Turntables On The Gowanus 4/30 Advance Tickets On Sale

"TOTH Invite"

Giant Step returns to Littlefield on Friday, April 30 with our good friends Turntables On The Hudson. Expect a wide-range of funk sounds, from house and Latin to Afrobeat and reggae, with Nickodemus behind the decks and live percussion by Nappy G & Amon. Save some cash and get your tickets in advance, with your choice of Turntables On The Hudson – 10 Year Anniversary 2xCD or Nickodemus’ Sun People Remixed CD.

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Film about Northern Soul in the UK: Souled Out Trailer

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With the influx of blue-eyed soul coming out of the UK in the past decade (from Winehouse to Duffy to our lady Alice Russell), one has to question where these deep, obviously soul-influenced voices came from. Hint: watch this video to see what their parents were doing in the mid-seventies. This is a trailer for the soon-to-be-released movie, Souled Out (aka Soulboy), and it’s about UK’s Northern Soul scene and the famous Wigan Casino dance club. After the jump, check out a vintage video of the real thing: dancing at the Wigan Casino crica 1975.

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Sunset Soiree Photos from WMC 2010 in Miami

A collection of photos from our three Sunset Soiree events at Delano during Winter Music Conference in Miami Beach this year: A Night of Latin Flavor with Gilles Peterson, Bobbito Garcia a.k.a. Kool Bob Love, Alex Barck of Jazzanova, Nickodemus and Chico Mann on Friday; Estelle, Rye Rye and more, Poolside on Saturday; and Gilles Peterson with Questlove at The Florida Room on Saturday. The three events were co-presented by Levi’s and Windows 7.

Questlove & Gilles 2gether 4eva <3

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On March 27th, we had the historical double bill of Questlove and Gilles Peterson to finish off our Sunset Soiree in The Florida Room at WMC. After Gilles’ 3-hour set, Questlove took over. And before Questlove started his own momentous DJ set, he took the mic: here’s what he had to say.

Stay tuned for pics and video of all three days…