Yo Gotti
"Look In Da Mirror"
Wale, J. Cole & Wiz Khalifa

1. Last Laugh
2. Game Over
3. Handle My Bizness
4. Rap Game
5. Amen
6. Do It All Again ft. Slick Pulla & Yo Gotti
7. Trippin’ ft. Slick Pulla
8. All White ft. Yo Gotti
9. Jizzle
10. Pressure’s On
11. Don’t Stop ft. Shawty Redd
12. Strip Club ft. Shawty Redd

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I think letterman was like WTF is this?!?????? Ok Pharrell......................

feat. Mary J. Blige & Swizz Beatz

Maroon 5 are keeping busy this week as they released their third studio album, Hands All Over. The band stopped by the Late Show with David Letterman and The Ellen DeGeneres show to perform their single "Misery."
To celebrate the release, front man Adam Levine just announced that he's going to give away his Harley if the album debuts at #1 on the Billboard charts. Check out the details on their official site. The band will be chatting about the album and performing via a live webcast powered by Livestream from Facebook headquarters next week on September 30th. Fans can start submitting questions on their Facebook page now. To get even closer to the band download their official iPhone and iPad app which includes never before seen videos and photos

JIMMY EAT WORLD has just unveiled their official video for "My Best Theory," the first single off their highly anticipated album, Invented. The Ron Winter's (MGMT, TV on the Radio, LCD Soundsystem) directed video takes a sci-fi approach in its depiction of the meaning behind the song, something that front man, Jim Adkins, described as a song about "finding your individuality in a world where extremes are more and more presented as your only option." Watch the video here to see story unfold.
Fans can visit Jimmy Eat World's official site, www.JimmyEatWorld.com, for the latest news on the band including tour dates, album release info as well as updates directly from the band. Look for Invented in stores everywhere this coming Tuesday, September 28th!

(SIN/Sony UK; Aug. 31, 2010)

"I'm inspired by the queens of tragedy - Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf and Judy Garland. Then throw a bit of Nick Cave, Etta James and PJ Harvey into the mix. Add all my influences from avant garde cinema and you start to come close. My visual style is fancy dress as I never grew out of dressing up boxes! My early performances were David Lynch meets William Blake at the circus. Welcome to my world...."
Paloma Faith

PALOMA FAITH set to release her debut album Do You Want The Truth Or Something Beautiful? in the U.S. digitally via SIN/Sony UK on August 31, 2010 . The 25-year-old British singer-songwriter and actress' album is certified platinum in the UK and stayed on the Top 40 album charts for over 40 weeks. Paloma wrote this album in the UK, Sweden and America collaborating with Ed Harcourt, Jodi Marr, Greg Kurstin, Steve Robson and Jorgen Elofsson, and recorded it entirely in London.

Paloma Faith has been collecting critical acclaim since her debut UK release in 2009. Her songs shimmer with soul, anchored by the hugely colorful stamp of her idiosyncratic persona; drawing on diverse influences from music, literature, art and cinema. Paloma Faith is an artist in the truest sense of the word, and one who will surely resonate with a correspondingly broad audience.

Like her music, Paloma's story never fails to thrill. In the lead up to her becoming a singer, she has been a magician's assistant, trained contemporary dancer, St. Martin's alumni with an MA in theatre direction, a performer in burlesque shows, and an actress, appearing in
St Trinians and the new Terry Gilliam film The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus.

Major Lazer
"Can't Stop"
Remix Ft
Jovi Rockwell & Mr Vegas

"Rose Garden"
Remix ft. Donwill & Von Pea of Tanya Morgan

Laidback Luke ft. Jonathan Mendelsohn
“Till Tonight (MSTRKRFT Remix)


Forma.T, the partycrew from Liege, wanted to launch an eponymous label called 'Forma.T' for some time now. Since 4 years, the Forma.T parties invaded lots of not only belgian dancefloors but european ones as well! From Brussels to Paris, from Liege to Berlin, artists such as Justice, Boys Noize, Crookers, A-Trak, Diplo, Switch, Calvin Harris, Sinden, Hervé, Surkin or MSTRKRFT, Rusko and Busy P made the parties incredible and unforgettable. No Wonder the concept continues with releasing records.

Aaron Smith/Shwayze
"Love Stoned"

Nas & Damian Marley - As We Enter (Foamo Remix Instrumental) by DISCODUST

Clare Maguire - Aint Nobody (Breakage Remix) by DISCODUST

KarmaloopTV meets up with Wiz Khalifa backstage to talk weed, what kind of powers he would have if he were a superhero, his relationship with his fans, and weed… wait… did we already say that?

Lil Boosie - "Incarcerated" - Full Album Available For Listening by Thisis50

Good Charlotte took some time in the studio to record an acoustic version of their single “Like It’s Her Birthday.” Get to know the track in a stripped down version sung by Benji and Joel.

GC also took the time to thank their fans for all of the time and effort they've put into recording their own versions of "Like It's Her Birthday." The Madden twins drop a hint and let us know that the official music video can be expected soon.

"Like It's Her Birthday" is available on iTunes now and will appear on the band's forthcoming album, Cardiology, available everywhere on November 2nd. Visit GoodCharlotte.com for all of the latest news and updates from the band.

JARED EVAN has been gearing up for the release of his major label debut by spending time in the studio with some of music's biggest names. Most recently, JARED spent a week in Los Angeles recording with Pharrell. Check out a new video of Pharrell speaking about his experience working with the 21-year-old rising star and what's in store for his future.

Suckers, the Frenchkiss quartet who released their rousing debut LP Wild Smile earlier this year, just premiered the second video for that album’s second single, “A Mind I Knew,” on Stereogum. Each member of the band created their own clip for the song, and last week we saw drummer Brian Aiken’s version. This week it’s time to turn our attention to some cleverly-edited found footage from Suckers’ lead singer/guitarist Quinn Walker. Check it out here, and keep your eyes peeled for videos from remaining band members Austin Fisher and Pan to premiere over the next couple of weeks.

EPICENTER 2010 featuring be hip hop superstar Eminem (only 1 of 3 performances in the US this year), Blink-182 (their only 2010 concert in North America), KISS (their only 2010 California appearance), the reunited Bush (their first show in 9 years), Rise Against (their only concert in California this year) and many more acclaimed artists is happening this weekend on Saturday, September 25th and Sunday, September 26 at Auto Speedway in Fontana, CA.

EPICENTER Twenty Ten is a multi-stage event that will will be held on Saturday, September 25th and Sunday, September 26 at Auto Speedway in Fontana, CA. The annual festival is located just 35 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, right off the 10 freeway. Tickets start as low as $79.50 for a single day ticket and can be purchased now at www.ticketmaster.com/epicenter. For more information about weekend VIP passes, two-day value passes and single day tickets, stop by www.epicenterfestival.com.

Log on and follow http://twitter.com/epicenterfest for a chance to bring home free tickets and hear about other special offers! EPICENTER Twenty Ten is presented by Right Arm Entertainment (creators of Ohio’s successful Rock on the Range annual festival).

SUBURBAN DISTRICT - BACK N FORTH from Smooth Dirty Productions on Vimeo.

Directed By Will Bryan
Video By Smooth Dirty Productions
Executive Producer Allen 'B HOTT' Watts
Song Produced By Conrizzle and Featuring Ivory Snow
Shouts 2 Suburban District

sombody get Flava Flav to Dr Dru already he can't be sober!

talk about when heart for your own music and video are lost, like really this won't be cool even in the next ten years when you look back at it.


Murs offers up a little true hip-hop wisdom, some advice for artists coming up in the game and a few choice words for anybody that ever doubted him.

Check out the daring new Adidas Y-3 line and how it was styled. Cambio also checks in with R&B star Omarion to find out what outfit he debuted for Fashion Week!

Damn Sesame Street never looked soo good!

Hot on the heels of her # 1 album debut, Katy Perry stopped by Sesame Street to play dress up with Elmo. Watch the ultimate California girl get stuck in a game of tag and sing a new rendition of "Hot N' Cold" with America's favorite furry friend. The episode will air in full on PBS on 12/31, 1/31 and 3/31.

N.E.R.D. is Pharrell, Shay and Chad… Catch their on the street performance and an interview from the BBC store with appearances from Chris Brown, Famlay and Christian Rich.

John Legend &
The Roots
Wake Up!

John Legend and Questlove, drummer for The Roots (the mighty mighty Roots crew, if you didn’t know) were very involved in the 2008 election, which of course, was won by Barack Obama. So they started throwing around an idea about an album of politically-charged songs,and the result is “Wake Up!”, a collaborative effort of covers from the 1960s and 1970s, when people (musicians, really) actually stood for something.

The Roots effortlessly slide into Eugene McDaniels’ “Compared To What”, with bass player Owen Biddle dropping one of the funkiest basslines you’ll ever hope to hear, while Legend croons his way through McDaniels’ Vietnam War protest, and an urgent sax breaks up the song near the end. It also sets off the feel of a glorified jam, and if you’ve ever seen a Roots live show, you know that isn’t a bad thing. The Roots have, easily, the best live show in hip-hop, and the best parts about it are their jams. Wu-Tang Clan fans will recognize Baby Huey’s “Hard Times” as the sample used in Ghostface Killah’s “Buck 50”, but the Roots manage to take some of the grit out of it, although Black Thought drops a typically-ill verse (“And I’m hopin’ to feel something that’s real/but there’s no hope when you are but a spoke in the wheel”). They do the same thing to Donny Hathaway’s “Lil’ Ghetto Boy” (which was sampled by Dr. Dre on “The Chronic”), and again, Black Thought drops some jewels (“Moms started to chase that base like Willie Mays”). The versatility of The Roots is on full display on this album, but Legend surprisingly holds up with vocal arrangements and harmonies that will stay stuck in your heads
for days.

The outstanding song on an album that are filled with them is the remake of Bill Withers’ “I Can’t Write Left-Handed”, which is the tale of a man coming home from Vietnam and wants to write a letter to his mother (I won’t ruin the story of the title, just listen to the lyrics), and it’s a sprawling song that spans almost 12 minutes. The high point comes with a guitar solo from the Roots’ Capt. Kirk, which then causes Legend to go from Withers to a little bit of Jimi Hendrix,which I honestly didn’t think he had in him.

The low points of “Wake Up” are Prince Lincoln’s “Humanity (Love The Way It Should Be)”, although you’ll dig it if you’re a reggae fan. The cover of Ernie Hines’ “My Generation” should have been longer (although shoutout to ‘90s veteran CL Smooth, who comes by to drop a gem on ‘em). But all in all, “Wake Up!” is an exceptional album that makes you move and think, all at the same time. I know, I know, it may be a strange concept, but Legend’s smooth voice carries right along with the brilliant instrumentation of The Roots. You need “Wake Up!” in
your life.

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Surfer Blood
Floating Vibes (Twin Shadow Remix)

Neon Indian
Psychic Chasms
(The Phenomenal Handclap Band Remix)

“Lelia is an undeniable talent, in every way. She has it all, amazing voice, great songwriter, and overall an incredible artist. From the moment I first heard her voice, I knew there was something special going on, and when I saw her perform live for the first time at The Bitter End in New York, I was even more blown away. She has that thing everyone is looking for, the thing you can't quite describe what it is, that "it" factor, Lelia has it. She's incredible."

Rob Fusari, Producer (Lady Gaga, Destiny’s Child)

New York – Acclaimed LA-based songwriter Lelia Broussard, originally from the bayous of South Louisiana, is set to unleash her third full-length release, ‘MASQUERADE’ (November 2nd, Self-Release). With masterful production by Dan Romer (Ingrid Michaelson, Jenny Owen Youngs), the album boasts an intriguing collection of driving folk/pop gems, bringing to mind a cross between Jenny Lewis and Jonatha Brooke. Already, considerable buzz is building around ‘MASQUERADE’ with the early spread of “Satellite” and “Shoot For The Moon” among the songwriter’s fiercely loyal fan base. Most recently, The Deli Magazine nominated Lelia for their Los Angeles “Artist of the Month” poll, and “Satellite” was prominently featured on powerhouse NPR AAA station
WXPN's blog.

Over the course of her career, Lelia has collaborated with A-List producers including Rob Fusari (Lady Gaga, Whitney Houston Destiny's Child), Dave Trumfio (Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Built to Spill) and Marshall Altman (Kate Voegle, Marc Broussard). Her songs have been featured on hit television shows such as CBS' Joan of Arcadia NBC’s Men In Trees, and MTV's The Hills as well as a few small independent films. In 2008, Lelia signed a publishing deal with Rondor Universal Music Group. Lelia’s strong grass roots fan base recently raised over $15,000 to help fund her new record and pushed her to be one of the most successful music projects on the popular indie fundraising site, Kickstarter.
September 7 – New York, NY @ The Rockwood Music Hall
September 8 – Asbury Park, NJ @ The Saint
September 9 – Easton, MD @ The Nightcat
September 10 – Philadelphia, PA @ Tin Angel
September 12 – Frederick, MD @ Café Nola
September 14 – Danville, VA @ Averett University
September 15 – Asheville, NC @ The Garage at Biltmore
September 16 – Charlotte, NC @ Evening Muse
September 17 – Atlanta, GA @ The Atlanta Room
September 18 – Birmingham, AL @ Moonlight on the Mountain
September 20 – Nashville, TN @ Third & Lindsley
September 21 – Indianapolis, IN @ Birdy’s
September 23 – Chicago, IL @ The Elbo Room
September 24 – Ventura, CA @ Zoey’s Café
September 25 – Turlock, CA @ Private Event w/ Chris Pierce
September 26 – Santa Rosa, CA @ Winery Performance w/ Chris Pierce
September 28 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfiled Art Works
September 29 – Toronto, ONT @ Rivoli
October 2 – Old Saybrook, CT @ Katherine Hepburn Arts Center
October 3 – New Haven, CT @ Stella Blues
October 9 – Indianapolis, IN @ Private Event
October 11 – Atlanta, GA @ Smith’s Old Bar
October 12- Auburn, AL @ The Gnu’s Room
October 13 – Gulf Shores, AL @ Private Event
October 14 – New Orleans, LA @ Neutral Ground Coffeehouse
October 15 – Lafayette, LA @ Private Event
October 16 – Lafayette, LA @ Private Event
October 17 -The Woodlands, TX @ Private Event
October 19 – Austin, TX @ Lambert’s
October 20 – Dallas, TX @ Opening Bell
November 10 – Manhattan Beach, CA @ 12 and Highland
November 11 – San Francisco CA @ Hotel Utah
November 12 – Medford, OR @ Johnny B’s
November 14 – Seattle, WA @ Seattle House Concert Series
November 15 – Vancouver, BC @ The Railway Club
November 16 – Eugene OR @ Cozmic Pizza
November 18 – Monterey, CA @ Monterey House Concert Series
November 19 – Ventura, CA @ Zoey’s Cafe
November 20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hotel Café
November 21 – San Diego @ Lestat’s
November 29- Boston, MA @ Club Passim
December 1 – New York, NY @ Rockwood Music Hall
December 2- Lancaster PA @ Main Theater
December 3 – Ardmore, PA @ Milk Boy Coffee
December 4 – Charlotte, NC @ Evening Muse
December 5- Washington DC @TBA

Rock-N-Jocks brings to you the only way to match your Nike Copper Foamposites with this Chicago Blackhaws Custom Copper New Era 59/50 Fitted. RNJ just got this hat back in stock after the first run sold out in within days. So DO NOT SLEEP ON IT THIS TIME! This cap is all Black with the embroidered blackhawk logo on the front of the hat in Copper and Black. The back of the hat has the smaller embroidered blackhawk logo also in Copper and Black. It is only limited to 30 total pieces; so don’t delay because this will sell out fast again. Only available at www.rocknjocks.com Also if you want to win a free fitted from Rock-N-Jocks be sure to check out their blog for details at http://rocknjocksnewerafitteds.blogspot.com/

Tim Turbo Ft. Spoek Mathambo & Gnucci Banana - Hush (Iggy, Iggy) from BIG 'N' HAIRY RECORDINGS on Vimeo.

Tim Turbo Ft. Spoek Mathambo & Gnucci Banana - Hush (Iggy, Iggy)/Linyora EP by BIG-N-HAIRY

While on an international promo tour for her new album, Robyn stopped by a morning show in Germany to perform tracks from her two Body Talk releases. The Swedish pop star sang beautiful, stripped down acoustic versions of "Hang With Me" and "Dancing On My Own."
Robyn also performed a never before heard rendition of "Dancing On My Own" at the MTV VMAs this past weekend with house DJ deadmau5. The performance can be seen online for those who missed the live show

The always insightful MC Brother Ali sits down with KarmaloopTV at Rock The Bells 2010 to discuss his inspirations, what he would do if he couldn’t make music, and the future of hip-hop.

Here's the latest remix of The Dance Party's "Sasha Don't Sleep" by San Francisco producers Pance Party. Preparing for their debut album release, The Dance Party will be heading out on a West Coast tour as well as a stop to their hometown of Washington D.C on October 1st. Be sure to check out the video of Pance Party dropping the remix in front of a sold out crowd opening for Benny Benassi in SF last Friday, and the release of The Dance Party's Touch on Atlantic/Hell Ya! Records September 28!

After the critical success of his EP for the legendary Scottish label, Stuff, Ewan Robertson aka Offshore presents his first EP for new home Big Dada. Four tracks deep, the “Aneurysm EP” shows beyond any shadow of a doubt what a talented musician Robertson is.

“Aneurysm” itself is the bass tune of the package. Put it on any big speaker system and feel your breastplate buzz. But despite its links back to Robertson’s earlier work it also shows a reliance on melody and detailing which sets it apart from the work of some of his contemporaries. This isn’t just music to play in a club. Offshore develops this aesthetic throughout the rest of the EP. “Hiccup” is the melancholic soundtrack to an East European thriller. “UTG” builds from a series of slipping, sliding interludes to epic electrowob-orchestral climax. And last track “Round And Round” demonstrates that Robertson’s work perhaps owes as much to the moors, mountains and even folk tunes of his home country as it does to hip hop and inner city London, where he now lives.

Bass-heavy, packed with detail and an ear for melody, this is the next wave of Cale(donian)-funk. Roberston’s debut album is expected Spring 2011.

Through The Night by Heartbeatsheartbeats

1. AirBorne feat. Wynter Gordon (Intro) (prod. Black The Beast)
2. Thinkin’ Bout U feat. Bei Maejor (prod. T- Minus)
3. Big Bad World feat. Colin Munroe (prod. Black The Beast)
4. As I am feat. Shianne Phillips (prod. Black The Beast)
5. Put You On feat. Chris Brown (prod. Black The Beast)
6. Super Hero Music feat. Raekwon (prod. Boi-1da)
7. Oh Yeah feat. Lupe Fiasco & Pharrell (prod. Omen & Black The Beast)
8. AirPlane Skit
9. No Gravity feat. K2 (prod. Black The Beast)
10. You Got Me Now feat. Jacob Latimore (prod. Kane Beatz)
11. The Vision feat. Ghostwridah & Eric B (prod. Neako)
12. This Feelin’ (Outro) (prod. Deputy)
13. Great Expectations feat. Bei Maejor (Bonus) (prod. Black The Beast)

Burbank, CA – New Orleans’ rock innovators MUTEMATH will release a DVD, accompanied with a live audio CD, entitled Armistice Live, on Teleprompt/Warner Bros. Records on October 12th. Directed by Adam Rothlein, Armistice Live captures the band’s electrifying performance at the famous Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA, during their Fall 2009 tour in support of their album Armistice.

The DVD includes 90 minutes of explosive concert footage, along with a "Making of Armistice" documentary, previously unreleased bonus studio vlogs, and bonus copies of MUTEMATH's now-popular short-form music videos, including the never-released "Control" video. Fans who preorder through the band’s official store will receive the live bonus tracks “Electrify” and “Goodbye” delivered on street date, as well as an exclusive lithograph featuring a photograph from the tour.

Armistice debuted at No. 18 on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart in August 2009 and was considered a “must-have album” by the New York Post. After the band’s highest-ever grossing Fall 2009 headline tour, MUTEMATH returned to the stage in 2010 supporting 30 Seconds to Mars, followed by performances at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Bamboozle Festival, Rock al Parque (Bogota), Fuji Rock Fest (Japan), Jisan Valley Festival (South Korea) and Lollapalooza. MUTEMATH continues its international touring with a performance in Jakarta, Indonesia, later this Fall, before returning to the studio to record their 3rd album for Teleprompt/Warner Bros. Records.

DVD Tracklisting:
Armistice Concert
In The Studio (Making Armistice)
Live In Japan
Official Music Videos: Spotlight, Backfire, Typical, Control
Making Control and Spotlight
Studio Vlogs

Live CD:
1. The Nerve
2. Backfire
3. Clipping
4. Control
5. Armistice
6. You Are Mine
7. Odds
8. Typical
9. Burden
10. Pins And Needles
11. Spotlight
12. Reset
13. Break The Same

Schlachthofbronx ft. Gringo & Nem - Fock Me Avontade by schlachthofbronx

DJ Qbert voted America’s Best DJ for 2010
Port Washington, N.Y. - The votes have all been counted and it's official - DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ are proud to announce that DJ Qbert has been voted America's Best DJ for 2010.

The talented San Francisco-based jock - and ABDJ runner-up in both 2008 and 2009 - will be honored October 2 in Las Vegas for the ABDJ Closing Party, which will include a press reception at Ghost Bar in The Palms Hotel & Casino. After being presented with his trophy - a special Gold-Plated Pioneer mixer - from 2009 America’s Best DJ winner Z-Trip, DJ Qbert will perform at the Rain Nightclub for Paul Oakenfold’s Planet Perfecto party, one of America's wildest nights out. (Incidentally, Z-Trip maintains his “Z-Trip Revolution” residency at the Rain nightclub in The Palms, where he took over the decks after the passing of DJ AM.)

"Skratching Lives! What a great opportunity to show that we DJs are musicians. Thank you to everyone at DJ Times, ThudRumble.com, and everyone for supporting the skratch art!," said DJ Qbert, reacting to the news that he was voted 2010 champ.

Running in tandem with the competition, the 20-event America’s Best DJ Summer Tour (presented by Pioneer DJ) kicked off Memorial Day Weekend at Movement: Detroit’s Electronic Music Festival and wraps with the closing party at the Palms on October 2. Along the way, America’s Best DJ summer tour stopped at Baltimore’s Starscape Festival, New York’s Black & White Festival, Denver’s Global Dance Festival and Atlantic City’s DJ Expo, among many other events.

Additionally, we’re happy to announce that Kelly Perry of Denver, Colorado has won the ABDJ Grand Prize trip for two to Las Vegas that includes roundtrip airfare, accommodations at The Palms, and VIP treatment at the America’s Best DJ closing party in Rain Nightclub.


About The Electrolightz
The Electrolightz are a 4-member pop/electro/hip-hop group with a singer, rapper, producer and drummer. Most notably, they are known in LA for their parties; they toured with LMFAO, and have released well-received remixes of Mary J Blige, La Roux and Lady Gaga on Interscope. They dropped this mixtape with a bunch of downloads and they're positined to party.

Brooklyn’s favorite art-punk misfits Les Savy Fav are taking their fifth LP, Root For Ruin, to the streets – not on tour just yet, but on wheels nonetheless. Starting today, the band is offering a limited edition signed LSF skateboard on their brand new web store. The board is available for purchase in two packages - one which includes just the digital album of Root For Ruin, at $44.99, and one which includes the digital album plus a Root For Ruin-inspired t-shirt for $54.99. Head on over to http://www.lessavyfav.com/shop.html to purchase either of the skateboard-inclusive packages, or just grab the digital album alone or with the t-shirt.

Speaking of skaters, Les Savy Fav frontman Tim Harrington put together a 90’s-inspired playlist for MySpace, which is currently featured on the MySpace Music home page. Check it out here:

The band is also playing a sold out Root For Ruin release show at The Mercury Lounge on NYC’s Lower East Side tonight where antics are guaranteed to ensue, so if you’re lucky enough to have tickets, enjoy the show!

Buy Root For Ruin on iTunes:

French electro trio Minitel Rose is back in the game. Two years after their critically acclaimed first album, The French Machine (Futur, 2008), Raphael, Romain and Quentin have teamed up with K7! Records for their sophomore release Atlantique.

Simple but sophisticated; Retro; Futurist; Positive; Romantic - just a few of the words that come to mind when describing Minitel Rose’s sound. Falling somewhere between rock and dance (the band loves rock drums and dance synths), Atlantique was composed largely in a rented house overlooking the ocean in Quentin’s hometown of Pornic, France. “We wanted to get an album composed in a special place during a special period, in a special time of our life,” Quentin says. “It's very important for us to be in an atypical place to compose, we are always inspired by what we can see searching for a melody in front of the sea is different that in a big town or in a desert.”

While The French Machine was largely the product of computer technology, Minitel Rose’s growth is witnessed through development of a fantastic live stage show and relying more on analog gear for the studio productions on Atlantique. Currently Minitel Rose’s live show consists of four performers on stage, a real punk drummer and three live synths. “It's a real rock gig. We use synths but no computers or tapes. It’s all energy and sweat,” Quentin says.

The first single of the album, “Wild Birds,” has an Electro-House tinged Disco SynthPop sound with full effect on this energetic, anthemic track. Its retro synth chords and uplifting vocals seriously bode well for this album being the soundtrack to the fall. On remix duties they have some big names, including Barretso, Kolt13 and Thieves Like Us

Between the humidity of Sebastien Tellier, the scientific cult of dreams a la New Order and the overexcitement of a Calvin Harris, Minitel Rose have just taught climate change a lesson: only one season is ever worth living. A nerverending summer with a clear blue sky, cradled with Atlantique’s electronic flows.

Gasland tells the story of what happened when a natural gas mining company offered director Josh Fox and his upstate New York neighbors $100,000 each for the right to drill for gas on their land, and Fox thought he'd better examine what was going on before he signed away his property. This led him on a cross-country odyssey that uncovered a trail of secrets, lies and contamination.
Fox serves as the film’s emotional divining rod, wandering and wavering throughout the US, picking up on tragic tales of people, animals and places contaminated beyond repair, pointing always toward the hazardous link between "clean" natural gas and dangerously polluted water. Explaining the problem, Fox says, "Let me start at the beginning: this is Dick Cheney." In 2005, Cheney's secretive Energy Commission designed a bill that was able to overturn parts of various decades-old environmental-protection legislation, allowing for a relatively new process of gas drilling, invented by Halliburton. Commonly referred to as "fracking," in this new process, the mining companies inject a cornucopia of toxic chemicals deep into the ground and explode the rock beds. Companies across 38 states are doing this with almost no oversight or regulations, often operating within feet of homes, schools, streams, wells and aquifers. An EPA spokesmen describes the legislation as "Orwellian" and "Un-American."

As Fox chases the companies' operations across the country, he encounters cats and horses losing their hair in clumps, men and women with sudden painful illnesses, and houses where you can literally light the tap water on fire. Cowboys and roughnecks in the far west and deep south--certainly not your granola-eating tree-huggers--decry the situation with pathos, charm and a bit of mordant humor. The gas companies deny, deny, deny.

Fox is able to explain the process and the repercussions with an easy-going verve and a dire sense of urgency. With a swelling populist love for America, Fox gets the viewer to understand the problem and care deeply. Gasland begins as a personal query about Fox's own land, morphs into a documentary as he encounters people with stories to tell, and ends as activist rallying cry exposing one of America's most dangerous environmental secrets.

Rooftop Films, The Fledgling Fund, and International WOW Company are proud to help expose these horrifying stories--amazingly wide-spread and consistent wherever natural gas is drilled--in the hopes that this won't be a secret for long.

Show Details:
Saturday, September 11th Venue:
On the pier along the East River at Solar One
2420 FDR Drive,
Service Road East at 23rd Street and the East River
Take the R or the 6 to 23rd St., walk all the way east. 6:30 Doors Open 7:00
Live Music by Vanessa Bley
Speeches by Local Activists and Politicians
7:30 Live Music by Chappo 8:00
Live Music by Rude Mechanical Orchestra
Film Begins
10:40 Q and A with director Josh Fox and Local Activists 11:00
After Party
Tickets and more information at: