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NEW MUSIC | Three Jewels. | Mike Dean MWA.

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[dropcap]M[/dropcap]ike Dean is a master of his craft but still finds the opportunity evolves his skill set. He displays his God-level production skills in his latest release Three Jewels off his new imprint, MWA Records. In conjunction with Moog‘s limited re-issue run of the iconic Minimoog Model D synthesizer, Moog just released Mike Dean’s live production session of Three Jewels at the Moog …

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NEW Music. | “No Justice, No Peace” | Z-Ro (Prod. by Mike Dean)

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he events that have unfolded this week has been a tragic reminder of the sociopolitical imbalance that exists within our country today. We’ve seen this scenario play out one too many times before but with every body that drops dead our outrage transforms into action. Joining the list of artists speaking out against this week’s unfortunate incidents, producer Mike Dean and rapper …

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Grande Faucon. | Mike Dean’s Weekend at the Moog Factory.

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t’s not often that we get to see élite producer Mike Dean in his element. We nod our heads to the records he has produced but it is a rare occasion to actually witness him create the signature sound. Dean is something like an invisible hand, embedding his musical aesthetic without ever quite being seen. A master keyboardist, Dean spent 48 …

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Mike Dean on DJ Skee Live.

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Legendary producer Mike Dean will be on DJ Skee Live tonight. Dean, who is known for his work with Kanye West and Jay-Z, will be featured in Skee’s In the Lab segment. Show airs tonight on AXS TV at 10 pm. Meanwhile check out our interview with Mike Dean at Jungle City Studios.

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Travi$ Scott x Mike Dean Live at SOBs.

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Travi$ Scott massacred SOB’s at Hot97’s Who’s Next concert. With the legendary Mike Dean on the boards, Scott proceeded to get trill beyond comparison, and seemed possessed at one point during the performance. His eyes became ghost white just before he surfed the crowd–the energy was incinerating. Download Travi$ Scott’s new mixtape ‘Owl Pharaoh‘ → here. ←

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Mike Dean Live On Tour in Europe.

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As an extra to this week’s Mike Dean feature, we snagged exclusive photos from the Watch the Throne in Europe. Aside from Hov and Yeezy, the tour features various choice acts as it moves throughout the globe. Take a look at the musical mayhem being conjured up overseas. FOR PING/REBLOG/POST PERMISSIONS, PLEASE EMAIL: → CLICK HERE ←

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Mike Dean, Check Two, One, Two.

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This spring hasn’t exactly been on its best behavior. The air has been cooler than usual and the sky has had more of an autumn charm than a spring cheer. But meteorological misbehavior endured, we made our way through a rainy afternoon last week to Jungle City in Chelsea to talk shop with Mike Dean. The Grammy award-winning super producer was packing …

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Music Video. | “Dark Knight Dummo” | Trippie Redd Ft. Travis Scott.

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Earlier this year, Trippie Redd teamed  up with Travis Scott for “Dark Knight Dummo.” The Mike Dean-mix reaches an outlandish realm. Da Honorable C. N.O.T.E. helps to orchestrate the menacial score to this zombie mayhem. The creatively crass eye of director, White Trash Tyler, supplies the sublime visual accompaniment; press play! “… Bitch, I’m ballin’ hard just like a Maverick (yeah) / Money stretch long, lil’ bitch, …

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New Music. | “Need More” | Dice SoHo Ft. PnB Rock.

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he time is now. Determined to capitalize off his creativity, Dice SoHo, is on the grit! The recent release of SoHo’s, Mike Dean-produced mixtape, You Could Have, is helping to fuel his insatiable pursuit to secure lyrical longevity. On “Need More,” the Houston wordslanger teams up with PnB Rock. Here, these two emerging MCs trade sixteens that are inundated with opulent ideals and focused …

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New Music. | “SSP” | Dice SoHo Ft. Ty Dolla $ign X Desiigner.

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[dropcap]R[/dropcap]epping Houston, Dice SoHo, is tasked with establishing lyrical longevity. Earning the respect of sonic savant, Mike Dean, Dice has teamed up with Dean’s label, M.W.A. Perhaps this cunning move in creativity will help to launch SoHo’s burgeoning career in rhyme. Following the success of his risque single, “Giraffe,” the recent release of “SSP,” continues to thrust Dice SoHo into the limelight. An …

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Mexican Wrestling Association Pop-Up at The Run Up.

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[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ast week, Mike Dean debuted his new merch line collaboration with Louise Donegan and Joe Perez at Fancy‘s The Run Up Pop-Up experience in New York City. The pieces features artwork from Louise’s debut exhibit, Liath. Check out our recap video of opening night.  You can purchase some cool gifts for your holiday stockings at Mike Dean Merch Store.  

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Kendra Morris: To Witness A Mockingbird. (VIDEO)

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Despite the occasional 85° day–a mere outlier–summer is officially done. We had a lot of fun this summer. The weather was hot, the politics were turbulent, and Quiet Lunch sought to provide a soundtrack to it all. Teaming up with The Lodge Gallery, we invited our readers out to experience an evening of eye catching art, sweet wine, and even …

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Unforgettable.

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Sunny & Gabe just dropped another resplendent single titled “Forget Love”. Featuring Odd Future’s Mike G, the song is a jazzy, break heavy serenade that tailspins into a jam session-like frenzy before fading with ghostly allure. Sunny & Gabe’s sound is truly evolving into something wonderful. The Virginia duo is receiving all sorts of approval, including a nod from G.O.O.D. Music …

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Quiet Lunch on the ROX present Sunny & Gabe. (RECAP)

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[dropcap size=small]O[/dropcap]ur first installment of Quiet Lunch on the ROX was a night to remember. Libations were flowing, burgers were noshed, and more importantly, the tunes… the tunes were epic. Featuring Virginia artists, Sunny & Gabe, the festivities saw visits from Mike Dean, Liam McMullan, Gregory De La Haba, Bogdan Stroe, McKenzie Younger–we even had partygoers from London who traveled …

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A Night with the Abbott.

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Last week Quiet Lunch stopped by Angel Orensanz Foundation, Inc. for the premier of Burton‘s movie 13 but on top of seeing one of the sickest skate films ever, we were also anticipating performances by Wu patriarch, the RZA, and Brooknam newcomers, Flatbush Zombies. We strolled up to the venue and was automatically taken aback by the line that seemed to …

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Quiet Lunch Magazine ‡ May 14th, 2012. – May 20th, 2012.

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This week sees the likes of Charlotte Caron, Patrick Leger, photographer Eric Rose, digital illustrator 非 and architectural designer Robert van Embricqs. Julie Percha goes on a Hipster Hunt and the iPad Mini rumors receive another jolt of “authenticity”. We also get a sit down with Dirty South pioneer Mike Dean! Stay Tuned! Unflinchingly Yours, Quiet Lunch Staff.