New Release: Jack Davey – ‘L0-F! D’Lux’

 

We’ve been following the build up to this Jack Davey release for a minute now, which has included a couple of our favorite tracks, “Eye Can See” and “Howl At The Moon.” The electro-soul front woman notoriously ripped stages and hearts with her work as the front woman of J*Davey, and just the same, she evokes powerful emotion in this new lo-fi rock project.

Recorded in the closet of her Los Angeles home, Jack took her creative endeavors entirely into her own hands after giving birth to her first child in 2011. L0-F! D’Lux is the culmination of the previously released sides A and B along with three bonus tracks and a digi-book. Side A included Jack completely solo with her drum machine, self-taught guitar chops, and her voice, while Side B introduced production collaboration from her boyfriend Joey Strat of The Knux.

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Video: Jack Davey – “Like That”

 

With today’s release of L0-F! SIDE B, Jack Davey also releases a psychedelic video for “Like That” complete with ransom-esque magazine cutouts. Foot tapping, head spinning lo-fi rock addiction right here. If you remember the grungy production of SIDE A, you’ll appreciate the converse to the story with the “full production & instrumentation” thanks to Joey Strat of The Knux.

You can preview SIDE B on the Audible Treats Soundcloud.

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Video: Jack Davey – “Howl At The Moon”

 

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It wasn’t too long ago that we saw Jack Davey become Betty Davis incarnate with her new bad ass “Howl At The Moon” track that we oh so loved. And then today, when we found that there are now accompanying visuals from the lady that always gives us an eyeball party, how can we not squeal like schoolgirls?!

And indeed, our lady knows how to work it well even in the simplest of videos. Great treatment and taste, per usual.

The song is part of a 3-part series of EPs. L0-F! Side A, is the grittier of the bunch, showing “a girl, her shitty guitar, and introspective songwriting,” as Jack explains it – that project will be released on October 2. L0-F! Side B, will include more sophisticated instrumentation and production by Joey Strat of The Knux (out November 6). Finally, on December 11, a deluxe version with both sides and three bonus tracks will be released.

Cannot wait.

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Giant Step Resident: All Points West with Jay Z, Q Tip, The Pharcyde & more

libertyBy Mawuse Ziegbe


The 2009 All Points West Music and Arts Festival in New Jersey’s Liberty State Park was kinda like an open-air high school lunchroom where shaggy rockers, glittery rappers, and freewheeling artsy kids all held court in their respective corners. Spotty showers soaked the first day of the weekend-long festival which left dedicated (a.k.a. fool-headed) fans tramping through glutinous mud to the sounds of Vampire Weekend, The Knux and Peanut Butter Wolf. The Pharcyde rocked loopy hits like “Runnin’” and “Passin’ Me By.” The original line-up was in full effect – including a formerly dreadlocked Tre sporting an appropriately Jersey Corleone hat – and showed love to J. Dilla by playing Slum Village jams like “Raise It Up.” Q-Tip deployed his trademark energy, grooving through Tribe’s hits and busting out a quirky yet charming cover of Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature.”

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