Been super slack on this blog recently, but I joined a band recently to help out on keys/electronics. If your london based we are playing a free show at the Old Blue Last on the 9th (april) with our buddies Bare Pale. and then again at Sebright arms on thursday. should be dope. come and get weird with us.
So I havent been here in a while. The blog will have a little re-launch next year, but in the mean time I co-host a radio show SWIMSUIT ISSUE every saturday 6-7pm GMT on www.wiredradio.co.uk! if your london based we also started our own swimsuit issue presents series. Below is the dj mix I did for that night, which you can also download.
Wild Nothing just unvieled the great new video for ‘Nocturne’ stand out ‘Paradise.’ the video is a lo-fi-ish affair staring Michelle Williams and loads of planes. ‘Nocturne’ is out now via Captured Tracks (via Pitchfork)
Local Natives have finally announced a follow up to their amazing 2010 debut ‘Gorilla Manor.’ its called hummingbird and its out January 29th via Frenchkiss. Listen to the great new single ‘Breaker’ below and get excited.
First new Holy Ghost! since their excellent 2011 self titled debut, and as the title implys it does indeed get darker. This new one is a massive stomping anthem in the same vein as their debut, just you know, darker. The ‘Its Gets Dark’ single is out now digitally and as a one sided 7” on DFA
New video for Chained, directed by Young Replicant, made in conjunction with The Creators Project. Deep sea vibes. The xx’s excellent ‘Coexist’ is out now via Young Turks/XL
Amazing new jam from Chaz’s upcoming 3rd album ‘Anything in Return,’ due January 22nd (the single’s out november 23rd) on carpark. If this track is anything to go buy then LP no.3 is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated of next year.
Disclosure just dropped the video for their great new single ‘Latch,’ And I can say having seen them perform it with Sam Smith on saturday its probably a contender for one of the best songs of 2012. The single is out now on iTunes.
Mix of our favourate new releases and current jams of the past month. Download:
SEPTEMBER MIX (Right Click Save As)
1: Numb - Andy Stott
2: Default - Atoms For Peace
3: Freaking Out the Neighborhood - Mac DeMarco
4: & It Was U - How To Dress Well
5: Fireflies - Still Corners
6: Rheya - Wild Nothing
7: Black Buzz - Lotus Plaza
8: Angels (Four Tet Remix) - The xx
9: gun - shy - Grizzly Bear
10: Stone - Sweet Valley
11: Soul Love (Feat Austra) (David Bowie Cover) - CFCF
12: When I Was In Trouble - How To Dress Well
13: Swept Away - The xx
Brand new video for one of the best singles of the year from one of my albums of the year. Its a pretty good video as well, Directed by Emily Kai Bock for the creators project. Grizzly Bear’ album of the year contender ‘Shields’ is out now via Warp.