“The Powder Ridge Rock Festival was scheduled to be held July 31- August 2, 1970 in Middlefield, Connecticut. A legal injunction forced the event to be canceled, keeping the musicians away; but a crowd of 30,000 attendees arrived anyway, to find no food, no entertainment, no adequate plumbing, and at least seventy drug dealers. William Manchester wrote: “Powder Ridge was an accident waiting to happen, and it happened.” Volunteer doctor William Abruzzi declared a drug “crisis” on 1 August and said “Woodstock was a pale pot scene. This is a heavy hallucinogens scene.”
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We’ve been looking forward to this one for a while, here’s the seriously dope new track and vid from Savvy, ‘While The Water Falls’. A moody, jazzy, stomper! Taken from Play To Win Vol.3 CD – which will be downloadable EP featuring remixes from Mr Robinson, Bambooman & Mr Inky available for pre-order on the 3rd or July and out on the 23rd.
We’ve been hitting re-wind all afternoon, check it out/share it!
Starring: Steven Mitchell & Olivia Sweeney
Video production: Chris Nunn & Cyrus Dennis
Check out DIY for more info on getting hold of the track.
EP Artwork by KNOWNAIM.
‘Before the sun sets’ is the brand new EP from Stefan Melbourne, you may remember us posting a little piece on him earlier, which you can see here.
At Dirt Cheap we usually seem to align ourselves to the Hip Hop/Electronic genres, however we can appreciate other genres too (honest!). I know little of the indie/acoustic/folk scenes however I will endeavour to describe and review the EP as best I can!
Even though this is not our usual thing, the EP has been on repeat in our office since we had it delivered last week! The four tracks work really well together and are definitely stylistically quite strong and distinctive. The sound is to me quite melancholic, though maybe that is the wrong word… possibly nostalgic is a better fit, Stefan’s lyrics make quite vivid pictures in my mind, almost cinematic in a way, and I would definitely say listening to the songs I can imagine them as the soundtrack to the penultimate scene in a movie.
Free download from our friends at Extra Curricular in anticipation of their new EP, dropping on ‘Pigeonhole This!’ this summer.