Archives: July 2017

WATCH — DJ Shadow’s “Corridors”

July 21st, 2017

“DJ Shadow has shared a new video for “Corridors,” his track with Oscar-winning composer Steven Price. The ominous clip, directed by Dan Emmerson, features swimmers in a dark pool, lasers, and remote-controlled toy cars. Watch it below.”

— via Pitchfork

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READ — Denzel Curry on Rolling Stone’s “25 Under 25”

July 21st, 2017

“Artists like XXXTenatacion, SmokePurpp and Lil Peep are making waves for a brand of lo-fi hip-hop that’s garnering millions of listens on streaming sites like SoundCloud. Ask Denzel Curry to explain this recent phenomenon, however, and the Miami MC will tell you he’s been planting its seeds for years. “We laid the blueprint for those guys. We made the sacrifice,” offers Curry, a former member of SpaceGhostPurpp’s Raider Klan who began attracting national attention following his breakout 2013 album, Nostalgic 64. “I just try to guide some of the newer guys coming out of Florida,” he says. “But they gotta make they own decision like I made mine.””

Read the full article at ROLLING STONE.

WATCH — Mitú’s “Melgar”

July 21st, 2017

Mitú is the electronic music duo of Julian Salazar, ex-guitarist of Bogota’s psychedelic cumbia band Bomba Estereo, and Franklin Tejedor, a master percussionist of Palenque’s great rhythmic traditions.

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LISTEN — Lafa Taylor & Aabo’s debut album “FEEL”

July 20th, 2017

“When done right R&B and electronic music go together like IG models and yoga pants. Case in point are vocalist/MC Lafa Taylor and producer/multi-instrumentalist Aabo, who team-up to make dance floor music that pairs classic house with the soul of contemporary R&B.”

— via Crave

To listen click HERE.

WATCH — Shout Out Louds’ “Jumbo Jet” + Tour Dates

July 20th, 2017

Check out Shout Out Louds‘ nostalgic new video for “Jumbo Jet.” It features a delightful journey through the band’s archives via a four-way split screen shot on Super 8, 16mm, Mini DV, and HD.

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Tour Dates:
Sep 16 Darmstadt, DE – Golden Leaves Festival
Oct 04 Vienna, AT – Wuk
Oct 05 Graz, AT – PPC
Oct 06 Salzburg, AT – Rockhouse
Oct 07 Winterthur, CH – Salzhaus
Oct 09 Munich, DE – Muffathalle
Oct 10 Erlangen, DE – E-werk
Oct 11 Leipzig, DE – Täubchenthal
Oct 12 Cologne, DE – Live Music Hall
Oct 13 Hamburg, DE – Uebel & Gefährlich
Oct 14 Berlin, DE – Astra Kulturhaus
Oct 25 Malmö, SE – Kulturbolaget
Oct 26 Göteborg, SE – Pustervik
Oct 27 Stockholm, SE – Vasateatern
Oct 30 Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
Oct 31 Washington, DC – U Street Music Hall
Nov 02 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
Nov 03 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
Nov 04 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
Nov 05 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
Nov 06 Toronto, ON – Mod Club
Nov 07 Columbus, OH – The Basement
Nov 08 Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
Nov 09 Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line
Nov 12 Vancouver, BC – Venue Nightclub
Nov 13 Seattle, WA – Crocodile
Nov 14 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
Nov 15 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
Nov 17 Los Angeles, CA – Fonda Theatre
Nov 18 Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room

LISTEN — New Kingston’s “Come From Far” + Tour Dates

July 19th, 2017

“Today Mass Appeal proudly premieres the title track from New Kingston‘s fourth studio album, A Kingston Story: Come From Far, which is due for an August 25th release on Easy Star Records. “Come From Far” showcases the band’s live energy with soulful vocals that speak to the band’s path to this moment in their careers. “Everyone has a journey they are on or one that has ended,” says Stephen. “It all starts somewhere and we are no different. We have ‘come from far’ but ‘look how far we haffi go’.”

— via Mass Appeal

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Tour Dates:
08.11 Ostroda Reggae Festival – Ostroda, Poland
08.14 Rototom Sunsplash Festival – Benicassim, Spain
09.26 Concorde 2 – Brighton, UK
09.27 Forum – Tunbridge Wells, UK
09.28 Chinnerys – Southend, UK
09.29 Epic Studios – Norwich, UK
10.01 Fruit – Hull, UK
10.02 Plug – Sheffield, UK
10.03 Assembly – Leamington Spa, UK
10.04 The Bullingdon – Oxford, UK
10.05 Sub 89 – Reading, UK
10.08 Wedgewood Rooms – Portsmouth, UK
10.18 Club Academy – Manchester, UK
10.19 Arena House – Birmingham, UK
10.20 Electric Brixton – London, UK
10.25 Blind Tiger – Greensboro, NC
10.26 The Muse – Wilmington, NC
10.27 Pour House – Raleigh, NC
10.28 Music Farm – Charleston, SC
11.01 Shaka’s Live – Virginia Beach, VA
11.02 World Cafe Live – Philadelphia, PA
11.03 Wonder Bar – Asbury Park, NJ
11.04 Gypsy Sally’s – Washington, DC
11.05 The Broadberry – Richmond, VA
11.09 Brooklyn Bowl – Brooklyn, NY
11.10 Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
11.11 Higher Ground – Burlington, VT
11.12 Portland House of Music – Portland, ME
11.15 Surfer The Bar – Jacksonville, FL
11.16 The Kelsey Theatre – Lake Park, FL
11.17 West End Trading Co. – Sanford, FL

WATCH — Ursula 1000’s Fiorucci & Remix

July 18th, 2017

The first single off Ursula 1000‘s upcoming album Galleria is FIORUCCI!

The iconic Italian 80s new wave fashion line Fiorucci is highly praised in this Italo Disco homage featuring the coldwave breathless vocals of Dalila Pasotti. Watch it below.

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