Video: Chiddy Bang – “Ray Charles” (Live)


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The fine gentlemen of Chiddy Bang were on Jay Leno this past Friday to promote their upcoming Breakfast project. Hear their invigorating live rendition of “Ray Charles” live! Please excuse us while we do our happy dance.

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Video: When Saints Go Machine – “Parix” (Live)


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Earlier this month we shared the video for When Saints Go Machine’s “Parix,” and today we have a pretty freaking amazing live performance of the same track. Not only is the video gorgeous, the mood is heightened with the echoey acoustics, the intricacies of the piercing production, and the haunting sound of the leading vocalist’s quivering song.

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NYC: Hindi Zahra Live @ Hiro Ballroom – Oct 19 + KCRW Album Preview


Hindi Zahra’s tour is now nearing a close, which means she is that much nearer to her final date at CMJ in NYC! Join her with some other wonderful acts at the France Rocks showcase on October 19th. More details on the event and RSVP below.

If you’re curious to hear more from her recently released album, Handmade, take advantage of KCRW’s full stream that runs until November! The folks over at KCRW definitely got good taste.

Event Details
Bureauexport Party – “France Rocks CMJ Night”
Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
8PM – 12AM
Hindi Zahra at 9PM

Hiro Ballroom
88 9th Avenue
(btwn 16th&17th)
New York, NY

Free with RSVP

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Video: Alecia Chakour + The Osrah @ Littlefield, NYC


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We adore Alecia. Last week, Alecia Chakour & The Osrah opened for ERIMAJ at Littlefield in Brooklyn and pretty much took the house down. The above video is their performance of “Ghost” – jazzy soul perfection.

Alecia has some seriously killing vocals, y’all – look out for this lady.

Below, stream the group’s EP that dropped late last year in case you missed it.

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London: Katy B at iTunes Festival – July 19 + Interview


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Katy B will be taking the stage at this year’s iTunes Festival, which invites over 60 artists to perform across 31 consecutive nights (July 1-31) at Camden’s Roundhouse in London, UK. Each performance will be available for streaming both live and for a limited time after the show. Several of the performances will be released as live tracks or EP’s for purchase.

Katy’s performance will be tomorrow, June 19th, along with Jamie Woon. Showtimes are being announced on the iTunes Festival Twitter page.

Above, you’ll find an interview with Katy at the Wireless Festival in London, where she speaks on her experiences with the various festivals she’s been doing, her favorite artists at the moment, and her admiration for Alicia Keys.

Finally, don’t forget our free download of Katy’s “On A Mission,” which expires very soon!

Katy B – “On A Mission” [MP3]

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