3 posts categorized "hey champ!"

06/30/2010

Andy Bell - Call On Me (Hey Champ Remix)

Today's "just because" post comes courtesy of Pete, of the super-rad band Hey Champ. I don't think dude knows how much I love Erasure, and what with Andy Bell of the famed electropop duo off releasing solo material, this fits nicely into my Beastly-rapport. 

 

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That said, Pete sent an email with the mix, and while I'd already once or twice received from various outlets, his message hit me at the right time and frame of mind to enjoy Hey Champ's fun and disco-sampling, club-ready mix of Bell's single, Call On Me.

 

Just because it's oh so good...and now you all know of my Erasure-affinity, as if I hadn't already expressed that multiple times in these pages prior.

 

High fives!

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mp3: Andy Bell - Call On Me (Hey Champ Remix)

 


 

05/28/2010

Beastly Bits #85

Today is pretty awesome. We've got radio hosting duties this afternoon, day jobs get out early for the holiday (1:00pm here!) and it's the start of a long weekend.

 

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Also, tons of great tunes and news to share after a "meh"-tastic middle of the week in music. Let's ri-uh-uh-uh-uh-uh-uh-uh-ride. 

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The Deli interviewed Chris Glover, aka Penguin Prison. link

 

Ladyhawke and The Big Pink's Akiki Matsuuru pop up in Richard Kern's latest NSFW video. Caution: nipples. link

 

The Like are giving away three album tracks over at RCRD LBL. link

 

Fare Soldi's new mix of Funkabit's Mininova is totally rad and totally free for you to grab below.

  

Hey Champ!'s playing the Studio at Webster Hall next week. You should go check them out. link

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mp3: Funkabit - Mininova (Fare Soldi Sederone Remix)

 

04/13/2010

Beastly Bits #55

Last night was pretty rad...and more on that later. But for now, there are bits to be beasted and there's no stopping us now.

 

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Double numbers today...so everyone gets a high 5 and a "how do you do!" And this awesome news...

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LCD Soundsystem's long awaited album, This is Happening, leaked last night, well before the May 17 release date. We'd be dumb to host it (so we're not, duh!), but with a little sleuthing, you can find it. The band played a sold out show at Webster Hall last night. Check out pics and a review here.

 

Supergrass broke up. Bummer. Read more on the split here.

 

Damon Albarn recruits Liam Gallagher's bandmember for Gorillaz. Interesting! Read up on the acquisiton at this link.

 

Lilith Fair unveils complete dates, new additions, and tickets are on sale now. All the info you need can be grabbed right here.

 

Hey Champ! are giving away tracks in anticipation of debut album, Star, on July 13. They also play Mercury Lounge on April 30. More details here and the mp3s are below.

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mp3: The Sounds - Beatbox (Hey Champ! Remix)

mp3: Hey Champ! - Cold Dust Girl

mp3: Hey Champ! - Neverest

 


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