Gotan Project Listening Party – April 21


The Paris based international trio known as Gotan Project is gearing up to release their third album next week, entitled Tango 3.0. This infectious mix of tango, breakbeats and minimalist electronica that has been the trademark of their last two albums is further realized and celebrated in this new release sweeping you into a sexy tangle of melody and rhythm. Come celebrate this new project and the arrival of spring at the exclusive listening party at the Thompson LES Pool, on Wednesday, April 21 at 7pm. Entrance is free with RSVP.

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New Video: “Strawberry Letter 23″ featuring Akon

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This track from Quincy Jonesnew album got some chatter going on twitter. What do you think? Bros Johnson vs. Shuggie Otis vs. Quincy/Akon.

Clutchy Hopkins Video: “Verbal Headlock”

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Clutchy Hopkins‘ “Verbal Headlock” has already been awarded among the year’s best on the BBC’s best radio show, Gilles Peterson World Wide. Now check the new video directed by Christian Borstlap, an Amsterdam-based art director and sometimes film director.

Get the new Clutchy Hopkins album, The Story Teller here.

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Rehes Gets Down With Beats Antique

On the heals of their SXSW showcase, Seher sits down with Beats Antique. Hailing from Oakland, CA, Beats Antique is a force to be reckoned with.  Seriously.  Ask them to describe their music and you will get about sixteen genres, descriptors, and world regions.  Wanna bet?  Try this:

“live electronica and world roots music”

“electro-acoustic gypsy break beat”

“…music of the Middle East, eastern Europe, north Africa and traditional jazz with big bass music”

“orchestral gypsy music with the styles of hip-hop, brass band, downtempo, glitch and dubstep”

They do not play.

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