*Come hear this song in my set at Boiler Room in Chicago this Sunday.
The Morning Benders, known for their typically chilled out, folked up…morning jams…contributed this cover of one of the most important rock songs of last decade to Stereogum's new Is This It tribute album. It’s hard to believe that album was released ten years ago. This cover is more danceable than most Benders songs we know. With autofilters and house beats, this is perfect for the weekend ahead. The adapted melodies and song structure make it a pop song to be reckoned with.
*Hear this song during my set at the Amplify Peace after party at RODAN in Wicker Park tomorrow night at 10:30!
It’s hard to articulate my excitement for the forthcoming M83 album Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, which was announced several days ago. This new track is the perfect marriage between the shimmering teen pop of Saturdays = Youth and the dark, experimental tones of Before the Dawn Heals Us. It’s a multi-faceted friend; introspective, but outgoing enough for the party.
Happy day-after-Bastille-Day! In its honor, here’s a song from one of my favorite bands right now…BASTILLE. The huge drums, stunning vocals, and great lyrics will aggressively put you in the vibe for wildness this weekend.
Soak up the sun, make some new friends, and dance! I’ll be doing all of these at Pitchfork Festival. Photos will be posted here all weekend.
We’re hosting a night full of dancing and celebrating the spread of music, education, and activism in support of the communities in central Africa that have been devastated by the Lord’s Resistance Army.
Apologies for my MIA status in the last two weeks. Things are moving here in Grooverland. Big announcement coming this week with some other gems coming later this summer.
As a consolation, here is a jam that fell in my lap from my (current) favorite hip hop artist and my favorite DJ squad. A match made in my mind that has finally happened for real. Hot on the trail of Theophilus London’s debut album which drops next week, Remix Artist Collective has taken the track through the wringer and chilled it out for perfect summer jamming. What can I say? This track is REAL.