Posts Tagged ‘music’

IT MIGHT GET LOUD

IT MIGHT GET LOUD

Three music icons – Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, The Edge of U2 and Jack White of the White Stripes – get together, talk about music and put on a concert/jam session. This documentary was directed by Davis Guggenheim, who made the Oscar-winning film, An Inconvenient Truth. Categories: Documentary, Music. Year: 2008.


I BREAK HORSES: HEARTS

I BREAK HORSES: HEARTS

Swirling, textural landscapes meld with the fizzing momentum of an otherworldly melody in the video for I Break Horses‘ ‘Hearts’. The musical nucleus of I Break Horses is Stockholm based Maria Lindén. Working with musical partner Fredrick Balck, Lindén welds visionary sound-scapes into songs that hijack the synapses and connect with something in a way that’s […]


LEMMY: THE MOVIE

LEMMY: THE MOVIE

Lemmy is a 2010 documentary film profile of British rock musician Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, leader of the band Motörhead. The rockumentary film Lemmy was directed and produced by Greg Olliver and Wes Orshoski. It consists of a combination of 16 mm filmand HD video footage, produced over three years. It features interviews with friends, peers, […]


RHYME AND REASON

RHYME AND REASON

Rhyme & Reason is a 1997 documentary film about rap and hip hop. Documentary filmmaker Peter Spirer interviewed over 80 significant artists in rap and hip hop music. This documentary explores the history of hip hop culture, how rap evolved to become a major cultural voice (and a multi-billion dollar industry), and what the artists […]


Peaches – Turn It On (Franz Ferdinand Cover)

Peaches - Turn It On (Franz Ferdinand Cover)

Domino Records has announced the full release of a ’Franz Ferdinand – Covers EP’. There are five tracks on the EP with different artists performing Franz Ferdinand songs, all from the most recent album, Tonight: Franz Ferdinand. The artists include LCD Soundsystem, Peaches, ESG, Stephen Merrit (from Magnetic Fields) and Debbie Harry. Here, Peaches puts her usual electro, sexyasfuck twist on […]


The Observatory – While My Guitar Gently Weeps

The Observatory - While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Singapore’s very own The Observatory tackled The Beatles ‘White Album’ recently during The Singapore Arts Festival.  Playing tracks such as Yer Blues, Sexy Sadie, Dear Prudence, Mother Nature’s Son. In the upcoming video, we have them covering George Harrison’s ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’. The Observatory – While My Guitar Gently Weeps


Kaiser Chiefs : Little Shocks

Kaiser Chiefs : Little Shocks

Returning indie stars Kaiser Chiefs have unveiled the video for their new single ‘Little Shocks’. The track is the first to be taken from the band’s as yet untitled fourth album, which they have spent the last year recording. The LP is expected to be released this summer, though the band have yet to confirm when […]


TWO TURNTABLES AND A MICROPHONE

TWO TURNTABLES AND A MICROPHONE

Legendary hip-hop DJ Jason Mizell, aka Jam Master Jay, is gunned down in his Queens studio. Security tapes of the incident mysteriously disappear, the five witnesses are uncooperative and no one is talking…until now. 2 TURNTABLES AND A MICROPHONE documents the investigation of the unsolved murder of Jam Master Jay, RUN- DMC’s groundbreaking DJ and […]


WOMACK & WOMACK: TEARDROPS

WOMACK & WOMACK: TEARDROPS

“Teardrops” is a pop song on Womack & Womack’s fourth studio album, Conscience (1988). The songwriters were listed as Dr Rue & The Gypsy Wave Banner, a pseudonym of Cecil and Linda Womack, who also served as the producers of the track alongside Chris Blackwell. Released as the album’s lead single during the third quarter […]


WU-TANG SAGA

WU-TANG SAGA

Wu-Tang Saga is the ultimate documentary spanning over the last 2 years of the Wu-Tang Clan and over 9 Wu-Tang Clan concerts including the last 2 times, perhaps the last times, the whole Clan performed live together along with the 8 diagram tour. Also includes a tour of Staten Island, Exclusive Freestyles, album Photoshoots, a […]


BASSWEIGHT- A DUBSTEP DOCUMENTARY

BASSWEIGHT- A DUBSTEP DOCUMENTARY

BASSWEIGHT is a feature length documentary that offers an unparalleled insight into the subterranean world of Dubstep. Charting the genre’s growth from its obscure origins in south London to global recognition today, the film features in-depth interviews with many of the DJ’s, producers and promoters who have been instrumental in Dubstep’s ongoing evolution. This highly […]


Experiment No. 11: C6O REDUX

Experiment No. 11: C6O REDUX

“A simple music player interaction. Just keep track of cards. No mouse, no screen. Antidote to point and click. Facilitates cooperative interaction. A three year old can use it,” said Bob Hartmann, engineer, musician and ‘master tweaker of all things resistive and transmissive’ check it out HERE.


RISE UP: STORIES FROM JAMAICA’S UNDERGROUND

RISE UP: STORIES FROM JAMAICA'S UNDERGROUND

RISE UP: STORIES FROM JAMAICA’S UNDERGROUND RiseUp showcases Jamaica’s underground music community and the struggles, dreams, and aspirations of three young artists vying for their shot at success. It features Turbulence, a charismatic lyrical master from a Kingston ghetto; Ice, the privileged songwriter from uptown St. Andrew, and Kemoy, a shy, angelic songstress from Clarendon, […]


REGGAE BRITANNIA

REGGAE BRITANNIA

REGGAE BRITANNIA BBC Four examines the influence of reggae music throughout Great Britain in their documentary titled Reggae Britannia. The influential form of music captivated a massive audience which would eventually see itself become a cornerstone of other musical genres including punk. Music Director Dennis Bovell assembles a big band which includes some of the most […]


AMON TOBIN X TESSA FARMER

AMON TOBIN X TESSA FARMER

‘ISAM: Control Over Nature’ is a collaboration between artist British artist Tessa Farmer and Brazilian-born musician Amon Tobin. The former is famous for her minuscule intricate sculptures and was asked to make work in reaction to ISAM, a record by the world renowned electronic musician Amon Tobin. “We’re both re-arranging and augmenting natural elements to make something […]


DAFT PUNK: ANATOMY OF A MASHUP

DAFT PUNK: ANATOMY OF A MASHUP

A mashup is a song created by blending two or more other songs. The more complex a mashup gets, the harder it is to distinguish the parts that are being used to create what you’re hearing. This visualisation of the song “Definitive Daft Punk” by Cameron Adams dissects a mashup in realtime to show you […]


Google I/O 2011 After Hours Party: Jane’s Addiction

Google I/O 2011 After Hours Party: Jane's Addiction

The full set from Jane’s Addiction‘s special performance at the Google I/O After Hours party has been made available online by YouTube. The 42-minute set consists of classic Jane’s tracks, as well as “End To The Lies” from the band’s forthcoming new album ‘The Great Escape Artist’, which is due out this August through Capitol Records.


MUSIC MATTERS LIVE WITH HP 2011

MUSIC MATTERS LIVE WITH HP 2011

Featuring over 40 great bands and artists from 18 countries in seven Clarke Quay bars, clubs and Fountain Square, Music Matters Live with HP takes place between May 26th to 28th 2011. All of the bands are in town for one reason; to be discovered by the music industry and new fans. The Music Matters […]


PLAYFREELY IV

PLAYFREELY IV

PLAYFREELY IV Time: Friday, May 27 · 8:30pm – 10:30pm Place: Black Box, Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road Entry by donation (minimum $10) — A 6 part series of spontaneous, inventive musical collaboration between musicians from diverse musical backgrounds and genres. Venturing into unfamiliar artistic terrains, Playfreely engages various groups in a collaborative exchange […]


THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON: IMMERSION BOX SET

THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON: IMMERSION BOX SET

Even if you never ’shroomed and listened to The Dark Side Of The Moon on repeat for 9 hours straight, there’s gotta be a few tunes on this album you know & love. Pink Floyd’s new box set features a re-mastered version of their chart-crushing album plus 5 more discs of live, rare, video and […]


HEINEKEN SECRET GALLERY

HEINEKEN SECRET GALLERY

The Heineken Secret Gallery attracted a record turnout of 1,523 partygoers which is the highest ever recorded for a Heineken event. With a unique location at 801 Margaret Drive, an inspiring UV-themed décor, a stellar line up of cutting-edge acts Nosaj Thing, Caribou and Singapore’s very own Ming, the enthusiastic crowd was treated to a […]


CHROMEO feat. LA ROUX: HOT MESS

CHROMEO feat. LA ROUX: HOT MESS

Montreal duo Chromeo’s sultry new track, “Hot Mess,” from their sophomore effort Business Casual, has received the “re-do” treatment from London’s own electronic duo, La Roux. The track maintains the same beat and production quality as the original, but adds a few new verses from Ms. Elly Jackson, who feeds off Dave 1′s steamy verses […]


HURTS CINEMATHEQUE

HURTS CINEMATHEQUE

Hurts have launched Cinematheque – a unique place where you can view exclusive content from Theo and Adam by logging in via your Facebook or Twitter account. Included are 4 tracks from a Dingwalls performance filmed for MTV earlier this year, including ‘Wonderful Life’, ‘Better Than Love’, ‘Illuminated’ and ‘Stay’. Click here to login, watch and […]


Darker Than Wax with Sifr & KIN presents Brown Bag! Fulgeance & Cosa Nostra

Darker Than Wax with Sifr & KIN presents Brown Bag! Fulgeance & Cosa Nostra

It’s the first installment of Brown Bag! A party done between sifr / darkerthanwax / kin celebrates all things to love about friendship, booze and superb music. An idea that has been two years of talking at lunches and drunken nights out, an idea that originated within the legendary Tuck Shop and on the backstreets […]