Archive for 'Misc'
Florence and the Machine covering Drake’s “Take Care”, which samples the beat from Jamie xx’s remix of Gil Scott Heron’s “I’ll Take Care of You”, which is actually a cover of a Brook Benton song. Amazing.
M83 visited Jimmy Fallon last night to absolutely destroy “Midnight City” from the band’s latest LP Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming. If you like double albums full of songs that are just as good as this one you’d probably love it.
James Blake is really putting out more music this year. The instrumental “Curbside,” which premiered on Gilles Peterson‘s BBC Radio 1 show last night, would make for an amazing hip hop beat. Maybe Justin Bieber can jump on it. Below via the internet via the 405. Love What Happened Here is due December 11 on [...]
I tweeted a few weeks ago that I did not approve of “Wicked Game” covers (that everybody has). I do, however, approve of “Wicked Game” covers if they sound like this. WU LYF has been playing the song on their current tour, above via decent video from La Cigale in Paris. Record this. Go Tell [...]
Live At The Royal Albert Hall is out November 28. Adele
Over the past couple of days, Lana Del Rey has been debuting new music via Youtube clips via her current string of shows in Europe. Despite not containing the lyric, “Let me f*ck you hard in the pouring rain, you like your girls insane,” “China Doll” “Born to Die” is my favorite of the tracks [...]
Childish Gambino made his energetic TV debut on Fallon Friday night with “Bonfire.” It was pretty good. Camp is due November 15 via Glassnote.
Since kicking off last September, Incase’s Room 205 has captured live performances from Avi Buffalo, Austra, Yuck, and other great bands with weird names. Their latest installment features Seattle’s Craft Spells and songs from their debut LP, Idle Labor, which is accurately described over at Incase’s site. Watch “From the Morning Heat”, above. Idle Labor [...]
From a Mess to the Masses, a 52 minute documentary about Phoenix’s rise to fame via Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix (best) originally aired on Arte TV last week in France and Germany, and is now available for full decent quality streaming thanks to a random Vimeo user. The trailer is great. (24B)
Beirut visited Letterman Friday night to play The Rip Tide’s “East Harlem”. Nothin’ but good.