Video: Estelle – “Thank You” + Tour Dates

 

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“Thank you, cos now I know what I don’t want,” reads the opening frame of Estelle’s new “Thank You” video. Real ish. By now, pretty much everyone has to know and love this hypnotizing tune with its dipping sitar and unearthly feel. The video is equally both dreamy and sobering with its desaturated visuals, dipping into shadows and evocative framing.

The upcoming album, All of Me, will be available on February 28th.

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Tour Dates
2/2 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues (Cambridge Room)
2/3 – Chicago, IL – Double Door
2/4 – Cincinnati, OH – Mixx Lounge
2/6 – Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
2/8 – San Diego, CA – Anthology
2/9 – Los Angeles, CA – Key Club
2/10 – Oakland, CA – The New Parish
2/13 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues (Cambridge Room)
2/14 – New Orleans, LA – The Howlin Wolf
2/15 – Houston, TX – House of Blues (Peacock Room)
2/16 – Austin, TX – Antones
2/18 – Birmingham, AL – Old Car Heaven
2/20 – Atlanta, GA – CenterStage
2/22 – Washington, DC – The Birchmere
2/23 – Boston, MA – Regata Bar – 2 Shows
2/26 – Baltimore, MD – Sound Stage
2/28 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza – Album Release Show
3/3 – Nashville, TN – Indulge
3/5 – Philadelphia, PA – World Café Life

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LA: ’3 Kings’ @ Subliminal Projects – Sep 17

 

Tomorrow at Subliminal Projects in LA, Fab 5 Freddy, Futura 2000 and Lee Quinones will be hosting the opening for their 3 Kings exhibit. Shepard Fairey will be DJing. Fancy.

These guys have made history with their rise from NYC subway tunnels to international acclaim, recently being featured in MOCA’s Arts In The Streets exhibition. Prepare yourself for some incredible visual art to be unveiled exclusively at this exhibition along with some classic favorites by these artists.

Event Details
Opening Reception
Saturday, September 17th
8-11pm

Exhibition
September 17th – October 8th

Subliminal Projects
1331 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

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Artist Spotlight: The Stuyvesants + New “Stoops Parks & Rooftops” MP3

 

If you’re amongst the lucky ones, you’ve already heard of The Stuyvesants who released their debut album, Brooklyn’s Finest, last June. The album was a 25-track instrumental cut from samples chosen by master selector and record collector, Darien Victor Birks (aka flwrpt), and woven together by the quiet beast of a producer, Allan Cole (aka Algorythm). As they gear up for the release of their second album this summer, our good homies have released a single paying ode to Brooklyn summers called “Stoops Parks & Rooftops.” The track features their counterpart, Naturel handling emcee duties over another breezy Stuyvesants instrumental. Stream and download “Stoops Parks & Rooftops” as well as their debut album for free after the jump!

The Stuyvesants – “Stoops Parks & Rooftops”

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Video: Edouard Salier Goes Behind The Scenes Of Justice’s “Civilization” Video

 

A couple weeks ago, we shared Justice’s captivating “Civilization” video by acclaimed French filmmaker/director, Edouard Salier (Massive Attack, Air, Raphael Saadiq, Tony Allen, Orishas). Film nerds rejoice as Salier shares his CGI methods and 3D animation techniques used to create “a real representation of his dreams” from scratch.

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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