Daily Archives: March 19, 2008

Ghetto Palms: Tempa Riddim / Tropical Sounds

First off, one minor correction from last week: Selector JD from Deadly Dragon correctly and annoyingly pointed out that the Stone Love throwback riddim that I listed as “I Do Love You”–after the Heptones classic … read more »

POSTED March 19, 2008 6:00PM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (1) TAGS:

Dollars To Pounds: Foals Like Makin Love!

First off, I see the Fader Eds have taken the puns off my column headers. [Ed: What are you talking about?] This is a fair call. Initially they were meant to illustrate us limey’s fondness … read more »


Freeload: Duchess Says “Black Flag (Juan Maclean Remix)”

Wandering into the backyard of Austin’s Beauty Bar before Tough Alliance, we saw rapt folks staring at a scary singer with scary eyes and claw hands. Super tantalizing because she was super frightening, we found … read more »

POSTED March 19, 2008 4:20PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

NYC: Get Weird With BLK JKS

New York Cityers Who Think You Are Cool, you now have another chance to witness the raw jazz-jam-metal-ska power of South Africa’s BLK JKS as they return to the Big Apple for former FADER editor-in-chief … read more »

POSTED March 19, 2008 2:44PM IN OTHER EVENTS TAGS: ,

Video – Dead Confederate "The Wrecking Ball" (Tripwire Acoustic Session)

For our latest clip from our ongoing Tripwire Acoustic Session series, we bring you the Athens, GA group Dead Confederate. They were one of the few bands allowed to lug in a few amps, so I guess technically this isn’t an “acoustic session,” but it is mighty rad nonetheless read more »

POSTED March 19, 2008 12:53PM IN THE TRIPWIRE

Ryan Adams Launches Blog + Works On New Album

After posting video after video up on his YouTube channel, the non-stop creative mind of Ryan Adams has shifted gears to his newly launched blog, dradamsfilms.com. He has a few new clips posted, along with plenty of stream-of-consciousness blogging read more »

POSTED March 19, 2008 12:40PM IN THE TRIPWIRE

Download – Les Savy Fav "Sweat Descends"

April is shaping up to be a nice month for releases. Not only do we have the upcoming Portishead on our radar, but also now there is going to be a live album from Les Savy Fav. The Brooklyn kids will be releasing After The Balls Drop on April 29, a fifteen track album that will be full of live cuts from their January 1 Bowery Ballroom show, as read more »

POSTED March 19, 2008 11:57AM IN THE TRIPWIRE

Video: Tabi Bonney, “Beat Rock”

With all the Wale-mania going on (congrats on the Interscope deal dude!) it sorta seems like we all forgot that Tabi Bonney is still out there making jams and driving past the White House in … read more »

POSTED March 19, 2008 11:28AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Levi’s®/FADER Fort: Saturday Photos by John Francis Peters

Wrapping up our photographic coverage of events at the Levi’s®/FADER Fort, we have John Francis Peters’ images from Saturday which included performances from Dri, Lykke Li, David Banner, Hood Headlinaz, Telepathe, BLK JKS, Santogold, Spank … read more »

POSTED March 19, 2008 11:19AM IN Levis Fader Fort Main Category, Levis-Look, Levis-Read, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

Mum Returns To US For Brief Tour

The experimental Icelandic band Mum are returning to our shores with their seven-piece lineup for a round of dates centered around a performance at this year’s Coachella festival. They are still out and about supporting their latest album, Go Go Smear The Poison Ivy read more »

POSTED March 19, 2008 10:51AM IN THE TRIPWIRE