Archive for September, 2011

Download:The Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble feat. Ninja Tune’s Emika!

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 28, 2011 by E.N.

Mr. Machine Sees a US Release
On October 25th via !K7

Germany’s genre-defying Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble premiered their epic new track today . On “Pretend,” Brant Brauer Frick and their 10-piece ensemble are joined by Ninja Tune’s Emika for a re-interpretation of a song from her debut album. The ensemble will be releasing their album Mr. Machine in the US on October 25th via !K7, and will be heading over for a full US tour in support of the release.
 
Expanding on last year’s Brandt Brauer Frick debut You Make Me Real, Mr. Machine takes the German trio’s sound and concept to the next level, adding a full 10-piece ensemble and fusing minimal techno with classical instrumentation. This is an album which rewards repeat listens, as the sounds and arrangements are dense with intricate nuance.
 
The new album was recorded using a handmade approach, utilizing opulent and unconventional instrumentation: violin, cello, harp, piano, trombone, tuba, timpani, marimba, vibraphone, drum set, various percussion and a Moog synthesizer, the results of which yield an utterly unique sound palate.
 

Download:The Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble feat. Emika – Pretend

With major festivals Coachella, Glastonbury, Eurosonic and others under their belt, Brandt Brauer Frick has earned a reputation of one of the most exciting new live electronic acts.  This Fall they’ll be coming over to the US (in their core three-person incarnation) for a full tour in October/November (find the full routing here). This is a tour that you don’t want to miss!
 
 

Upcoming Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble Tour Dates
 
10/24 – Minneapolis, MN – Cedar Cultural Center
10/25 – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle
10/26 – Toronto, ON – The Drake Hotel
10/27 – Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands
10/28 – Washington, DC – The Red Palace
10/29 – Asheville, NC – MoogFest
10/30 – Atlanta, GA – 529
10/31 – Orlando, FL – Plaza Live
11/01 – Tallahassee, FL – Club Down Under/FSU
11/03 – Dallas, TX – The Prophet Bar
11/05 – Austin, TX – Fun Fun Fun Fest
11/09 – San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
11/11 – San Francisco, CA – The Rickshaw Stop
11/12 – Los Angeles, CA – Luckman Fine Arts Complex

Rack N Ruin Ft. P Money -‘Signal’

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on September 28, 2011 by E.N.

Label: Black Butter // Release Date: 6.11.2011
Cat No. // BLKBTR014

Following on from his Synthetic Heart EP, and after an exceptionally impressive festival season, as well as a tour of Australia, Rack N Ruin returns with ‘Signal’ featuring the heavyweight grime MC P Money.
An unrivaled collaboration between two of the hottest artists on the UK bass scene at the moment, ‘Signal’ has been highly anticipated and is finally here. Coming out on Black Butter Records on 26th November, it has already been heavily supported by BBC Radio 1’s Mistajam and will be at the forefront of every dance floor this year.
Most famous for tracks ‘Ho! Riddim’ and ‘Sweet Shop’, P Money has been one of the most influential MCs on the grime and dubstep scene, and accompanied with Rack N Ruin’s cutting edge production, the demand for ‘Signal’ is now sky-high.
With its opus of dubstep sounds, laid over with P Money’s inspired lyrics this tracks brings some serious firepower. The duo have already played a large part in the development of UK bass music and we can’t wait to see what’s next.

Joker debut album The Vision 31st October

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 28, 2011 by E.N.

With the world travelled and a deal with 4AD signed, Bristol producer Joker is finally ready to appease his waiting public and release his debut album, The Vision. Released on 31st October, his now trademark instrumentals have been augmented by a number of vocal collaborations, including contributions from fellow rising stars like Jessie Ware and Buggsy, making the album one that’s been worth the wait.

Tracklist
1 Intro 1.57
2 Here Come The Lights (feat. Silas) 5.39
3 Tron 5.06
4 The Vision (Breathe In) [Feat. Jessie Ware] 4.36
5 Milky Way 4.28
6 Level 6 (Interlude) 2.40
7 My Trance Girl 6.03
8 Lost (feat. Buggsy and Otis Brown) 3.21
9 On My Mind (feat. William Cartwright) 4.27
10 Back In The Days (feat. Buggsy, Shadz, Scarz, Double) 5.07
11 Electric Sea (feat. Jay Wilcox) 4.10
12 The Magic Causeway (Joker & Ginz – Outro) 4.10

Joker – Back in the days Ft.Buggsy,Shadz,Scarz,Double….

Holy Ghost!-Hold My Breath (Video)

Posted in News with tags , , , on September 28, 2011 by E.N.

    Fall Tour Dates
    10/29 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
    10/30 – Orono, ME – University of Maine
    10/31 – Montreal, QC – Belmont on the Boulevard
    11/01 – Toronto, ON – 69 Bathurst
    11/03 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
    11/04 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
    11/05 – Chicago, IL – Double Door
    11/08 – Vancouver, BC – Fortune Sound Club
    11/09 – Portland, OR – Holocene
    11/10 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
    11/11 – Los Angeles, CA – Music Box
    11/13 – San Diego, CA – Voyeur Night Club
    11/16 – Dallas, TX – Prophet Bar
    11/17 – Austin, TX – The Parish
    11/18 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s
    11/19 – New Orleans, LA – Parish @ House of Blues
    11/21 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
    11/23 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
    11/25 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
    11/26 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg

Planningtorock – Living It Out (Video)

Posted in News with tags , , , on September 28, 2011 by E.N.

Vindahl – Serendipity

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 28, 2011 by E.N.

‘Serendipity’ is a term used in science to describe an unintentional gain of knowledge, finding something you weren’t expecting to find. This strong pop album by Copenhagen-based producer Ronni Vindahl might offer exactly that, if not even more.

As co-founder of the vanguard soul collective Boom Clap Bachelors, Vindahl has also been involved with numerous offspring projects such as Ivory & GoldRobiKris Mars andNon+. This first album project to be released under his real name has been his secret heart project for more than four years now, its release date being postponed numerous times for further rounds of perfectioning. Of course ‘Serendipity’ is first and foremost a bold electronic indie pop album, but it goes further, integrating insights from his work in philosophy and art galleries into the album concept. Musical influences as diverse as Talking Heads, Trevor Horn and Prince shimmer through, complemented by lyrics often based on themes of duality as the album cover indicates. Guest artists featured on ‘Serenpidity’ include swedish pop star Jenny WilsonCoco from Quadron and a bonus remix by the Boom Clap Bachelors. An album which is lot more than just an unintentional gain of knowledge, but a serious piece of pop art!

 Release date October 17th 2010
Label code TDR11-006
Distribution Digital / CD worldwide
Release page http://www.tokyodawn.net/vindahl-serendipity/
Production Ronni Vindahl
Additional prod. Boom Clap Bachelors
Vocals Coco (Quadron), Jenny Wilson
Genres Indie Disco Pop

 

 

Bravo!!! Urban music should be like this!
Alex Barck (Jazzanova)
Absolutely drop dead gorgeous. Like the most beautiful girl you’ve ever met!
Alan Brown (Soul Seduction)

Download :Kraddy -Black Box

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on September 27, 2011 by E.N.

BLACK BOX is the first single off of the upcoming album ANTHEMS OF THE HERO out on Oct. 10, 2011.
Download :Kraddy -Black Box

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