The Lexington, London 22/09/14
Wonder Where We Land
Tomorrow's Modern Boxes
In lieu of a proper essay this week, I've compiled a playlist of the standout tracks throughout Flying Lotus' career. An 'Essential Playlist' if you will. [read more]
It's bands like Natural Child that leave you more intrigued with every listen. How does it all feel so effortless? [read more]
"I wanted to make a mix that featured a lot of the new music I've been listening to lately, focusing on producers who's music is newer to me (with a couple old favorites in there). I also featured a couple of my favorite remixes that came from a remix competition that the Canadian Festival, Bass Coast, did for some songs off of my last LP. [read more]
We decided to get better acquainted with Mazes in the lead up to their show at The Shacklewell Arms tomorrow (12 September). They kindly let us in on who they'd love to 'Shack Up' with via an intriguing collaborative playlist. [read more]
Their demise is a great loss for music and for culture in general. Fortunately there are artists out there now who are sure to be stepping up to carry on the work started by the duo, and if The Knife choose to return one day with new music we will welcome them with open arms. [read more]
Ok, we hold our hands up and acknowledge that we've left out two of Sia's best-loved songs, 'Breathe Me' and 'Chandelier', out of this so-called essential playlist, but - tell you what - there's so much more to the antipodean songsmithstress and her discography than them two admittedly monster tunes and we wanted to focus on other tracks you may inadvertently have missed out on or forgotten about. [read more]
Tomorrow night (July 18th), Black Mekon bring their bluesy garage grooves to the Shacklewell Arms. In order to get ourselves in the mood, we asked them who they'd most love to collaborate with. [read more]
Laura Doggett is here to guide you through Summer Series at Somerset House. Check out her top picks, and a playlist. [read more]
In the lead up to Lola Colt's free gig this coming Friday (July 11th) we decided to get a little personal - in a musical sense of course. [read more]
From 1983’s implosive, atonal Confusion Is Sex right through to the four-piece’s 2009 swansong, the rollicking The Eternal, such has been the all-encompassing influence on pop culture of the New Yorkers that they might have touched yr. life in more ways than you realise. [read more]
With their sixth studio album Artificial Sweetners out this week, we caught up with brilliant Fujiya & Miyagi so they could share this very special playlist with us. [read more]
In lieu of a proper essay this week, I've compiled a playlist of the standout tracks throughout Flying Lotus' career. An 'Essential Playlist' if you will.
It features Paul Reubens (aka Pee-wee Herman) and Karen Gillan.
Her new single, 'Words', is a subtle-pop charmer not without its moments of drama.
Aretha Franklin performed 'Rolling in the Deep/Ain't No Mountain' on Late Show with David Letterman.
Even Mastodon are getting in on the twerking action.
Another incredible video from Jesse Kanda.
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