Easy All-Stars Release Album of Original Songs + Tour Dates

Easy Star All-Stars are known for their covers: reggae-style interpretations of classic rock albums, including Dub Side of the Moon, Radiodread and Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. But next month we finally get to hear their original songs. The new album, First Light, will be released on April 5th.

Pre-order on iTunes, or Pre-order a physical copy to get a bonus free download and a T-shirt.

You can help spread the word by joining The Easy Star street team- they’ve relaunched using StreetShimon.com.

They’ll be touring around the US with The Green and Cas Haley starting March 31st. See the full list of dates after the jump.

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Tour Dates

Roy Ayers Documentary + New Albums

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Who doesn’t love to see legendary musicians still doing their thing? Roy Ayers is one of those legends. He’s taken advantage of his status in modern music, scooping up a younger audience with his heavily-sampled “Everybody Loves the Sunshine” as well as touring and recording with younger artists.

2011 will see a lot of Ayers. According to his website, he will be releasing three new albums this year, plus a documentary (trailer above) The Roy Ayers Project. Check out an example of the new Roy after the jump, in his video for “Everybody Groovin.”

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Exile Video – “Sound is God” ft. ADAD

 

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Check out this new video from Exile‘s 2010 album Radio – AM/FM. Make sure to hear the full album on The Dirty Science Bandcamp. The streaming track below, “Evolve,” was also produced by Exile, from Pharoahe Monch‘s new album W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) – out today on Duck Down Records. W.A.R. includes the intense music video for “Clap (One Day)” and is said to be insanely dope by the musical authorities.

Radio – AM/FM on iTunes | Amazon

W.A.R. on iTunes | Amazon

TV On The Radio – “Will Do” Video + “Caffeinated Consciousness” MP3

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Enjoy the latest video from TV On The Radio, “Will Do.” This track and “Caffeinated Consciousness” are off the upcoming album on Interscope Records, Nine Types of Light (4/12).

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Jamie Woon Video – “Lady Luck”

A good musical rule of thumb: never forget a Brownswood Bubbler. We were introduced to Jamie Woon on his track “Wayfaring Stranger,” a single off Vol 2 of the Brownswood Bubbler series (2007). Since then, he’s seen working on his debut full-length album to be released April 11th, mirrorwriting. Check out this video for the single “Lady Luck” above,  “Night Air” and a sweet “Lady Luck” remix by Hudson Mohawk.

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