Phoenix Live at Eiffel Tower, Paris (Video)

“A band seizing the attention of an unprepared audience who then gathers, as if the four guys had always been part of the landscape.” Phoenix blesses the locals and tourists that happened to be walking around the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France on October 9th.


Long Distance Call

Lizstomania / One Time Too Many


Blur – No Distance Left To Run (HD Trailer)

Official HD trailer for the new Blur documentary film “No Distance Left To Run” due to hit theaters in the UK on January 19th (international distribution planned as well). Filmed throughout the band’s 2009 rehearsals and acclaimed summer tour, the film finds the four of them together for the first time in nine years.


Joy Orbison Interview + Mix on Gilles Peterson Worldwide

Gilles Peterson secures a rare interview and mix from young Joy Orbison (scan to the 1:19:00 mark). Inspired at the age of twelve by jungle tunes from the legendary V Recordings now he is making what some say is the most exciting electronic music out now. Future garage? The short mix includes a couple of new tunes set to be released as an EP on his Doldrums label. A great show overall. Music and words with Mos Def and Shuanise round out the show. Cheers to Core News for the rip.

Gilles Peterson Worldwide – Joy Orbison, Shuanise and Mos Def

Mxm — Move Me – Philpot
Random Circuits — Unknown – Philpot
Osunlade — Break It Down – Yorouba Records
Major Lance — Rhythm – Okeh
Tammi Terrell — All I Do Is Think About You
Johnny Heartsman — Talking About My Baby – Jazz Man
Studio75 — Moon Motion – Blue Café

Words & Music From Shuanise
Shuanise — We Rise Eglo
Shuanise — Naima
Shuanise — Alailoye – Eglo
Shuanise — Kingdom – Eglo
Faulty DL — Someday My Queen Will Come – Faulty DL
Tokimonsta — Nxt Message – Ramp
Eddie Lewiss Combo — Insomine – Goss Productions

Words & Music From Mos Def Part 1

Mos Def — Priority – Downtown
Mos Def — History – Downtown
Mos Def — Supermagic – Downtown
Mos Def — Auditorium – Downtown
Mos Def — Roses feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow – Downtown
Georgia Anne Muldrow — King’s Ballad – Stones Throw
Mizz Beats — My World – Deep Medhi
Geeneus — Ultrafunkula – Dumpvalve

Joy Orbison In The Studio

Four Tet — Love Cry (Joy Orbison Remix) – Domino
Joy Orbison — The Shrew Would Have Cushioned The Blow – Doldrums
Joy Orbison — Untitled – Doldrums
George Fitzgerald — Don’t You – Doldrums
Fudge Fingas — Situation Diminished – Firecracker
Takeo Moriyama — Watarase – Denon
Alicia Keys — Dreaming – White
Donald Byrd — Black bird – Blue Note
Electric Wire Hustle — You Don’t Want – Every Walking Hour


Future Music Interview w/ Philippe Zdar (Video)

DJ, engineer, producer and one half of Cassius, Philippe Zdar talks to Future Music about the mixing techniques he used on the Grammy nominated Phoenix album. This guy is a wizard in the studio. Cheers to A-Trak for the heads up on these.

Here Zdar talks about his (as well as Daft Punk‘s) infatuation with the Yamaha CS80 synthesizer.


The Bravery – Slow Poison (Video)

The video for the new The Bravery tune is magical and deserves to be shared. Alien panther love, ontology, and inter-dimensional space travel. Well done.


Scion A/V Presents: Made to Play CD Release Tour

Jesse Rose and the Made to Play crew are doing a short trek across the US to promote their Scion A/V CD Release. Riva Starr, Zombie Disco Squad, Oliver $ and Idiotproof are scheduled to hit the decks. These will prove to be great parties. Not to be missed.


Tour Dates:
December 6 – Rok Bar – Miami, FL
December 8 – Love – New York, NY
December 9 – Beauty Bar – Austin, TX
December 10 – The Roxy – West Hollywood, CA