KOOL A.D. and KASSA OVERALL are KOOL & KASS, self described as:
KOOL & KASS ARE PEACEFUL SOLUTIONS, A SYNCRETIC SUPERSOUL THAT HARNESSES THE MAGNANIMITY OF THE PACIFIC AND ATLANTIC OCEANS THROUGH RAPS THAT MERELY SOUND LIKE THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE BUT ARE IN FACT BOTH ASTRAL AND SOUTHERN HEMISPHERIC IN SPIRIT AND RHYTHMIC NATURE
The official video for the lead single “PLEASANCE (WDGAF)” from their forthcoming Peaceful Solutions mixtape premiered today over at Noisey, check it out today!
Stream the track on their SoundCloud page, or download it from Bandcamp.
The KOOL & KASS: PEACEFUL SOLUTIONS Mixtape Release Party is going down at Glasslands Gallery in Brooklyn, NY on 4/30, with KOOL & KASS opening for partner in crime TECLA, who is featured in the video (and in the above still).
Check out the new video for the latest single from Relations.
Relations – School Safety:
Filed under Music, New, video
Swedish Folk Band Junip released their first full-length album, Fields, back in 2010. In December, the band announced that they will release a new self titled album this April. The song progression in Fields really builds and is worth a full listen here. “Howl” is one of my favorite tracks. Their sound has a haunting, seventies feel, even drawing recent comparisons to Cat Stevens from The New York Times.
Their new single, “Line of Fire,” from the upcoming album is available from free download on their website. So get inside, grab a glass of red wine and have a listen!
Junip – Howl:
My Morning Jacket will be playing three shows in Port Chester, NY’s Capitol Theater later this month, leading up to their New Year’s eve show at Boston University’s Agganis Arena with Preservation Hall Jazz Band. This is a nice mellow jam to start the week off. I’m not sure why they become animated cyclopses after jumping into that hole but what I do know is those white boots are going on someone’s Christmas wish list (ok, it’s mine).
My Morning Jacket – Outta My System:
The Lumineers are a rustic folk trio who have been all over the radio since their single, “Ho Hey”, hit the airwaves and the Billboard Charts this summer. They are playing a free show in New York on December 17th at Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park, NY. The song is short and sweet and it’s easy to see why it’s become such a hit. They will be opening for Dave Matthews Band for a bunch of their tour dates in December including their sold out show at the Barcalys Center in Brooklyn.
The Lumineers – Ho Hey:
After over a year of sitting on this amazing video that we produced with EMOTE Productions for Boy Crisis, the funk of a thousand suns burst through the cables holding it back and the glorious “L’Homme” video found its way into the world. Will this serve as the guiding beacon bringing Boy Crisis home again and ready to party? We hope so.
Boy Crisis – L’Homme (Official Music Video):
Filed under Music, New, NYC, video
Bear Hands is back and ready to party with their latest high-octane offering “High Society,” the second single off their debut LP Burning Bush Supper Club. In keeping with the song’s title, the band is performing tonight at Rockefeller Center as part of Fashion’s Night Out 2011, along with White Rabbits and Lissy Trullie (and DJ sets from DJ Keiichiro throughout the evening). Come mingle with fashion icons and whatnot (or at least hear some great live music). There’s even a tent in case it starts raining again!
For the “High Society” video, guitarist Ted Feldman, along with co-director Andrei Bowden-Schwartz, used four computers and 10,000 images of the band playing live to create the kaleidoscope effect of the amalgamated scenes, as Feldman explained to Mashable in a recent interview. Keep the hits coming, lads.
Bear Hands – High Society: