Video: The Asteroids Galaxy Tour – “Major” (Live in Germany)


We whipped our hair right through May with this tune when the original video for “Major” came out. The lead singer of The Asteroids Galaxy Tour has a voice totally not of this time – kind of reminds us of a young Michael Jackson at times.

Now, experience the brilliance once more with this super funky live version performed for a German TV documentary. Boogietastic.

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Video: The Asteroids Galaxy Tour – “Major”


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Ungh! This is some ish that sounds like it could be in the soundtrack to James Bond or Charlie’s Angels – and it kinda makes you feel bad, no? Mixing pop, psychedelic, funk, soul, and jazz to create a sound larger than life, Copenhagen’s The Asteroids Galaxy Tour blessed folks with their sophomore album, Out Of Frequency, earlier this year.

The retro-funk tune “Major” immediately grabs you in and tops it off with an unyielding hold with their dynamic new video.

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SXSW 2009: Kanye West, Common, Erykah Badu, Devo, Red Riders, Big Boi and More


Kanye West at the Levi’s/Fader Fort © Seher Sikandar

SXSW 2009: Kanye West, Common, Erykah Badu, Devo, Red Riders, The Asteroids Galaxy Tour, Big Boi, Janelle Monáe, Chin Chin, Beach House, Solange, Kid Cudi

Austin’s South By Southwest Festival is four days of new bands eking out a following and amplifying their buzz while established acts assert their influence or grasp at a comeback. Giant Step’s Resident Mawuse Ziegbe took in as much of the long lines, late nights and musical highs as she could. Here’s her review of a weekend of sounds in the South.

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