Quadron Video: “Buster Keaton”

Danish duo Quadron brings us the second video from their self-titled release on Plug Research. The soul/electronic act provides an entrancing visual take on the proverbial hoops women jump through in the many transitions from “teenagehood” to adulthood. Perhaps the emotional “Buster Keaton” video questions why women seem to float through life wearing the classically stoic Buster-Keaton-silent-movie face – either that or it’s a hoola-hoop commercial. Let us know what you think!


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Check out Quadron’s summer tour dates after the jump!


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UCLA Jazz Reggae Festival: Ticket Giveaway

The UCLA Jazz Reggae Festival is coming up soon (‘Jam Day’ is May 30th, ‘Reggae Day’ is May 31st) and the line-up is fantastic. Raphael Saadiq, Q-Tip, Georgia Anne Muldrow & Declaime (G&D), The Foreign Exchange, Bilal, Quadron, hosted by Zion-I. And that’s just the first day. ‘Reggae Day’ brings on Nas & Damien Marley, Barrington Levy, and our clear favorite, Nneka. We have a pair of tickets to giveaway to one lucky winner in the area. Enter to win after the jump!

We can’t all make it there, but remember that Giant Step’s Summerstage 2010 (NYC) will feature the incredible Raphael Saadiq, with more great artists to be announced soon!

Raphael Saadiq – “Oh Girl”
 

Nneka – “Heartbeat”
 

Nas & Damien Marley – “As We Enter”
 

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Quadron Video “Herfra Hvor Vi Star”

Thanks to Plug Research and Yours Tru.ly, we present this video of Quadron performing “Herfra Hvor Vi Star,” a rehearsal recently shot in LA. The live video features an intimate portrait of producer Robin and singer Coco with band, demonstrating Robin’s stripped down production, while showcasing Coco’s powerful vocals.

Quadron will also be a part of the annual 2 day UCLA Jazz Reggae Festival, which also features Nas and Damian Marley, Barrington Levy, Q-Tip, Raphael Saadiq, Bilal, Foreign Exchange, Georgia Anne Muldrow and Declaime, and many others.

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Catching Up with GPWW: Two Shows

We’re fast-forwarding the Gilles Peterson World Wide radio show to catch up, which means you get 2 shows at once today. That equals 4 full hours of high-quality GPWW.

In May 5th’s show, Gilles features 40 magical tracks, including some of his clear favorites like Gil Scott Heron, José James, Quadron and SBTRKT along with new ones like Twilight Tone, Kyle Hall, and Ezel.

GPWW 4/5 Part 1
 

GPWW 4/5 Part 2
 

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Moving swiftly along to May 12th’s show, Gilles starts with a new track by Cee-Lo called “I Want You,” written by Jack Splash. Then he gets into some Betty Davis, Fatima featuring Dam-Funk, Sofrito, Nas & Damien Marley, and new music by Paul White, Addison Grove, and Karizma. (And listen for the Giant Step shoutout – swoon!)

GPWW 4/12 Part 1
 

GPWW 4/12 Part 2
 

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Stream Quadron’s Full Album

Quadron‘s self-titled debut is now available for purchase on iTunes, and Spinner/AOL is hosting a listening party for you to preview the Danish duo’s full album. Stream it here. Earlier we posted the video for “Pressure” with a mp3 download: grab it here. After the jump, watch the unofficial video for “Slippin.”

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