Everything in its right place

It's my first day as the new owner of the shop and I feel like I'm in the right place.  This video seems to express that in a cycling way.  Erik has popped in a couple of times and reckons I'll be seeing a lot more of him before he goes.  Been meeting some interesting people and helping people with various cycling needs and questions.  It feels good to be where starting as a bicycle messenger 8 years ago has led me.  I loved my life on the bike and now I get to help people with their rides.  This is such a dream come true and I have all the people who've supported me to thank.

A Tribe Called Quest - We The People....

The almighty Tribe is back with their final album "We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service" and deliver a powerful video to accompany its release.

TR808 drum machine

808, the heart of the beat that changed music. The acclaimed documentary that chronicles the incredible legacy of the TR808 drum machine will be exclusively available on Apple Music December 9th 2016. Discover the iconic records, artists and producers influenced by the 808's unique beats and find out the secret behind its sudden discontinuation.

20 YEARS OF STONES THROW MIX

Throughout the year, Stones Throw has had a few shows around the world (good one in Bris too!) to celebrate their 20th anniversary, all leading up to the Stones Throw Superfest taking place in Los Angeles this November 5th. This past Spring, Stones Throw founder Peanut Butter Wolf was on tour in Japan, where Stüssy Japan released his mix (on cassette, no less.) The mix features selected tracks from the label's 20 year history, and also includes a few unreleased tracks – two 90s-era Madlib, and a couple from projects still in the works. Tracklist after the click. Via Patta

A Tribe Called Quest’s new album features Kendrick, André 3000 and Elton John

FACT A Tribe Called Quest’s sixth album, which was recorded before Phife Dawg passed away earlier this year, is set for release next week. In a recent interview with The New York Times, Q-Tip revealed more details of the release. The album is called We Got It From Here and will feature guest appearances from André 3000, Kendrick Lamar and, of course, Busta Rhymes, who the group has been working with since he was a member of Leaders of the New School. Jack White makes a cameo, but the most interesting feature is, hands down, Elton John. 

Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London

Photographer Alex Bartsch has painstakingly researched and sought out the original locations of 42 reggae record sleeve cover shots, and rephotographed them in situ. By meticulously matching the record sleeves with their background, Alex has created a fascinating series that represents not only serious patience and eye for detail on his part, but also paints a picture of the history of London’s reggae scene.

Read more here and support here.

A$AP Mob - Money Man / Put That On My Set ft. A$AP Rocky, A$AP Nast, Yung Lord, Skepta

A surrealist and gritty London tale. Following a premiere in London on Friday, A$AP Rockyhas released his ‘Money Man’ short film which features two tracks from the forthcoming A$AP Mob Cozy Tapes Vol.1 and appearances by Skepta, A$AP Nast and La Haine‘s Said Taghmaoui.

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Great rare Quality Footage Of Bob Marley Live @ Manhattan Centre

Flashback to June 21, 1975 when Bob Marley brought an electrifying performance to the Manhattan Centre in New York City.

Watch great quality video of Bob performing Them Belly Full, Natty Dread and Bend Down Low

Seen here

Remembering Prince Buster, the Jamaican original who brought ska to the world

Cecil Bustamente Campbell, better known as Prince Buster, died on September 8 from heart problems following a series of strokes. He left behind a legacy that changed the course of Jamaican music, pioneering the ska sound and taking it across the globe. David Katz remembers a true original who recorded with Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Tackhead and more.

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