Skidrow Sessions with Pharoahe Monch, Shafiq Husayn and more

A few weeks ago, some musicians came together and they ended up creating a jam session of epic proportions, and someone captured the magic on vimeo. Pharoahe Monch, Shafiq Husayn (SA-RA), Om’Mas Keith (SA-RA), Brook D’leau (J Davey), Mark De Clive Lowe, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson (Suite for Ma Dukes), Thundercat, and more.

The new album by Shafiq Husayn, Shafiq En’ A-Free-Ka drops October 6th via Plug Research.

Wild Young Hearts by Noisettes Out Now

The London trio Noisettes‘ full length album Wild Young Hearts was released in the US today on Mercury Records. From the stomping electro-rock of “Saturday Night” and galloping funk grooves of “Don’t Upset The Rhythm,” to the glorious ’60s-tinged soul of “Never Forget You,” Noisettes have made what is set to be one of 2009′s most adventurous albums. “Wild Young Hearts – it’s about feeling and acting young, whatever your age,” says guitarist Dan Smith. “It’s about having fun and not following the pack.

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Saturday, Lupe Fiasco At The Beach At Governor’s Island

This Saturday night, September 19th, Lupe Fiasco performs at Governor’s Island. Rather than conform to music industry standards, Fiasco (born Wasalu Muhammad Jaco) has trail-blazed his own path to critical acclaim. Possessing head-spinning wordplay and a topical range more akin to the underground than the mainstream, the 25-year-old lyricist has proven that talent can still make waves in the rap game. If you haven’t already, pick up your advance tickets here.

Ticket Information:
All Ages. Your concert ticket is your Roundtrip Ferry Pass, no additional tickets are needed. Service and handling fees are added to the price of each ticket.
Doors Open At: 8:00 PM
Advance Price: $34.50

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SVEDKA Vodka Sessions #2: Peter Bjorn And John with DJ Jason Bentley

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/ToTKZjt5oCQ" width="550" height="445" allowfullscreen="true" fvars="fs=1" /] The second event in the SVEDKA Vodka Sessions series, Swedish indie rock band Peter Bjorn And John headlined along with DJ Jason Bentley at Skybar at Mondrian in West Hollywood on August 18th.