Posted on May 19th, 2011
This week, JOTS embark on their latest techno voyage through the old continent, the “Life Laughter Death” tour. It kicks off this Thursday (5/12) at Pratersauna in Vienna and crosses countries till June 4th, when JOTS close out big at Wet Club in Espenhain, Germany.
Smack in the middle of these dates is a show at Fabric in London on May 20th for Kill Em All, alongside Sound Pellegrino Thermal Team, Filthy Dukes, Stopmakingme and more, not to mention the whole Boys Noize crew in the other room. To celebrate, the Fabric First blog posted up a new Q&A with Chris and Linus, as well as a new “Life Laughter Death” mix you can download here.
If you missed it, you missed out on an all-day B2B DJ bro sesh featuring A-Trak, Craze, Busy P, DJ Mehdi, Brodinski, Nick Catchdubs, Dave Nada, and Mike B playing rap favorites down by the water for all manner of dancing friends and lovely folks. Check the great photo galleries from Kirill Was Here, Glenjamn and Just My Photoblog (digital and 35mm), with some of our favorites after the jump. Read More
Karmaloop TV captured our SXSW showcase this year, check the recap video to see A-Trak, Donnis, Cubic Zirconia, Danny Brown, The Suzan, AraabMuzik, Kingdom, Telephoned, Nick Catchdubs and Party Supplies in action! They also filmed some interview footage with A-Trak, Nick Catchdubs and Cubic Zirconia. Anecdotes galore…
Word is still spreading about our afterparties in Austin this year with iheartcomix, Past Yo Bedtime. Dancing! Sweating! Raving! In a damn shopping mall!
We put together two nights of revelry featuring A-Trak, Treasure Fingers, Nadastrom, Just Blaze, Brodinski, Drop The Lime, Kastle, Flosstradamus, Nick Catchdubs, Franki Chan, Proper Villains, Jackie Chain, Penguin Prison, Sammy Bananas and more. Check the recap video for a taste of the vibes, and some of our favorite photos (by Trevor M. Banta and Jenni Westbrook) after the jump, full gallery here. There’s also a gallery of gumball machine portraits by Tommy B here. Read More
Check Danny Brown performing “Radio Head” (shout out to Samiyam!) live at The Fader’s private “Icon Issue” release party in NYC this past Tuesday. Danny’s featured in the new issue (Biggie cover, pick it up now it at a newsstand near you) and his DJ for the night, Nick Catchdubs, contributed a guest Vinyl Archaeology column to boot. For more from the party, peep Mel D Cole and Dorothy Hong’s photo galleries.
Donnis filmed a quick clip for his Southern Lights mixtape banger “Get Up, Get Out” at the ATL release party, check it out! He also just dropped a remix to blog-n-b favorites The Weeknd’s “Loft Music,” and is headed to Chicago this Friday (4/29) to perform at the Creme De La Creme party at House Of Blues, RSVP here.
A-Trak is back with another edition of his Around The World tour diary series, on a snazzy new website to boot! Check it out for all the fun from our Coachella trek last weekend, where the “giant A” made its debut.
See the stage insanity for yourself when the Magic 8 Ball Tour hits a town near you! A-Trak, Kid Sister and The Gaslamp Killer wilding out for your partytime enjoyment. They just wrapped a week of shows in the South, check out Kirill Was Here’s photos to see what went down, and check some of our favorites after the jump.
Photo by Brook Bobbins
Attention Jack White! And everyone else in the greater Nashville area! This Saturday (4/23) The Suzan will be performing at MTAC ’11. Check em out…and if you haven’t already, pick up their Golden Week For The Poco Poco Beat LP, out now on iTunes, Amazon, and everywhere else fine music is sold.
Last weekend the fam trekked out to California for the opening of Dust La Rock’s “Joking Victim” at LA’s HVW8 Gallery, featuring music by Jokers Of The Scene and multimedia collaborations with JK5, Kareem Black, Angela Boatwright and Bruce LaBruce. You can now check out photos from the opening and the entire exhibition at the HVW8 website, as well as purchase prints from the show at the gallery store.
There you’ll also find the limited edition 7-inch single of JOTS “Joking Victim,” featuring an ambient “Laughter Death” mix of their show-inspiring title track, as well as Vin Sol’s darkly groovy “Trocadero Mix,” both making their wax debut. There’s only 100 signed and numbered copies of this bad boy, so grab it while you can! The “Laughter Death” mix also scores one of the pieces in the show, a video collaboration between Dust La Rock and Kareem Black, which you can check after the jump.
(Attention LA zombies: you can still check the show in person until May 8th!)