Friday, March 20, 2009

Seasons Of Hip Hop: The Graduating DJ Class

And here it is...the backbone, the beginning, how the hip hop culture all started: The DJ
The Lab's DJ Graduating class: DJ's Sum One, D-Kid, Sup Nasty, D Cuts, Will Hart, B Leif and Double Shot. Friday March 20th Higher Ground (Tomorrow night), come celebrate the Four Seasons of (elements) Hip Hop with us.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Seasons Of Hip Hop March 20th: Part Three

Graffiti, the third element to the hip hop culture. Friday March 20th (in three days) at the Higher Ground music venue, there will be a live art exhibit. The custom piece will be auctioned off right before Phil Da Agony's set! DONT MISS THIS

Monday, March 16, 2009

Seasons Of Hip Hop March 20th: Part Two

Seasons Of Hip Hop Higher Ground this Friday!! Ohhh yes, The Cheeks hip hop dance crew will be there along with special break dancing guests......?! You'll just have to come to find out ;)

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Fretless Fader Midi Prototype

(Courtesy of DJ A Trak)

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Mardi Gras 2009 Photos

Here are the photos from the Magic Hat Mardi Gras parade! Enjoy (Photo Credit: Anaii Ender Photography)

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Seasons Of Hip Hop March 20th: Part One

PHIL DA AGONY will be joining us Friday March 20th at Higher Ground for the Seasons Of Hip Hop

Go Go Gadget: AT-AT Boom Box

Spring is right around the corner, get your boomboxes out! (not even sure if this on sale yet)
CLICK HERE for more photos.

Something Else: Drum Set

Check this out!

DJ Of The Month: Q-Bert

If your a student of the Lab's or just a blogger fan, do we really need to school you on who this guy is?

Producer Of The Month: N.A.S.A

"N.A.S.A and their worldwide debut The Spirit of Apollo, is an ongoing creative collaboration between two lifelong music aficionados, Squeak E. Clean and DJ Zegon, and their friends, friends of friends and musical heroes" (From bio on Myspace) MORE

We got our copy of the Spirit Of Apollo the day it came out. Just look at the track list...DOPE

1. Intro
2. The People Tree (feat. David Byrne, Chali 2na, Gift Of Gab & Z-Trip)
3. Money (feat. David Byrne, Chuck D, Ras Congo, Seu Jorge, & Z-Trip)
4. N.A.S.A. Music (feat. Method Man, E-40, & DJ Swamp)
5. Way Down (feat. RZA, Barbie Hatch, & John Frusciante)
6. Hip Hop (feat. KRS-One, Fatlip, & Slim Kid Tre)
7. Four Rooms, Earth View
8. Strange Enough (feat. Karen O, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, & Fatlip)
9. Spacious Thoughts (feat. Tom Waits & Kool Keith)
10. Gifted (feat. Kanye West, Santogold & Lykke Li)
11. A Volta (feat. Sizzla, Amanda Blank, & Lovefoxxx)
12. There’s A Party (feat. George Clinton & Chali 2na)
13. Whachadoin? (feat. Spank Rock, M.I.A., Santogold, & Nick Zinner)
14. O Pato (feat. Kool Kojak & DJ Bab√£o)
15. Samba Soul (feat. Del Tha Funkee Homosapien & DJ Qbert)
16. The Mayor (feat. The Cool Kids, Ghostface Killah, Scarface & DJ AM)
17. N.A.S.A. Anthem

Monday, March 2, 2009

The Elements NYC: Five Pillars of Hip-Hop

ZJ just got this in his inbox from Rob Swift. Aired on MTV last night, the DJ segment clip taking from the Elements NYC. Chcheck it out!