Archive for April, 2011

April 30, 2011

Das Racist vs. Claires

Catch them today at Columbia University and Bamboozle Festival (NJ)

April 29, 2011

“As I don’t know about tomorrow, I never save the best for later”

April 29, 2011

For a magical effect, add dancing lights

Gold Panda – Marriage (Star Slinger Remix)

April 28, 2011

“There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.”

April 27, 2011

Hiroki Nakamura: Guys We’d !!!

Japanese founder and head designer of Visvim/Free International Laboratory (F.I.L.), Hiroki Nakamura, talks about his upbringing, inspiration for his products, and Hong Kong, the home of his second F.I.L. store.

April 27, 2011

DJs are not rockstars… or are they?

Rappers and singers are always trying to expand their creative wingspan with various side jobs – They want to be thespians, fashion designers, and restaurateurs. Now, the latest resumé builder appears to be DJing. You can catch just about any of your favourite entertainers nodding their head behind a  fort of wires, turntables, a laptop, and various mixing devices. Here are some artists we wouldn’t mind paying 10 bucks to listen to what they’ve curated for our listening pleasure:

April 26, 2011

‘Breathe the whisper of life into each image’

Check out more on From Me To You

April 26, 2011

Kenna’s Back

Despite a hardware malfunction nightmare that completely wiped Kenna’s upcoming EP and album, his team was able to pull together and release a 3 track EP, Land 2 Air Chronicles I: Chaos and the Darkness, today. Click on the image to listen to and/or buy the rest of the EP.

April 24, 2011

Lucidreamers First Mensiversary Mixtape !!!

We just turned 1 month and we’re excited about what we’ve created thus far and what we have in our pockets for the future. As a gift to all our supporters, we decided to re-work and re-release the Who’s Afraid of Beirut? (WAOB) Lucidreamers Guest Edition mixtape. The mixtape (original and re-worked version) is the love child of all the  fun we had at SXSW 2011.  Click on the image above to download.

April 24, 2011

“Estoy al borde de un abismo pero la vida desde aqui es excepcional.”

April 24, 2011

(S)Mash it up.

April 24, 2011

Best lunch break ever.

Toro y Moi performed curbside last week @ Sweetgreen Logan Circle.  Chaz and his band were impressed with my very professional-looking $8 disposable.

And they played my favourite song off the album.

April 22, 2011

“I wish you saw her”

KLM: She looked like a jack rabbit on crack

LOL: Yeah, and she was dancing so weird. Like she was dancing to the beat of the tambourine

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April 22, 2011

Can we be friends?

April 21, 2011

“[He] skyped me from the shower.”

LD1: He was like “bc I’m in a hurry to go and I wanted to talk to you”

LD1: He was completely wet and naked

LD2: It’s like chatroulette with that boy.

April 21, 2011

“Stop-motion shorts of staggering complexity”

It’s hard to explain what David Klein and Nick Woolley of Good Night Billygoat do. So, we’ll let them do all the talking…

April 21, 2011

“No Harry Potter or Sweet Valley High.”

Missing the days when people remixed their own music.   We love you Diplo.

Robyn (produced by Diplo) – Dancehall Queen (Diplo Remix feat. Spoek Mathambo)

April 21, 2011

Blue Note Jazz Benefit for Japan: Lucidreamers Was Here

April 21, 2011

Sam Dew: Guys We’d !!!

 Sam Dew, the lead vocalist of Cloudeater, is a certified guy we’d !!!. His list of credentials include dimples, freckles, a magnetizing vocal range, moody/pensive lyrics, personal style… and he’s a nice guy through and through.  Melt…

Cloudeater is currently releasing a new song from their latest project CE_EP1 every Monday. Name your own price to download the songs.

April 19, 2011

“Have you ever driven stick before?”

Benoit and Mica, the duo behind the  Paris-based Gentlemen Drivers, deliver an unexpectedly kooky video for the latest single off their new EP Asphalt.  We hope you like muppets as much as we do.