Cut La Roc Breaks World Record at PLASA 2006

Cut La Roc Breaks World Record at PLASA 2006

An official world record was added to the Guinness Book of Records on Sunday 10th September for simultaneously mixing on 20 decks and 10 mixers!!  Cut La Roc and Ecler had been planning the event for months and after a few technical difficulties during set up the stage was set for history in the making!  Cut La Roc remained calm throughout, well, at least on the outside, here's a run down of the days events:

The Streets ft. Pete Doherty – Prangin Out 7″ [679 Recordings]

If Mike Skinner’s third album ‘The Hardest Way To Make An Easy Living’ was a fragile and knowing reflection of the dark corners of fame usually reserved for the other side of a hotel room door, then ‘Prangin Out’ is surely its flag bearing anthem. An intense foray inside the head of one of the country’s greatest songwriting talents, the theme of losing it has never been treated with such grace, and never elicited so many reactions from horror to empathy to wanting to be right there in it with him.

Pac-Man & gayhiphop.com present - PEACEOUT UK 2 - UK GAY HIP-HOP FESTIVAL - FRIDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2006

UK Gay Hip-Hop Festival

PeaceOUT UK is Europe’s only gay hip-hop festival, organised by the Pac-Man and gayhiphop.com crew (QBoy, Mistermaker, NineBob & Gideon). The first PeaceOUT UK was held during August 2005. It was an extension and part of past and on-going gay hip-hop festivals held in the USA. The first PeaceOUT event ever started in Oakland, California in 2002 and since it has spread over the different states and countries including successful PeaceOUT East festivals held in New York and of course, PeaceOUT UK.

Afrolution Hip Hop Festival

Afrolution Hip Hop Festival

October 8th marks a coming of age for African Hip-Hop when Afrolution Records, the London-based African Hip-Hop label, is bringing together some of the biggest names in African Hip-Hop for a night of hip-hop from the Motherland to take place at East London’s Cargo.

Craze 24 - Ghetto Hotels 12

Craze 24 – Ghetto Hotels 12″ [GX]

Craze 24 is set to become one of the most influential personalities of the UK hip hop scene. Not content with waiting around for some jumped up A&R from a major label to recognise his unstoppable talent, he did what a lot of rappers think about doing while they sit at home watching Channel U – he founded his own record label and started to compose his own destiny.

Tim Westwood Soundboard

Tim Westwood Soundboard

The Big Dawg knows a good thing when he sees it. He has been around for years and is always at the forefront of what is going on. Known for unearthing loads of talent and relentlessly bringing the freshest music to the masses every week on his massive radio show. In fact it could be the biggest in the world and that would make Tim Westwood the biggest and most influential DJ in the Hip Hop world.

Signtology - VOP

Signtology – VOP

Collectively known as VOP (Visit Other Planets), and formed in 1988, Dane and Solo gained reputation in the 90’s for producing quality pieces and murals in Brixton and the surrounding area. They have been artists in residence at the Brockwell Lido since 2003.

Rare Kid Koala Performance In The UK

Rare Kid Koala Performance In The UK

20th September sees an extremely rare opportunity to catch the the Canadian turntable master KID KOALA in the UK for the album launch at Cargo, Shoreditch, London. The LP is entitled 'Your Mom's Favourite DJ' and is available on Ninjatune.net from the 18th Sept. There is 200 tickets allocated at the door although advance tickets will probably be sold out on the night...