Some things you might not know about the Ting Tings and some things you’ve probably heard elsewhere first.
POP! The blogosphere just spit out a new popsensation/duo/hype. The Ting Tings were on everybody’s list of ‘bands to watch’ for 2008 and singlehandedly caused an army of lazy journo’s to announce the comeback of the boy/girl indie band. Strange, ’cause despite the fab colours of the video, there’s nothing really ‘indie’ about them.
The first time I interviewed Leah from Married To The MOB was more than two years ago.
Hot on the heels of the Rihanna + The TIME reunion, there’s more good Prince-related news. ‘Controversy’ is a new Prince covers project with a jaw-dropping tracklist, including D’Angelo (He’s alive! and covering Prince!), Stina Nordenstam, Soulwax and the incredible Susanna and the Magical Orchestra (Why aren’t they big yet? This Motorpsycho side-project still holds the record for best cover of all time, so I’m psyched to see what they’re pulling off on this comp.) If the cover art isn’t by So_Me, he should sue. Most of the tracks on this comp are quite old, though. The Kode 9 & Space Ape Dubstep cover of ‘Sign O’ The Times’ (‘Sine of the Dub’) dropped in 2005. I’ve pulled an older Dubstep mix out of my archives in case you haven’t heard it yet. You’ll find the track around … Read More »
Giles chose Agyness Deyn as the face for his
DJ Martelo (whom you might remember from his spectacular mixtape for Kesh a while ago) is Santogold’s Tour DJ. He made a mixtape for Santi and the Mad Decent people have been well.. decent enough to put it online. Tracklisting after the jump.
The soundtrack for the Prada SS08 catwalk has surfaced. No tracklisting yet, but there’s definitely some Brian Eno in there. Be sure to check out the PRADA site for..
The Kills dance around like a drummer boy and a washed up startlet in this, the Warholy (Warholesque?)…
What do Brooklyn and South Park have in common?