Monday, January 27, 2014
EL-P and The Bots Video and Photos - CONSPROJECT 2014
Rubbertracks is a recording studio in Brooklyn with support from Converse. They are becoming a lifestyle brand like Red Bull and have signed on some dope local artists to sponsor the project. El-P and Nick Hook are two of my top influential electronic artists and it was a dream to work with both of them. El-P played the closing party with openers "The Bots" and "DJ Gravy."
While the Bots quickly won me over with a tight set with well-sung lyrics and great live drum sounds, the stylings of DJ Gravy were not to my liking. It was shocking to me to see him playing live opening for El-P without really showing any interest in this fact or any emotion. He did not touch his records either - no scratching and no beat juggling - just playing hip hop from between 90 and 95 without any emotional connections being made. I'm not usually a hater or detractor and I'd love to hear dude play out again maybe it was just an off night.
The show was hosted by local favorite DJ OP of Dubspot and the "I love Vinyl" collective. He has a great monthly party at LPR in the village and has even been known to rock with the legendary Q-Tip.
Check out this hilarious video about his crew's dedication to the wax:
I Love Vinyl from scribe scribe on Vimeo.
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