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Mr Bongo at Rappcats, December 7-8, 2019

Rappcats — October 29, 2019 | Comments (0)

Celebrating Mr. Bongo’s 30th anniversary with a 2-day pop-up shop

Rappcats – 5636 York Blvd, Los Angeles – December 7 & 8, 2019 (more…)

4th annual DJ SHADOW storage sale – Aug. 10, 11

Rappcats — July 17, 2019 | Comments Off on 4th annual DJ SHADOW storage sale – Aug. 10, 11

Rappcats and DJ Shadow present:
The 4th Annual DJ Shadow Storage Sale
August 10th & 11th, 2019
5638 York Blvd, Los Angeles
Noon-6PM (more…)

Henry Franklin Grab Bag

Rappcats — July 5, 2019 | Comments Off on Henry Franklin Grab Bag

ON SALE: HENRY FRANKLIN GRAB BAG

Vinyl grab bags from our June 8 sale of Black Jazz legend Henry Franklin’s record collection (more…)

DJ Muggs x Eto – Hell’s Roof – Rappcats Exclusive

Rappcats — February 18, 2019 | Comments (0)

ON SALE: MUGGS X ETO – HELL’S ROOF

Unique cover, Rappcats exclusive limited to 150 copies. (more…)

Galt MacDermot 1928-2018

Egon, Rappcats — December 20, 2018 | Comments (1)

Galt MacDermot, 1968. Photo by Larry Ellis.

Composer, pianist and arranger Galt MacDermot died at 4 AM Eastern Standard Time on December 17th, 2018, a day shy of his 90th birthday. While the cause of his death was undisclosed, he had been in failing health for some time. Here’s an essay on his life and influence by Eothen “Egon” Alapatt, who worked with MacDermot and his Kilmarnock label from the late-90s to the mid-2000s (more…)