Check out the video for MED's song featuring Aloe Blacc, "Where I'm From," produced by Oh No. This single is now available from Stones Throw Records via download, or 12" vinyl b/w "Classic" featuring Talib Kweli.
And if you're in NYC, don't miss Aloe Blacc tomorrow night with The Grand Scheme at Le Poisson Rouge.
Giant Step and (Le) Poisson Rouge are proud to present Aloe Blacc & The Grand Scheme with special guests Maya Jupiter, The Stepkids, and DJ $mall ¢hange on Thursday, November 18th, at (Le) Poisson Rouge. If you were there to catch Mr. Blacc at our Summerstage performance this past Summer, then you should already know this is not a show to miss. If an Aloe performance is new to you, then check out this video of him performing "Loving you is killing me" live in studio. There will be horns, there will be bass, there will be soul.
To celebrate their third release, Nu Revolution — due this December, French / Cameroonian duo Les Nubians have embarked on a preview tour backed by a world class 9-piece band. The sisters wrap things up in their now hometown — New York City — at (Le) Poisson Rouge on Friday, October 15th.
In case you haven't bought your tickets yet, Giant Step is offering you a chance to win two to see Les Nubians live at (Le) Poisson Rouge.
42BELOW, NZ On Air, and the NZ Music Commission bring you one of the hottest tickets at the CMJ this year. On Tuesday, October 19th, get ready to experience New Zealand's finest musical talents brought to you from across the oceans, and placed in the lap of New York City at (Le) Poisson Rouge. Showcasing Zowie, Street Chant, Kids Of 88, Electric Wire Hustle, Ruby Frost and Lawrence Arabia, New Zealand comes prepared and to ready to school you on all they have to offer (besides a killer Rugby team).
Just in case all that wasn't enough, complimentary 42BELOW cocktails will be served all night (or until we run out). Entrance is free, but strictly RSVP only (also free w/ a CMJ badge), and granted on a 'first come, first served basis' so make sure you get there early as last year's installment drew out over 1,000 fans. Doors open at 5:45pm and show starts at 6:00pm sharp.
Now enjoy the video "Perception" from one of our favorite NZ bands to grace the CMJ showcase, Electric Wire Hustle.
We're looking forward to the New York live debut of Sonnymoon, whose album was reviewed and posted here for free download. Joining them will be NERVE, the band formed to back up "drum wizard" Jojo Mayer.