Tonight at SXSW in Austin, Texas, were gettin the band back together. -Cut Chemist
LA this Saturday, Hymnal and I will be honoring Emily Dickinson with a special performance of words and music. If you’re I the area, please join us. -Cut Chemist
In collaboration with the City of Los Angeles’ Big Read honoring the poetry of Emily Dickinson, Grand Park’s Downtown Bookfest turns Dickinson’s poetry inside out with performances by Cut Chemist + Hymnal, David Prather and Mayda Del Valle. Free hands-on activities include creating your own pieces of poetic genius with PUBLISH! by Writ Large Press, constructing handmade books using dried plant specimens, a photo booth with Victorian-era props and prose, free writing advice, 826LA’s never-ending story, and pop-up bookshops for literary lovers big and small.
An in depth mix of David Axelrod and what he meant for Hip Hop music. As well as an intimate conversation with “Musician Whisperer” and photographer Brian Cross about their relationship and how it lead to his last solo recording on Mo Wax.
Cut Chemist hosts a celebration of Black History Month, Valentines Day and the music of J Dilla featuring mixes by Mike Styles, Kali Dubz and Marvski.
First show of 2017 featuring Mathieu Schreyer of KCRW and a special pop in guest, Brewery Town Beats talking about his reissue project with the legendary soul/funk group Magnum. This episode also celebrates the women march as Marvski mixes up some classic female rap songs, Moog pioneer, Jean Jacques Perrey‘s birthday and the Inaugural get down of the Funk Off Moviemix, a 30 minute short film set to the French industrial mega mix Cut did a couple years back. Watch Here. Mike Styles kicks off the show with some resistance music from around the world including a classic from the recently departed, William Onyeabor. Enjoy!
The official short film set to Funk Off Megamix featuring music by myself, Vox Populi!, Pacific 231, Edan, Mr Lif, Chali 2na, Hymnal, Deantoni Parks, Mumbles and Gone Beyond.
Directed by Tom Fitzgerald of Cinefamily
added camera footage shot by Joseph Armario
Contributing director Delaney Bishop
Collaged paper goods by Cut Chemist
VINYL + ORIGINAL MATERIAL: cutchemist.bandcamp.com
An alternative viewing for today 1/20/17.
FUNK OFF MOVIEMIX featuring remixed and chopped music by VOX Populi, Pacific 231. Starring Edan, Denton Parks, Mr. Lif, Chali 2na and Hymnal. Additional music contribution by Mumbles and Gone Beyond.
Directed by Tom Fitzgerald of The Cinefamily. Additional direction and collaged paper goods by Cut Chemist. “Work My Mind” video directed by Delaney Bishop.
A Special Bob James birthday celebration that features some of my favorite uses of the classic song, “Nautilus”. See how the art of sampling has evolved through the use of one song. Enjoy! -Cut Chemist
From Hip Hop DX:
In celebration of jazz musician Bob James’ December 25th birthday, Cut Chemist of Jurassic 5 cooked up a special exclusive episode of A Stable Sound podcast. With tracks like “Beats To The Rhyme” by Run-DMC and “Daytona 500” by Ghostface Killah, the mix spans Hip Hop songs from 1981-2016, and all sample James’ 1974 single, “Nautilus.” Normally powered by Dublab, episodes of A Stable Sound podcast run the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. Listen above.