After a slight delay getting the vinyl to arrived at Rappcats HQ, the custom Flat Tummy Tea b/w Bandana records from Freddie Gibbs & Madlib have all been assembled and shipped. Each is numbered and one-of-a-kind, but there are about three basic color patterns – black, gold, neon red/orange. Here’s a few shots from the printing session with Hit N Run. Photos & sleeve design by Jeff Jank. (more…)
Gangster Doodles art show at Rappcats in Los Angeles:
Friday March 8th, 6-9pm.
Saturday March 9th, Noon-6pm.
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…)