMMITTEE PART TWO. Find out more here.

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January 26th, 2011

Trace Urban Beatbox!

DDB Paris present French beat box phenomenon EKLIPS performing a 4 minute history of Hip Hop forTrace Urban.
The best B-Boy name that tune game ever.

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September 6th, 2010

Lyrical Spread!

Lyrical Spread (feat. The Chameleon) from Ian Robertson on Vimeo.

A superb lesson in patience from Animator Ian Robertson.
2295 photos, 438 printed labels, 4 days, 2 crumpets, and 1 tub of Lyrical Spread. Using the track The Batter, The Rapper, and The Mad Hatter by The Chameleon, half way through he must have wished he’s chosen “Jack Your Body” and not a song with a million and a half words!

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August 20th, 2010

UNKLE On Screen!

UNKLE – The Answer – John Hillcoat director, Ray Winstone starring from UNKLE on Vimeo.

As part of the Daydreaming with James Lavelle exhibition, a night of UNKLE film, including this from John Hillcoat will be shown at the Prince of Charles Cinema on Tuesday 31st August from 8pm-11pm. As well as the UNKLE shorts, James Lavelle himself will be in conversation.
The main exhibition runs from the Friday 27th- Monday the 30th August and is at the Haunch of Venison, London W1. See the original post here for more details.

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July 9th, 2010

Kindergarten Cuts!

DJ Sara (8 years old) and DJ Ryusei (5 years old)- Mini Japanese scratch superstars!

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July 1st, 2010

R.I.P. Rammellzee!


Hip Hop Legend, guru, artist and extraterrestrial space cadet, Rammellzee, has sadly passed away.Most famous for the stone cold classic “Beat Bop”, produced by Jean-Michel Basquait, which sounded like it was funk from Mars (and still does). He was also an artist, fashion designer and your basic creative genius. He was a one off. Now the Rammellzee species is extinct. Sad.

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