Monthly Archives: January 2009

Fusicology Upgrades + Grammy Nominee Playlist

Many upgrades and changes to the Fusicology site, check our latest Promoter Newsletter.  Fusicology.com also now has a new full-fledge electronic ticketing service

Promoters: The Fusicology Miami page is fully live and ready for you to begin posting your confirmed Winter Music Conference events now.

Stream our ’09 Grammy Nominee Urban Alternative/Rap/R&B Streaming Imeem Playlist. K’naan featured on our VIMBY Video Page

SHARE YOUR PHOTOS & VIDEOS FROM YOUR INAUGURATION EXPERIENCE

If you have an experience you would like to share with us through photos and/or video, please join our Flickr Group and share away!  Full credit will be given and we will feature a slew in our Newsletters and on our Featured Photos page.

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco March 31 – April 3, 2009 brings together the designers, developers, entrepreneurs, VCs, marketing professionals, product managers, and business strategists building the next-generation web. Register today and save $100 or get a FREE Expo Pass at http://www.web2expo.com/sf

Join Tee Alford & Funky People Online for another exciting Memorial Day Weekend vacation trip! The Funky People Panama Tour ’09 takes place on May 22-26, 2009 for 5 Days and 4 nights. Pricing Details and Package Options

FREE DOWNLOADS:

J Rocc – Beat Junkies Dilla Tribute Mix #1 (of 3)

Alice Russell – “Got the Hunger” (SixDegrees) – Courtesy King Britt & FiveSixMedia)

U-N-I ft. Talib Kweli: “Return” (Prod. by Lee Bannon)

TECH NEWS

Music recommendation engine / social network Last.fm has launched an official, feature-rich application for the Android platform that enables users to stream radio stations (including personalized streaming radio), consult up-to-date concert information and also offers the ability to track users’ listening habits based on their Last.fm profile

URB.com FEATURES:

Win A Pair of WeSC x Amy Gunther Headphones!

Z-Trip Drops New Obama Mixtape

Win A Pair of Limited Edition Airwalk Desert Boots!

EXCLUSIVE: Stream Thunderheist “Sweet 16″

VIDEO: In The Studio With N.A.S.A.’s Squeak E. Clean’

Next 1000 Is Looking For New Talent

GOBAMA!

SHARE YOUR PHOTOS & VIDEOS FROM YOUR INAUGURATION EXPERIENCE

The entire world is full of hope and genuine excitement for the 44th President of the USA. If you have an experience you would like to share with us through photos and/or video, please join our Flickr Group and share away!  Full credit will be given and we will feature a slew in our Newsletters and on our Featured Photo page.

January 26th marks the beginning of the Year of the Earth Ox, the sign of prosperity through fortitude and hard work. The best part? Barack Obama is an Ox, and this powerful sign is a born leader, being quite dependable and possessing an innate ability to achieve great things. GOBAMA, we’re all in this together!

NOTORIOUS in Theatres Now, with strong reviews and a hot Soundtrack

FREE DOWNLOADS:

Oakland recording artist Kev Choice – the artist dubbed as “Most Multi-Talented Musician” and Oakland’s “First Rapping Instrumentalist,” announces the release of “The Inauguration” EP, available as free download @ kevchoice.com/

Mixtape King, DJ Graffiti, dropped his new one featuring exclusive Biggie remixes by Astronote & hosted by Talib Kweli, “Bigger & Better – The Notorious Remixes, download free @ Biggie.SPRKD.com

Vibe Magazine Article by Kelley Carter: The Battle for J Dilla’s Legacy. Detroit’s DJ House Shoes released his “King James Version – Chapter 1:Verse1″ Dilla tools tribute mixtape last week, available now via digital download or CD with shipping on RenaissanceSoulDetroit. Partial proceeds benefit Ma Dukes, Dilla’s mother and her battle with Lupus.

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco March 31 – April 3, 2009 brings together the designers, developers, entrepreneurs, VCs, marketing professionals, product managers, and business strategists building the next-generation web. Along with a vibrant Expo Hall and plenty of networking opportunities, five main conference tracks discuss a spectrum of Web 2.0 topics from strategy to web ops, design, security, and more. Register today and save $100 or get a FREE Expo Pass at http://www.web2expo.com/sf

Join Tee Alford & Funky People Online for another exciting Memorial Day Weekend vacation trip! The Funky People Panama Tour ’09 takes place on May 22-26, 2009 for 5 Days and 4 nights. Packages include Hotel Meals, Drinks, Casino Credits, Sightseeing Day Tours, Hotel Accommodations, Transfers, and Roundtrip Airfare. Explore the historic culture, nightlife, beaches and more scenic treasures of Central America with our travel group couples and singles. Pricing Details and Package Options

TECH NEWS

MySpace Music added a few hundred thousand songs to its streaming music service today by signing up four more independent-label aggregators and labels. This comes at a time when Facebook is still facing hurdles to launching its own music service more..

SHOW REVIEW:

Talib Kweli, Res and Graph Nobel are Idle Warship and they killed their show last weekend in Los Angeles, Full Review

URB.com FEATURES:

PODCAST:Time & AwareNess

Z-Trip Drops New Obama Mixtape

MP3: New Gorillaz Demos

Next 1000 Is Looking for New Talent

WIN: MOTOROKR E8, Preloaded w/ Common’s ‘Universal Mind Control’

INTERVIEW: Exile “Reimaging the Instrumental CD”

Inauguration Countdown!

Inaugural Events are in full swing all over the country: View 40+ National Listings, our exclusive Special DC Newsletter plus Homepage Imeem MLK + Inaugural Playlist

NOTORIOUS in Theatres tomorrow Friday January 16th – great reviews, a must see! Theatrical Trailer & Soundtrack Spot Video + Pre-Order Soundtrack

Speaking of Biggie, Michigan’s Mixtape King, DJ Graffiti, drops his new one featuring exclusive Biggie remixes by Astronote & hosted by Talib Kweli, “Bigger & Better – The Notorius Remixes,” tomorrow Friday 01.16.09 when you’ll be able to download this limited edition mix for FREE @ Biggie.SPRKD.com

Vibe Magazine Article by Kelley Carter: The Battle for J Dilla’s Legacy. Detroit’s DJ House Shoes released his “King James Version – Chapter 1:Verse1″ Dilla tools tribute mixtape last week, available now via digital download or CD with shipping on RenaissanceSoulDetroit. Partial proceeds benefit Ma Dukes, Dilla’s mother and her battle with Lupus.

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco March 31 – April 3, 2009 brings together the designers, developers, entrepreneurs, VCs, marketing professionals, product managers, and business strategists building the next-generation web. Along with a vibrant Expo Hall and plenty of networking opportunities, five main conference tracks discuss a spectrum of Web 2.0 topics from strategy to web ops, design, security, and more. Register today and save $100 or get a FREE Expo Pass at http://www.web2expo.com/sf

Join Tee Alford & Funky People Online for another exciting Memorial Day Weekend vacation trip! The Funky People Panama Tour ’09 takes place on May 22-26, 2009 for 5 Days and 4 nights. Packages include Hotel Meals, Drinks, Casino Credits, Sightseeing Day Tours, Hotel Accommodations, Transfers, and Roundtrip Airfare. Explore the historic culture, nightlife, beaches and more scenic treasures of Central America with our travel group couples and singles. Pricing Details and Package Options

NEW RADIO FEATURES – LIVE & ONLINE

True School Radio Live From Fayetteville, NC with 9th Wonder, Santillian, Big Leem and Ike Geda. Every Friday night from 7pm to 12am on Soul 104.5FM. Live stream on whatsthe411nc.com.

divine forces radio: the Evolution with Fidel Rodriguez dfr, now exclusively heard on divineforces.orgFor over 10 years, dfr has been a conscious hip hop radio talk show on the cutting edge of popular culture and trends. divineforces.org

TECH NEWS

Best Websites: 2008 Crunchie Award Winners

CES Video: Interview with Dr. Dre

URB.com FEATURES:

Best of ’08: 88-Keys’ Top 10 Musical Discoveries/a>

Review: Dj Shadow :: The 4-Track Era: Volume 3

Win a MOTOROKR E8, Preloaded w/ Common’s ‘Universal Mind Control’!!!

Win Tix: Wale in San Francisco!

Next 1000 Is Looking For New Talent

Femi Kuti, Web 2.0 + NOTORIOUS

BREAKING NEWS:

Femi Kuti cancels North American tour as illness forces cancellation of entire outing

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco March 31 – April 3, 2009 brings together the designers, developers, entrepreneurs, VCs, marketing professionals, product managers, and business strategists building the next-generation web. Along with a vibrant Expo Hall and plenty of networking opportunities, five main conference tracks discuss a spectrum of Web 2.0 topics from strategy to web ops, design, security, and more. Register today and save $100 or get a FREE Expo Pass at http://www.web2expo.com/sf

NOTORIOUS Theatrical Trailer & Soundtrack Spot Video + Pre-Order Soundtrack

If you missed the trip to Costa Rica, join Tee Alford & Funky People Online for another exciting Memorial Day Weekend vacation trip! The Funky People Panama Tour ’09 takes place on May 22-26, 2009 for 5 Days and 4 nights. Packages include Hotel Meals, Drinks, Casino Credits, Sightseeing Day Tours, Hotel Accommodations, Transfers, and Roundtrip Airfare. Explore the historic culture, nightlife, beaches and more scenic treasures of Central America with our travel group couples and singles. Pricing Details and Package Options

NEW RADIO FEATURES – LIVE & ONLINE

True School Radio Live From Fayetteville, NC with 9th Wonder, Santillian, Big Leem and Ike Geda. Every Friday night from 7pm to 12am on Soul 104.5FM. Live stream on whatsthe411nc.com>. True School’s Own DJ Cuzzin B on the mix at 10 to 11 – 70′s Babies Radio.

divine forces radio: the Evolution with Fidel Rodriguez. dfr, now exclusively heard on divineforces.org, is a conscious hip hop radio talk show on the cutting edge of popular culture and trends. For over 10 years divine forces radio has engaged and entertained its listeners through conscious hip hop music, critical thinking and enlightening information through interviews on culture, global spiritual traditions, history, health and politics.  To join the movement into the sixth sun with DIVINE FORCES MEDIA – REGISTER

FREE DOWNLOADS

The Beat Junkies – Live in Japan – 10 Year Anniversary mp3 DOWNLOAD. Recorded live in Japan in the August of 2002 as the Beat Junkies celebrated their 10 Year Anniversary.

TECH NEWS

Copenhagen, Denmark-based startup Minimum Noise wants to take a crack at crowdsourcing music production, by connecting musicians around the world in an open marketplace where like-minded artists can get together to create music tracks. This is rather similar to the way WeMix (co-founded by artist Ludacris and backing by angel funding), Bojam and Indomite function. more…

URB.com FEATURES:

Win a Pair of WeSC x Amy Gunther Headphones!

Win a BBP Bag!!

Interview: Black Milk Gives the Drumma Some

MP3: B-Real w/ Damien Marley “Fire”

Next 1000 Is Looking For New Talent

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco

March 31 – April 3, 2009

Moscone West, San Francisco, CA

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco brings together the designers, developers, entrepreneurs, VCs, marketing professionals, product managers, and business strategists building the next-generation web. Along with a vibrant Expo Hall and plenty of networking opportunities, five main conference tracks discuss a spectrum of Web 2.0 topics from strategy to web ops, design, security, and more. Register today and save $100 or get a FREE Expo Pass at http://www.web2expo.com/sf

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