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[VIDEO] Far East Movement ARTIST#TALK Highlights Celebrating HP Windows 8

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To celebrate the launch of Windows 8 and a range of exciting new products featuring Beats by Dre audio technology, HP hosted a very special event last week at Terminal 5 in New York City. Part of the evening was a special installment of my ARTIST#TALK  live interview series with special guest Far East Movement who also performed a private concert right after my chat with them. It's was great to talk with the group of Kev Nish, Prohgress, J Spliff and DJ Virman about their current success with "Turn Up The Love," "For All" and "Little Bird" on the iconic Terminal 5 stage.

Check out the official video of the event that compiles some of the highlights of the ARTIST#TALK interview with Far East Movement plus some of the incredible sights and sounds of the night. HP pulled out all the stops to showcase Windows 8 with interactive experiences set up throughout Terminal 5, massive animations on LCD screens that were plastered to the ceiling, and aerialists who climbed up and down Terminal 5 to show HP's new touch products.

During the ARTIST#TALK, Far East Movement talked at length about their beginnings as a band, their (musical) inspirations, their extensive charity work, their Asian-American roots and their laser-sharp artistic vision. Growing up in downtown Los Angeles, the group has very much been influenced by DJ mash up culture that is ruled by experimentation, and a love for classic hip hop and progressive sounds. They also explained that new new album "Dirty Bass" was inspired by extensive touring and is a nod to the golden era of party music. It was a very insightful chat that gave people a very candid look at the story and intelligence behind the hits they are known for.

Check out more photos of the event here, here and here.

Thank you to all the bloggers and writers for coming out and covering the event, Far East Movement for taking time in their busy schedule to spent time in New York City, HP and Microsoft for partnering with me on ARTIST#TALK, and the fine folks at Cherrytree Records and Interscope for all of their support and assistance. 

November 2, 2012 | Permalink