WEDNESDAY, November 14, 2007

SECONDHAND SURESHOTS: an experiment in creative sound recycling


The Norman Lear Center’s Popular Music Project presents a preview screening of the new dublab documentary “Secondhand Sureshots: an experiment in creative sound recycling,” which features four amazing, LA-based beat makers – Daedelus, J.Rocc, Nobody and Ras G on a secret mission to create new musical magic from dusty thrift store vinyl. The event will also include a live sample and mix session with Secondhand Sureshot star Ras G. Audience members are encouraged to bring and offer up surprise sounds on vinyl for the mix as Ras G works to create a new song on the spot. Organized by Josh Kun, Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication.

Fall 2006: four highly inspired beat producers were brought together due to their common devotion to scouring record bins for magic amid the dust and discarded dreams. Treasure hunters Daedelus, J-Rocc, Nobody and Ras G were each taken to a different Out of the Closet thrift store and given five dollars to buy five records. Their mission was to create new songs using these vinyl albums. What they created was new music magic. Click here to see the trailers.

6-6:45pm : screening

6:45-7pm : Q & A

7-8pm : Live Sampling Session by RAS G.

Admission is FREE but RSVP is required:

Annenberg Auditorium
University of Southern California
more info on the Popular Music Project