Wednesday, June 8, 2011


The first ever full length documentary film dedicated to the art of diggin in the crates." All kinds of fascinating conversations and interviews with legendary crate diggers gives more than a glimpse to the subculture that spawned the best hip hop music of the 90s and beyond. Footage with Da Beatminerz, Diamond D, Madlib, Lord Finesse, Buckwild, DJ Eclipse, Beni B, V.I.C. (Beatnuts, Ghetto Pros), Maseo (De La Soul), and much more..

The founding fathers of the beat-digging culture speak openly about the inception and evolution of their unique approach to making music as the people behind Deep Crates return to take music lovers deeper into the scene than ever before. Marley Marl discusses the epiphany of discovering live drum-kit samples, and the fascinating story of Pete Rock's "T.R.O.Y." offers unparalleled insight in to the art of the dig, with additional studio tours, production tactics, and conversations with the most prolific DJs and producers currently contributing to the scene combining to offer a fitting follow-up to the original Deep Crates. ~ Matthew Tobey, All Movie Guide