Earlier in the week when we did the the Bitches Brew Remix drop we specifically downplayed the original artwork creator in order to set this feature up? Miles Davis’ – Bitches Brew, the underdog avante garde jazz production, that was hated on straight out of the gate. It gave birth to a new genre of jazz. That new genre gave birth to a new era that is still being deciphered to this day. That being said, keep in mind that the mystique and allure might not have been possible without the semi psychedelic visuals that wrapped the original gatefold vinyl jacket. [Read more...]
While we were on our recently unexpected hiatus, we missed some major maneuvers in several corners of the innanets. All good though, when your’re in tune to spots like Miles Davis Online the information re-up is always on point.
The concept of Artist Reinterpretation or Remix caught on like gangbusters this year. Last month the works of Subway Art’s Martha Cooper where the jewels of the remix during MoCA Art in the Streets. This time around the controversial Miles Davis masterpiece Bitches Brew is honored. [Read more...]
Poster design by Heath KillenConfirmed. Don Cheadle has accepted the lead in Untitled Miles Davis Biopic. Tentative release: 2013. Damn that’s a good minute. A trailer by fall is mandatory…until then here’s some extra rareness for your Monday. For the more up to the minute Cool Upon Cool check out Miles Davis Online. Thank us later.
For right now at least. Confirmed cover art for Tyler, The Creator’s debut album Goblin, set for release on May 1oth. The picture is an actual color modified portrait of old world gunslinger Billy the Kid. Details of the infamy can be found HERE. To make the matters even worse there is now speculated beef with Tyler, the Creator and one of ATL’s finest. But we’re not touching due to political obligations and conflict of interests.Â aight, ez. Shouts to the Wolfgang for making hip hop fun again. Free Earl.
During the 80′s + 90′s there was a cadre of visual artists that helped to paint the face reggae music for fans outside of the Caribbean. Based on research, most notable was the man called Wilfred Limonious. It’s safe to say that this is due to his visual artistry for the original release of the legendary Stalag Riddim. [Read more...]
Our favorite read of the the year thus far is Frank151′s Chapter 43: Bug Out! hosted by none other thanÂ NYC’sÂ legendaryÂ Ricky Powell. Filled with all fresh everything and everyone from Andy Warhol to Eazy E The Bug Out, will bug you out every time you pick it up (we mean that in a good). When we introduced it however we forgot to mention the companion soundtrack that was suppose to follow up. [Read more...]