Behind the scenes photos from DJ Vadim’s latest video. Vadim is wearing a Cultural Cannibals Tropicalia shirt, which you can purchase here.
If you don’t know about Vadim here’s a few words from Wikipedia: “DJ Vadim (aka Vadim Peare) is a prolific DJ and producer, born in Leningrad, USSR (now Saint Petersburg, Russia), raised in London and currently residing in both New York and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, whose music combines hip hop, soul, reggae and electronica. He has been described as “one of the few artists creating genuinely new work in the Hip-Hop field” and an artist who “cannot be ignored”.
In 1994, Vadim founded his own independent record label, Jazz Fudge, but signed to Ninja Tune the following year, before his current label BBE, in 2007. Aside from DJ-ing and producing, he has also worked as in A&R and promotion, as well as a radio presenter on the BBC’s “Around The World In Eight Relays” programme.
Throughout his career he has worked with a variety of musicians, singers and groups, including DJ Krush, Stevie Wonder, The Roots, Prince, Public Enemy, Dilated Peoples, Kraftwerk, Sly and the family stone, Fat Freddys Drop, Super Furry Animals, and Paul Weller. He is also known for having worked with a number of unsigned artists who later went on to find commercial success.
In addition to his regular album releases, he has also recorded under the names “Andre Gurov” and “Little Aida” and has appeared as a member of the various artists project The Isolationist. He is also the DJ and producer for Spanish hip hop group 7 Notas 7 Colores, and, in 2001, was nominated alongside them at the Latin Grammy Awards.
He has made many remixes from The Cure, Erykah Badu, Alice Russel, Paul Weller, Prince, CL Smooth,
On average he performs 170-180 shows a year in over 63 countries.”