Hitting select screens this week , from the team that brought us ' man on wire' ' searching for sugar man ' tells the story of sixto rodriguez a folk singer from Detroit who was considered at one time to be the next Dylan , he subsequently bombed in America and was dropped by his record label . The record went to be a major hit in South Africa without rodriguez knowing.
This documentary tells the story of 2 south Africans and their journey to find sixto , following mysterious leads and song lyrics
they have produced my 2 favourite albums this year WU LYF and the horrors have announced gigs in dublin for 2012
WU LYF play whelans on march 19th tickets on sale this friday
the horrors play the academy on may 12th tickets also on sale this friday
DRC Music features damon albarn collaborating with many different producers including dan the automator and musicians from the Democratic Republic of Congo. the album is out on oct 3rd digitally and a physical release on nov 7th.
you can stream the entire album below
Star slinger little big tent Saturday 03:00 ( technically Sunday morning)
One of the best remixers around . His sets range from hip hop to electronica
Grouplove Cosby stage Saturday 13:15
Another too cool for school new York band but they appear to have the tunes to back it up, if the hangover allows it ,check em out
Solar bears body and soul main stage Friday 22:00
Straight out of Wicklow (well one of em is from greystones) . They made one of the best Irish electronic albums and have a great live set up beefing up their sound, they face stiff competition at that time slot but they deserve a big crowd
John talabot body and soul earth ship stage Saturday 23:00
From Catalonia , one for house music lovers, my fav remixer at the moment
The 2 bears little big tent Saturday 18:30
Featuring Joe goddard from hot chip playing straight after the wonderful disconauts from Galway this should get the whole tent going
It’s a movie that a lot of people are interested in but has slipped under the radar of summer blockbusters.
Out November 4th and with johnny depp stepping into hunter s thompson’s shoes once more
I cannot wait for this
this is the trailer that is being unveiland at the san diego comic con later this week
the film is released on july 20th 2012
yet another beastie boys track has appeared on the interweb before the release of ‘Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2′ on may 3rd
the player may not work so try here http://soundcloud.com/somekindofawesome/beastie-boys-tadlocks-glasses