Contest Expires: December 20,2013 at 2:00 PM EST
Rockstar Games recent title, Grand Theft Auto V, is an official participant in this year’s New York Film Festival Convergence Program. As part of the celebration, they’ll be hosting a pair of official panel discussions at the festival, along with a special concert featuring the composers of the game’s dynamic score.
For the upcoming September 25 installment of our weekly #Offline party with Q-Tip at Output, we have the extreme pleasure of welcoming legendary musician, producer, guitarist, and songwriter Nile Rodgers as our guest of honor. To celebrate, we’re taking it back to some of our favorite Nile Rodgers tracks in the days leading up to the party.
Today’s tune is “Let’s Dance” by David Bowie. The 1983 track was produced by Nile and also features him on guitar.
September 25′s #Offline will also be featuring the venerable DJ Spinna as our guest on the turntables. Do not miss this night, folks!
Presented by Giant Step and featuring Grammy award-winning music icon Q-Tip as the resident DJ, #Offline is your chance to unplug, unwind, and get down with some undeniable tunes. Treat yourself to the very best in modern and classic music and come enjoy a night that’s previously been attended by Dave Chappelle, Estelle, Sanford Biggers, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Large Professor, and James Poyser, amongst other notable greats!
Giant Step Presents #Offline w/ Q-Tip
Special Guest of Honor Nile Rodgers
& DJ Spinna as Guest DJ
Wednesday, September 25
Tickets: $15 (advance)
74 Wythe Avenue
British pair Bondax drop a video about summer love for “Giving It All.” The music blends soul, disco, electronic, and dance for a palatable upbeat feel that’s incredibly difficult to resist.
The Knocks partnered up with Indaba Music and Giant Step for a “Modern Hearts” remix contest, and after receiving over 600 submissions from around the globe, the duo has chosen Keljet as the grand prize winner. Download via SoundCloud below.
Keljet is Teun Pranger and Koen Mestrum, two high school friends from Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Multiple Keljet songs have vaulted to the #1 spot on Hype Machine’s “Most Popular” chart, including their remix of The Temper Trap’s “Love Lost” which has had over 2 million plays on YouTube. Apart from the continuous flow of bootlegs and remixes, Keljet released numerous originals on labels as well as free downloads including recent collaborations with several international artists such as X Ambassadors and AVAN LAVA. Check them out on SoundCloud.