Favorite ThisEpisode 22 - Thievery Corporation

Published: August 4, 2010

podcast logoFew names in electronic music are bigger than Thievery Corporation. This week, on The Untz Podcast, TC's Eric Hilton is the featured guest. Hilton has been DJ'ing lounge, downtempo, and dub in Washington, D.C. since the early 90's.

Along with his partner, Rob Garza, Hilton has released several genre-defining albums under the Thievery Corporation moniker, mixing politically-charged lyrics with sweet and sultry chill-hop.  Hilton is also steers the ship of the influential Eighteenth Street Lounge label.

eric hiltonIn 2006, during a TC hiatus, Hilton penned the screenplay for "Babylon Central."  He went on to direct and compile the movie's soundtrack (which features some roots reggae cuts and plenty of TC tracks). Babylon Central is available now on DVD.  Enter a contest to win the movie, soundtrack, and an autographed movie poster at theuntz.com.

Virtual Boy will be featured on next week's podcast. Preston Walker and Henry Allen are the minds behind this ambient and glitch DJ duo.

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