British producer Mark Ronson premieres the 80′s themed video for “Bang Bang Bang,” featuring Q-Tip and MNDR. It’s the new single from his upcoming album, Record Collection, dropping this fall.
The New Zealand soul collective Fat Freddy’s Drop kicks off their US & European tour on June 19th, at the Sierra NV World Music festival. The tour runs from Summer to September, through the West Coast of the US, then moving onto Europe in August. In preparation for the tour they’re releasing a new 7″, plus this podcast and new remixes of “The Raft” and “Big BW.”
Tour dates after the jump.
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Check out the video for Kirsty Almeida‘s new single to be released next Monday, “Spider” (and visit her Myspace to hear the ‘Pickled Spider’ remix by Mr. Scruff). Her full-length album comes out in August on Decca Records.
Gilles Peterson is back with strictly old school vinyl cuts from the Brownswood Basement. This show has a little bit of everything; the mix is diverse and random. Featuring Confluence, Philippe Bezombes, Jorge Mautner, Mensah’s Africa Rhythms, Dorothy Ellis, Charles Mingus and much more.
On Monday, June 14th, Giant Step presents Nikki & Rich as they make their Chicago debut, with special guest DJ Ron Trent at The Silver Room from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. It will be an evening filled with amazing music along with specialty cocktails provided by SVEDKA Vodka. So come down, bring a friend, and find out what everyone is already talking about.
Entrance is free but strictly RSVP only.