Tue 4 Mar
Lilacs & Champagne - Shower Scene
Edited by Emil Amos. From the EP Midnight Features Vol. 1: Shower Scene available for pre-order on iTunes.
As the producing-team behind Grails, Alex Hall and Emil Amos have hybridized and warped various culture’s versions of psych music over the past decade. With their project Lilacs and Champagne, they’ve created another umbrella under which to tweak hip-hop, tape-collage and the darkest creases of 70′s film-soundtracks with their lysergic and perverse style of head-music.
Acid Arab - Berberian Wedding
This is the vid of the first excerpt from the Acid Arab album, written and produced by the Acid Arab duo itself. Le Acid Arab LP os out now in France, out 2014 worldwide.
Sun 2 Mar
Deadbeat and Paul St Hilaire - The Infinity Dub Sessions
Prelisten the new collaboration between Deadbeat & Paul St. Hilaire aka Tikiman. Strongly brewed dubby techno, get this if you’ve been missing Rhythm & Sound lately. Released soon on Deadbeat’s own BLKRTZ label. First song, massive tune!
Mon 24 Feb
Dm Stith - Up to the letters | A Take Away Show
1MSQFT and La Blogotheque present DM Stith - | A Take Away Show During Sundance 2014, we got away from the festival with DM Stith to go up the mountains ans play some songs in the snow. Here’s his song “Up to the letters”, from his upcoming album. This video was shot as part of the 1MSQFT initiative, during the Sundance film festival 2014.
Wed 19 Feb
Sherlock Blonde - My Husband Fucked Me And I Forgot My Lover
Soft Porn Neo Funk
Wed 12 Feb
Pixies: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
3 song live set from Pixies with new member Paz Lenchantin on violin.
Prior to the rolling of cameras, the band warmed up the crowd with “Where Is My Mind,” but this three-song set features a 2014 tune called “Greens and Blues,” a song yet to make it onto a Pixies release called “Silver Snail,” and 1989’s “Monkey Gone to Heaven,” which melted hearts and seared minds with a new memory from a time long past.
Hauschka - Elizabeth Bay
New video from Abandoned Cites, Hauschka’s upcoming album on Temporary Residence available March 18th, 2014
Mon 10 Feb
Les Loups Noirs - “Pile Ou Face”
From Haiti Direct: Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds, 1960-1978, out on Strut Store
Led by charismatic singer Gardner Lalanne, Les Loups Noirs (The Black Wolves) were extremely popular in the ’70s, touring extensively and recording across the Caribbean and in New York and Paris.
Fri 31 Jan
A Short Film About Connan Mockasin - You Need To Hear This
Connan Mockasin recorded his second album “Caramel” in his hotel room in Japan. You Need To Hear This met up with him at Ace Hotel Shoreditch London to find out why this was the best way for him to do things, and captured a unique performance of “I’m The Man, That Will Find You” live from Connan’s bed.
Fri 10 Jan
Jonwayne - The Come Up - ft. Scoop DeVille
Jon Wayne is the MC/producer’s birth name. The Hollywood cowboy, John Wayne (real name Marion Morrison) took his famous screen name from Jonwayne’s great-great-great-great-great uncle, General “Mad Anthony” Wayne, a player in the American Revolutionary War. True story. Now Jonwayne’s taking back the name - what goes around comes around.
Sat 23 Nov
The Notwist - Close to the Glass
Preview the new The Notwist single from the upcoming February 2014 record on Sub Pop.