50 Years of Dr. Martens Free Album Download

From back in August, we started bringing you these classics covered by some of today’s most loved tastemaker bands. So far the project has included The Noisettes, The Duke Spirit, Dam-Funk, Buraka Som Sistema, The Cinematic Orchestra, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, N.A.S.A., The Raveonettes, and Michael Davis of MC5 & D.O.A. reinterpreting classic tracks from the Buzzcocks, Sham 69, The Human League, Neneh Cherry, Jeff Buckley, The Pogues, Max Romeo, The Stone Roses, and Cold War Kids.

The tenth and final track in the series is VERBAL + YOON‘s interpretation of The Runaways‘ single “Cherry Bomb” with a video directed by Yue Wu.

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Check out the video and then go to Dr. Martens to grab yourself the entire album for FREE!

Spanish Harlem Orchestra’s Album Release Party at SOBs (NYC) October 13th

On Wednesday, October 13th the Spanish Harlem Orchestra comes to SOBs, the undisputed home of NY Salsa, for the 9/28 release of their fourth album Viva la Tradicón.

The Spanish Harlem Orchestra is a Grammy-winning 13-piece collective that represents one of the most formidable and authentic Latin jazz combos of today. Though very much a contemporary band, Spanish Harlem Orchestra pays homage to the traditional Salsa sound popularized but the legendary Tito Puente.

The band was started in 2000 by Oscar Hernandez was primarily known for his work as Ruben Blades’ piano-player and musical director. Hernandez has also worked with artists like Celia Cruz & Paul Simon.

Next week’s show is going to be special because it will be the first time ever that the Spanish Harlem Orchestra plays music from the new album!

Spanish Harlem Orchestra – “Como Baila Mi Mulata”
 

Admission is $25 and attendees get a FREE copy of the new CD, Viva La Tradicion

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Uffie: “Difficult” Video

Paris-based underground electro-dance sensation, Uffie, just released the video for her latest single “Difficult”. The darling of French DJs, she has described her debut release, Sex Dreams and Denim Jeans (Ed Banger Records / Elektra Records), as a musical soundtrack to her journey from youth and into adulthood.

A Big Thank You goes to Lily over at Soul Psycho for the tip.

GPWW 9/27/10: Ross Allen Mix

Peterson starts off this show on a New Amerykah original sample trip with DJ Asparagus‘ remix of Hygher Baby and Sylvia Striplin. He includes a Hugh Masekela remix, Gotan Project, Floating Points & more before special guest Ross Allen comes into the mix. Ross Allen is a DJ/producer/record label executive but as Gilles explains and as Allen’s mix shows, he’s really an original, London soul boy.

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