Continuing the slew of free downloads, Stones Throw and Adult Swim are again offering a great free mixtape. This time in support of a new CD/ DVD release to come out in October entitled ‘Chrome Children’. The CD will feature Madvillain, J Dilla, Madlib, J. Rocc to name a few while the DVD will be… Read more »

Posted on July 29th, 2006

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Summer Jams for the summer season… Tribe are still some of the best hip hop to listen to in the sunshine as well some of the most accomplished MCs to grace the music world.   A Tribe called Quest – Can I kick it? (live)   A Tribe called Quest – Award Tour   A… Read more »

Posted on July 28th, 2006

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Owen Pallett aka Final Fantasy makes the best classically arranged gay nerd indie pop songs I’ve ever heard. Listening to a Final Fantasy song makes me feel like I’ve been transported back to a time of the King’s court. Jesters, fair maidens, rogue suitors, majesty, pomp, ceremony and Pallett in the corner with his violin…. Read more »

Posted on July 26th, 2006

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In case you missed the Battles gig in Whelans (as I did), an upstanding citizen over at the Thumped message board has put a live video on YouTube taken on the night so you can see what you missed. Battles seem like a real LIVE band. I’ll have to watch out for them next time…. Read more »

Posted on July 26th, 2006

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Looking for an interesting gig to go to this week? You could do a lot worse than this “indie-vaudeville-conceptual-art-rock-slideshow band”. Guaranteed to be at least entertaining, the Trachtenbergs are a family band consisting of dad Jason (Vocals, keyboard, guitar, bass) , mother Tina (Vocals, Slideshow) and 12 year old Rachel (Drums) who play quirky indie… Read more »

Posted on July 24th, 2006

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It’s Saturday night and before I go out I want to share some music that I meant to blog about a long time ago. Modeselektor are from Berlin and make banging electronic tunes. But these guys are generous and also throw in hip hop, electro and ambient arrangements into their productions. Their debut album ‘Hello… Read more »

Posted on July 22nd, 2006

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OK so I’m a big Cornelius Fan.. Problem? Watch these and it won’t be.   Cornelius – Point (Show Opener) I remember Witnness 3 or 4 years ago watching this exact same opening to his gig then. It’s still class.   Cornelius – Drop live An excellent quality live version of Drop taken from Cornelius’… Read more »

Posted on July 21st, 2006

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Steely Dan – Music’s answer to the Rubiks Cube.   Steely Dan – My Old School   Steely Dan – Reelin in the Years   Steely Dan – Do It Again   Related Tags: Steely Dan YouTube

Posted on July 21st, 2006

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Stream new albums from various artists at the Dutch Site 3 Voor 12. Here’s a list of some ones worth listening to at the moment but bookmark it and check back as they change regularly. TV on the Radio – Return to Cookie Mountain Peaches – Impeach my Bush The Rifles – No Love Lost… Read more »

Posted on July 20th, 2006

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