Happy Birthday, Larry Heard
Larry Heard is 52, y’all (born May 31, 1960, Chicago, Illinois). Here’s a sidebar I did for an interview with LH for Resident Advisor a few years ago. [In case you’re not familiar with Mr. Fingers.]
Tracking Album Cover Art →
WHERE COULD IT BE? TRACKING VINTAGE ALBUM ART IN NYC TUESDAY 05.29.2012 , POSTED BY JESSICA CZECK
M83 - Reunion
lehotshit: At long last, M83 has finally made their video for “Reunion” available for viewing. The video was directed by Fleur & Manu. As previously mentioned, the EP for the track includes remixes by Mylo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Sei A, The Naked and Famous, Polly Scattergood and White Sea. Available since yesterday via Mute Records.
Bobby Womack, "The Bravest Man In the Universe,"...
Bobby Womack - Dayglo Reflection (feat. Lana Del Rey) Pre-order Bobby Womack’s album, The Bravest Man In The Universe (co-produced by Damon Albarn): http://smarturl.it/BravestManPre or from the XL US store: http://bit.ly/HSzqx2 Taken from the album, The Bravest Man In The Universe released by XL Recordings on 11(UK) / 12(US) June 2012. http://bobbywomack.com...
Independent Label Market: Q&A with Ben Watt,... →
Independent Label Market: Q&A with Ben Watt, Buzzin’ Fly Label Boss independentlabelmarket: What’s the best market you’ve ever been to? What did you buy? Kensington Market in the late seventies. Jay Strongman used to sell great fifties clothes at Rock-a-Cha. I bought a yellow and grey flannelette shirt to go with my flat-top in the early eighties. There was a big pool room…
Aérea Negrot - Right Body Wrong Time from the...
New Antony and the Johnsons
iheartmoosiq: Wow, this is breathtaking and poignant… Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons has a new song out titled Rise. It’s featured in a coral reefs film. You can download the song for free or for much encouraged small donations at an Australian coral reef studies research site. Stream the song below and view the eye popping footage from the film. Both are beautiful enough by...
BIG FUN IN THE BIG TOWN, 1986 HIP-HOP DOCUMENTARY →
BIG FUN IN THE BIG TOWN, 1986 HIP-HOP DOCUMENTARY [“produced in 1986 for Dutch TV and shot entirely in New York City”] Featuring: Mr. Magic, Marley Marl, Grandmaster Flash, Run-DMC and Jam Master Jay, LL Cool J, Biz Markie, Roxanne Shante, Russell Simmons, MC Shan, Schoolly-D, Doug E. Fresh & the Get Fresh Crew, the Last Poets, and more. Via Stones Throw.
First Listen: Saint Etienne, "Words and Music By... →
Saint Etienne, “Words and Music By Saint Etienne” [i love how Saint Etienne releases and concerts sync w/ my bday, it’s like they made it special for me! #fanboyshit] Last Days of DIsco.
RIP Donna Summer, Queen of Disco, Dead from cancer... →
RIP Chuck Brown, Godfather of DC Go-Go →
Chuck Brown dies: ‘Godfather of Go-Go’ passes away at 75 ”his daughter confirmed to ABC7’s Sam Ford.”
Mouse on Mars: Interplanetary Baristas →
[Eeek! My chat w/ Jan St. Werner] - Boats, Baku hipsters & more! I mean, really: when was the last time you heard a female rapper spitting verses in Azerbaijani based on a 19th century poem about a Baku dandy?
Carlos Fuentes - Mexican Novelist, Essayist Dies... →
“Perfect order is the forerunner of perfect horror.” - Carlos Fuentes
Kickstarter: National Debt →
[THIS.] Kickstarter: National Debt (Hi you guys! Joe Biden and the rest of the gang here!) via meganamram: ABOUT THIS PROJECT Hi you guys! Joe Biden and the rest of the gang here! :) We’re looking for some awesome people to help us Kickstart our dream project of having a functioning federal government! That’s where you come in: all we’re asking for is a little help. And twenty trillion...
PREMIERE: Son Lux - Flickers (Alias Jodecidal... →
Via RCRDLBL. Here’s an interview I did with Ryan for URB: http://www.urb.com/2010/03/24/son-lux-passion-is-his-weapon/
Stream: Soulsavers new album, The Light the Dead... →
Drops May 21 in the UK, May 22 in the US, featuring guest vocals by David Gahan. Via Cooperative Music and Mute Records.
Stream: the Gossip's new album "A Joyful Noise" →
“A Joyful Noise” Album Premiere May 9, 2012 The new album, A Joyful Noise, will be out in the US May 22. Listen to the entire record before its available in stores! NEW ALBUM AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE MAY 22
Musical table & pendulum sound machine live at... →
musical table the musical table installed 504 volumes on the top plate, and there are 504 musical box movements which play only a single sound in the point of the 5-m electric line extended from there. the motor revolving speed of the musical boxes are adjusted by the volume of the table, and the musical boxes play sound at random.
Braun Design: SK4-SK6 Phonographs 1956-1966 →
A Short Retrospective of Braun Design.
Roni Size: NYC 5/27 - Mix: Live from Jungle... →
Just got word Roni Size is playing NYC’s Highline Ballroom on 5/27. [My birthday weekend is looking to be hella full of musical goodness. Hallelujer.]