Diehard fans will recall that it's been less than a year since the Klaxons were forced to cancel a tour due to US visa issues. Now, it seems the States can't get enough of the technicolor trio, and Jamie Reynolds, James Righton, and Simon Taylor are headed back to the tour bus this fall. Hopefully no fractured ankles will be involved with this slew of performances, and try not to hold the one-off date with Bjork against them.
Radio Slave’s Rekids imprint just stoked out Traktor and Serato users with Rekids One, a CD compilation of the label’s twelves and exclusive remixes. Featuring tracks from Toby Tobias, Discemi, Luke Soloman, and Rekid, plus reinterpretations from Quiet Village, Prins Thomas, and Jesse Rose, this collection is midnight mass in two discs.
It was this year I attended the best and most memorable concert of my life. At the Kanoti Resort & Spa, I witnessed the great George Jones. Mr. Jones has long reigned as one of the most important and popular performers in the world of Country and Western music. With his bountiful musical talents George makes every song he touches an unforgettable experience. Resting on the beautiful Clear Lake, which is California’s largest natural lake, George came to play. Well, I brought my camera and met some great people. Read more »
One third of Restiform Bodies and purveyor of the ever-evolving Anticon. sound, Telephone Jim Jesus has made quite a name for himself in the avant-garde hip-hop realm. Now the Oakland-based producer is stepping into the atmospheric limelight with Anywhere Out of the Everything, his latest ode to chiming cinematic sounds and ambient hip-hop. XLR8R caught up with the progressive composer to see what albums have been exorcising his creative demons.Read more »
Matthew Curry, better known as Safety Scissors, turns the karaoke mic over to Owen Ashworth, better known as Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, for an evening of song appreciation, motorboat videos, and Kris Kristofferson tunes.
Watch This Episode
Episode 16: No Age
Episode 17: Klaxons
Episode 18: Mars-1
Read more »
Featuring one member of screamo band The Red Scare and one instrumentally-inclined German dude, Cloudland Canyon is the new face of Kraut-experimentation. Fusing textured guitar delays akin to Brooklyn-based duo Growing and hazy atmospherics, "Damballa" is the band's reintroduction into the blossoming sound art scene.Read more »
XLR8R Downloads Player