Besides being an incredibly well organized festival (only Lily Allen and Amy Winehouse cancelled) with a sweet, eclectic lineup, Norway’s Oyafestivalen also happens to be ideally situated in the middle of gorgeous Oslo, home of Ringnes beer, extremely tall women, and an infinite number of 7-Eleven stores. Read more »
Starting October 16, and continuing weekly, San Francisco’s Six Degrees imprint is offering a “download” of the week from its Emerging Artist roster. Every Tuesday, for nine consecutive weeks, listeners will be able to download a free MP3 via the Six Degrees website. Read more »
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Thievery Corporation’s Rob Garza teams up with Fugazi and Gogogo Airheart members for a tour of Eastern psychedelic proportions.
11/14 Toronto, ON: Circa
11/15 Montreal, QC: Time Supper Club
11/16 New York, NY: Hiro Ballroom
11/17 Chicago, IL: Metro
11/28 San Diego, CA: Belly Up
11/30 Los Angeles, CA: Knitting Factory
12/01 San Francisco, CA: Mighty
Jah Cure’s three-day CureFest has been successfully staged. At the main show, after a who’s-who of Jamaican talent performed, Cure finally took the stage at 7 a.m., releasing three white doves upon his entrance. “Dressed in all white, with the African map emblazoned on the front and back of the outfit, Cure launched into the single “Good Morning Jah Jah” as he welcomed the rising sun,” the Jamaica Observer reported.
“The Hollows,” a single from Yoni Wolf's WHY? project's forthcoming Alopecia full-length, features more of the folk-inspired arty hip-hop the group is infamous for, plus a swarm of diverse guests, including Subtle's Doseone, Cryptacize's Nedelle, and Fog's Andrew Broder and Mark Erickson. Set to drop November 19 (via Anticon. in the States and November 18 in Europe, via Tomlab), the EP even comes packed with some drool-worthy remixes and covers to boot.
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