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Dutty Artz Merchandise Fire Sale!

After doing a little Spring cleaning at Dutty Artz headquarters, we have found out that we have a limited amount of physical merch in stock left. Now is the time for it to go!

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REPRESENTING NYC x 8-BALL RADIO: DEEM SPENCER, SLYY COOPER, AND SPENSER WILLIAMS

Representing NYC is back at it, now kicking it every Friday on 8-Ball Community Radio. The D-Lo Radio crew, made of Joey Desktop, Diamond Terrifier, and DJ Flacko, spins all vinyl while the Great Marley G  freestyles with influences from his home neighborhood of Red Hook, Brooklyn.

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Kondi Band “Belle Wahallah EP” Out now!

It’s been five years in the making, but the Kondi Band has finally arrived! 

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New Mix Alert: Talacha’s Frecuencia Sin Frontera

By Sara Skolnick
 
Talacha’s Frecuencia Sin Frontera signals a new point in the evolution of the inherently transnational cumbia genre. In the newest iteration of cumbia, it makes its way from Toy Selecta’s hip-hop insipred reworkings to crunk cumbia and now to a new corner of the DIY, Soundcloud-fueled underground with wepa, in all of its embracing of low-end, lo-fi grittiness.

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RIOBAMBA FADER MIX

My exclusive set for The Fader’s mixtape series dropped yesterday, a “A blazing mix of reggaetón, dembow, and rap en español from the Brooklyn-based DJ and producer.”

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Chief Boima INTLBLK Tour Mix

Hi Duttylandia, I’m on the road again! — from Brazil to Germany via England. I came out here to play the debut show of the Kondi Band, my new collaborative album with Dutty Artz alum Sorie Kondi.

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Ushka is an Asian American Writers’ Workshop 2016 fellow!

The Asian American Writer’s Workshop Open City Fellowship “fosters Asian American writers covering inequality in low-income Asian immigrant neighborhoods in New York City.” Who better for that job than our beloved Thanu aka DJ Ushka?

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From the Archives: Africa is a Country x Chimurenga x Pan African Space Station

Back in November 2015, Chief Boima (in his role as Africa is a Country’s managing editor) curated three panels at the Pan African Space Station‘s library-of-people installation at the Performa 15 Hub in New York City. AIAC invited Dutty Artz’ DJ Ushka, York College Professor and writer Rishi Nath, and AIAC’s photo editor Zachary Rosen to host three podcasts on behalf of Africa is a Country.

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NEW RIOBAMBA MIXTAPE ON MIXPAK FM + RESIDENT ADVISOR PICK

My mixtape for the Mixpak FM series is here, featured today as Resident Advisor’s Mix of the Day.

For me this mix dove into “channeling rage for, remembrance of, love toward victims of police brutality & state-sanctioned violence, in the U.S. y destructive legacies this country has left & continues to leave elsewhere– ya basta, ya basta, ya basta. A las víctimas– nunca serán olvidados.”

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Sopa de Wonton mix, new from Talacha!

Our designer extraordinaire, Talacha, is back with his second DJ mix!

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Atropolis Live Set Tutorial (via Dubspot)

Our in house Dubspot employed Ableton instructor, Atropolis, has just put together a three part tutorial showcasing the ins and outs of his live performance set using Ableton Live.

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NEW RIOBAMBA TRACK WITH FALSE WITNESS

Super excited to share my track “Bin Danza” with sound artist and KUNQ member False Witness, which premiered last week on Thump Colombia.

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Ralfi Pagan – Latin Soul Remixed

No bones about it, resurrecting the dead is black magic. It is something to be approached with caution and reverence and something that takes a lot of energy to conjure.

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“Reggae Fi Peach” estrena en Vice Colombia

Todo en español este vez, porque si no entiendes tendrás que google.translate de qualquier manera. Reggae Fi Peach estrenó al sitio de Vice Colombia ayer.

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The ‘Prendelo’ video + MPeach feature on Sounds and Colours

MPeach is a Latina del futuro, a Latin of the future, as she titles one of her latest tracks. The future however feels like a question, about what once was and what still is Latin America today. Maybe the answer is in her lyrics, sensual and street-wise, straight out of Caracas, the capital of Venezuela…

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DJ Ripley on the Elevate Festival, wrapping up Europe

Ripley here, just returned from a few days in Graz, Austria, where I was a guest at the 11th Elevate Festival.

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