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February 2009

Tall Black Girls: They’re Not Really But Who Cares… (video)

A recent trip to New York City’s Lower East Side revealed a band that has the neighborhood buzzing. I couldn’t help but notice


Hexstatic vs Kris Menace - “Invader” (video)

This is from a new Videos Remixes Rarities DVD set the legendary Ninja Tune A/V duo is coming out with.  They have a


The Black Lips - “Short Fuse” (video)

The Black Lips released 200 Million Thousand yesterday and just premiered a video for the first single, “Short Fuse”. Look for Matthew Fiander’s CD review


K’naan - “The Great Depression” (video)

K’naan’s latest album Troubadour released this week and we’ll have our take of the album for you next week. In the meantime,


Peter Doherty - “Last of the English Roses” (video)

Former Libertines frontman and posterboy for celebrity excess Peter Doherty is releasing his first solo album Grace / Wastelands on March 24. Here’s the first single


Ike might be the ‘God of Evil’ getting you” Up in Heah!” (video)

“Try it one mo’ time,” Tina says after Ike sucks and slurps salaciously into the mic. This was 1969, and according to her memoirs, they were thick in domestic abuse. Looking at Ike and Tina through these lenses, one wonders what kind of leash Ike is tugging.


The Avett Brothers - “Glory Days” (Bruce Springsteen cover) (video)

One of our favorite bands around these parts, the Avett Brothers, has recently moved over to Columbia Records from North Carolina indie Ramseur. Their new


Feel Good: Ike & Tina live on Soul Train (video)

Feel Good live in 1972 on Soul Train is an awesome performance of an awesome song. I have always dreamt of being a Soul Train dancer,


Caroline Weeks - “Elegy” (MP3)

Caroline Weeks, the multi-instrumentalist in Bat for Lashes, will release her debut solo album in April. The album, entitled Songs for Edna, contains nine songs


Kinny - “Enough Said” feat. Quantic Soul Orchestra (video)

Anything, and I mean anything, Quantic Soul Orchestra related is worth paying attention to. Playing her part in the modern soul revival, Kinny’s solo


January 2009

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