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Did You See It?!: De La Soul is Not Dead Documentary

Did You See It?!: De La Soul is Not Dead Documentary

Twenty-five years after the release of their sophomore album, De La Soul Is Not Dead, this documentary visits the group's Amityville, Long Island history and discusses how they linked up with Prince Paul and got their demo to Tommy Boy Records.

Music Nerd Monday: How It's Made - Instruments

Music Nerd Monday: How It's Made - Instruments

If you've ever caught an episode of How It's Made you know how easy it is to get swept up in finding answers to questions you didn't even know you had.  Here are some of the musical instrument segments in one place for your binge-watching pleasure.

Did You See It?!: Joni Mitchell on Illusions | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

Did You See It?!: Joni Mitchell on Illusions | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

In this animated short by Blank on Blank & PBS Digital Studios, Joni Mitchell shares her perspective on fame that many creatives can relate to. She speaks about coming to grips with both her rise to fame and the price that she paid for experimenting in her career and not seeking only hits and fame. 

Did You See it?!: Revolutions On Air: The Golden Era of New York Radio 1980-1988 | Red Bull Music Academy

Did You See it?!: Revolutions On Air: The Golden Era of New York Radio 1980-1988 | Red Bull Music Academy

A mini music documentary examining the golden era of New York radio in the 80s detailing the innovation of legends Shep Pettibone, Tony Humphries, The Latin Rascals, Marley Marl, and Kool DJ Red Alert.

Did You See It?!: John Coltrane on Giant Steps | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

Did You See It?!: John Coltrane on Giant Steps | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

In this animated short by Blank on Blank & PBS Digital Studios, John Coltrane discusses setting up to practice, connecting with the sound of an instrument, Malcolm X, music as means of expressing that state of society, and how he wanted to change the world.

Did You See It?!: Jimi Hendrix on The Experience | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

Did You See It?!: Jimi Hendrix on The Experience | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

Peep the animated short of Jimi Hendrix discussing The Experience by Blank on Blank & PBS Digital Studios.

Did You See It?!: How it's Made- Vinyl Records

Did You See It?!: How it's Made- Vinyl Records

Did You See It?!: Beastie Boys on Being Stupid | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

Did You See It?!: Beastie Boys on Being Stupid | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

Blank on Blank x PBS Digital studios share animated video of a lost Beastie Boys interview

Did You See It?!: Jay Shells Rap Quotes

Did You See It?!: Jay Shells Rap Quotes

Jay Shells visits specific locations mentioned in hip hop songs and posts the lyrics that pertain to that block. Dope vids for any hip hop head to enjoy…check them out!

Did You See It?!: Through the Lens of Hip Hop UK Women (Trailer)

Did You See It?!: Through the Lens of Hip Hop UK Women (Trailer)

Some of the women of hip hop in the UK share their views of the culture in the upcoming documentary to be released in 2014.