New Track: Rage Peace (as Channeled by Prince Rama) – “So Destroyed”

 

So, this is a novel concept. Brooklyn duo Prince Rama have formed a “compilation” album consisting of tracks by ten fictitious pop bands. As such, they’ve “channeled the ghosts” of each band to perform a variety of songs that comprise the Top Ten Hits of the End of the World.

As Rage Peace, they perform the echoey “So Destroyed.” The song has a psychedelic music festival vibe to it that just makes you want to twirl and recite arbitrary chants until you tumble onto the ground. We encourage you to try it out.

Tour Dates
US
8/10 – Brooklyn, NY – Body Actualized Center (Single release party! Info here)
8/11 – Hudson, NY – Basilica Music Festival
8/17 – Brooklyn, NY – DUMBO Summer Friday
9/23 – Brooklyn, NY – 285 Kent *

EUROPE (all dates w/ Animal Collective)
11/01 – Utrecht – Netherlands – Vredenburg Leidsche rijn
11/03 – Srasbourg – France – La Latiere
11/04 – London – UK- Roundhouse
11/06 – Dublin – Ireland – Vicar Street
11/07 – Glasgow – Scotland – ABC1
11/08 – Manchester – UK -The Warehouse Project
11/09 – Tourcoing – France – Le Grand Mix
11/10 – Antwerp – Belgium – Trix
11/13 – Gothenburg – Sweden – Pustervik
11/14 – Stockholm – Sweden – Debaser Medis
11/15 – Oslo – Norway – Sentrum Scene
11/16 – Lund – Sweden – Mejerjet
11/18 – Berlin – Germany – Astra
11/19 – Lausanne – Switzerland – Les Docks
11/20 – Zurich – Switzerland – X-Tra

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Video: Fiona Apple – “It’s Only Make Believe” (Live in Vancouver)

 

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Excited to have come across this charming and intimate fan video of Fiona Apple performing “It’s Only Make Believe” in Vancouver. A plainly dressed Fiona exudes bundles of energy and earth shattering melancholy. Catch this lady on tour if you can!

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New Release: Shawn Lee – ‘Synthesizers In Space’

 

Master music dude Shawn Lee has output over 30 albums to date and now has released another texturally appetizing mix of sounds called Synthesizers In Space. Lee shares himself on the project:

“There’s a lot more to this album than the title implies,” he explains. “I use a lot of keyboards, but it’s not wall-to-wall synthesizers. The foundation is drumming – real drums played in real time – and captured on analog tape for that crusty, magnetic sound that I like.”

Stream the entire project below and be sure to take a listen to our favorite tune, “Black Hole.”

Tour Dates
Aug 22 Cafe Du Nord, San Francisco, CA
Aug 24 The Satellite, Los Angeles, CA
Aug 25 La Cave, Costa Mesa, CA
Aug 28 Great Scott, Boston, MA
Aug 29 New York State Fair, Syracuse, NY
Aug 30 Montserrat House, Washington, DC
Aug 31 Knitting Factory, Brooklyn, NY
Sep 02 Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA

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New Track: Gensu Dean – “Wantchu” ft. Olivier Daysoul

 

Beat machine guru Gensu Dean has now teamed up with the buttery smooth Olivier Daysoul for the soulfully delicious new tune, “Wantchu.”

The song is an refreshing juxtaposition of opposing forces; a head knocking hip hop beat mixed with rich honeyed vocals. We’ll take that.

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