Viceland Presents – Welcome to the Jungle: JUNGLETOWN

Viceland is known for it’s cutting-edge creative content mainly focusing on grass roots efforts and operations around the world. The staff feverishly fix water lines as 80 interns say goodbye to their families and comfortable homes to descend into the jungle of Panama and build a makeshift town.
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Drake, Weeknd, Kaytranada and more Win Big At Juno Awards 2017

I only recently became a Kaytranada fan over the past year along with acts like Vince Staples and Kali Uchis. These artists represent a wave of music that deserves a lot more praise in the public eye and just maybe that is becoming more of the idea at the moment. With well-known acts like Drake and Weeknd earning big and Kaytranada earning best electronic album recognition at this year’s Juno Awards, it seems mainstream radio nods aren’t too far behind these fresh faces, at least, I mean more than they may have already experienced!  Continue reading “Drake, Weeknd, Kaytranada and more Win Big At Juno Awards 2017”

Roland’s TR-808 creator, Ikutaro Kakehashi Passes Away

In the music world, the passing of Roland’s TR-808 creator, Ikutaro Kakehashi, has the industry mourning. Countless hip-hop, dance, and disco classics were manifested with the TR-808 while being the heart of the music in hits such as 1982’s “Planet Rock.”

 

Many celebrities took to their social pages to express condolences for the Godfather of MIDI and Father to that classic electronic bass you’re used to in today’s hip-hop, rap and trap music scenes!

 

 

Rest In Peace Ikutaro Kakehashi the creator of the 808. Without you my life would be so different today. #808 #roland

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Rest In Peace Ikutaro Kakehashi the creator of the 808. Without you my life would be so different today. #808 #roland

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