8 posts categorized "theophilus london"

09/21/2010

Maximum Balloon (featuring Theophilus London) - Groove Me (T-Minus 321 Remix)

Holy shades of Madonna's Lucky Star in this intro! We all know how big a fangirl I am of T-Minus 321's remixes, and considering I've been mega-crushing on Maximum Balloon for a good portion of my most recent listenings, then it's kind of a no-brainer that the two come together on this fix.

 

No more words. I can't afford 'em, cause I'll be too busy dancing to this rework of Groove Me, featuring Theophilus London.

 

Tight!

 

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mp3: Maximum Balloon (featuring Theophilus London) - Groove Me (T-Minus 321 Remix)

 

 

08/17/2010

Maximum Balloon (featuring Theophilus London) - Groove Me (Jneiro Jarel Remix)

Oh, don't worry. This is only the best mix you'll hear all day.

 

Maximum Balloon, Theophilus London and Jneiro Jarel...take it away!

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mp3: Maximum Balloon (featuring Theophilus London) - Groove Me (Jneiro Jarel Remix)

 

08/03/2010

Theophilus London (featuring The Dap-Kings) - Calypso Blues (Nat King Cole Cover)

Furthering on as to why I'll always be in Theophilus London's corner, the dude continues to wow with a new take on a classic song, keeping his own originality coursing throughout the cut. Syncing up with Sharon Jones' backers, The Dap-Kings, London tackles Nat King Cole's Calypso Blues in this new cover joint.

 

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Additionally, I realized that I never really got around to posting anything from HARD NYC, so while we're at it, check out some pictures from TL's set here, and below, you can peep a video of he and Jesse Boykins III getting their serious soul on during a live performance of Sorry to Interrupt.

 

Bad. Ass.

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mp3: Theophilus London (featuring The Dap-Kings) - Calypso Blues (Nat King Cole Cover)

 

  

04/14/2010

Theophilus London - New Cover, Song and Video (Free Mixtape out April 28)

With a new mixtape that we hinted at earlier this year (which subsequently was delayed, otherwise, DUH, why would we be announcing it with an April 28 release date now), Theophilus London is ready to jump back into your main focal areas. And get this...dude is freaking SANGIN' some real lovers' ish on these new tracks. We knew he had a great set of pipes but damn boy, you've one-upped yourself again.

 

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Here's the deal: I Want You will be released on April 28. London's already shared a cut from the free album...Life of a Lover, featuring his pal Jesse Boykins III. Now he's ganging up with the twitter steez and has let out a new cut, Accept the New, with an accompanying video.

 

The new jam is actually a rework/remix/layover of Dam Funk's Fantasy and features guest vocals from Va$htie and Boykins once again. 

 

Watch the video below then jump after for the track and his new cover of Tweet's Oops (Oh My)

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mp3: Theophilus London - Accept the New

mp3: Theophilus London - Oops (Tweet Cover)

 

03/09/2010

Win Tickets to FADER/One Step Beyond (with The Very Best and Theophilus London)

Each month, we look forward to the second Friday of said calendar set, not only because it's usually payday (yeah!) but also because The FADER puts on their One Step Beyond party up at the American Museum of Natural History. We've caught a ton of rad acts there over the past few months, and this week's soiree promises to be equally rad.


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As you've no doubt gathered from the post title and flyer up above, this Friday March 12 sees the spectacular trio of The Very Best, Theophilus London and Ninjasonik taking to the Rose Center space-atarium at the museum. (buy your tickets here)


You've probably also noticed the "win tickets" portion up there, so let's quit yapping and give you the stuff you need to know in order to come hang on Friday.

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Want to win a pair of tickets to this Friday's gig? Here's what you need to do. First, start by following me on twitter, even though you probably already are, cause you know it's the right thing to do. Secondly, copy and paste the below tweet and send it to me. yo @sheenabeaston, it would be "out of this world" if you gave me tix for friday @atAMNH with @realTheVeryBest @TheophilusL and @ninjasonik  

Do as above and you're entered to win! Winners will be notified via Direct Message. Contest is only open until this Thursday, March 11 at 5pm, so be quick on the twitt!

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mp3: The Very Best - Warm Heart Of Africa (Theophilus London Remix)

mp3: Florence and the Machine x The Very Best - You Got The Love (The XX Remix)


03/03/2010

Win a Pair of Tickets to Theophilus London's Mixtape Release Party on March 13!

We are completely unashamed of our continual ravings surrounding Theophilus London. Seems like with every day, we become more infatuated with his sound, and to his credit, he just gets better and better every time we catch him live or hear a new drop from the talented gent.


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We went so far as to name London one of our "Beasts to Watch in 2010", even though we've been big fans of his since the first two free offerings, Jam! and This Charming Mixtape, started rocking us well over a year and a half ago. Now, with a new mixtape, I Want You, set to be distributed, there's really only one way to celebrate his genius.


With a kickass party! Our pals at Meanred are teaming up with London to host a night of killer tunes, jauntily-dressed kids and general radness on Saturday March 13. Want to go? Grab a ticket here, or how about enter for a chance to win a PAIR OF TICKETS to the event. Details below.

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We've not only been following Theophilius London's rising star through his music and live performances; we also follow him in the literal "Twitter-sense". So if you're on board our timeline too, then you're going to want to do as below.

 

Simply copy and paste the below tweet and hit send. 

 

yo @sheenabeaston, i need a beastly set of tickets to see @theophilusl on march 13, so hook a kid up!


Your message to us acts as your entry for the giveaway. Make sure you're following us, because the winner will be notified via direct message. Contest remains open until Wednesday, March 10 at 5pm...so you have one week to start tweeting!

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mp3: Theophilus London - Grey X Sage (Sabali Remix)

 

01/21/2010

Theophilus London - Humdrum Town (videoke version)

Last week, Theophlius London popped by with his video for Humdrum Town. We saw it, we loved it, and now we have more to get down to!


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Now, he's released the Videoke video that was used within the original video. Um, say what! Ok, the scene where you see London in a field, with the lyrics going across the screen? That's like karaoke, eh? Hence: videoke. How about this. Just watch it and you'll get where we're headed.

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mp3: Theophilus London - Always Love U 





01/13/2010

Theophilus London - Humdrum Town (new video!)

2009 was undoubtedly a "break through" year for Theophilus London, however, 2010 will (and mark my words) be the time that this magnificent performer crosses all boundaries with a speeding bullet.

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In early oh-nine, London swarmed Beastonia with his This Charming Mixtape, a fitting follower to his first free release, Jam! An eclectic mix of hip-hop and soul, Theophilus' productions sparked a massive admiration from myself and many friends and colleagues. Late last year, London released a fullly mastered and beefed up version of Humdrum Town via Green Label, The original can be heard on This Charming Mixtape, but this new rendition features additional vocals from Jesse Boykins III while keeping the same passionate intonations as the much shorter original. Later today, the new video for the track will debut on MTV2, but you gotta love our wide world of interneticism and the fact that you can watch the fresh visuals right now.

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I'm digging the casual, cool vibe of this video. The track never fails to send a chill up my spine at the :54 second mark when Theophilus exclaims "OH!" and the chorus kicks in. In addition to the extremely unique and totally rad music he keeps coming out with, he bought me gum on my birthday...so there's simply not a bad yarn I could ever spin about him.


mp3: Jack Penate - Pull My Heart Away (Theophilus London Remix)



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