This is Blakroc, a rock meets hip-hop experiment from The Black Keys and several artists from Roc-A-Fella Records. This song actually features Mos Def and Jim Jones:
Flugente is a New York based solo project of Jerry Adler from The Blam. He’s just released his second album under the Flugente monicker simply entitled 2. Here’s some music that Jerry has for recommendations: Read more
I was sent a link today by a co-worker to this very cool video directed by Eric Power. It’s the first Star Wars trilogy done in Construction Paper! And there is a cool new track by a Minneapolis songwriter named Jeremy Messersmith. Check it out and watch a Star Wars episode this weekend! Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian friends out there!
It’s really happening…
First and foremost, this video is of course dedicated to Dennis, a huge Neil Diamond fan…While I really wanted to feature something from the new album “Dreams” (November 2nd, 2010), I was left with little choice but to focus on his past hits.
According to wikipedia.org, the man has been making or performing music since he was 17 years old. That’s technically seven decades worth of dedication. Regardless of his total sales (115 million records), oftenly recognized for his intermittent chart success, in the end i think it’s safe to say, he does, what he wants and when he wants. That is truly the spirit of indie.
Hooray for Earth is a new band from New York that started up in Boston. Check them out at their site: http://hoorayforearth.net/
Here are some bands that they recommend: Read more
Most people probably won’t know who Maximum Balloon is. It’s David Sitek from TV On The Radio’s new side project. It’s a bit of a celebrity fest too. Karen O, David Byrne, members of TVOR as well as the man featured in this video, Theophilus London. Enjoy this groovy little song called Groove Me.
Mean Creek is a new band from Boston, Mass. They have a new 7″ just out and they are making waves in the indie circle in Boston. Check em out. Here is some music that they recommend: Read more
Karkwa was named the winner of the fifth annual Polaris Music Prize. This award, given to signify the best Canadian album of the year, was presented tonight at the gala ceremony held at CTV’s Concert Hall at the Masonic Temple in Toronto. In addition to bragging rights, Karkwa take home $20,000 for their album Les Chemins de Verre.
I was recommended the new Black Keys album, Brothers this past weekend and then came across this brilliant video for one of the tracks called Tighten Up. Hope you enjoy.
Heavy Young Heathens is an American alternative indie rock duo made up of brothers Aron and Robert Mardo. Here are some essential Indie albums that they recommend: