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Indy Week Staff Pick

February 6, 2014

Eric Tullis, Indy Week Staffer, writes… Many artists, musical and otherwise, have tried to recreate and honor the mastery of late hip-hop and soul legend J Dilla. From Miguel Atwood-Ferguson’s 60-piece orchestral tribute to Dutch producer BINKBEATS’ viral YouTube clip, Beats Unraveled #6: J. Dilla Live Mixtape, the magnitude of James “Dilla” Yancey’s work survives […]

Charleston City Paper Article

February 5, 2014

The broader shortcomings of instrumental tributes to J Dilla have made the successes of Charleston’s Dillamental that much more notable. Great article from an interview that Wilton and Alex did with Patrick Wall for the Charleston City Paper. Photograph by Jonathan Boncek. Many thanks to Patrick, Jonathan, and Chris Haire at the City Paper for […]

Drawer B Shout Out

January 31, 2014

We did an interview with Patrick Wall for the Charleston City Paper on Saturday. That feature is slated to publish on Wednesday, February 5th, just in time for Jay Dee Day at the Pour House. I just stumbled upon this Jay Dee piece by Patrick on Drawer B. Check out the Dillamental shout out… Phife […]

Marcus Amaker: Jay Dee Day Charleston

January 29, 2014

Not only have we been elated that Charleston’s own Renaissance man, Marcus Amaker, has been the graphic designer for the Dillamental posters, we have been even more excited that he has and will be sharing the stage with us for Jay Dee Day at the Pour House in Charleston, SC. Marcus has published five books […]

Bubbleguts Bros.: Jay Dee Day Charleston

January 24, 2014

The Bubbleguts Bros. re-emerge from the vinyl vaults to rock Jay Dee Day at the Pour House in Charleston, SC. DJ BirdFlu + Jectwon combine as one of the illest DJ crews on the planet. Dillamental is proud to welcome these guys out as very special guest artists on Thursday, February 6th. Scour the internet […]

Raleigh Facebook Event Page

January 21, 2014

Going to Jay Dee Day in Raleigh? Have you RSVP’d on Facebook yet? Shared the show info with your friends yet? Well, kill a few birds with one stone’s throw and click the link below… Jay Dee Day Raleigh —>FACEBOOK

DJ Gonzo: Jay Dee Day Raleigh

January 20, 2014

Joining our homie, Tab-One, for Jay Dee Day at Kings in Raleigh, NC is the one-and-only DJ Gonzo. DJ Gonzo (Aharon Segal) is a soul/hip-hop/r&b DJ and turntablist from Raleigh, NC. He first built a following at WKNC 88.1fm where he ran the request-based hip-hop show “The Saturday Night Mixtape” from 2003 through 2008. He […]

Stan Getz Sample

January 20, 2014

Getting ready for our second rehearsal for Jay Dee Day. We’re adding a few new Dilla tunes for this set of shows including Pharcyde’s “Runnin’” from Labcabincalifornia (1995). For this joint, Jay sampled “Saudade Vem Correndo” by Stan Getz.

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