As the compact disc creeps closer to its slow and painful demise, another artifact from the past—vinyl—is still basking in all of its glory with a new, inclusive pictorial guide entitled Extraordinary Records. Presented in collaboration with Colors magazine, the book features a striking and colorful array of 400-plus images of vinyl albums (sans the covers) owned by collectors and Extraordinary Records contributors Alessandro Benedetti and Peter Bastine.
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Not so long ago, XLR8R favorite and onetime cover star Daedelus announced another album, this time with the brand-new, Los Angeles-based Friends of Friends label. As the imprint's new series calls for, the man known to his pals as Alfred Darlington shared space on the release with fellow L.A. resident Jogger. Read more »
DJ/production team Bot and Phra (a.k.a. Crookers) are well known remixers, having taken on the likes of Kid Cudi, Bonde Do Role, The Secret Handshake, and Adam Sky over the last couple years. April, however, finds the Milan, Italy-based duo stepping away from the mixing board and giving fans a chance to work their own magic on the pair's electro-drenched club music, with the Funk Mundial Remix Contest.
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Maybe you missed that chance to play an extra in Milk, but Brooklyn/Cincinnati hip-hop trio Tanya Morgan is giving Bay Area residents another chance to appear on camera, as the boys are filming the video for their track "So Damn Down" on Sunday, April 5 and have invited anyone and everyone to participate.
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When making predictions for what might be hot in 2009, best friends Busy Gangnes and Melissa Livaudais (a.k.a. Telepathe) didn't include themselves on the list, though they might as well have. The pair will release its debut full-length, Dance Mother, in less than two weeks, and on the live show front the girls are already in high demand. Read more »
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