Video: Little Dragon – “Sunshine”


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Little Dragon has a new tune out compliments of ABSOLUT Punch. The song is called “Sunshine” and features the dreamy Yukimi surrounded by mountains in an expanse of brush. Loving the attention to detail with the lighting and mood in the video. Breathtaking.

Below, catch a behind the scenes look at the making of the track along with some commentary from our favorite quirky Swedes. And after the jump, take a look at dates for Little Dragon on their US and European tour!

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Tour dates after the jump

New Release: Gabriele Poso – ‘Roots of Soul’


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Italian multi-instrumentalist and composer Gabriele Poso recently released his Afro-Latin jazz and soul album, Roots of Soul, and we’ve got a couple little treats to share from it.

The first is the sun drenched and colorful video for “Sunshine” featuring Tanya Michelle on vocals. The romantic video shows Gabriele and lovely lady across some magnificent landscapes – in slight envy we are.

Take the experience a bit further by sampling the album via the stream below. Perfect mood music.

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Lijadu Sisters to Reissue 4 Out-of-Print Albums


Nigerian twins The Lijadu Sisters (Taiwo and Kehinde) may not be known to many but they will be. Cousins of Fela Kuti, the women wrote some powerful political and topical material, which they recorded at the famed Decca studios in Lagos, Nigeria, a hotspot for the Nigerian music scene in the 1970′s.

On the albums, you will hear a combination of afrobeat, western pop music, and reggae, with lyrics sung in both English and Yoruba. These collectors’ gems will be available digitally and on CD for the first time ever – and yes, you’ll be able to cop the vinyl as well.

Danger will be the first release on November 8th. Get ready for uplifting, energetic, and funky music that’ll have you spinning. Below, you’ll find the schedule of all the releases along with a stream of “Danger.”

Danger (1976) – November 8, 2011
Mother Africa (1977) – 1st quarter 2012
Sunshine (1978) – 2nd quarter 2012
Horizon Unlimited (1979) – 3rd quarter 2012

Pre-order Danger on Knitting Factory Records


Rye Rye’s “Sunshine” Featuring M.I.A. Remixes

The praise is already rolling in for Rye Rye‘s “Sunshine” featuring M.I.A. Rolling Stone raves, “Sunshine is a sweet, percolating electro-pop cut that sounds like Judy Jetson’s fave double-dutch jam.”  Now, there are four brand new remixes from JFK of MSTRKFT, Cataracs, LA Riots, and 12th Planet.



More tracks streaming.

Rye Rye is currently on tour with Die Antwoord, tour dates after the jump.

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Rye Rye Featuring M.I.A.: “Sunshine” Video

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It’s hard for us to decide whether we like Rye Rye‘s rhymes or dancing better.  You decide in the video for “Sunshine”, featuring M.I.A..  Rye Rye’s debut album, Go! Pop! Bang! drops early 2011.