As the weather heats up and Classixx‘s suprisingly great debut record Hanging Gardens moves into even heavier rotation around here, the LA duo drops a new summer-appropriate non-LP track called “Valley Vacation.” “That sax solo, tho.”
“The wonderful Jessie Ware joined us onstage at Night+Day in Berlin. We did a version of Modjo ‘Lady’ + Stardust ‘Music Sounds Better With You’ over Jamie’s edit of Sunset. It was such a joy to share the stage with her, she has an incredible voice! Here is a video filmed from side of stage.
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“Influenced by the Germans, the Italians, pale British button pushers, glamorous alien pop futurists, Mid-Western sweat, NYC disco dreamers, undercover kings and queens escaping a dull grey world with rhythm and noise…”
Get pulled in by the inescapably hypnotic groove of “Falling,” the sinuous new track from Australian super-group of sorts Lace Curtain (not to be confused with Coomers’ Lace Curtains, also rad). As great as this sounds right now on Wednesday morning on a blog, we imagine it becomes nearly transcendent on a foggy/preferably seedy dance-floor at 2 AM. Taken from the group’s excellent Falling / Running 12″, out June 11 on Mexican Summer:
New Madlib track from his super-limited (300 copies) new Rock Konducta white label 45, made exclusively for his forthcoming Zamrock show in San Francisco next month. Read more about the show at Rappcats, and show up early if you want to cop: