Tagged: Gil Scott-Heron


Footnotes: The xx

Footnotes is the section in our magazine where we take a deeper look at the music surrounding our feature artists. Read Matthew Schnipper’s FADER #81 feature on The xx here, and check out our notes … read more »

POSTED August 17, 2012 7:00PM IN FEATURES Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Watch Two New Drake Videos

Drake gives two for the price of one on a Friday night, dropping clips for “Take Care” and “HYFR” in succession. For the first, Drake linked up with his once-rumored paramore Rihanna for a second … read more »

POSTED April 6, 2012 8:18PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , ,

J Dilla: Shine On

In this 2006 feature from FADER #42, collaborators and family tell the stories behind some of the late J Dilla’s great productions. Think twice, youngbloods, precocious hoodrats, beatbox prodigies. Somewhere in the fine print of … read more »

POSTED February 7, 2012 12:30PM IN FEATURES Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Gil Scott-Heron’s Memoir to be Published in January

The Last Holiday, a memoir by the late Gil Scott-Heron, is slated for release on Martin Luther King Day, January 16th. Among his significant musical accomplishments, Scott-Heron was also a five-time published author in his … read more »

POSTED December 16, 2011 12:45PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,

Jamie XX’s Rinse FM Mix f. Jackmaster and Spencer MP3

Jane Austen’s characters always seem to arrange their schedules in fortnights, and so do the dudes from Numbers. Or at least that’s how they do their “fortnightly” radio radio show on Rinse FM (just to … read more »

POSTED June 8, 2011 2:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,
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Video: Jamie XX and Gil Scott-Heron, “I’ll Take Care of You”

AG Rojas and photographer Jaime-James Medina directed this clip from Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie XX‘s We’re New Here. Medina, who spent a good deal of time with The XX for his Tourist zine, brings a … read more »

POSTED March 4, 2011 11:00AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Stream: Jamie XX & Yasmin Make Love at The Boiler Room

You’ve got today and the weekend to try and win VIP tickets to Jamie XX’s NYC show next Tuesday. Until then, soundtrack your swan-song workday with the romantic teamwork of Jamie and Yasmin— they got … read more »

POSTED February 18, 2011 11:00AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: , , , ,

Contest: Win Tickets to See Jamie XX in NYC

We already told you Jamie XX would be in town next Tuesday. We love dude and are cosigning the event— tickets are just five dollars now and ten at the door. But want VIP tickets … read more »

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Stream: Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie XX’s We’re New Here

We’re written quite a bit about both Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie XX, so if you’re curious for a straight up review of their We’re New Here project you might want to ask Andrew Kuo. Or … read more »

POSTED February 14, 2011 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Stream the New Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie XX Album

Well, here are everybody’s dreams coming true in a weird way. Forever FADER fav’s Jamie XX and Gil Scott-Heron, both of whom were featured individually in the magazine last year, have a collaborative remix album … read more »

POSTED February 8, 2011 4:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,