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Clutchy Hopkins‘ “Verbal Headlock” has already been awarded among the year’s best on the BBC’s best radio show, Gilles Peterson World Wide. Now check the new video directed by Christian Borstlap, an Amsterdam-based art director and sometimes film director.
Get the new Clutchy Hopkins album, The Story Teller here.
On the heals of their SXSW showcase, Seher sits down with Beats Antique. Hailing from Oakland, CA, Beats Antique is a force to be reckoned with. Seriously. Ask them to describe their music and you will get about sixteen genres, descriptors, and world regions. Wanna bet? Try this:
“live electronica and world roots music”
“electro-acoustic gypsy break beat”
“…music of the Middle East, eastern Europe, north Africa and traditional jazz with big bass music”
“orchestral gypsy music with the styles of hip-hop, brass band, downtempo, glitch and dubstep”
They do not play.
We have your regularly scheduled GPWW programming this week, featuring another fantastic guest who does not need introduction. Ms. Badu stopped by the BBC radio show to chat with Gilles Peterson about her new album New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh, and much more…
Stream Part 1
Stream Part 2