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by Sarah Zupko

17 Mar 2010


The Breakestra just released this funky live video of them sampling tunes by the Meters, Eugene McDaniels, and Quincy Jones. Catch the band live this week at SXSW on Friday, March 19th @ Karma Lounge (119 West 8th Street, Austin), where you’ll be treated to smokin’ versions of songs from their latest album Dusk Til Dawn.

by Sarah Zupko

17 Mar 2010


Dominic Umile said of Nosaj Thing in a Now Hear This profile last year, “Nosaj Thing’s music is mysterious and provocative, bringing a rumbling intensity and highly individual style to both remixes and his own work.” Alan Ranta heaped on the praise, calling 2009’s Drift “a fabulous introduction to a burgeoning beat-making talent, one of the finest since edIT’s Crying Over Pros For No Reason”. Back in February, the electronic music maestro performed an improv DJ set for KEXP.

by PopMatters Staff

17 Mar 2010


More supreme goodness from Hot Chip in this new video from the latest off the 9 rated One Life Stand. This one was directed by British actor Peter Serafinowicz, who was the voice of Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.

by PopMatters Staff

17 Mar 2010


The Antlers stop by NPR to play the Tiny Desk Concert series. Watch for an interview with the band here on PopMatters after the SXSW madness passes.

by Sarah Zupko

17 Mar 2010


Holy Fuck
The Latin
(Young Turks/XL)
Releasing: 11 May

Toronto’s electropoppers Holy Fuck are releasing their third long-player this May and playing a bunch of SXSW dates (listed below) where they will undoubtedly be introducing the punters to bunches of new material. There’s no official track list yet, but you can sample the goodness of “Latin America” to get a sense of the musical direction. The band also played the tune for KEXP last September.

“Latin America” [MP3]
     

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