Wednesday, May 28, 2008

The Lab Advanced DJ Students present....

As the graduating class from the dj'ing program the Lab students are putting on a "Sunglasses are a must" dance party to celebrate. The party is June 21st at the Justin Cruz Salon 3 Main St, Burlington, VT. Tickets are $5 at the door. Door's open at 9 p.m. The first 100 people in the door get free pair of glow in the dark kanye west sunglasses! This show is going to also host the premier of Burlington's newest and hottest dance crew "Cheeks" - The night is going to be filled with dancing and having a good time because sunglasses are a must!

Monday, May 26, 2008

Blog Stop

What its about?
"I AM HIP HOP!!! ..I've hit the lay ups, re-filled pilots, battled on the mic and the cardboard, & can still run a copy of "dance to the drummers beat" like it was still 1988 if you don't understand what I'm saying, guess what..your not hip hop..."

A friend told us about Milk Crate Breaks and we couldn't believe all the rare recordings this blogger posted. Not only is the selection dope but the sound quality of every download is superb. Click on the Photo above or follow link to view, listen, download and enjoy!

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Vermont Teen Festival!


Monday, May 19, 2008

Say Word

The Lab's senior students Mashall Bergeron (music productions) and Seth Turiansky (turntablism) are hosting a Back to the Future party along with Lotus Entertainment's DJ's Mike Device and ZJ. The party is being held at Club Metronome this Thursday May 29th-doors 9pm. Poster says dress to impress so make sure to show up in a Delorean or cruise on your Hover-Board while rockin the Marty Mcfly Nikes- We'll be there. Say Word

Thursday, May 15, 2008

PC BeatDoWn Coming Soon!

Coming this August the Lab's head DJ instructor ZJ is teaming up with hip hop producer Peter Clouiter (Neighborhood) to bring an instrumental series called PC Beat DoWn (title in progress). The mix will compile 34 hip-hop tracks. The 45 min mix will compliament your morning drive to school or work, loungin on a L, watching the sunset with your lova or spittin a rappy rap freestyle with your crew.
The tracks below are beats that couldn't make the mix due to timing issues. Nevertheless, these beats are worth a listen-FREE TO DOWNLOAD and share with your friends. Word. Enjoy! CLICK ON PLAYER BELOW

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

300 rare breaks on one CD

300 of the most essential and rarest drum breaks of all time remastered from the original records and ready for sampling and chopping. An impressive selection of timeless breaks including multiple versions of "Get Out My Life Woman," and "Sing A Simple Song," staples like "It's A New Day" and "Ashley's Roachclip" and over 290 more rare and classic breaks. All The Breaks has done the hard part for you and trimmed these songs down to just the essential parts where you can chop and sample the kicks, snares, high hats, cymbals, and fills with ease. Whether you are making hip-hop or r&b or grime, All The Breaks is an excellent resource for finding the right drums for your tracks. Like Egon said: "Damn, they've just made it TOO EASY." Highly recommended. Visit TurntableLab Here

Friday, May 9, 2008

Cutting grooves on CDs/DVDs?!

Take part in a social music sharing event with a difference - in CD-Recycled 45rpm Aleks Kolkowski uses his vintage record cutter to 'overwrite' existing data and cut grooves on CDs/DVDs so they can be played on a turntable. Bring unwanted CDs/DVDs and a sound file and receive a recycled disc in return. CLICK HERE

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Calling all Producers, MC's and DJ's


Monday, May 5, 2008

Vermont Teen Fest Coming Soon

The 2008 TeenFest Vermont® is one of the most highly anticipated events of the Spring. The event is the first of its kind in our area and is centrally located at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, Vermont and is two days jam packed with entertainment and activities including a myriad of exhibitors, demonstrations, fashion shows, seminars, food, music, dancing, college fair and a job fair. Where you at? Don't miss out!

Thursday, May 1, 2008

ATTN: Everyone

Around 8am this morning our dear friends Andy Williams aka DJ A Dog(L.E.) and Mike Porrata aka Future Methods (The Lab music production instructor) woke up to their apartments on fire (theyre neighbors). Luckily, nobody was hurt but their homes were destroyed. Were reaching out to all fans, friends and family with support of Lotus Entertainment, the Lab and the Burlington community, there will be a benefit party soon. This is all for now but please make sure to send your condolences to Mike and A Dog by clicking on the photo links below. They need all the help and support. peace

Producer of the Month: 9th Wonder

Click on photo