Welcome to New York City.
We are extremely excited to announce that the Red Bull Music Academy 2012 will be held in what is arguably the most iconic city in the
history of pop culture: New York City. To reflect and celebrate the city’s influence on a myriad of musical movements, here’s a selection of
highlight shows from Red Bull Music Academy Radio’s archive, featuring crucial artists from the Big Apple: from jazz funk to rap, minimalist music to disco. Please use the links and embed codes to place the shows on your blog or website.
You can find thousands more interviews, features and live recordings on redbullmusicacademyradio.com
True genius and post-minimalism alert! The greatest living American composer goes in-depth with reflections on his musical genesis.
The jazz funk legend, outstanding songwriter and larger-than-life producer looks back on a career spanning from Funkadelic to Weldon Irvine and Roy Ayers to Kurtis Blow.
The Chocolate Boy Wonder breaks down his career and classic sound. Time to reminisce with one of the greatest producers hip hop has ever seen.
The man behind Amy Winehouse’s greatest moments recounts his story from 90s hip hop to super producer status.
Believe the hype: a lesson in hip hop history from Mistachuck himself.
Dragging Afrobeat through the streets of Brooklyn and pumping it back into the stratosphere with touches of Latin, funk and dub - this is the story of the Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra.
TOM TOM CLUB
From the early days with Talking Heads and NYC’s hip hop scene to classics like ‘Wordy Rappinghood’ and ‘Genius Of Love’... this is Tina Weymouth on landmark moments from the Clubhouse.
The Rapture’s Vito Roccoforte speaks out on everything from punk funk to cowbells, and introduces some of the DFA stalwarts’ greatest records.
One of the most influential and most sampled artists in the history of soul and funk introduces his groundbreaking work.
In the beginning there was Jack - and Frankie Knuckles. A journey to the roots of house music with the man himself.