Jamie Lidell – “The Ring” Video

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From Jamie Lidell himself: “Jamie and fellow musicians including Chilly Gonzales and Dan Rossen (Grizzly Bear) lift their hammers in this Anvil blues, whose lyrics describe a bedraggled beachcomber as he is seen desperately searching for his lost gold. The video, shot by Lindsey Rome in double vision through the barrel of a dusty camera’s sights finds Jamie returning to the songs birthplace, the beaches of Western Australia, to shout it out from the sands.”

Taken from the forthcoming album Compass out May 18th on Warp Records.

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Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Coming Home

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Here’s a new track from Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings: “When I Come Home,” from the recording sessions of their new album, I Learned the Hard Way. Pre-order the CD or LP from daptonerecords.com and get a free 45 single of this non-album track!

To download the title track, “I Learned the Hard Way”, click here.

Energetic Soul from Eli “Paperboy” Reed

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Eli “Paperboy” Reed is a musician with a mission statement: to take over the world with soul music. Also, to make a record that is just badass. Look out for his upcoming album on Blue Note, Come and Get It.

Stream Quadron’s Full Album

Quadron‘s self-titled debut is now available for purchase on iTunes, and Spinner/AOL is hosting a listening party for you to preview the Danish duo’s full album. Stream it here. Earlier we posted the video for “Pressure” with a mp3 download: grab it here. After the jump, watch the unofficial video for “Slippin.”

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Reflection Eternal is Really Back

After so many teasers, Reflection Eternal, the duo of Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek, is really back on the scene; they’ve now premiered their second video, “Strangers ft. Bun B.”  Thanks to Okayplayer for the video, and check the previous video, “In This World,” here.  Look out for the upcoming full length, Revolutions Per Minute … soon.