Giant Step Presents SVEDKA Vodka Sessions #5: A Special Performance by Kid Sister plus Special Guest

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We are very excited to present the fifth installment of the SVEDKA Vodka Sessions series in Miami Beach, FL, during Art Basel, with Kid Sister performing poolside at Delano, a Morgans Hotel on December 4.

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Check out her new video for “Right Hand Hi” (Thanks to Sheena Beaston)

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Pimps of Joytime Tonight at Brooklyn Bowl

59-atlgTonight The Pimps of Joytime will play live at the Brooklyn Bowl with DJ Concerned & Eclectic Method. The Pimps come back around to The Bowl in a month (12/4), but tonight the tickets are just $5 and the mood is right – NYC is in full speed right now.

 

 

Doors 6:00pm
Show 9:00pm
Tickets $5 | 21+

 

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Check out this video of a very Funky Halloween ’09 with Pimps of Joytime:

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Alex Barck of Jazzanova in NYC

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Alex Barck, member of the Berlin-based DJ/producer collective Jazzanova, returns to NYC with his superb mix of soulful deep house, drum & bass, boogie, hip-hop, latin and soul. Jazzanova is one of the foremost proponents of the nu-jazz and house styles of music, gaining recognition as innovative remixers for a vast number of acts including Ian Pooley, Incognito, 4 Hero and Masters at Work.

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Fat Freddy’s Drop – Dr Boondigga and the Big BW

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Whether missing in action or abducted – we’ll never know – New Zealand soul sensation Fat Freddy’s Drop are back with sophomore album Dr Boondigga & The Big BW, to be released November 10th. Straight out of the lab and getting rave reviews around the world, the seven piece band are returning to what they love best: jamming live. This fall the collective embarks on an Album Shakedown Tour, playing Melbourne to Manchester and touching down in Los Angeles for their American headline debut.

Fat Freddy’s Drop – “Big BW” from upcoming album Dr Boondigga and the Big BW

 

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Fela Kuti’s The Best of the Black President Released Today

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For a limited time, stream the full album on AOL

FELA KUTI
’SThe Best Of The Black President is released on Knitting Factory Records today. The impact of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s music in Africa – and worldwide – cannot be overstated. Hailing from Lagos, Nigeria, he was Africa’s musical genius, the creator of Afrobeat – a genre combining traditional African highlife, jazz, James Brown funk grooves and latin rhythms into a unique toxic mix that is wholly his own – and a revolutionary. Fela’s politically inflammatory songs laid bare the corruption, violence, and greed of the ruling regimes across the Continent and world. Arrested over a hundred times by the Nigerian government, ultimately 1000 soldiers invaded and destroyed the Kalakuta Republic – Fela’s living and performing compound that he shared with his 27 wives and his mother – sending nearly all of the inhabitants to the hospital, or worse. Despite the death of his own mother after the siege, Fela never stopped fighting the powers of imperialism, colonialism and racism with – as the legendary Fela Kuti put it – music as his weapon.

With deluxe editions of The Best Of The Black President comes a 40 minute DVD, narrated by Sahr Ngaujah, interviews with Carlos Moore & Bill T jones, recorded concert footage, and excerpts from various Fela Kuti documentaries, including Music Is The Weapon.

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