August 1, 2014
On The Scope 7-31-2014

Shabazz Places Lese Majesty stream - Seattle’s experimental Hip-Hop collective Shabazz Places recently released their sophomore album Lese Majesty, a follow up to Shabazz Places’ critically acclaimed 2011 debut album Black Up. Shabazz Places collective is lead by the duo: Ishmael Bu…

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July 30, 2014

bobbycaputo:

‘Time-Lapse’ Condenses 1 Hour of Air Strikes into 1 Minute, Shows Gaza Neighborhood Leveled

The video above isn’t a time-lapse per-se, but it is being reported as such because it allegedly condense a full hour of Israeli Army air strikes on a Gaza Neighborhood down to just one minute of footage. In that minute, you see an entire neighborhood vanish into explosions and massive clouds of dust that clear to reveal only piles of rubble.

The video was tweeted by BuzzFeed correspondent Sheera Frenkel, and it’s important to note that the info in her tweet has not been confirmed by anyone other than Al Arabia News, so details are vague and uncertain, but it’s a horrifying ‘time-lapse’ that reminds us of the GoPro video from the front of Syrian tank we shared several months ago.

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July 29, 2014
Idris Elba’s How Clubbing Changed The World (2012) - Documentary

Around the time of the last Olympics in London, UK’s Channel 4 aired a documentary hosted by actor Idris Elba about the evolution of club culture in UK/Europe and it’s influence in global culture. The documentary starts off by paying homage to U.S. roots of dance music…

http://goo.gl/Muc4U4

July 29, 2014
The 45 King Boiler Room DJ Set - Video

Early this month, legendary Mark the 45 King did a DJ set for Boiler Room. The set was recorded and streamed on July 2nd, 2014. The 45 King is known for his vast 7″(aka 45s) vinyl collection, and as a producer of classic Hip-Hop tracks from the 80s, 90s and 2000s. A few years back I saw…

http://goo.gl/wAfKVI

July 28, 2014

Karen O - Rapt (Official Video)

July 28, 2014

themicrogiant:

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July 28, 2014
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Space Invader sighting, Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan

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Space Invader sighting, Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan

July 28, 2014

themicrogiant:

These are by Maja Wronska/Takmaj . Facebook

July 28, 2014

themicrogiant:

Kehinde Wiley 

July 28, 2014

themicrogiant:

I just did an interview with artist Makoto Aida for Hi-Fructose. Read it here.