2 posts categorized "mr. vega"

04/07/2010

Beastly Bits #51

Do you ever wake up from a dream and you find yourself singing a song as you arise? It's been happening a lot to me lately, and there are no complaints. So when we do wake up, we like to share what's got us night grooving.

 

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And of course, all the tunes that are making us move during the day.

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Charismatic Bloc Party frontman, Kele Okereke, announced that he'll be releasing a solo dance album, The Boxer. The 10 track project is slated for a UK release through Wichita/Polydor on the June 21. Track list and more info here.

 

Local Natives announced a summer NYC show on Governor's Island. Perfect, in case you missed snagging a ticket for their upcoming sold-out Bowery Ballroom gig in a month. Tickets for the August 7 show go on sale this Friday April 9 here.

 

Snoop Dogg and Cypress Hill sit down and interview each other in the new MySpace feature, Artist on Artist. Check it out here.

 

Kelis hit up the Jimmy Kimmel Show last night and rocked the crowd with a live performance of Acapella. Watch the clip at this link.

 

A new Mr. Vega track hit us like a ton of the raddest bricks ever. Forgoing his signature sound, our pal pumps up the disco beat and has us making moves in the office this morning. Download I'm Crazy Baby for free below.

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mp3: Mr. Vega - Im Crazy Baby

 


02/08/2010

Beastly Bits #22

Geaux Saints! Did you catch the Super Bowl last night? More importantly, did you watch The Who during the halftime spectacular. I've got my thoughts on how it all played out, which I was extremely verbal about during the presentation. No need to rehash, but you can scroll through my twittered-frustrations here if you must.

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Now that the footballing is over, we're ready to focus on an extremely busy week, chock full of rad new music news.

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Metric team up with Kill The 8 to design a special Haiti Relief T-shirt. It's available as an exclusive pre-sale here with 100% of the profits going directly to the Canadian Red Cross Haiti relief effort.


Massive Attack's new album, Heligoland, is available as a deluxe triple gatefold edition for you serious collectors/fans. Information on how to make it yours can be found here.


To celebrate Florence + The Machine's BRIT Award nominations, the good folks at Orange have launched a fantastic competition to win one of 5 top-of-the-range Sony Ericsson W595 Monkey handsets. Enter here.


Mr. Vega's Play Me At Pacha Louder EP will hit all digital stores the second week of March. We've got an mp3 of the entire EP in minimix form, and it's yours for free below.


This month's FADER Bowl takes place tomorrow night, featuring Restless People and MNDR. More information on the free festivities here.

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mp3: Mr. Vega - Play Me At Pacha Louder (EP Minimix)

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