Having released their 4th studio album, Yeah Ghost, earlier this Fall the Grammy-Award winning duo Zero 7 have hit the road doing a major city US-tour. The album features jazz and soul singer Eska Mtungwazi, folk artist Martha Tilston, long time collaborator Rowdy Superstar, along with the vocal stylings of band member Binns, creating a more upbeat and approachable sound than their past albums. Opening for them is the Brooklyn based electro-soul group Body Language. You can catch them in the New York part of their tour at Terminal 5 on Friday Nov. 27.
In the wake of their massively successful back-to-back February concerts, Thievery Corporation has been busy launching a new site and getting back on the road again for a string of 15 dates, ending on October 31, in New York City. With special guest Ocote Soul Sounds, the D.C. duo and their cast of usual characters return to Terminal 5 with more of that ground breaking sound solidified in their 5th studio release Radio Retaliation.
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The Bowery Presents HARD NYC: Crookers, Major Lazer, Rusko, Jack Beats & Destructo at Terminal 5, October 10th.
Crookers are DJ Phra and Bot, two Italian DJ’s/producers who met in 2003. Drawing from influences of house, hip hop and beyond, Crookers blend their beats with fidget house finesse. Crookers have sleazed out dance floors with a catalogue of original tracks that startle and surprise, but it’s their work as remixers that have made them one of the most sought out in the business. The duo has reworked tracks for the likes of Kid Cudi, The Chemical Brothers, Armand Van Helden, Bonde do Role, Brodinski and Chromeo. The result is a twisted blend of glitch, tech and distortion.
Major Lazer are uber-producers Diplo and Switch, who are out to subdue the forces of evil with a batch of futuristic dancehall bangers. Recorded at Tuff Gong Studios in Jamaica, the product of this collaboration, Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do (out now on Downtown Records), runs global pop culture through the filter of Major Lazer’s particular brand of 80′s-inspired digital dancehall – at once an homage to a bygone era and a look to the future of dance music.
Advance Tickets are available at Ticketmaster:
9 PM – 2 AM
$30 Pre-Sale Tickets, $35 Limited Advance Tickets, $40 Advance Tickets / $125 Advance VIP Tickets, $135 Day of Show VIP Tickets: includes special VIP area & top shelf open bar. All VIP priveleges are strictly 21+, will call only.