The summer of 2011 started off like any other summer with the usual parties and the usual encounters, abundantly accompanied by divine drinks and satanic food and otherwise. And when the guests that appear on these events turn out to be musicians the conversations direct almost automatically towards the success some of their concerts, songs or bands had. Likewise for the future members of kNIGHTs after these standard stories and introduction, the party went a more interesting level. It looked as if these two men had an almost similar goal.
5 years ago in june, Patrick Skene and Tom De Geeter started Marathon of Dope in Kortrijk, Belgium and Winnipeg, Canada.
30 records later by acts like Mike Ladd, Infinite Livez, Passage, Birdapres, John Smith, Nomad, Elissa P, Zucchini Drive, Pip Skid, Rob Crooks, The Gumshoe Strut and others, we celebrate our 5th anniversary in style on the 8th of june in Textielhuis, Kortrijk, Belgium.
Here is the first single of Birdapres & Rob Crooks forthcoming record “Argyle”, called “Pump Up the Volume”. Download, enjoy and share. The album will be coming out on the 28th of may 2013 on Marathon of Dope.
We are happy to announce in the near future Winnipeg artists Rob Crooks & Birdapres will release a collaboration record. This concept album revolves around school experiences. Check out this video they did for witch police.
Zucchini Drive and Rob Crooks played 20 shows around europe in february. Here is a little overview of what happened. Thanks to all promotors and friends! Check this video out.
Marathon of Dope 30 Records Package including: a 4GB USB CARD, with digital copies of our 30 releases in MP3-format and 56 Page Full-Colour Book with information + artwork from our releases.
Marathon of Dope is hitting the road in Europe.
Find out all the dates here and bookmark cus more shows will be announced.
As a result of his 2007 journey to New York and its aftermath, Dutch hiphop producer EL Pres is releasing his debut vinyl Glenwood Hostel EP.
Speed Dial 7′s Raptapes Vol 6 (best of 2012) is here. Enjoy, Download, Share and Enjoy all over again.
Goodbye world, on this 21st of december Nomad does the apocalypse. Brand new song, brand new video. Check it out, share it before we all go out.
Kodacrome is Elissa P. (vocals/synth), KaeoFLUX (drums/production), and Phil DaRosa (guitar). “Modern Man” is a single from their debut EP Perla, which was released in March. The video was shot on a fixed body harness, thus morphing the city scenery into a slippery mercurial backdrop.
“Shirley Temple” by Pip Skid from his record “People Are The Worst”.
Featuring B-Flat of the Lytics (http://www.thelytics.ca)