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After gaining critical acclaim from U.K. media and the European festival circuit, Capitol Records singer-songwriter V V Brown has planned her first U.S. live appearances for late October. Her debut album, Travelling Like the Light, is scheduled for North American release early in 2010, with an introductory EP planned in November 2009.
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Upcoming Tour Dates:
October 24 New York, NY @ Santos Party House (CMJ Showcase; 12 midnight set time)
October 26 Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy (opening for Midnight Juggernauts; 11pm set time)
October 27 Los Angeles, CA @ Spaceland (opening for First Aid Kit; 10pm set time)
October 29 San Francisco, CA @ Poleng Lounge
Announcing the video premiere of Q-Tip featuring Norah Jones: “Life is Better”, the fifth single from The Renaissance. Q-Tip’s long-awaited solo project Kamal The Abstract was released a few weeks ago on Battery Records, available on iTunes.
To stream Kamaal the Abstract in full, visit http://www.myspace.com/qtip.
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Joy Jones‘ 2nd single from her album Godchild is “Over”, with this video directed by Coodie and Chike, and ‘The Soulful Fundamentalist’ (Keith C Harris). Coodie & Chike are the buzzworthy video directors who are best known for their debut in 2004 with Kanye West’s “Through the Wire” (Video of the Year – The Source Hip Hop Awards). Since then, they have followed with work for artists such as Mos Def and Freeway, SA-RA Creative Partners, Leela James, Lil’ Jon, Fishbone, and others. Currently they are shooting their debut picture The Noonie G. Story, the documentary on Chicago gangster, Harold ‘Noonie’ Ward, narrated by the rapper, Common.
Godchild on Future Soul Records is available from iTunes now.