It’s always a little strange when an artist, band, or producer can hold their own when sharing the stage with acts like LCD Soundsystem, New Order, and The Buzzcocks. In the case of the Whitey though, shit just makes perfect sense. After completing his second long-player, Great Shakes, for 1234 Records, this genre-defying, remix-rendering Englishman (alongside a thorough accompanying band) is going to destroy the West Coast and parts of Mexico.Read more »
XLR8R had its hands full at this year's South by Southwest festival, shooting loads of pictures and video footage for XLR8R TV, throwing parties with labels like Hydrahead and Tigerbeat 6, and wandering aimlessly through the back roads of Austin in search of the after parties. See the madness, fully documented through the camera lens, at Peepshow.
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Alongside acts like The Blow, YACHT, and White Rainbow (who are totally redefining electro-pop), Panther is currently luring souls into his fan base with his acclaimed live shows across the States. Known to his friends as Charlie Salas-Humara, he’s already been nominated for MTV2’s Video of the Year Award, in addition to having a tour with Ratatat and The Gossip under his belt.
Colombian music circa 1960-1976 is a fiery mash-up of Afro rhythms, zooming horns, and orchestral technicality. More importantly, it’s the sound of partying–from neighborhood block parties to tropical beach bashes.
British label Soundway captures that spirit on its new compilation, Colombia! The Golden Years of Discos Fuentes. Taking music straight from the source label Discos Fuentes (the imprint responsible for the original issues), Soundway has remastered the tracks for a serious hi-fi listening experience.
Los Angeles-based photographer Ryan Prouty spends a Saturday morning with Tigerbeat 6's noise-loving, spastic techno Eats Tapes. "We just decided to play around for a bit, and snap some photos in the meantime," says Prouty. With that spirit in mind, a rousing game of hide-and-seek commenced.
See it now, only at Peepshow.
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Back in 2005, All Tomorrows Parties ventured into a new type of live series. Instead of just having rad artists curating dream line-ups, ATP introduced the “Don’t Look Back” series where The Stooges perform the record Fun House from beginning to end. Since then, bands like the Dirty Three, Tindersticks, and Teenage Fanclub have worked full album magic, recreating their original albums for die-hards and kids who missed the boat.Read more »
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