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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - live at De Kreun (Kortrijk, Belgium)
Back in the 90’s this furious band was very popular and until they went on hiatus in 2007 The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion gained a cult status. When invited to Belgium, the band likes to play the venues they are best fitted for … recently it was De Kreun in Bissegem near Kortrijk (a city in the West of Belgium). The gig was captured on film and a part of it can be seen after the jump!
I particularly like the Beastie Boys cover in the middle. Jon Spencer does ‘She’s on it’ off The Beastie’s first record ‘Licensed to ill’ …

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - live at De Kreun (Kortrijk, Belgium)

Back in the 90’s this furious band was very popular and until they went on hiatus in 2007 The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion gained a cult status. When invited to Belgium, the band likes to play the venues they are best fitted for … recently it was De Kreun in Bissegem near Kortrijk (a city in the West of Belgium). The gig was captured on film and a part of it can be seen after the jump!

I particularly like the Beastie Boys cover in the middle. Jon Spencer does ‘She’s on it’ off The Beastie’s first record ‘Licensed to ill’ …

Neil Young - Winnipeg, solo, 2014, Jan.16
In the slipstream of his delicate new cover album ‘A letter home’, I’m happy to share this amazing solo performance with you. It is Neil Young solo, playing renditions of songs from his whole discography.
Audio and the setlist can be found after the jump.

Neil Young - Winnipeg, solo, 2014, Jan.16

In the slipstream of his delicate new cover album ‘A letter home’, I’m happy to share this amazing solo performance with you. It is Neil Young solo, playing renditions of songs from his whole discography.

Audio and the setlist can be found after the jump.

Rodrigo y Gabriela - Live at KCRW (full episode)
The fastfingered Mexican duo Rodrigo y Gabriela are back with a new album called ‘9 Dead Alive’. Last week they were invited to visit the influential radiostation KCRW for an interview and to play a few songs. The result can be seen in full on their website.
Only on the podium lies the true strength of this former heavy metal musicians. They create an atmosphere that ranges from very intimate to heavy and uplifting. To label this as world music couldn’t be more wrong, because it is so much more … Rodrigo y Gabriela is just a band you need to discover. Take your chance after the jump!

Rodrigo y Gabriela - Live at KCRW (full episode)

The fastfingered Mexican duo Rodrigo y Gabriela are back with a new album called ‘9 Dead Alive’. Last week they were invited to visit the influential radiostation KCRW for an interview and to play a few songs. The result can be seen in full on their website.

Only on the podium lies the true strength of this former heavy metal musicians. They create an atmosphere that ranges from very intimate to heavy and uplifting. To label this as world music couldn’t be more wrong, because it is so much more … Rodrigo y Gabriela is just a band you need to discover. Take your chance after the jump!

Chet Faker - I want someone badly (live @ Studio Brussel)
On his debut album ‘Built on glass’ Australian artist Chet Faker - real name: Nicholas James Murphy - spices up soft elektronica with afrobeat, house, jazz, funk and soul but this is him in a vulnerable situation. The piano is his only compagnon for this moving cover of Jeff Buckley’s ‘I want someone badly’.
Check this out and be prepared for shivers going down your spine …

Chet Faker - I want someone badly (live @ Studio Brussel)

On his debut album ‘Built on glass’ Australian artist Chet Faker - real name: Nicholas James Murphy - spices up soft elektronica with afrobeat, house, jazz, funk and soul but this is him in a vulnerable situation. The piano is his only compagnon for this moving cover of Jeff Buckley’s ‘I want someone badly’.

Check this out and be prepared for shivers going down your spine …

Buddhist monks pay incredible tribute to Beastie Boy MCA

This outrageous dance was used to promote MCA Day in Brooklyn (NY), an annual tribute to Beastie Boy Adam “MCA” Yauch, who passed away May 4, 2012 at the age of 47. Ch-ch-check it out!

You can read the full article on this event after the jump.

Röyksopp & Robyn - Do it again (lyric video)

Both Scandinavian acts had successful collaborations in the past, and this summer they will tour together (Pukkelpop in Belgium in on their schedule). ‘Do it again’ is a new song, which will feature on a upcoming EP. An official video is in the making, but for now this will do just fine!

'Do it again' seems to be more typical for Robyn and I honestly don't really feel the Röyksopp connection in this one. It sounds more like something that could have been on Robyn's hit album 'Body talk' … but hey, wasn't that a great LP?

Royal Blood - Live at Eurosonic, Groningen (NL)
Already featured in BBC’s Sound of 2014, this dynamic Brighton based duo is destined to make a big step soon … Singer and bass player Mike Kerr is playing is instrument as a real guitar and Ben Thatcher seems to almost fall off his stool every time he hits the drum. Together they make a lot of catchy noise, similar to what The White Stripes, The Black Keys or Wolfmother did or still do.
Royal Blood will play twice as support act for two big Arctic Monkeys shows soon, a connection we totally get … Enjoy this show they did at showcase festival Eurosonic in the Dutch city of Groningen earlier this year.

Royal Blood - Live at Eurosonic, Groningen (NL)

Already featured in BBC’s Sound of 2014, this dynamic Brighton based duo is destined to make a big step soon … Singer and bass player Mike Kerr is playing is instrument as a real guitar and Ben Thatcher seems to almost fall off his stool every time he hits the drum. Together they make a lot of catchy noise, similar to what The White Stripes, The Black Keys or Wolfmother did or still do.

Royal Blood will play twice as support act for two big Arctic Monkeys shows soon, a connection we totally get … Enjoy this show they did at showcase festival Eurosonic in the Dutch city of Groningen earlier this year.

Damon Albarn - Mr Tembo (@ Jimmy Kimmel live)

The greatly anticipated solo album of Damon Albarn called ‘Everyday Robots’ was released this week, and for now this song is my personal favourite. You can tell that the Blur singer and Gorillaz key member has only recently started performing this live (the crowd is also very lame, by the way), but this song will certainly grow on you …

New Spotify playlist: Call it spring, call it summer
For your ears I compiled a new playlist on Spotify featuring some of the best stuff released in 2014 so far, and as usual I threw in some genuine classics as well. Be prepared for Howler, The Rolling Stones, Eagulls, St.Vincent, Neneh Cherry, Johnny Cash and many more.
Listen after the jump!

New Spotify playlist: Call it spring, call it summer

For your ears I compiled a new playlist on Spotify featuring some of the best stuff released in 2014 so far, and as usual I threw in some genuine classics as well. Be prepared for Howler, The Rolling Stones, Eagulls, St.Vincent, Neneh Cherry, Johnny Cash and many more.

Listen after the jump!

Beck - Blue moon (Jimmy Kimmel Live)

Live performance of this track off ‘Morning phase’, one of the most beautiful albums that were released this season.