New Zealand at CMJ 2010 – October 19

NZ at CMJ 2010

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.

More Info || RSVP

NERVE ft. Jojo Mayer with Sonnymoon in NYC, 5/16

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.

$10 Advance | RSVP to rsvp@luckyandlamazing.com

MeLo-X remixed Sonnymoon’s single, check out the stream here:
“Houstatlantavegas” (Sonnymoon vs. Nite Jewel vs. Drake MeLo-X remix)
 

MeLo-X & Sonnymoon‘s “HTLV” Remix EP on iTunes

NERVE Video after the Jump:

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Adrian Younge & the Black Dynamite Sound Orchestra

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Check out this video from Wax Poetics: Adrian Younge and the Black Dynamite Sound Orchestra. This video for “Shot Me in the Heart” comes from the Wax Poetics x Converse 45 Series.

The funk & soul mag also has a release party tonight in NYC for Joe Cuba’s El Alcalde Del Barrio -The Architect of the Nuyorican Sound, the Fania reissue. Come check it out at Le Poisson Rouge - Doors 10pm. You must RSVP and get there early, but if you’re quick, you’ll catch performances by Chico Mann, The Boogaloo Assassins, DJ Bobbito Garcia & DJ Turmix.

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Richie Hawtin & Scientist To Host The Dubspot Ableton Live 8 Workshop In NYC This Weekend

tournycThis weekend on June 27th and 28th, Dubspot, New York’s premier DJ and electronic music production institute, has teamed up with Ableton to present the Live 8 US Sessions Tour in NYC.

It’s the second stop of the tour, featuring established artists like Richie Hawtin & Scientist, who will present their personally developed strategies and techniques for producing and performing with Ableton Live 8.

Register for Live 8 US Sessions Tour in NYC

To top off the weekend workshop on Sunday, Dubspot and Ableton celebrate Dubspot’s 2 year anniversary at Le Poisson Rouge.

Legendary Scientist will mix live with Dub Is A Weapon, followed by DJ sets from Matt Shadetek & DJ Rupture of Dutty Artz, Kiva, Barry Cole and Badawi. This will also be the first party of Dubspot’s new monthly night!

More info on DubSpot’s 2 Year Anniversary Party #3