Fela Power Show Vinyl Box Set, Curated by Questlove + Contest

A few weeks ago we announced the release of a comprehensive box set of Fela Kuti recordings, hinting at upcoming vinyl on Knitting Factory Records. Now the time is here: vinyl box sets are available stocked with the same recordings as the digital Power Show Batch, albums carefully selected by Questlove of The Roots, plus a ton of extras. Those include restored vintage vinyl label artwork, a 12-page color booklet with liner notes by Questlove, album descriptions by British music journalist Chris May and a recreation of the 1986 concert poster from Austin, TX.

If you haven’t already, get your Fela on with The Power Show Batch. Get it in physical or digital format on Fela.net.

Enter our contest to WIN the vinyl boxset from Knitting Factory & Giant Step.

Announcing: Questlove & MC Yameen Allworld at WMC – March 12

This being our 15th year at Winter Music Conference, and our third with this man, we know that no one does it quite like Questlove. Giant Step is very excited to announce an exclusive one night appearance at WMC with DJ Questlove and MC Yameen Allworld on Saturday, March 12th, at The Florida Room at Delano in Miami. Entrance is free but strictly rsvp only and you must be 21+ w/ID.

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GPWW 2/9/11 Worldwide Family Mixtape: Brandt Brauer Frick, Germany

In this Gilles Peterson episode, we get a Worldwide Family Mixtape from Brandt Brauer Frick of Berlin, Germany. But first Gilles pays his respects to J Dilla with Pharoah Sanders‘ “Upper Egypt & Lower Egypt,” Yun Gun, Al Quetz, and new music from J Rocc. After the mix from German trio Brandt Brauer Frick, Gilles shows himself as an Adele fan, playing his favorite track from her new album, “Lovesong.”

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Odd Future Video: Live on Jimmy Fallon with The Roots

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Check out the “controversial” and “insane” Odd Future (aka OFWGKTA) rap collective performing their hit “Sandwiches” on Jimmy Fallon last night. Not your typical late night variety show musical number.

Bruno Mars & Janelle Monáe Announce North American Tour, “Hooligans in Wondaland” + Dates with Plan B

Bruno Mars and Janelle Monáe have announced a co-headlining tour with their respective Hooligans and Androids, called “Hooligans in Wondaland.” Ticket bundle presales (including a Janelle package with meet-and-greet and exclusive release) begin on Thursday 2/17 and public on-sale starts Saturday 2/26.

Check out the full tour schedule, including dates with Plan B and Mayer Hawthorne, after the jump.

Tour Dates