Last year while in Detroit for the Movement Festival, mi hermanos Kai Alce, JT and I were invited to what we thought was a J.Dilla documentary viewing. Although it was a great body of work, it was hardly what we expcected. The whole movie was basically about an orchestra trying to learn play Dilla standards live. Like i said it was a cool movie. But while I’m in the D, any JD selections that hit my ear drums better be braking my neck due to nod factor and bass bumpin’.
That said, event organizers from last years DILLA premier should most definitely consider Brian Atkins J.Dilla: Still Shining. Recently announced by Gifted Films Inc, it’s the footage and imagery that bless this documentary with an authenticity that is extremely unique. [Read more...]