Monthly archives: March, 2014

Talib Kweli Says “Stand Your Ground” Is A “Small Part Of A Bigger Problem”

The “Stand Your Ground” law has been adopted in many states and has caused controversy over the last few years, particularly in Florida. Recently sitting down with Vlad TV, Talib Kweli, who often speaks about public affairs, spoke about the “Stand Your Ground” law and its affects on society. “The “Stand Your Ground” law is a…

Miami Mayor, City Officials Look to End Ultra Music Festival

Two days after security guard Erica Mack was trampled at Ultra Music Festival on Friday, Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and city officials are looking to call an end to the festival. The 28-year-old Contemporary Services Corp. guard was in “critical, yet stable” condition after trampled when trying to stop a mob of gate crashers from…

‘The Source’ Founder Benzino’s Nephew Pleads Not Guilty, Claims Self-Defense in Funeral Shooting

The nephew of rapper and reality TV star Benzino appeared in court on Monday on assault charges in the shooting of his uncle during a funeral procession south of Boston over the weekend. Gai Scott, 36, pleaded not guilty through his attorney, who asserted that his client was trying to protect himself during the odd…

Producer/Engineer Dave Audé – Pensado’s Place #156

Producer and Engineer Dave Audé joins Dave and Herb on the 156th episode of Pensado’s Place. [Pensado’s Place]

DJ QBert @ Dubspot! Interview, Workshop Recap, ‘Extraterrestria / GalaXXXian’ Prelisten!

Dubspot recently hosted a DJ workshop with scratch luminary and world champion turntablist DJ QBert. Check out the video recap and head over to our blog for more info: Learn more about Dubspot’s DJ courses:…

Sonic TALK 352 – Bitwig!

Plus – we wonder what happened to jamming – has technology surpressed that activity, Positive Grid Final Touch – mastering app on ipad, Peavey Revalver 4, Bitwig, is it possible to position sounds vertically in a mix, and best merch. [Sonic State]

Aaron Bay-Schuck on Renman Live

This morning we are broadcasting one of our Renman Live shows from last year with A&R Exec Aaron Bay-Schuck. Aaron is Senior VP of &R Atlantic Records and works closely with Bruno Mars. If you want to know what A&R folks are thinking this is a great place to start. If you’re looking to do…

Blind Fury Interview With The Breakfast Club Power 105.1

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Music Educator Profile: Musicologist Susan McClary of UCLA

In this clip from – Susan McClary, Professor of Musicology at the University of California, Los Angeles, speaks at length about her field and the challenges that its discoveries present to musicians. She addresses the difficulty in interpreting music of past centuries, why context matters when preparing to perform a piece of music, the…

Birdman Reminisces On Signing Nicki Minaj To YMCMB!

Birdman recently took to Billboard’s “Ladies First: 31 Female Rappers Who Changed Hip-Hop,”series to discuss none other than their femcee signee, Nicki Minaj. Birdman recalled Lil Wayne being so excited about his new found gem, and the overall YMCMB introduced to Nicki. Check out as Birdman takes a trip down memory lane, a.k.a 2009, below….