Blog - July 2008

Now this is hilarious. My man Thes One kicked it with Bob Barker and won himself a new furniture set.

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Posted by: Jonthecorner on July 30, 2008 @ 12:08 PM
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If you didn’t get a chance to make it to our Hip Hop showcase at the Roxy in Hollywood this past weekend, take a look! To see the rest of the gallery take a look
here.


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Posted by: Gunnar Hissam on July 29, 2008 @ 12:34 PM
Posted in: Events

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In this episode…
1. UPDATE — Rootdown & Afrofunke | LA recap | Dubplates
2. EVENTS — Santa Cruz | North Beach Jazz Fest | Record Swap
3. TOP 10 — My favorites sent off for next months URB mag
4. RELEASE — J-Boogie: Hip-Hop Soul Sessions released on Om Records
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UPDATE — Rootdown & Afrofunke | LA recap | Dubplates

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La was off the hook as usual. Afrofunke with Miles and Jeremy was a
blast. Spent some time mastering my new record and burning some
dubplates. Here are some flix from Zanzibar and Threshold Mastering:
kodak slideshow LA pics

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I also had the honor of checking Budos Band, Jeremy Sole Musaics,
I and I Soundsystem and Fool’s Gold at the Getty! Only in LA.
To round the weekend off, Doover was a smash and surprise guest
J-Rocc jumped on a laptop to do his thing. Here are some pics:
Do Over pics LA

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EVENTS — Santa Cruz | North Beach Jazz Fest | Record Swap
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Cyphertown Family Love Friday, July 25th @ The 418 Project | Santa Cruz, CA
Backing up my girl Aima the Dreamer from the Mamaz plus
KnowSleep, Nanda, Cypher Sesh.
http://www.cyphertown.org
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North Beach Jazz Festival: Breakestra & Dubtronic Science Saturday, July 26th @ Great American Music Hall | San Francisco, CA
An honor to jam with one of my favorite bands for NBJF.
http://www.sunsettickets.com/images/nbjazz
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Mission Vinyl: Records Sale & BBQ
Sunday, July 27th @ Fabric 8 | San Francisco, CA
Bay Area DJ’s Romanowski, J-Boogie, Rasta Q, Wisdom, John John,
Justin Time, Toph One, Ruben, B Love, Consuelo, Top Thump open
Up their record collections for sale at SF’s coolest shop. BBQ and live
Painting. All goes down at 22nd and Valencia from 2-7pm
http://www.fabric8.com
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Dub Mission Sunday, July 27th @ Elbo Room | San Francisco, CA
Sep and J-Boogie are joined by Sake One for a soundclash!
Roots, rockers, dancehall, dub, lovers and all forms of reggae music.
http://www.dubmissionsf.com
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Om: Sunset Sessions Wednesday, July 30th @ Americano in Hotel Vitale | San Francisco, CA
Going.com brings you the get over the hump midweek afternoon jam.
http://www.om-records.com/events
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Herbaliser Friday, Aug 1st @ Mighty | San Francisco, CA
Sunset and Massive Selector combine to bring you the original Ninja
masters alongside J-Boogie, Proof and Motion Potion
http://www.sunsetpromotions.net/evinfo.php?eventid=25986
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For the Future: Nextaid Sunday, Aug 3rd @ Caf´┐Ż Cocomo 12pm – 2am| San Francisco, CA
J-Boogie, Lance Desardi, M3, Galen, Garth, Seven, Solar, Tasho and
more do their thing all day sunset style to benefit Nextaid.
http://www.nextaid.org/events-upcoming.htm
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Dubtronic Science @ Bumbershoot Monday, Sept 1st 4:00 PM Jazz Stage | Seattle, WA
One of the biggest music festivals in the NW. Come join Dubtronic.
http://www.bumbershoot.org/
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TOP 10 —My favorites sent off for next months URB mag

U-Tern – Body Work Vol. 2
Gecko Turner – Manipulado
J*DaVeY – The Beauty in Distortion / Land of the Lost
DJ Rekha – Basement Bhangra (J-Boogie Remix)
Dwele – Sketches of a Man
The Dynamics – Version Excursions
Plantlife – Time Traveler
Ocote Soul Sounds – The Alchemist Manifesto
Erykah Badu – Honey (Greenwood Rhythm Coalition Re-Lick) -BSTRD Boots 5
Fania Remixed – I Like it Like That
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Posted by: J Boogie on July 25, 2008 @ 8:12 PM
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Yes yes yall, it’s high time to peep the Black Spade world premiere video for ‘Evil Love’ directed by Sophia Coppola’s assistant (seriously).

After you’re done enjoying the trip, feel free to download the exclusive Black Spade (Live at Red Bull Sonar)

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Posted by: Gunnar Hissam on July 25, 2008 @ 2:03 PM
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If you haven’t you are missing out! Come check it out for Wednesday Happy Hour at the Americano in the Hotel Vitale. A nice way to celebrate hump day with an after work cocktail, some good folks and even better music. Chuck Love played the first party, here’s some footage…..



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Posted by: Gunnar Hissam on July 22, 2008 @ 4:29 PM
Posted in: Events

To celebrate the release of People Under the Stairs “The Om Years”, we’re giving away 10 copies of the release on vinyl. Our good friends at Fat Beats Distribution will be producing a 2xVLP edition of the album on wax. As many of you know, People Under the Stairs’s vinyl catalog is one of the most sought after release from Om. Many of their previous releases are now out of print. Here is your chance to get some of the most sought after tracks from PUTS on wax.

HOW TO ENTER
Email contests@om-records.com with the words “PUTS” in the subject line.

RULES
-Contest starts Tuesday July 22nd and Ends August 22nd.
-At the End of the contest, 10 names will be randomly picked to win.

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Posted by: g.win on July 22, 2008 @ 1:10 PM
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Posted by: Jonthecorner on July 21, 2008 @ 4:07 PM
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He’s going for it people… a whilrwind trip through LA this weekend. Check out your boy J-Boogie at any of these spots today through Sunday.

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Posted by: Gunnar Hissam on July 18, 2008 @ 1:16 PM
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If you’ve got a free night and you’re an Azeem fan you’ll want to be here…. I know I would!


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Posted by: Gunnar Hissam on July 15, 2008 @ 4:40 PM
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Here’s a photo of Samantha opening for Mark Farina at Giant this past Saturday. Click here for a few more pics from the night.

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Posted by: Gunnar Hissam on July 8, 2008 @ 1:16 PM
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