Thursday, August 16, 2012

Big Fun In The Big Town

B-Boy Document: Big Fun In The Big Town (OS Hip-Hop Dutch Documentary by Bram van Splunteren1986) Big Fun in the Big Town is is a superb filmed hip-hop documentary produced in 1986 for Dutch TV and shot entirely in New York City.
Featuring: Mr. Magic, Marley Marl, Grandmaster Flash, Run-DMC and Jam Master Jay, LL Cool J, Biz Markie, Roxanne Shante, Russell Simmons, MC Shan, Schoolly-D, Doug E. Fresh & the Get Fresh Crew, the Last Poets, and more.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Nini Rosso - Ciak

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His 1965 worldwide hit "Il Silenzio" went to #1 in Italy, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and sold over five million copies by the end of 1967. That Record floated the world and is not worth picking up. On Ciak "which is hard to find" is a cover of the Suspiria theme song originally performed by Goblin. This record is worth the effort to track down for this song alone.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Sumy - Tryin to Survive

Sumy is Kenneth L.S. Sumter, singer, composer, pianist, organist, producer, dancer and clothing designer from Suriname. Sumy is the abbreviation of Surinam Baby. His inspiration lies with soul and funk, among others, Buddy Miles, Cameo, James Brown. He made his debut at the age of eleven as a singer at a school party in Paramaribo and moves early seventies to the Netherlands to pursue his musical studies. After several bands he founded his own backing band The Freaky Thangs. Sumy's Tryin to Survive is his debut album released in 1983 on his label Galaxy.