Toro Y Moi and Red Bull Music Academy previously hosted special album listening events in Brooklyn, NY and San Francisco, CA. Now, fans in Los Angeles will be able to experience the same unique experience from December 14-16 at HVW8. At these events, fans have the opportunity to hear Toro Y Moi’s upcoming third album, [...]
HVW8′s Tyler Gibney is featured on Versions Galore, a website in tribute to cover verisons. The link and playlist below. – from Versions Galore VG 4TH ANNIVERSARY GUEST MIX N° 8: HVW8 (TYLER GIBNEY) Happy Birthday to us! It’s the 8th and final installment of Versions Galore’s 4th Anniversary Guest Cover Mix series… HVW8, for the uninitiated, are an art [...]
(text by Teebs) one of the tunes off the Cecilia Tapes collection. the tracks were made for my paintings that are hanging at HVW8 Gallery in Los Angeles. just raw cuts/loops/sketches..not mastered or anything. The cd is for sale at live shows and at HVW8 gallery during their store ours. When the art show ends [...]
Updated HVW8 Soundcloud page featuring original compositions and live sets from the HVW8 Gallery.
A long time coming! The Hawthorne Headhunters ‘Myriad of Now’ is now available. Thanks to everyone who made this project possible. Born at the HVW8 Gallery Hawthorne Headhunters, then featuring Black Spade, Coultrain, Proh Mic and I, Ced was created from the infamous ‘Live At The BBQ’ podcast series. Five years later the full length LP ‘Myriad [...]
Hawthorne Headhunters – Teleport from gregthedude on Vimeo. Directed by Greg Ponstingl Production Assistant – Jasmine De La Paz Shot at Joshua Tree National Park Song Produced by Devonwho Full length album, Myriad of NOW, out 4/10/2012 on Plug Research. itunes.apple.com/us/preorder/myriad-now-feat.-black-spade/id510081023
Hawthorne Headhunters ‘Myriad of Now’ E.P. Out now. Support independant music! In search of some new, Black Spade migrated out west to soak up the vibrant Southern California vibes and promptly met producer Proh Mic at the famed Do-Over. The two hit it off and began toying with music, soon bringing I,Ced, another St. Louis [...]
The first single from the Hawthorne Headhunters is now out via Plug Research. The Hawthorne Headhunters debuted at the HVW8 Gallery back in 2007 after an impromtu Live at the BBQ podcast which you can still download. HVW8 and the Hawthorne Headhunters have grown through the years and now it’s about to manifest in full length [...]
Support your local Art Gallery’s music label …. Red – The Man Without the Machine’s first single, I should tell ya momma on you, with remixes by CHOPS and Dam-Funk, on iTunes. Hawthorne Headhunters Self Titled EP on iTunes
Here’s Them Jeans with the perfect follow up to the last HVW8 mix with Thee Mike B. For the uninitiated, our friend Them Jeans is a DJ, producer and designer living and working here in Los Angeles. Hard to miss his quality edits of quality tracks – check for many of them in his mix [...]
Vol.24 Thee Mike B Thee Mike B is a heavy hitter on both coasts. We’re lucky enough to have him on this week’s guest spot. Enjoy the mix. Sam Sever – They Don’t Know Rayvon – No Guns No Murder Terro 3000 – Gyal Dem Waah Me Squarepusher – Cryptic Motion Pase Rock – Nights [...]
Computer Jay arrives at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery on a quick stop between world tours with Master Blazter and work on solo projects. We were lucky enough to catch this original mix set right in the Gallery a few weeks back. A few photos of Jay live are posted. Make sure to check in with [...]
HVW8 presents The RRS Feed live set, recorded at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. Amazing set with 3 DJs, 4 turntables! Back to Life (acapella) – Soul II Soul Thrill 103 – DJ Vadim I Can’t Wait – Nu Shooz Killdatmutha- Dam Funk Looking up to You – Michael Wycoff Get Up – Masters [...]
On itunes Direct from Brazill and LIVE at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery in Los Angeles is our beautiful friend Tita Lima. She was with us recently to perform some of her favorite original compositions and hand pick some Brazilian classics with another good friend, DJ Cid Hernandez. What an amazing was to spend [...]
Finally posted a Mix from our friends from Amsterdam, Tom Trago and Cool Chris, from Rush Hour Music. Check out the latest HVW8 International Podcast, Vol. 18, Tom Trago and Cool Chris. Get the full tracklisting HERE. Subscribe free via iTunes.
We were lucky to have Pollyn perform live at the HVW8 Gallery a while ago, and also record a podcast. It’s posted. Look for the Tom Trago and Cool Chris from Rush Hour coming up soon. Download “Pollyn – The Radest Podcast Ever” and tracklist HERE. Subscribe to HVW8 International Podcast on iTunes.
MASTER BLAZTER: BLAZT OFF BLAZT OFF, a mix by Los Angeles’ own DJ Kutmah, showcases the individual styles of Computer Jay, J1, and D-F. Collectively, they are known as Master Blazter. Individually, each is accomplished in his own right, and as a group, there is no stopping the funk they create. Computer Jay develops hard [...]
The Drank Mix, A New Parra Podcast for HVW8. HVW8 Podcasts are now back on track and will be posted every 1st and 3rd weeks. Subscribe free on iTunes.
HVW8 podcast is back for 2010! We took a short winter hiatus to focus on some art and music projects, but now it’s on once again. Get ready for the quality mixes and amazing guests you’ve come to expect. We have some incredible music lined up for you this year. Seriously, get ready… This time [...]
Hawthorne Headhunters perform Do 4 U Live at the Echoplex, Los Angeles Nov. 19th, 2009 Featuring Coultrain, Black Spade, I Ced, Proh Mic and TeLuv. Footage shot by Henry Demaio Hawthorne Headhunters: http://music.hvw8.com/category/artists/hawthorne-headhunters/ buy EP on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/hawthorne-headhunters-ep/id317949041
Benji B drops PCH and a nice shout to HVW8 for the upcoming Hawthorne Headhunters x Dam-Funk out soon on HVW8 Records. Listen to Benji B’s Soulful Beats BBC show and view his tracklist HERE.
Some footage of Dam-Funk with Master Blazter from last week’s show at cinespace. There’s also photos from the night HERE.
photos Max ssla/hvw8 Shafiq Husayn’s En’ A-Free-Ka Band rehearses for their upcoming show at HVW8′s downtown rehearsal.
photo Max SSLA Computer Jay gets down with I Ced at the HVW8 downtown rehearsal space. Watch out for new Master Blazter and Hawthorne Headhunter combinations in 2010.
Hawthorne Headunters Osunlade remix makes it on the Benji B – Soulful Beats – Best of 2009 part 1 year end special. Look for a new 12″ out soon.
Video shot by Culture King from Dam-Funk’s release party featuring Master Blazter, Hawthorne Headhunters and Peanut Butter Wolf.
Photos Max ssla/hvw8 Photos from Dam-Funk’s release party for Toeachizone with Master Blaster, Hawthorne Headhunters, PBWolf, Kyle Hall and Jimijames.
Dam-Funk rehearses at HVW8′s downtown LA studio with Master Blazter for his Toeachizown release party tomorrow at the Echoplex with Kyle Hall, Hawthorne Headhunters featuring Coultrain, JimiJames and the Funkmoshere Djs. More info HERE
Stoney Rock aka Black Spade performs tonight at Trophy Bar Brooklyn. Black Spade – True Friends
Ty G and Max take you on another ride through some of their current playlists. HVW8 International Podcast Vol. 14 The Up Side of Down Ty G’s the up side of down, Black Spade Feat. Coultrain – Untitled The New Holidays – Maybe So, Maybe No Mayer Hawthorne – Green Eyed Love (Classixx Mix) Hawthorne [...]
photo: Leon Henderson Things Change by Stoney Rock “New Stoney Rock and it’s a soulful one. On a mainstream level, introspective songs may be lost or feigned, passed off as emo-rap. But with a ten-toes-down cat like Spade, there’s a candidness to his verses that remind us that all isn’t lost with Hip-Hop. There’s a [...]
Here’s a free download of Stoney Rock‘s track ‘Things Change’. Things Change by Stoney Rock
Hawthorne Headhunters vinyl now available at ameoba, Fat Beats and Dusty Groove.
Out Now! Hawthorne Headhunters EP vinyl record. Limited pressing of the Hawthorne Headhunters self-titled EP on HVW8 records. side a U Say She Wanna side b Do 4 U A Song About Her (Ced No Remix) Manifest Station Listen on iTunes! more on Hawthorne Headhunters For distribution inquiries contact max (at) hvw8.com
– Hawthorne Headhunters EP out now. Download on iTunes! - Red – the Man without The Machine, “I should tell ya momma on you”, out now! Dam-Funk and CHOPS remixes. - Hawthorne Headhunters limited TEST pressing available. - Hawthorne Headhunters T-shirt - Red – the man without the Machine – T-shirt - HVW8 / Stones Throw RED – I should tell [...]
Master Blazter get down tonight with Gary Wilson, James Pants and others at the Bootleg Theater. More info HERE.
Hawthorne Headhunters EP Test pressing vinyl record. Very limited number of test pressings of the Hawthorne Headhunters self-titled EP on HVW8 records (only 25 left) is now online. signed and number 1/50 side a U Say She Wanna side b Do 4 U A Song About Her (Ced No Remix) Manife Station Listen on iTunes! more [...]
Thanks to Culture King for posting a couple video’s from Thursday’s Hawthorne Headhunters/HVW8 party.
photo Dustin Ross Big UP to Dâm-Funk , Sa-Ra and Hawthorne Headhunters all getting some love on Benji B’s BBC 1xtra show . Be on the Look out for Osunlade’s Hawthorne Headhunters remix’s out soon.
We got the DJ Tap .10 (Honor Roll/Trackademicks) LIVE with the bay area flavor at the HVW8 Gallery podcast now posted. It’s the perfect ‘Summertime Mix’ 1. J Sands & Flying Lotus – Mages Sages (Light A Dub) (Instrumental) 2. Muhsinah x Jake One – You (Jetboat)/Boozina Remix 3. The Nonce – Mixtapes 4. Too [...]
Make sure to come out and check the show tonight at Root Down LA. Upcoming Hawthorne Headhunters Shows in Los Angeles : Aug 6th at Root Down at El Cid. Full band featuring Black Spade, Ced No, Proh Mic with Coultrain, Jimi James and Teluv. Aug 7th at Turntable Lab, 6 to 9pm Aug 9th HVW8 Gallery/Live at the [...]
Hawthorne Headhunters rehearsing ‘She Wanna’ for their upcoming L.A. shows. Featuring Black Spade, Coultrain and Jimi James.
PCH is a collaboration between Hawthorne Headhunters and Dam-Funk — an example of the new L.A. funk movement also championed by the likes of SA-RA and Master Blazter. Download PCH HERE. Also some video from the session – More info on Hawthorne Headhunters, Master Blazter and upcoming on HVW8 Records HERE.
Come out and check the Hawthorne Headhunters Live Full band! Upcoming Hawthorne Headhunters Shows in Los Angeles : Aug 6th at Root Down at El Cid. Full band featuring Black Spade, Ced No, Proh Mic with Coultrain, Jimi James and J-1. Aug 7th at Turntable Lab, 6 to 9pm Aug 9th HVW8 Gallery/Live at the [...]
It’s finally out and hopefully the first step for Red’s move on up! Download and give Red a review. Thanks for the support! Single for “I Should Tell Ya Momma on You” out today on iTunes. iTunes link HERE artist: Red – the man without the machine title: I should tell ya momma on you [...]
A few shots from max/ssla of the HVW8 Sound System feat. J-1, Ced No and Ty G with Computer Jay.
The song “I Should Tell Ya Momma on You” was originally recorded behind the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery in December 2008. This raw video was posted on YouTube and became an instant online phenomenon. Equal parts G-funk, California Soul and Hobo Street, the song features full musical accompaniment created only by Red. The [...]
TUESDAY JUNE 30th 2009 BREAKING ATOMS & PAYDAY! presents ONRA (France) Performing Live on his First US Tour!! + COMPUTER JAY (Live Performance) + HVW8 SOUNDSYSTEM (The Premiere & Live Performance) introducing members: TY-G, J1, Ced No of The Hawthorne Headhunters + JA$1000 (DJ Set) w/ Resident DJs: JON DONSON (tRUEradio) SWASS (MHD) T-Shirt Giveaways by CIVIL Clothing $5 B4 11pm / [...]
Mark de Clive-Lowe Live in Japan Hawthorne Headhunters LIVE at HVW8 Gallery Master Blazter LIVE at HVW8 Gallery This Sunday is the return of the Super Session featuring Mark de Clive-Lowe with nia andrews + special guests. The LIVE podcast recording will start at 2 and goto 5pm. Drinks and bbq will be available. Come [...]
Dam-Funk drops his remix of Red’s (the man without the machine) I Should Tell Ya Momma on You, LIVE at Hollywood’s infamous back-yard Sunday afternoon party – The Do Over. Red – I Should Tell Ya Momma on You (Dam-Funk remix) drops in July — on HVW8 records. 45 single on Stones Throw records.
The HVW8 International Podcast returns with Vol. 9, Closet Funk with back to back sets from Ty G and Max. Ty G’s Witness the Thickness Mix Champion Dub – Toxic 2000F & J Kamata – You don’t know what love is Wavelength – Funk Dreams Steve Spacek presents Black Pocket – Field Computer Jay – Epiphany [...]
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Max’s latest diggs’ in HVW8′s Trunk of Funk at the Gallery. The above are just a few of the many new additions available this week. HVW8 Art + Design Gallery 661 N Spaulding Ave Los Angeles California 90036 open Tues – Sun., 1 – 6pm. A top shelf selection from our Trunk of Funk [...]
A snippet of the session recorded Saturday night at Ty G’s place in Echo Park. HVW8 Sound System feat. Computer Jay – Bump rendered
Red – The Man Without the Machine’s first single, I should tell ya momma on you, with remixes by CHOPS and Dam-Funk, will be out July 23rd on iTunes. Check back for more info.
J-1 drops the You-Tube EP with beats made from various You-Tube clips. You can see the clips on J1 Beats. Download the You-Tube EP HERE
Benji B drop’s the D-F Remix of Red’s I Should Tell Ya Momma on You on his latest show. Listen HERE and be on the look out for a HVW8/Stonesthrow collab release out soon!! More to come.
Master Blazter will be backing up Dam-Funk tonight at the Natural History Museum. More info on tonight and interview with Dam-Funk HERE.
photo Max SSLA/HVW8 New track from Damon Bell at Deep Blak music. TING
Computer Jay, J-1 and Ty G working it out in the studio ….. more to come, stay tuned!
Aubrey Hart, from LA’s Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, does an impromptu performance at the HVW8 Gallery. Aubrey was known to collaborate with Horace Tapscott.
The Hawthorne Headhunters self titled EP will be out July 7th. Check back for details.
Hawthorne Headhunters – Never Give Up feat. Coultrain Sample track from the upcoming Hawthorne Headhunters mixtape. The EP drop’s July 7th! on iTunes More to come …. Download from Fresh Selects HERE
Red (the man without the machine) get’s a nice nod in the most recent Wax Poetics article on Roger Troutman. Look for Red’s single to drop shortly, with remix’s by CHOPS and Dam-Funk. Check back for details.
Hey Playboy – this one is for the ladies! We finally got the Mr. French podcast up …. HVW8 International Podcast Vol. 8 with Mr. French jazzsteppa “taylor rain” evs “let it go” floating point “shangri la” suzi analogue “son” morgan zarate feat eska and ghostface killah “sticks and stone” zo aka la chauve souris [...]
Montreal being my second home, I wanted to give a nod to a cool project my old roommate Scott C has going on for the Montreal Biennale. He also sent this track from DSDQ, that accompanies the artwork. Nice work! – Ty G Claudio Marzano + Scott Clyke present SOUNDSCAPES/PAYSAGE SONORES as part of La [...]
New projects in the works …..
photos max SSLA/HVW8 Congrats to Computer Jay who got some love this week on Benji b’s bbc radio 1 show. Listen HERE and here’s the track ….. Computer Jay – Epiphany
New HVW8 Podcast with Dj Asparagus from Stockholm, Raw Fusion Records. Recorded live at the Gallery a few weeks ago. DJ Asparagus: DJ Asparagus – DJ Asparagus Will Get You! Kenny Bobien – Reachin’ (BOP Reprise Mix) Dreamer G – I Got That Feeling (Original Extended Mix) DJ Asparagus vs. Wipe The Needle – [...]
DâM-FunK In L.A. | Funkmosphere Lab ~ 4.09
photo by max ssla New African by Stoney Rock. *******Update*** April 16th …. new Stoney Rock website HERE
Attack of the Deer, 14 Original tracks straight from the MPC courtesy from our man J-1. Download HERE.
We’re now taking a few of the vinyl selections from the Gallery’s “Trunk of Funk” and making them available Online. Here are few of the wax rarities hand selected by DJ Max: SSO feat. Douglas Lewis and the Sugar Sisters – Shine You Light LP Mort Garson Plantasia LP – Moog! Ray Bryant – Up Above [...]
Big up to Mayer Hawthorne aka DJ Haircut who got played twice this week on Gilles Peterson’s Radio one show! We were lucky to have him with his crew A- Side at a HVW8 Live at the BBQ session last year, check it out HERE or listen via iTunes.
A couple videos featuring Computer Jay live this past weekend at HVW8 at the Idyllwild Arts Academy celebrating Black History.
Master Blazter Live at the HVW8 Gallery An improvised session from Master Blazter. More to come!! Also on YouTube
Last week Erik Rico came down to the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery to perform a solo live set for the HVW8 Podcast. He blessed us with an intimate set of classic and new material. If you’re into Broken Beat and Soul check this live set.
The HVW8 Super Sessions collaborators; J-1, Computer Jay and Dam-Funk, hit us up with some exclusive solo tracks. Pure Power! Check back for more music from the Super Sessions Project and these players. Enjoy! J-1 – Sunny J-1 – Crunk Boogie Space Voyage – Produced by Spacek and Computer Jay Computer Jay – Wish upon a [...]
Music Is My Art was released in 2005 as a co-project between HVW8 and Ubiquity Records. It’s currently featured on iTunes’ “Dance Music With Soul” in the Music, Dance category. Music My Art was Nominated for Best Compilation of 2006 for the BBC’s Radio 1 Awards.
HVW8 Int’l Podcast, Vol. 4: World Class Sound Ty G’s World Class 10 Som Três – O Telefone Tocou Novamente Moon Starr – Broken Bossa Zed Bias & Jenna G – Let Change In Your Mind (Phill Asher Remix) MCDE – Raw Cut 3 The SoulJazz Orchestra – Parasite (Dr. J RMX) Kaidi [...]
The Hawthorne Headhunters got some love on Gilles Peterson’s BBC Radio 1 show this week
Ty G and Max pay respect to the past with a nod to the future on the latest HVW8 Podcast. HVW8 Int’l Podcast – Vol. 3 My New Old Favorites. Ty G’s New Old Favorites (a mix of new tracks and a digging session at Recordland, Calgary) 1. Jungle Fever – Chakachas 2. For What [...]
Computer Jay, J-1 and Dam-Funk stepped the game up with a “more funk than jazz” Super Session recorded live at the HVW8 Holiday party. This podcast demonstrates how the LA modern funk and boogie scene is starting to bubble and come together. This was the first time that these guys played as a group and [...]
The new HVW8 x Dam-Funk shirt is now in available. The limited L.A.: Home of the Boogie and Modern-Funk, is available in Black and Burgundy (City). Dame was also cool to bless us with an exclusive track for this release. Dam Funk – I Just Wanna Ride more on Dâm-Funk: Stones Throw HVW8 – Live [...]
The real life rags to riches story is coming together for Red. His 1st youtube video, recorded by Ty G behind the HVW8 Gallery, hit a massive chord with people, with already 65 000 views on YouTube, and over 350 000 views on worldstarhiphop in 4 days! Not bad for a guy hanging in the [...]
Next Max’s turn to stretch it out on his Sound System with a full length uptempo mix. Max’s Sound System Stratus – Footprints J Boogie’s Dubtronic Science – Suga Deadly Rollmottle – Take a Break (Maurice Fulton Remix) Sunburst Band – Dusk Crazy P – Lie Lost (Hot Toddy Dub) Alessandroni, Paul & Honesty – Welcome (Maurice [...]
Current youtube Celebrity Red came by the HVW8 Gallery today laid down some of his his beat-boxing G-Funk. We were lucky to catch him on the Gallery Mic. Red – I Should Tell Your Mama On You ***UPDATE DEC. 22 **** The track has been taken down because Red is getting into the studio for [...]
Veto Money aka Stoney Rock aka Black Spade got some love on Benji B’s most recent BBC Radio One Show. Also check Veto vocal’s on Theo Parrish’s new track Chemistry.
Here’s new unreleased gem from Hawthorne’s via St. Louis’ I, Ced. Angel (She’s Like Magic) Test IV – I, Ced
14KT, Buff1, DJ Haircut (aka Mayer Hawthorne) and Jax, all members of the A-Side Worldwide team, came through through the HVW8 Gallery for a live podcast session. The connection between Michigan and Los Angeles continues to strengthen and if you weren’t up on A-Side before now, you’ll be a solid supporter after this set. Enjoy! A-Side Worldwide [...]
Brent Rollins – Summer of Lust 03 Print Brent Rollins – Summer of Lust 17 Print Here are a couple remixes by two of our favorite artists; Da Art Of Storytellin Pt. IV by Stoney Rock and a visual remix of the The Summer of Lust by Brent Rollins. Stoney Rock – Da Art Of [...]
Here’s new unreleased track from Los Angeles’ Boogie champion Dâm-Funk. Dâm-Funk – Come On Outside
Hawthorne Headhunters with Dam-Funk at the Hawthorne Studio. Prohbama also a Proh Mic remix BSTC - Sexy Ft. Yaw (Proh Mic rmx)
New Stoney Rock remixes. Stay Up (Stoney Rock REmix) - 88 Keys feat. Kanye West (Stoney Rock Remixes) Tabloids (Vicious Beat Remix) - Jesse Boykins III (Stoney Rock Remixes)
Stoney Rock – Change Change The World (Mix I) In Support of Obama. Filmed by Tyler Gibney at the HVW8 Gallery in front of a Obama portrait by Ray Noland.
Ty g and Max recorded a special edition podcast is support of Tuesday’s election. Have list at the HVW8 Podcast page or download free via iTunes
New Black Spade track, Obama featured on the new HVW8 Political Minded Podcast.
DJ Chicken George from Austin, Texas, joins Max and Ty G on the latest edition of the Live at the BBQ podcast. For more info on the show check the HVW8 Podcast page or Subscribe free via iTunes.
New West Coast mixtape from our NY friends DJ Lindsey and Myles. Their weekly party, the Hump, features flyer artwork from Brooklyn based graphic designer Grotesk. Look for Grotesk and the Hump to come to the HVW8 Gallery in the upcoming year. Download the The Hump Mixtape: West Coast Edition
Here is new track from Stoney Rock in Support of Obama. Things Change – Stoney Rock
Rock Steady pioneer, Alton Ellis, passed away Oct. 10th, but his music will live on. Alton Ellis – Joy in the Morning
Here’s a little unreleased gem from HVW8′s Hawthorne Headhunters. Hawthorne Headhunters – Get Up!
Ty G will be at the LA’s most infamous party this weekend, the Do-Over. Found this recording from the summer of 2005 with host/MC Aloe Blacc. Ty G live at Do Over 2005 (MC Aloe Blacc)
A new track from Proh Mic featuring Jimmi James. Have a listen and let him know what you think. Proh Mic – Still In Your Heart Ft. Jimmi James
Ced No gets slick with it on Christopher “Stopha” Vasque’s “Love Is The Conquerer” and Veto provides the beat for Jada Ave’s “Still Mix II”. Let them know what you think. Still Mix II – Jada Ave with Black Spade Love Is The Conquerer Mix VI – Christopher “Stopha” Vasquez with CedNo
New Hawthorne Headhunters – Live at the BBQ mix now available on our podcast page or thru iTunes.
Live at the BBQ: Season 2, Vol. 5 – the Political Party with Ty G and Max and special guest Jeremy Sole is now out. Recorded live at the HVW8 Gallery, the podcast images are from Ray Noland’s Got Next exhibition. Subscribe free via iTunes.
Tandori Yokoo by HVW8 Art Installation, 2002, created Live at Club Milk with Toshio Matsuura of U.F.O. (note piece was lost in Japan in 2002). Here is a couple unreleased bangers …… Understand – Blackspade and Skymark Love We Had – Blackspade feat. TeLuv
A couple Black Spade exclusives. LaLa (Ced’s_Edit) Lie Low (Extended Mix)
Record Man Disco Tom Noble rolled through the BBQ podcast sessions with Ty G and Max and graced us with some of his rare boogie and modern funk vinyl gems. Have a listen and let us know what you think. Subscribe through iTunes HERE Live at the BBQ: Season 2, Vol. 4 with Disco Tom [...]
IG Culture’s get down with Steve Spacek, Mark Pritchard, John Robinson and Brooklyn Terry for the release of Zen Badizm at Unit Tokyo. Artwork on visuals by HVW8′s Gene Pendon.
Gino Vanelli, Gettin’ High — redone by Proh Mic, along with a Parra version of the album artwork. Proh Mic, Gettin’ Hi
image: “Day Dreamin’” 2007 Acrylic/Canvas by Gene Pendon Here’s a nugget by Ced with Coultrain. I, CED feat Coultrain – Love…Meaning(BossaNovaRemix)
Max blessed us with some re-edits …. have a listen and let him know what you think. Sunlight Baby – Max re-edit Itchin – Max re-edit Almost Forgotten – Max re-edit
Live at the BBQ: Season 2, Vol. 3 Summer Madness Ty G’s summer madness mix Solar Madness – Ty G and Ced No (HVW8 exclusive) Dr. Carter – Lil Wayne Superman Lover – D’angelo Straight To Hell – the Clash Rare Type – Computer Jay Gemini – Pilooski Blacktro – J. Syndenham Dancer [...]
painting by Gene Pendon Two new remix’s of PPP’s “On A Cloud”. On A Cloud (I,CED Remix) the HUE – On A Cloud (remix)
Our man Computer Jay sent through a few tracks to post ….. Rare-Type Maintaiin what should i think of u_ 2
Special gift from the Hawthorne Headhunters ….. Download She Wanna HERE
Check out the latest from Proh Mic: Here’s a rmx I did for Imani of Pharcyde. He goes by Uncle Imani. It’s off his “Blaque Starrdust” Mixtape. His myspace is /citizenstrange. The website is pharcyde.com Do My Thang (Proh Mic remix)
Ty G and Ced No recorded this lil joint called ‘Solar Madness’ a couple days ago at the Hawthorne studio. Check it out and bump it on the July 4th weekend. Ty G and Ced No – Solar Madness
A Diggers delite! Max held it down last week at the Beat Swap Meet and recorded some of the vinyl enthusiasm. Have a listen to Live at the BBQ: Season 2, Vol. 2 at the Beat Swap Meet. Also you can always subscribe the the HVW8 podcast via iTunes.
photo: frolab We’re just about ready to launch the Hawthorne Headhunters. Check out the first single ‘She Wanna’.
New Live at the BBQ: Season 2, Vol. 1 with Noelle Scaggs and DJ Rhettmatic is now posted. Recorded live at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery, Los Angeles. You can also subscribe via iTunes.
Timelapse by DSTRBO for the New Originals Series by HVW8, music by Waajeed from Platinum Pied Pipers.
Next week we return to the Live at the BBQ podcasts with special guest Noelle Skaggs and Rhettmatic live from the HVW8 gallery in Hollywood, but first have a listen to the latest Music Is My Art, Vol. 9 with Max and Ty G. You can also listen thru iTunes
Music Is My Art, Vol. 8 with Prince Language is available HERE or subscribe free via iTunes
New M.I.M.A. Podcast Vol. 7 featuring Ty G and Max. Ty G’s Gallery Session – Ronnie Laws – Tidal Wave The Hue – Steppin George Levin – In My Car Moodyman – Ya Blessin’ me Theo Parrish – I Can’t Take It Manhead – Show Me The Way (TyG refix) Chocolate Milk – Time Machine [...]
This week our man from LA’s ameoba records, DJ Jun, gets down on the Music Is My Art podcast with Max and Ty G. Have a listen our subscribe free via iTunes.
New Stoney Rock/Jay-Z remixes for ya. Stoney Rock – I Know Stoney Rock – American Dreamin Stoney Rock – Sucess
Proh Mic – Real Thing remix
Damon Bell held it down with Ty G and Max this past Sunday for the Music is My Art Podcast, Vol. 5. Subscribe via iTunes
Parra’s electronic band Le Le.
Our Man House Shoes came down to the Gallery on Sunday and recorded a Podcast for the Music Is My Art series. Check Out MIMA Vol.4 “We’ve Only Just Begun” with DJ House Shoes or Subscribe free via iTunes Photos by Max SSLA More of House Shoes@ HVW8.
image: Illustration Gene Pendon, Design Tyler Gibney Here are a couple samples from the upcoming Hawthorne Headhunters project. Hawthorne Headhunters – A Song About Her Hawthorne Headhunters – Manife Station
The Hawthorne Headhunters is a project made up of the individuals; Stoney Rock, Ced No and Proh Mic. The project was conceived in Ced’s Studio in that special place between Long Beach and Los Angeles – Hawthorne, California. The St. Louis natives Ced and Veto, and Seattle transplant, Proh Mic locked it down under the [...]
photo from nito Congratulations to our man Black Spade, his album To Serve With Love is out today. Buy it on iTunes …… and some might remember the title track form HVW8′s 2005 Album Music Is My Art. Black Spade – To Serve With Love
New Music Is My Art podcast Vol.#3 A Day in LA, with Max and Ty G is now posted. Recorded live at the HVW8 Gallery in Hollywood, the podcast features new Hawthorne Headhunters, Beautiful Club, JT Donaldson and SSLA edits with classics from Junie Morrison, Dam-Funk and Class Action. You can also subscribe free via [...]
Check out the new Stoney Rock/Black Spade remix of EB’s Honey. A HVW8 exxclusive! … and the JT Donaldson version
It’s the HVW8 Music Is My Art Podcast Vol. 2 (or Live at the Barbershop) with our friends Blu Jemz and Dj Pubes recorded live at the HVW8 Gallery Los Angeles. Photos by Ty G and Max.
Small Talk Monday with the residents and DJ Kutmah. Get down on the get down …. Feb. 4th – With Residents Djs : Computer Jay http://www.myspace.com/computerj DJ Max http://www.myspace.com/solidstatela +Sureshot (Sharpshooters) Special Guest – Kutmah http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=22423854 Hosted by: Frolab http://www.frolab.com no cover rsvp – email@example.com Every Monday. In The Purple Lounge! The Standard Hollywood – [...]
Ty G ‘s Dirty Disco Erykah Badu – Honey Izza Kizza – Back To Miami Caron Wheeler – I Adore You Casbah 73 – Pushin Forty Stoney Rock – Across 110th street (instrumental) (HVW8 exclusive) Roy Ayers – Chicago (Language re-edit) C-Brand – Wired For Games Chic – I Want Your Love (terje edit) Stevie [...]
The Grown Folks Podcast is now online featuring Max, Ty G and the funky drummer J-1, this one is strictly for the heads!
More Photos All Photos courtesy of Max from Solid State LA .
Illustration Geoff McFetridge Brute Force Experience was a High Roller (high school band from 1988 to 93 – see above illustration) side project featuring Ty G (Bass), Marvin Kee (Guitar/rap) and Micheal Warner (Drums/Vocals). Check out this little live recording bootleg that just came into fruition of a version of Rick James’ “Loosey’s Rap” circa [...]
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Canada Day in LA shots from LA nd Do Over. Seen – Recloose, Jamie Strong, Madlib, Karriem Riggins, Damon Bell, T’raach and Bob and Doug. Make sure to check out the latest Canada Day podcast.
Max and Ty g hosted the LATBBQ session this week with V. Money aka Black Spade aka Stoney Rock. Dowload the fruits of the labor at http://hvw8.podomatic.com/.
The Imfamous Twilite Tone Blessed us with a beautiful set this week at the Live At the BBQ Series. Check Ca, HVW8.podomatic.com
big ups!! .. Seen ….. check the visuals and the Jah Cutta shout out. Ty G’s classic jamdown: Lloyd Robinson – Cuss Cuss Triston Palma – Sandra Barrington Levy – Poor man style Denis Alcapone “Cassius Clay’ Yami Bolo – When A Man’s In Love” Alton Ellis – Joy In The Morning’ Al Brown and [...]
New Live At the BBQ Vol. 8 – Fight Night podcast online with tracks by Leon Ware, 4hero with Jack Davey, Karizma and Moodyman to name a few. The LATBBQ sessions are recorded live every Sunday at the HVW8 Gallery, 2 – 5pm …. roll thru!!
This week we kept it old school with a strickly 7″ set. Enjoy!! hvw8.podomatic.com
New Live At the BBQ, vol. 4 Mix now up. Special DJ invite Parra.