Thursday, April 28 2011
Jazzical misfit Graham Reynolds exhumes the Duke. It's awesome.
Wednesday, September 8 2010
The awake, aware folks who make and receive these offerings celebrate an ever-evolving music that resists boundaries, the sort capable of communication that transcends language and explanation.
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Monday, September 22 2008
DJ Spooky has a new book and album that each explore remix culture. But what value is the single mix CD in an era where remix culture floods the distribution network with endless freely distributed combinations?
Tuesday, November 6 2007
The knowledge that Roots, Rock, Remixed is endorsed by the folks in charge of Marley's legacy lends it a sense of legitimacy. Plus, DJ Shadow's involved. How bad could it be?
Monday, October 22 2007
Thursday, September 6 2007
Monday, April 23 2007
It's important to reexamine America's racist past, but is it enough to simply recontextualize the same old images? For better or worse, DJ Spooky throws down the gauntlet, remixing and recasting DW Griffith’s Birth of a Nation.
Sunday, June 1 2003
For someone so visible, DJ Spooky is surprisingly elusive. The man is a musician, a turntablist, a journalist, a visual artist, an upright bassist, and a university lecturer to name just a few of his hats.