Yael Naim – New Album + Live Shows in NY (5/9) and LA (5/16)

Thanks to the runaway success of her international hit “New Soul,” Yael Naim’s self-titled 2007 release propelled this French-Israeli singer-songwriter on a yearlong promotional trek around the globe. Naim’s stunning new album, She Was a Boy (which has already surpassed Gold status in France), collects 13 luminous folk-pop gems, each recorded at the singer’s apartment-turned-workshop. Upbeat tunes like “Come Home,” “Stupid Goal” and “Go to the River” will instantly appeal to fans of “New Soul,” though She Was a Boy presents a serious expansion of Naim’s sound as well.

Check out her upcoming appearances in NY and LA – She’ll be at Le Poisson Rouge on May 9 in NY, and she’ll be at Hotel Cafe on May 16th in LA.

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Aloe Blacc & The Grand Scheme; Plus Maya Jupiter, The Stepkids, and DJ $mall ¢hange – Tonight

Tonight at (le) Poisson Rouge, Aloe Blacc & The Grand Scheme takes the stage along with special guests Maya Jupiter, The Stepkids, and DJ $mall ¢hange. In case you missed his NY debut this past Summer at our annual Summerstage show, then this will be your chance to catch him live and in full effect.

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Video: “Where I’m From” by MED ft. Aloe Blacc

MED “Where I’m From” feat. Aloe Blacc from Stones Throw on Vimeo.

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.

Aloe Blacc & The Grand Scheme, plus Maya Jupiter, The Stepkids, and DJ $mall ¢hange – November 18

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.

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Win Tickets To Les Nubians’ Nu Revolution Preview in NYC – October 15

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.

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