NEW METABEATS VIDEOS: SUN? OR SNOW?

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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SUMMER? Or WINTER? You decide.

Tomorrow the TWO brand new videos for Metabeats ‘Music Pt.1′ will be premiering on the world renowned ‘Nah Right’. The track featuring the big man, Ralph Rip Shit returns with some visuals we’re really proud of and you can choose between the ‘Sun’ or ‘Snow’ videos.

They say patience is a virtue. And never has that been truer. We live in a time where everyone expects to have things instantly. Never has the pressure been greater to fire product out endlessly.

Well we’re trying to buck that trend and spend a little time with our music. And this one was a real challenge. We had to bide our time and wait for the perfect moments, battling blizzards on top of mountains, serious minus temperatures and freezing winds. So you can choose between the raw, Super 8 feel of the Winter cut, or the incredible, warm and creative switch up of the Summer version.

Music Pt.1 (LP Mix) on iTunes
Music Pt.1 (OG Mix) on Bandcamp

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NEW MIX: DJ JAFFA LIVE @ THE CAVIAR CRACKLE BLOCK PARTY

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

We managed to get our hands on the live audio of the incredible set that the legendary DJ Jaffa played at the Metabeats ‘Caviar Crackle Block Party’ this weekend. It was an incredible day of bubbling with friends and family to celebrate the release of Meta’s second LP and all the DJ’s on the day were dropping gem upon gem of good music. This hour long set is one of those ones that truly keeps it moving across an absolute tonne of classics and finely mined new tracks. One of the nicest mixes we’ve heard in a minute. Definitely one for the music heads out there

You can cop the acclaimed LP from Metabeats over on iTunes http://bit.ly/19lSy5Z
Or if you prefer it on CD, via http://associatedminds.spinshop.com/

Follow us on Twitter @AssociatedMinds & @DJJaffa

THE CAVIAR CRACKLE COVER ARTWORK

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

A collaborative project between ourselves and some of the extended family of creatives we’ve been lucky enough to have worked with over the years. (And some new ones.)

After an intial idea between Mayor & Metabeats and themeekshall laying the type and idea out for us, we approached the incredibly talented Spike Dennis. Known for being a ‘boy who sews’ he crafts some beautifully twisted and subverted images of unicorns in stitching. No shit. So we knew he was the man we needed to tackle the gold thread embroidery. Then our friends over at Gallery Sixty Six came through generously on the framing and staining side. The touch that brings the idea on home! Finally our long term friend (and photographer don) Alex Mills took the photo to ensure it was all captured just right.

And this quick little vid was shot by our boy Huw ‘Cadillac Johnson’ Caddy.

Album is available on iTunes worldwide now.
UK: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/caviar-crackle/id661620148
US: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/caviar-crackle/id661620148
Aus: https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/caviar-crackle/id661620148

METABEATS ‘CAVIAR CRACKLE’ PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOW (COMES WITH 7 UP FRONT TRACKS)

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

With the release date of Metabeats ‘Caviar Crackle’ LP fast arriving we figured we’d make it available for pre-order along with an upfront instant DL of 7 of the tracks just to keep you well fed until the drop.

Get yours here >>> METABEATS ‘CAVIAR CRACKLE’ PRE-ORDER

The album features a list of some of the who’s who of the world’s finest emcees handpicked to sit over Meta’s back drop. Enjoy…