Print’s “Adventures in Counter-Culture” out April 5th.
In the third episode of The Adventures Of Blueprint series, Al Shepard breaks down the creation of his second single from Adventures In Counter-Culture, “Keep Bouncing”.
Rhymesayers’ Fifth Element has begun taking pre-orders for Blueprint’s “Adventures In Counter Culture”, which is due for a March 5th release. Pre-orders for the album will include the exclusive Weightless Radio CD, a 27 track instrumental album of previously unreleased beats produced by Blueprint. Go here to pre-order now.
Music video for the song “10 Stone” from the Smokey Part Two EP by hip-hop producer Latimore Platz. Video was shot in Columbus, Ohio and Detroit, Michigan at Hittsville, USA the Motown Museum. Video shot, directed, & edited by Shepard Albertson (aka Blueprint) using a Sony Vixia HF100 camera and Final Cut Pro.
Printmatic releases the second single / video from Adventures In Counter Culture, due April 5th, inspired by the ATCQ’s Midnight Marauders sketch. Shot, edited, & directed by Optical Alchemists. The single is available now via ITunes.
Critically acclaimed mc/producer and Soul Position frontman Blueprint (link artist page), returns with his highly anticipated sophomore solo release Adventures in Counter-Culture. Experimenting with synths, keyboards, and drum machines, Adventures in Counter-Culture touches on Blueprint’s cynicism with the world, his disdain for pop culture, the state of politics and an apathetic, uninspired society. The album [cont.]
Blueprint delivers the first single from his just announced LP, Adventures In Counter-Culture, dropping March 1st, 2011 on Rhymesayers Entertainment. Get the single now via ITunes.
Video action from Blueprint’s Blueprint Who project, which was released this week. You can grab free or for a fee via Bandcamp. Blueprint – Blueprint Who EP (Bandcamp)
Isn’t it time to see Atmosphere live again? Catch them at any of the following dates with Blueprint, Mudkids, DJ Rare Groove, and Grieves & Budo. Tour dates For Atmosphere: 09/08 – Madison, WI – Orpheum Theatre* 09/09 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater* 09/10 – Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue Theatre** 09/11 – Covington, [cont.]
Illogic and Blueprint reunite for Electric Purgatory Part 2, available now via Bandcamp. Tracklist: 1. Hello World 2. Keep It Live (feat. Aesop Rock) 3. Step Aside 4. The Spin Cycle 5. Babylon 6. Only You (feat. Toki Wright & Angelica Yee) 7. Smile Greenhouse (Blueprint + Illogic) – “Electric Purgatory Part 2″ EP
The second EP in the Electric Purgatory series from Greenhouse (Blueprint & Illogic) will be released on July 24th on Weightless Recordings. Electric Purgatory Part Two features guest appearances from Toki Wright (Rhymesayers), Aesop Rock (Def Jux), and is produced entirely by Blueprint. The latest leak from the EP is the song “Only You” featuring [cont.]
Official music video for song “Cold Out Here” by Greenhouse (Blueprint & lllogic) featuring The Catalyst from the groups EP “Electric Purgatory – Part One” available now on weightless recordings. Video directed by Bangland Media and shot in Columbus, OH. Download the EP for free at here or here. For more information on Greenhouse, visit [cont.]
Footage from last night’s show with Killah Priest… Big ups to Print and Illogic and everyone else in the house last night.
We’ve seen Blueprint craft albums based around samples from Funkadelic and Radiohead, respectively. Next, the prolific artist will build an album around samples from classic rock outfit, The Who. “A lot of artists and producers do “mashups”, where they take existing vocals and put them over something else, but I try to do this series [cont.]
As a founding member of the now dissipated Greenhouse Effect crew, as well as his own indy imprint, Weightless Recordings, the ambidextrous Blueprint has paid his dues in the underground for the past few years, but has never released a true solo album. Sure, we’ve seen him produce entire albums for other people (Illogic’s [cont.]
Take all that I-had-to-push-powder-before-becoming-an-MC gibberish that these generic mixtape superstars spit with a grain of salt. Columbus, Ohio native Blueprint, full-time MC/producer/CEO, chose to get a degree in Computer Science and program computers for five years while building his indie label, Weightless Recordings, co-owned with college buddy Manifest. Touring last year with Atmosphere for the [cont.]
Best known as the emcee blessing RJD2′s beats on the recently released Soul Position (RJD2 + Blueprint) Unlimited EP, or known to others as the producer blessing Illogic’s emceeing on Got Lyrics, Blueprint joins the ranks of Diamond, Lord Finesse, Evidence, and others as one of the few emcees/producers that can hold his own weight in [cont.]
Matt Conaway HHS: Over the past year, we have seen you undergo a very interesting transition, from being known primarily as a producer to wearing both hats (producing and emceeing). Was this your goal from the start, to juggle both aspects? Blueprint: I don’t know if it was necessarily a goal of mine to juggle [cont.]
Fresh after wooing heads with his solo debut, production wunderkind RJD2 teams up with emcee partner Blueprint, blessing us with a 6 song appetizer for their upcoming full-length release 8 Million Stories, due out this fall. For those that don’t know, RJD2 is quickly becoming the underground’s leading producer, after showing and proving the last few [cont.]
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