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RUPTURE & SONIDO MARTINES IN MEXICO CITY

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Queridos Defeños, nos vemos este sabado! This weekend I head down to Mexico City to DJ the 5th anniversary of Pulqueria Insurgentes! Continue Reading

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JEMD IN PITTSBURGH & AROOJ AFTAB

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This Saturday, March 14, we are bringing the Julius Eastman Memorial Dinner to Pittsburgh! The event is being presented by the Warhol Museum, and... Continue Reading

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RED PARTY / VERSO & RUPTURE

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Socialist slow jams and commie techno in a room full of people who love lefty books: not to be missed! On Saturday February 14th... Continue Reading

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FROM DEEP: NYC Debut, Dutty Soundtrack

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This weekend Brett Kashmere’s beautifully done documentary about basketball & hiphop makes its New York City debut. I had the pleasure of doing music... Continue Reading

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RUPTURE & BOIMA IN HONG KONG

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I’m about to hop on a 16-hour nonstop flight to Hong Kong (via the Arctic Circle?), where, timeslipped 12 hours ahead into my sleep-deprived... Continue Reading

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WHEN GOD IS IN THE ROOM: Rupture Soundsystem Talk This Friday

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Come join me this Friday, November 7th, as a I present on soundsystems & audiences at Union Docs in Brooklyn. This forms part of... Continue Reading

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DUTTY TORONTO TAKEOVER

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This weekend we’re bringing all sorts of Dutty Artz vibes up to Toronto’s Avant X Festival! Continue Reading

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New Dutty Artz Member, Selecta K7

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written by Rupture; interview by Ushka  Dutty Artz welcomes our latest member, Phillip Allen aka  ‘Selecta K7′. Continue Reading

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RUPTURE @ BANG ON A CAN MARATHON

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This Sunday I’m presenting the Julius Eastman Memorial Dinner at the Bang On A Can Marathon in lower Manhattan. The event is free. The... Continue Reading

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SUMMER WITH CECI BASTIDA

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We love Ceci! I first caught her live band playing a powerful set at the Day of the Dead festival in L.A.’s Hollywood Forever... Continue Reading

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WAKING UP TO THE-DREAM

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Venezuelan student protestors, Occupy Wall St, and equal screen time given to Harvey Milk and MLK — all in the video to The-Dream’s latest... Continue Reading

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MEXICO CITY GETDOWN

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I am off to Mexico City, Distrito Federal, to perform at the Vive Latino festival this weekend. DF is without a doubt one of... Continue Reading

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DJ Rupture – Enero 2013 Cumbia Mix

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For your listening enjoyment, a 30-minute mix of “cumbia cumbia, not nueva cumbia” that was previously only available at a NYC taco shop. My... Continue Reading

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Julius Eastman Memorial Dinner in Austin!

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Texas-bound! The JEMD crew and I are heading south to present the Julius Eastman Memorial Dinner at a free performance in Austin on Friday... Continue Reading

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DA 2014 LOOK FORWARD

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Six years ago Matt Shadetek & I (DJ Rupture) decided to start a record label. Madness. We’d returned to New York City the same... Continue Reading