Ticket Giveaway: Feist in Chicago 11/4

Attention Chicago area Feist fans! Giant Step is offering you a chance to win a pair of tickets to Feist’s show this Friday, November 4th at the Riviera Theatre. Enter by heading over to our Facebook page and filling out the submission form. Be sure to “like” us, if you don’t already.

Hurry, because submissions end at 5:00 PM EST tomorrow, November 3rd. Must provide a valid email address to enter. One entry per person. Good luck!

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Roy Ayers “Homage” Mix by Anthony Valadez + LA Event – Nov 17


November 17th is going to be a very special night in Los Angeles! The “Homage” series, which pays tribute to various musical greats, will salute sir Roy Ayers “for his amazing impact and contribution to hip-hop, R&B, and neo-soul” and also present him with a special award on behalf of the City of Los Angeles, Roy Ayers’ birthplace and hometown!

DJ Anthony Valadez of KCRW has put together a divine Roy Ayers mix in support of the upcoming show for which you can find details below. Stream and download the mix below as well!

Also, be sure to enter our contest to win tickets to this historic event!

Homage – Roy Ayers mixed by Anthony Valadez by ArtDontSleep

Event Details
“Homage” Featuring Roy Ayers w/ Live Band
Special Guests Pete Rock, Thundercat, J. Rocc and others
November 17th, 2011

Exchange LA
618 S. Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Tickets: $20-30
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Video: J*Davey – “Whatchalookin@” & “Kill 4 Fun”


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You back from wonderland yet? Or you still caught in that quicksand? However it is that J*Davey got you caught up, be prepared to submit further – matter of fact, just bring out the handcuffs – you’re not going anywhere.

Today, the Los Angeles darlings bring us a double whammy of videos. One for “Whatchalookin@” and another for “Kill 4 Fun.” Incredible editing, especially on “Whatchalookin@” – serious screen glue.

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New Release: Nero – ‘Me And You’ EP + Debut Album & Tour

Dubstep and drum & bass production duo Nero is one to be reckoned with. Following their electrifying debut album, Welcome Reality, Nero today dropped an EP entitled Me And You. Get ready to light up the sky with with the massive sound that are these Londoners.

Take the party a step further on their US tour, which launches tomorrow! And in case you missed it, be sure to check out the video for “Me And You” after the jump as well.

Enter our contest to win both the EP and the album!

Nero – “My Eyes” [Free MP3 on Amazon]

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“Me And You” video & tour dates after the jump

New Release: Clarke’s The Measure of My Worth + Free Download

Manchester native and former lead singer of the British ensemble Yargo, Clarke, releases his debut album The Measure of My Worth today. The album takes listeners through an eclectic mix of jazz, beats and neo-soul. You can download the track “Empty Your Mind” via SoundCloud below.

Empty Your Mind by CLARKEMUSIC

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