Video: Theophilus London – “Last Name London”

 

A couple of weeks ago, Theophilus London premiered his album artwork and tracklisting for his upcoming Timez Are Weird These Days release. Yesterday saw the MTV video premier of “Last Name London,” his first single from the album. The simple video was shot in Brooklyn and includes Theophilus in a red top with smoky, shadowy visuals reminiscent of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” London is excited that “people will finally know how to pronounce my name properly.” For more info on the album and tour dates, check out our previous post.

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Theophilus London Unveils Album Artwork, Track Listing, & Tour Dates

 

Brooklyn bred artist Theophilus London just announced the artwork and tracklisting for his debut album, Timez Are Weird These Days. The cover features a photo by legendary NYC photographer Jonathan Mannion. The album drops July 19th on Warner Brothers Records and will be accompanied by a performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live that same day.

tracklisting and tour dates after the jump

GPWW 12/22/10 Worldwide Family Mixtape – Gang Colours, UK

One of Gilles Peterson‘s last radio shows of 2010, he picks out some favorites like DJ Oil, Theophilus London, Taylor McFerrin, Ghost Poet and more. He also welcomes a special guest from Southampton, UK: Gang Colours. A handful of Gang Colours originals mix in with some new music from MachineDrum, Nico and Cadence Weapon. Enjoy!

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Remixes of Ellie Goulding’s “Starry Eyed”

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Already a success in her native England, 23 year-old UK singer and songwriter Ellie Goulding makes her stateside debut with her EP An Introduction To Ellie Goulding and a few exclusive performances, including tomorrow night at Hiro Ballroom (NYC). Described as “electro-folk-acoustic-pop,” Ellie’s songs mix heartfelt emotion with other-worldly atmospherics, spinning electronica into dreamy warmth. She’s also released a pack of “Starry Eyed” remixes by Penguin Prison featuring Theophilus LondonMonsieur AdiJakwobRuss Chimes, and AN21 and Max Vangel.

Ellie Goulding – “Starry Eyed (Penguin Prison remix ft. Theophilus London)”
 

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Gilles Peterson World Wide 8/16/10: All Winners Part 2

Gilles Peterson lays down part two of the Worldwide Winners this week, taking a moment to reflect on all his favorite new music from the past three months.

In true GP style, expect the best tunes from across the spectrum from club bangers of Joy Orbison (pictured above), dOP, Ramadanman, James Blake, the soulful grooves of Bilal & Cee Lo Green, Brooklyn goodness from Javelin, Pursuit Grooves & Theophilus London, Uproot Andy, Donso, Janelle Monáe and loads more!

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