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Dumbworld Asks, What is Good Music to Workout To?

My favorite for now are the Mad Decent Worldwide Radio podcasts, and they are free.  It’s been described as NPR for the streets. Continue reading

Dumbworld Asks What Is The Song at The Beginning of How To Make It in America?

Back when I had HBO, How to Make It in America, the story of two entrepreneurs trying to hustle in New York, was one of my favorite shows. I always wondered who sang the title song.

Come to find out it’s none other than Stones Throw Records’s Aloe Blacc.  Continue reading

Sacramento HipHop Group Delorean Launching New Website

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Sacramento’s Own Delorean (emcee 5th Ave and producer Jon Reyes) are launching their new website.

They promise:

…individual artist blogs filled with genius and absolute non-sense, art, music,
fashion, recipes, randomness, mayhem and debauchery…

Dumbworld is always down for a little mayhem and debauchery.

The video Hey Alice is from their album “No More Heroes.” Here is their “Dear Langston” video.

My New Favorite Video

These kids go off.

via fry cook on venus

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Beni Featuring Sam Sparrow ‘Maximus’ Music Video.

Directed by Warran & Rhett for MOOP JAW

DP – David Payne

Styling – Antuong Nguyen

Art Direction – Warran & Rhett

http://www.moopjaw.com

Scoring a Film

For some reason this really interested me.  Matt Mariano, performing and recording the score to Made In China.

Update: Just saw some additional scenes from Made in China, and producer James Choi spoke on the film.  Was shot on the HVX200, won the grand prize award at SXSW, was shot for “a little more than $10,000” and got a distribution deal.  Just shows what you can do with a good story.

Making a Music Video

A good primer into the world of independent filmmaking can be a low budget music video. Videomaker has an article on music video making, including an interview with MTV contributor Ali Santana (Automatic Writing) and independent film director Jessie James Jackson, Jr (Oh Jesus).

Who Stole the Soul? James Brown’s Body Missing?

What happened to the Godfather of Soul’s body. Dumbworld won’t sleep until there are answers. OK- we will sleep, but we won’t like it.  OK- we will like it, but we will be wearing our special pajamas for safety.