Wednesday, January 04, 2006
2 new DVDs: An A-Trak doco & new underground videoclips.
Awol One: Culturama Audio Visual Bombshelter Presents Culturama 666, Vol. 2
This is a collection of videos by some of the artists that influence the underground hip hop culture today in America. Put together by AWOL One & Peter Agoston, the creator of the Culturama phenomenon. Audiovisual bombshelter and Culturama's goal has always been to expose the cutting edge groups. In the past they are responsible for exposing such artists as MF Doom, Madlib, 2Mex and more. This DVD features The Shape Shifters, Masta Killa of wu tang clan, R.A. The Rugged Man, High N Mighty, Danger Mouse & Jemini ft. Cee Lo & The Liks, Busdriver, Awol-One, Josh Martinez, Radioinactive, Fat Hed Feat. Motion Man & Kutmasta Kurt, Dj Quest & Eddie K, and more.
Release date Jan 24th. 90mins. $12.95US.
Sunglasses Is a Must
This DVD is the long-awaited tell-all biopic about turntablism's boy wonder. Sunglasses Is A Must takes you from A-Trak's first purchase of turntables with bar-mitzvah money, up to all the battles he entered, all the continents he discovered, all the zoos he visited and all the wonderful people he met along the way.
DVD highlights include A-Trak coming up as a 13 year-old DJ, World DMC, ITF and Vestax Championship highlights, practicing and recording with DJ Q-Bert, Mixmaster Mike playing host on tour with the Beastie Boys, Behind-the-scenes pranks with The Allies, A-Trak in the lab with Roc Raida (X-Ecutioners) and KLC (Beats By The Pound), making DIY music with Money Mark & Peanut Butter Wolf, shoe shopping and private jet flying with Kanye West, and Globetrotting across China, Italy, South Africa, Japan and Australia.
Release date Feb 21st. .
• A-Trak website with trailer