Music // Friday, May 30, 2014
In the next few months, Juxtapoz is going to be looking into the visual art behind one of underground hip-hop/jazz/music's true innovators, Madlib. If you are a fan, you know that the Beat Konducta has many monikers and identities, characters that he lets take centerstage over his own look. Madlib has long been associated with Stones Throw Records, and the label is the subject of a great new documentary, "Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This is Stones Throw Records," that you can watch, buy, and stream online right now. See it, and get ready for some upcoming Juxtapoz coverage...
Music // Friday, June 07, 2013
It's no secret that the Juxtapoz office is a big fan of Madlib. In fact, we may or may not be attending his Welcome to Zamrock show tonight in San Francisco... As it's rare to see an interview with the man and he has gotten us excited about the prospect of new Quasimoto, Madvillain, and J Dilla has an unreleased Jazz album? We thought we would post this video by Tom Stokes of Madlib, aka Quasimoto, aka Beat Konducta, aka DJ Lord Such, aka.... at the Medicine Show in London!
Music // Tuesday, May 01, 2012
We are huge fans of all the art direction at hip-hop label, Stones Throw, and we are huge fans of all the musical identities of one super-producer, Madlib. Stones Throw and Madlib have just released a very special Madvillainy 2: The Madlib Remix box set, featuring a double LP with printed cover, MP3 download card, and, here is what we are excited about, a 12-page mini-comic.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 06, 2012
When SF-based visual artist Jason Jagel spent the night on the oversized chair at the Stones Throw house back in 2002 the same night Madlib crashed on the couch directly across from him, Jagel knew right away he had stumbled across a unique individual. “I remember Madlib mumbling in his sleep, sounding uncannily, but not surprisingly like his music,” remarks Jagel.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Besides being a talented fine artist based in San Francisco, Jason Jagel has built a dedicated body of work creating imagery surrounding underground hip-hop icons, Madlib and MF Doom. The latter work has found its way in a deluxe reissue of the classic MF Doom album Operation Doomsday. . .