SHOT & EDITED BY MATTHEW VEGA

SHOT & EDITED BY MATTHEW VEGA

Slam poetry master Saul Williams steps up for FACT Freestyles. Slam poetry is something of a lost art, and Saul Williams has been at the forefront of it since 1996. Across a series of boundary-bending albums and poetry collections, the 44-year-old has become a deserved NY cult hero, once playing Tupac in a Broadway show based on his life.

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SHOT & EDITED BY MATTHEW VEGA

Detroit original ZelooperZ drops an off-the-wall set of unaccompanied rhymes for the latest edition of FACT Freestyles. Anyone who's followed Danny Brown for the last few years should be familiar with his Bruiser Brigade crew. Among their number is the rubber-voiced ZeleeoperZ, who is set to release his debut album Bothic on Bruiser Brigade Records later this month.

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SHOT & EDITED BY MATTHEW VEGA

SHOT & EDITED BY MATTHEW VEGA

Highlights from the 2015 Metric Tour showcasing production design + choreography by the Windmill Factory

PRODUCED, SHOT & EDITED BY MATTHEW VEGA

On October 17-18, New York welcomed the first Machines In Music fair. Organized by popular Brooklyn-based synthesizer store Control, the "modular synth fair" invited manufacturers, fans and practitioners to inspect and enjoy some of the most intriguing devices on the market and to connect with a scene that's surprisingly fast-growing, considering the technology was considered to be outmoded.

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