Video: Aabaraki feat. Soul Khan – “Karate”

 

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Badass ninja dominatrixes, pizza, computer geekery, and live bands – what more is there to life? Clearly not much per Aabaraki’s latest video for “Karate.” The song is a nostalgic mesh of soft rock your daddy listened to, 90′s R&B you slow danced with your crush to, and a touch of modern soul you played yesterday while burning the incense no one knows you have. Our favorite line, maybe? “Kung Fu, come through. Jujitsu, I need you.” Here’s to just saying what the eff you feel. Check for Aabaraki’s complete EP at the end of the month.

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Theophilus London Unveils Album Artwork, Track Listing, & Tour Dates

 

Brooklyn bred artist Theophilus London just announced the artwork and tracklisting for his debut album, Timez Are Weird These Days. The cover features a photo by legendary NYC photographer Jonathan Mannion. The album drops July 19th on Warner Brothers Records and will be accompanied by a performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live that same day.

tracklisting and tour dates after the jump

Songkick Mobile App Launch

 

Songkick just launched their free Songkick Concerts mobile app for iPhone and iPod touch today and it’s kind of serious with 100,000 concert listings in over 70 countries (AKA you’re never missing your favorite artists’ shows again). Once you load the app, Songkick Concerts detects your location and scans all the music on your device to create a highly-personalized lists of concerts in your area. After you find a show you’re into, you can invite friends to a concert via the Facebook, Twitter, or email integration, too. Gnarly.

Other highlights? Personalized concert calendar, push notifications when shows are announced, complete concert info (map, line-up, date, time, and ticket options), and concert browsing in your area (you can add more than one location). And for those of you that already have a Songkick.com account, obvs you’ll be able to integrate that with your handy dandy app as well.

Download the Songkick Concerts mobile app on iTunes

Hudson Mohawke’s “Thunder Bay”

 

Scotland’s Hudson Mohawke has done it again with his new single, “Thunder Bay.” The track sounds like a bunch of 6-year-olds having a rave at bootcamp. And of course it works cause it’s HudMo, duh. You won’t have to wait too long for another dose, either; The Warp Records artist will release his upcoming EP, Satin Panthers, in early August.

Purchase “Thunder Bay” on iTunes

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Video: The Park’s “Belle”

 

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You know The Park; They’re the rhythm section behind the awesome left-coast based group, Grillade. “Belle” is in fact a single from The Park’s June 28th slated debut album, The Process. The video is simple and moody like the track with a vintage-y mélange of overexposed-ish color bursts; It feels like it could be the soundtrack to an indie emo film about love in San Francisco. Shouts to Lefto for a job well done on this piece!

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