Tagged: The Very Best


Stream: The Very Best, “Nsokoto (Renaissance Man Remix)”

Finland’s finest, Renaissance Man, meets, yeah, some guys from different parts of the world who make pop. Peace out America, we’re going to live inside whatever continent is producing shit this weirdly awesome. Which is … read more »

POSTED August 26, 2010 10:41AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

The Very Best, “Tengazako” Live at the Levi’s® FADER Fort

The rainpocalypse has hit New York City hard, so we’re revisiting The Very Best‘s performance at the Levi’s® FADER Fort to brighten up our day a little bit. If you are fortunate to be in … read more »

POSTED August 23, 2010 10:12AM IN Levis Fader Fort Main Category, Levis-Watch TAGS: , ,

Ghetto Palms 110: Theophilus / Highlife / El Guincho / Indie-Trop

This column was never just about dancehall, but it has maybe failed to touch on one of the most exciting things about the whole field of tropical music that I’ve been romping about in. Namely, … read more »

POSTED August 11, 2010 11:45AM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

The Very Best’s Daytrotter Session MP3s

These live songs, “Julia” and “Warm Heart of Africa,” recorded live for Daytrotter, are reminding us of SXSW a couple years ago when, wandering through some alley, we heard the sounds of The Very Best … read more »

POSTED July 15, 2010 10:29AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Interview with The Very Best at The Levi’s® FADER Fort

During our chat with The Very Best at the Levis® FADER Fort, we learned about their enthusiasm for Brooklyn rap vets, Black Moon. Since then, we’ve been hoping they’d collaborate with any member of Boot … read more »

POSTED June 16, 2010 12:13PM IN Levis Fader Fort Main Category, Levis-Watch TAGS: ,

Ghetto Palms 100: Refix Special #2: The Very Best / Los Rakas / Busy Signal/ Bunji Garlin / Chief Boima

There’s been so much damn genre-splicing going on around here that I was literally forced, gun to my head, to record a refix special edition part II—plus I had too much fun doing the first … read more »

POSTED May 5, 2010 11:30AM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (6) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

We Just Listened to Radio Secousse for 24 Hours in a Row

Secousse is the monthly party run by Johan and Etienne of Radioclit/The Very Best in cities all over the world but based at London’s Notting Hill Arts Club. If you go to it, you should … read more »

POSTED April 1, 2010 12:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , ,

The Very Best, "Tengazako" Live at the Levi’s® FADER Fort

“I need the Very Best to play my wedding when that day comes. They gotta.” — From the braincave/Twitterfeed of @williamdbevan

POSTED March 25, 2010 12:07PM IN Levis Fader Fort Main Category, THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,

The Very Best, “Tengazako” at the Levis® FADER Fort

There were many, many memorable performances at the Fort this, but the one that made the most people feel physically healthier and happier was The Very Best. Esau Mwamwaya’s voice has now surpassed all others … read more »

POSTED March 25, 2010 10:36AM IN LEVI'S/FADER FORT, Levis Fader Fort Main Category, Levis-Watch Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

Levi’s® FADER Fort Line-up: Day 3

Halfway through the Levi’s/FADER Fort and still Friday is a doozy. We met the guys from Harlem at The Fort last year, so it’s exciting to see them playing this afternoon. We’ll probably be eating … read more »

POSTED March 19, 2010 3:37PM IN Levis Fader Fort Main Category, Levis-Read, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , ,