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Questlove: Coming to Sundance Channel in May…… and lots of other places too!

Questlove: Coming to Sundance Channel in May…… and lots of other places too!

Image from DreamStates, featuring QuestLove. Questlove is a very busy man! Drummer, DJ, blogger, producer. He seems to do it all. However, he wasn’t too busy to sit down with us and tell us about his very bizarre recurring dream for the new series DreamStates – which launches on SundanceChannel.com on May 2nd. You can check out…

DreamStates Coming in May

DreamStates Coming in May

What do you dream about? What’s that one dream story you’ll never forget? The one that’s “seared into your brain” forever. We all have them. Now, Sundance Channel takes a deeper look into our dreams through the eyes of creative innovators from the worlds of film and music. Created by Option-G, DreamStates is a five-part…

Sundance Film Festival watch: BLACK POWER MIXTAPE

Sundance Film Festival watch: BLACK POWER MIXTAPE

Among the intriguing films in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the Sundance Film Festival in January is Goran Hugo Olsson’s powerful-looking THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975. The film combines audio interviews with contemporary figures with 16mm archival footage documenting the Black Power movement in America, shot by Swedish journalists between 1967 and 1975 and…

Music video: The Roots, "How I Got Over"

Music video: The Roots, "How I Got Over"

Legendary hip hop group The Roots remind us that they’re still a force to be reckoned with despite their mainstream-friendly daily duties backing up Jimmy Fallon as his house band. From their upcoming album of the same name, “How I Got Over” blends a socio-political message about brotherhood and lending a helping hand where “someone…