DJ Spinna Presents: The Eccentric Movements of Jose James Mixtape
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DJ Spinna Presents: The Eccentric Movements of Jose James Mixtape

DJ Spinna blessed his SoundCloud followers and many other soulful, far-flung music fans with a dope new mix just in time for the long Labor Day weekend. DJ Spinna Presents: The Eccentric Movements of Jose James showcases music by Brooklyn-based soul singer Jose James. DJ Spinna artfully blends selections from older recordings as well as … Continue reading

MCA Lives on in Music: The Roots and BK’s DJ Woof represent for lost Beastie Boy, Adam “MCA” Yauch
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MCA Lives on in Music: The Roots and BK’s DJ Woof represent for lost Beastie Boy, Adam “MCA” Yauch

Sadly, in the three weeks since our last post – a feature on Cali beatmaker and fellow TPB fan, Nappy Chan – serveral music legends representing multiple genres and eras passed on. One of the first in our latest string of musicians lost, and arguably the most meaningful to the hip hop community and to … Continue reading

DJ Critical Remixes to Remember Biggie By – 15th Anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.’s Assissination
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DJ Critical Remixes to Remember Biggie By – 15th Anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.’s Assissination

Hip hop heads throughout New York City, across the country, and around the globe have been paying tribute to the late, great Notorious B.I.G all day and memorial parties will, no doubt, continue all night long on this 15th anniversary of his assassination. Biggie’s lyrics have been coming out of speaker boxes and headphones everywhere … Continue reading

Sounds in the Clouds: Stimulus’ Africa In Your Earbuds 4.0 – WHAT IT MEANS (presented by Okay Africa)
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Sounds in the Clouds: Stimulus’ Africa In Your Earbuds 4.0 – WHAT IT MEANS (presented by Okay Africa)

I listen to a lot of dope music, much more than you would think from my recent posts (or lack there of)! Like so many people, I discover a lot of this dopeness in the “cloud”, whether it be via Soundcloud, MixCloud, or some other site or streaming service. It’s long overdue that I make … Continue reading

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This Saturday, July 9th: Bionic Boogie at The Beauty Bar

I’m excited to announce that our peoples, 11th Parallel, have a brand new party called Bionic Boogie jumping off this Saturday, July 9th in Brooklyn. Engine, Jun Bug, and Shawn Dub will be spinning love songs all night long. Please, don’t confuse the term  “love songs” with “slow jams”. The party will be serving up … Continue reading

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Saturday Soul Search: ShawnDub – Promo Mix (50 Minutes of Funky Feel-Good Music)

I recently had the opportunity to meet ShawnDub, along with fellow Brooklyn turntablist/beatmaker, Engine NumberNine, and I was immediately impressed with their skills on the wheels, in addition to the depth of their love and knowledge of music. On his Promo Mix, ShawnDub showcases this with just about 50 minutes of feel-good eclectic rhythms that are … Continue reading

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New DJ Critical Blend: Cam’ron & Vado – Hey Muma vs Travis Barker (DJ Critical Blend)

Surreal Soundscapes’ own DJ Critical seems to have gotten the recording bug recently (must be Spring fever). As a result, we have a little treat for you in the form of a dope little blend of Cam’ron & Vado’s Hey Muma verses and Travis Barker’s Can a Drummer Get Some rhythm. Critical isn’t the only one … Continue reading