♥♥ Recently, Mad Decent don Diplo teamed up with Montreal-based producer Lunice on a remix for Deerhunter’s single, “Helicopter.” Together, the pair created a seriously spaced-out, cosmic, broken-beat variation of the blissful track that has now been made complete with visuals. The video clip was put together by the KiD and takes footage from Andrey Stvolinsky’s visual art piece “Slow Moscow” and syncs it perfectly with the song. Check out the video below. Deerhunter’s album, Halcyon Digest is out now and available for purchase in CD, LP, and MP3 formats.
♥♥ Aspiring producers and fans of indie Danish duo Quadron now have the opportunity to create a remix for their track, “Strange Fruit” by entering the Quadron Remix Contest. The winner will receive a prize pack of audible treats from Plug Research, a studio session with Robin Hannibal from Quadron, and a featured remix on the Average Fruit Remix EP. The deadline is November 22nd, so you’d better hurry!
♥♥ Cee-Lo’s new album, The Lady Killer doesn’t arrive until next week, but you can listen to the entire album exclusively on NPR Music right now!
♥♥ N.E.R.D. has finally released their fourth studio album entitled, Nothing earlier this week to mixed reviews. Meanwhile, the group presents a special Deluxe Edition Bundle for their new album that consists of the CD and a collaborative t-shirt with Miami based art collective Friends With You. You can order the bundle now for $34.99 on N.E.R.D.’s online store. Pretty dope design!
♥♥ Joy Division is a new book by Kevin Cummins that gives a definitive look at one of the most iconic rock bands of all time. Joy Division were leaders of a sound that defined the post-punk era. Thirty years after the death of their lead singer Ian Curtis, they continue to inspire and remain influential to rock music. Kevin Cummins thoroughly captures the essence of the band in this book through photographs, concert tickets, unreleased record sleeves, flyers, and other Joy Division memorabilia. For more information and to order the book, visit Rizzoli New York.
♥♥ Speaking of books, fans of the Rolling Stones and Keith Richards in particular are in for a treat with the release of his new autobiographical journey, Life. The rock icon’s highly anticipated new book is available on the Louis Vuitton website and at key stores across North America.
♥♥ There’s been a lot of soul and raw hip-hop music to come from the Netherlands lately. Female MC Melodee and producer/DJ I.N.T., also known as La Melodia have added to influx of new music with the release of their album, Electronic Love. Check out the video for their single, “Give It Up.”
♥♥ Utilizing a beautiful Curtis Mayfield sample, Kanye West enlists the help of Pete Rock on production and Kid Cudi, Charlie Wilson and the Jigga Man on vocals for the latest in his G.O.O.D. Friday Series. Download: Kanye West – The Joy.
♥♥ Darien Victor Birks, the soul force behind Flwrpt and producer of excellent projects such as The Stuyvesants has created a new mix for SoulBounce’s Mixologists Series. People all over the world, join hands and Download: The Mixologists: Darien Victor Birks – The Ultimate Soul Train Line .
♥♥ MeLo-X recorded hit the studio with Jesse Boykins III and Theophilus London well over a year ago, but we finally get our hands on new heat now. Download: MeLo-X ft. Jesse Boykins III x Theophilus London – She Is Forever.
♥♥ Beautiful music and hot remixes continue to pop up from Florence and The Machine. Download: Florence and The Machine – Cosmic Love (Short Club Remix) from Rcrdlbl.
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