Tuesday, August 31, 2010

THE UNDERHEARD

In case you hadn't heard:
We've got a li'l podcast thingy jumping off. 2 episodes up so far, catch up before we run outta virtual space and have to erase some! iPod ready and all. Subscribing SHOULD work, let us know if it's not...

BASHMENT!!!!

THIS SUNDAY!!!! 511 W. Englewood in Chicago!!! INAUGURATION BASHMENT!!! C'mon by, bring a friend!!! ALL DAY EVENT!!!
DJs:
Killa Shawn
Slymm (Peanut Gallery)
Thesselonious(Planetary Alignment/Big Yaahd Sound)
Rusty Redenbacher (MudKids/Tornado Alley)
& a few special surprise guests!!!!


If you can't make it out, check here : Thessel's Vessel On Ustream
We'll probably be there, too...!


See ya Sunday!!!
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Friday, June 25, 2010

Saturday, March 27, 2010

We Stand...period.

NUE.YAAHD production....

3. 13. 2010 - at  Elastic Sound and Vision Gallery

Big Yaahd Sound and myself -Koren D. Madpeace  (NUE) collaborated to sponor "Preemptive Strike" a showcase of new music featuring Chicago artists :  DVS JacksonFeSoPhraim and Jura Shaheed with Rasheed Chappell (NJ) and DJ Bruce BlaQ (WI) on the wheels. We had a great time graced with such talent.

The focus of the event was the artists above so don't be shy... g'head, click.

Also,  we - meaning us, meaning all in attendance - contributed here >>> Haiti in support. Our continued attention to detail and duty is necessary, wherever it is needed.  THANKS!!!



Thursday, December 17, 2009

SWING SHIFT

It's great to be able to let people really know how you feel...



Swing Shift
P.Kaye feat Kreme
Produced by: P.Kaye
Video by:Joe Rok-Hed

(we broke 200 views in about 8 days!! Thanx, guys!!)

Sunday, November 29, 2009

EXPLORATION AT ITS GREATEST...

Full setup

"We artists are indestructable, even in a prison cell or a concentration camp I would be almighty in my own world of art. Even if I had to paint my pictures with my wet tongue on the dusty floor of my cell..."- Pablo Picasso

So, it's been pretty quiet around di Yaahd as of late, eh...? Well, big tings a gwan, people. Getting the music done, making the myths. One of my favorite forgotten elements of hip hop is DJing/beatsmithing. Whether making a track, or just spicing it up, the DJ/producer is an unsung hero of a lot of our favorite tunes. Sampling, as well, can be seen as an artform in and of itself. Not everyone can do it effectively, and some continue anyway. Speaking of, wanna hear the possibly most sampled 6 second drum break in the world?

(Just watch the first 2 minutes, see if you guessed right)
Now, I was gonna give y'all the movie 'Scratch' to watch, documentation of the art of turntablism. However, I thought this might've illustrated "Beat Digging" a li'l better...

Sometimes, I don't even do the beat for my stuff. I think it gives me better vision of where the song should go. Proving my point, here's a li'l single I put together. Nothing major, just a few songs of "Mixed Media On Silicone", my upcoming free release...
Pennies Single

"Pennies" produced by Midas Wells™
"LSD" produced by Midas Wells™
"Best Believe" produced by Midas Wells™


AND hot off the presses: My NEW instrumental joint, Lunar Sunrise
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