Always treading the genre line, Toronto based producer and singer/songwriter Colin Munroe drops a new suite today of his vocal remixes titled The Revox Suite – Vol 1. Featuring vocal remixes of Paramore, Jackson 5 and Sky Ferreira as well as a vocal mash-up of La Roux x Nicki Minaj. It also includes a revox of Bob Dylan‘s “Who Killed Davey Moore” previously released on the acclaimed mixtape Colin Munroe is the Unsung Hero. Available exclusivly as a digital download, you can head to Colin Munroe‘s website and get the full suite in exchange for an email.
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This German trio has an amazingly unique sound that can only be described as “acoustic techno.” For Brandt Brauer Frick, pianos, strings and drums provide the common thread between the classical past and techno present. While their music contains rich tones and timbres of orchestral instrumentation, their rousing tracks are rhythmically focused with the precision of electronic club beats.
Their debut LP, You Make Me Real, showcases the group’s stunning rhythms and chords, which speak fluently in an increasingly beat-driven culture. Their deep knowledge in music’s foundations helps them in creating a more pure, perfect sound. Their album will be released later this month.
Brownswood Bubblers is a series that brings emerging talent and exciting new artists from the Worldwide underground into the limelight. Each edition is compiled by Gilles Peterson, who creates a suite of perfect grooves. This sixth chapter in the Bubblers saga drops November 8th and brings out some of the finest tunes from some of the freshest artists including Great Weekend, Javelin, Grooveman Spot, MdCL, Quadron, and Pursuit Groove.
New comers Alecia Chakour & The Osrah have packed enough soul power in their debut EP Loomi to make you wonder if you accidentally fell into a time warp and came out in another era. Collectively, Alecia Chakour & The Osrah’s individual band members have played with some amazing musicians from Mingus Big Band, Bilal, Yusef Lateef, to Billy Taylor, Amos Lee, Apollo Sunshine, and Cold Duck Complex. Lead by the power house vocals of Alecia Chakour, The Osrah (an Arabic word for family) will celebrate their debut at Nublu on Friday, October 29th at 9pm.
Check out the animated flyer for this friday’s party here.
Grab a download or stream of “Like You, Me” by Alecia Chakour & The Osrah
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They’re back, and they’re even harder, better faster and stronger than before! Last night, Daft Punk made a surprise appearance at Madison Square Gardens during the Phoenix concert. Fog filled the stage, and when it cleared, Daft Punk was revealed in their usual attire of suits and futuristic helmets. They then played a quick set alongside their fellow Frenchmen, Phoenix.
Their appearance coincides with the creation of their soundtrack for the upcoming movie Tron: Legacy. The Tron: Legacy soundtrack will be released December 7th. A major coup for all you Daft Punk fans out there waiting for their return.
Click over to www.tronsoundtrack.com for a preview of the new music and a sweet glow-in-the-dark poster we have to have.