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ARTURO VEGA REST IN POWER

Posted by Dante Ross on June 12th, 2013 filed in Uncategorized

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/12/arts/music/arturo-vega-spokesman-and-designer-for-the-ramones-dies-at-65.html?smid=pl-share
Arturo was the graphic voice of the Ramones there erstwhile 5th member and a long time East Village compatriot. He lived right around the corner from CBGB’s and let countless soon to be famous punk rock legends crash at his infamous loft including many of the Ramones. He was one of the architects of what [...]

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THE BRONXXX

Posted by Dante Ross on June 11th, 2013 filed in Uncategorized

long time favorites of mine The Bronxxx combine all things heavy from stoner rock to hardcore and everything in between much to my liking. They played here last week it was epic it always is. One of the most consistently good heavy bands around plus they have a killer name. Singer Matt Caughthrans vocals are [...]

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DR J STILL GOT IT!

Posted by Dante Ross on June 11th, 2013 filed in Uncategorized

DR J can still dunk at 63 years of age….. shit I couldnt dunk at 26 years of age haha…
I watched DR J as a kid when he was a Net. He was a class act from day 1 and he’s from Long Island NY. One of my all time favorite players dig him in [...]

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Magnum Opus: The Making of Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s “T.R.O.Y”

Posted by Dante Ross on June 10th, 2013 filed in Uncategorized

This piece seriously got me choked up. Just a beautiful and thoughtful mini doc on one of the most powerful songs in the history of HipHop. I am proud to have been a small piece of this puzzle and honored to have helped be a conduit for this and all the great music Pete and [...]

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ODB and ME: JOHN KING YOUR FULL OF BEANS

Posted by Dante Ross on June 4th, 2013 filed in Uncategorized

OK So John King owned Chung King studios for 20+ years. I recorded there for a solid 15 of those years including mixing amongst other artists ODB, Santana, and Brand Nubians. I always considered John a friend although a bit of a kook. John recently filmed some viral videos talking about the history of Chung [...]

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ROOFTOP LEGENDS THIS SUNDAY IN NYC!

Posted by Dante Ross on May 31st, 2013 filed in Uncategorized

This Sunday it’s for a great cause, it’s a great school and it’s always nice to support arts in NYC public schools. My friend for 25 years Jesse Piaz helps put this together and he is a amazing person and a dean at New Design. This program turns kids on to art and culture in [...]

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A BRIEF HISTORY OFJOHN BALDESSARI

Posted by Dante Ross on May 31st, 2013 filed in Uncategorized

Narrated by Tom Waits……This is great!
Enjoy
Dante Ross
NYC

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After The Smoke: Come and Leave

Posted by Dante Ross on May 20th, 2013 filed in Uncategorized

This is weird, creative and right up my alley. Check it out
Enjoy
D Ross
NYC

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DONALD BYRD REST IN POWER

Posted by Dante Ross on February 9th, 2013 filed in Uncategorized

We lost one of the all time great Jazz/Funk men ever this week. I discovered his music via digging for records to sample and realized my older sis use to play a few of his jams when I was a shorty (She was a funk head). I dug his songs way beyond the loops I [...]

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LION BABE: TREAT ME LIKE FIRE

Posted by Dante Ross on February 8th, 2013 filed in Uncategorized

How cool is this? It’s been floating around for a while…..Digging it mucho
Enjoy
DR

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