Tag: questlove

David Lynch To Organize New Music Festival

World recognized artist, and one of the best filmmakers alive, David Lynch, is curating a new multi-disciplinary festival. Launching Festival of Disruption (nice name. We need more dissidence in festival culture but that’s an editorial for another day) in Los Angeles’ Ace Hotel, the event will happen 8-9 October and feature music, dance, panels, exhibits, film and virtual reality. Amongst the performers scheduled to appear will be Robert Plant, St. Vincent, Jon Hopkins, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Questlove, as well as a very special “Music of Twin Peaks” by frequent Lynch collaborator and renowned composer Angelo Badalamenti. Badalamenti will also ... Read more

Prince Fired Questlove From DJ Gig, To Play Finding Nemo Instead

With Pixar dropping the first trailer to the sequel of Finding Nemo, ‘Finding Dory’, the world was treated to a rather funny and bizarre anecdote by The Roots’ ?uestlove. The Finding Dory trailer led ?uestlove, who besides taking to the drums is also a regularly booked DJ, to take to Twitter, telling his followers that he was once “fired” from a dj gig by the almighty Prince in a nightclub. After cutting the music, ?uestlove was shocked again when he saw the reason for his firing: so that Prince could watch Finding Nemo on the club’s screen. This is taking the term ‘nightmare booking’ to a ... Read more