A year ago Red Bull Music Academy came and pretty much fucked up New York City’s live music scene for a month. Being the world class city as it is, New Yorkers are generally spoiled with so many quality music options. But what made Red Bull so great was the fact that in addition to collecting a world class group of talent (for D-I-R-T cheap ticket prices) they went out of their way to make it informative also; they had a daily newspaper filled with that had top tier articles on various music movements from house to electro on top of various panels with accomplished artists like Erykah Badu and James Murphy. They recently released a documentary (directed by of what happened during that time, and if you missed it don’t fret…it comes back again this May.
Watch here and check out one of last years standouts, a lecture with ?uestlove.