Fresh off the heels of their brand new album, The Family Sign, their landmark headlining performance at the Soundset Festival and a well-received Bonnaroo appearance, Atmosphere are announcing another string of live dates with label-mates Evidence and DJ Babu (of Dilated Peoples), Blueprint, and Prof. The tightly knit crew will bring a multi-faceted set of [cont.]
Ohio’s Blueprint has been putting it down on the underground scene for a good decade now, becoming an integral limb in the Rhymesayers family tree, and without a doubt one of the most consistent artists in his class. It’s been five years since his last LP with RSE, 1988, and with Adventures In Counter-Culture he [cont.]
Printmatic’s Adventures In Counter-Culture is in stores now on Rhymesayers Entertainment.
Blueprint opens up and takes the viewer and listener down the road of a performing artist with many freedoms that can lead to trouble in the end, or the road to sobriety. Pre-order Adventures In Counter-Culture now.
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.]
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