One of the holiest cities in the world, a place of prayer, conflict, multiple ethnicities and cultures, where the modern and ancient meet – Jerusalem has it all. And who better to bring it all together but Kutiman.
Check out this video of Adele performing “Someone Like You” live in her home. Also an interesting tidbit of gossip to share with you all, according to sources, Adele has credited Sarah Palin with the success of her career here in the US. Adele gave a performance on SNL a few years back where Sarah Palin made an appearance as a featured guest. During an interview with Attitude to promote her upcoming album 21 she was heard saying this:
“Sarah Palin made my career by coming on that show. I saw the back of Sarah Palin, and I thought it was Tina Fey, and I fucking love Tina Fey, and I was, ‘Tina, Tina’. She didn’t even acknowledge me, she was just completely oblivious. Then Sarah Palin asked to come and meet me, and my gays were in the room, saying, ‘If she comes in, I’m leaving’. She cornered me and said hello. And I had a massive Obama badge on my tit”.
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Little Dragon is back with a video for “My Step,” a track off their latest album Machine Dreams. Directed by Matt Scheuerer, this video tells the story of a little puppet moving between office life and a colorful spiritual realm.
First known for their legendary tropical warehouse parties in East London, Sofrito quickly exploded and began rocking festivals and beaches across the world. Now, 5 years after their inception, Sofrito (Strut) is gearing up to release their first compilation, Tropical Discotheque, on January 18th. Comprised of DJs Hugo Mendez and Frankie Francis alongside The Mighty Crime Minister, Sofrito has consistently combined the serious vinyl hunter’s ear for amazing records with the know-how to throw a great party, rocking dance floors worldwide since their inception in 2005 with a mixture of vintage tropical grooves and exclusive dubplate edits.
Tropical Discotheque is a collection of 15 unmixed tropical grooves, both old and new, ranging from raw cumbia, heavy Congolese soukous, bassline calypso and cosmic highlife. Highlights include an exclusive cumbia by Quantic, “Cumbia Mochilla”, a new edit of a rare Victor Uwaifo disco cut and firing Carnival jams from old-timers Roaring Lion and Mighty Shadow.
Enjoy this wonderful and rare track off the compilation titled “Arrete Mal Parlé” by Fair Nick Stars, a band that rose to fame in the 1970s throughout the French Caribbean, originating in Guadeloupe. Also if you are interested in the artwork please check out the video interview with the club’s graphic designer Lewis Heriz after the jump.
The hot soul act from San Francisco, Grillade, is starting off strong in 2011. Check out the video trailer for their upcoming EP with rapper Big K.R.I.T., and watch the above video to see Ragen Fykes, vocalist, really get down with the band.