It’s been quite some time since we’ve heard from Columbus, Ohio emcee Illogic. His last project was in 2009, the little heard Diabolical Fun LP. While he has always rolled with the right crew, collaborating with artists such as Blueprint and Aesop Rock over the years, he was never quick to make the leap to [cont.]
Emcee Illogic and producer Blockhead reunite for the second EP in the Preparing For Capture series – which is merely a precursor to the duo’s forthcoming full-length album, Capture The Sun. You can name your price for the project via Bandcamp, below. Preparing for Capture 2 by Illogic & Blockhead
From Preparing For Capture, available now. Directed By Erik Anello.
From the Preparing for Capture EP. Plus, Preparing For Capture 2 hits September 4, 2012.
It’s been only a few short months since billy woods released his dense, mission-statement of an album, History Will Absolve Me, and already the Washington, DC-born, NYC-based lyricist is back in the studio working on new music. This time around, however, he’s working with long-time Aesop Rock-producer Blockhead, and the two are currently deep into [cont.]
Fan favorite Aesop Rock producer and Ninja Tune instrumentalist, Blockhead, returns with his fifth LP for the label, Interludes After Midnight, an ode to the late night public access television shows he grew up on. This theme doesn’t necessarily transcend to the music itself, unless Block is sampling bits and pieces of the programming that [cont.]
Preparing For Capture is out now via Bandcamp. Preview and buy today. Preparing for Capture by Illogic and Blockhead
From the duo’s Preparing for Capture EP. Pre-order now at http://www.illogistics.net. Starring Raven LaFontant,directed and edited by Erik Anello, concept written by Illogic, Laura Green, Erik Anello, shot by Laura Green, Cory Ring, Matt Aizaga, Andre Doughty, Erik Anello, Eli Tawil, produced by Alec Anello, Adam Haiken.
From the upcoming EP, Preparing for Capture. Directed and edited by Erik Anello.
Back in 2005, HipHopSite.Com pressed up a special promotional CD for pre-orders of Blockhead’s “Downtown Science” LP called “The Block Is Hot Part 2″. Limited to 1000 copies, the disc included a handful of unreleased joints from Block, but more importantly a live recording of a performance in NYC. Block had mixed tracks from his [cont.]
Two new tracks from Blockhead’s Interludes After Midnight, which drops on May 5th via Ninja Tune. Also look out for The Robin Byrd Mixtape which hits just before the album, mixed by DJ Pizzo. Oh hey, that’s me.
Aesop Rock interviews Blockhead about video games, sports, and other topics. Look for Blockhead’s Interludes After Midnight on May 5th, but before that, The Robin Byrd Mixtape, mixed by yours truly.
One of our favorite instrumentalist artists is back, as Blockhead preps his next LP, Interludes After Midnight, due May 1st. He talks about here: As for the whole idea behind the art work, the idea came from me thinking about a time before the internet and cell phones. Basically, the late 80′s/early 90′s. The album [cont.]
PremRock & Willie Green are proud to announce the first single off of their upcoming Remix album entitled: “PremRock & Willie Green: Reassembled” dropping on 3/12/12. The album will feature the entire self-titled effort remixed by various producers all over the country and globe. Featuring productions from the aforementioned Blockhead & Has-Lo the album also [cont.]
Blockhead writes: The Mighty Jones is a group made up of myself, Singer Joanna Erdos, guitarist/bassist Damien Paris and guitarist/bassist Jeremy Gibson. We recently did a little video of us recording at Wreckroom records Studios. The song “The spell” is one of the newer joints we’ve been working on and hope to release in the [cont.]
New solo material from Illogic, with Blockhead on the beats. In other news, we’re hearing Blockhead’s got a new album due 2012…. Anomoly by Illogic and Blockhead
After getting out the gates with their debut leak “Paris”, the Hood Samaritan crew, comprised of emcees Kyle Rapps & Y-Love and producer/deejay Diwon, are back for round two in their promo campaign for their forthcoming FreEP, Honey Dijon. This time around, the prolific Blockhead lends a hand to the samaritan movement with “Rise Up”, [cont.]
From 900Bats This is Aesop Rock, Eyedea, and Slug, rapping on a Blockhead beat in about 1999 or 2000. Huge shout to Despot for holding on to this all these years. This beat later appeared on Aesop Rock’s Labor Days LP as Bent Life (Feat. C-Rayz Walz). Here is a few words from Aes – [cont.]
Blockhead gives Tom Waits’ “Yesterday Is Here” the remix treatment, helping jump off Aesop Rock’s new 900 Bats website (which is dedicated to the memory of more than 900 bats needlessly torched to death by renovation workers in Jaipur.) Listen to it below, download it here. LISTEN: Tom Waits – “Yesterday Is Here (Blockhead Remix)”
As the story goes, Blockhead and some friends got together for a project with Joanna Erdos of The Midnight Show on vocals, called The Mighty Jones. They recorded a few demos together, but one of the members died, leaving the project in limbo. Some time passed, and they began to toy with the idea of [cont.]
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