You might need a bib to catch the drool.
After giving us food for thought on old Atlanta vs. gentrified Atlanta with last week's debut of the Artemus Jenkins-directed video "Return," Atlanta rapper Tre Luce shows his versatility with the most tastefully sensual visual I've seen in a long time.
Directed by Lacey Duke (also behind Janelle Monáe's "Tightrope Wondamix"), the orgasmic metaphors in this video offer proof that female directors convey overt sexuality with so much more imagination than the bruhs.
If you haven't sampled the rest of Tre Luce's debut LP Return of the A, peep these choice cuts: "Machinery," "Show Me Love" feat. Scar, "Speak My Mind," and Tre's Captain Sav-a-Chick redux "I Got Her."
This year A3C returns to the Masquerade for the weekend of Oct. 11-13, and has expanded into a handful of venues in Little Five Points as well, including Star Bar and the Five Spot. More venues will be announced soon along with information regarding shuttle bus service between the Masquerade and L5P.
In the meantime, A3C will continues accepting artist submissions until August 31, but the early bird $10 registration fee ends at midnight tonight (Mon., April 30). If you wait till tomorrow to submit, it's gonna cost you $15, so get on it.
Gainesville Florida native Tommy Petty and the Heartbreakers performed at The Verizon Amphitheater on Sunday night.
A sun-baked landscape that’s both vast and majestic sets the scene for Lyonnais’ “A Sign From On High / Modern Calvary” video, which found its way onto the Internet over the weekend.
It’s one of the more epic cuts from the group’s debut album, Want For Wish For Nowhere (Hoss Records), which, as a whole, builds on juxtapositions of sometimes abrasive, sometimes serene drone pop and experimental post-punk atmospherics. “A Sign From On High / Modern Calvary” draws things out a bit with a looming minor-key resonance that feeds one of Lyonnais’ most dramatic and ethereal numbers so far.
There are also a lot of references folded into picture here, culminating in several not-so-subtle nods to the Sisters of Mercy’s “Dominion/Mother Russia” video, and specifically to Anton Corbijn’s videography with Joy Division, Front 242, Echo & the Bunnymen etc. — all rendered in stunning HD color. Scenes from the video were shot on locations around the world, including Atlanta, London, and Morocco; some of which may look familiar as they also appear in such films as Lawrence of Arabia, The Last Temptation of Christ, and Orson Welles’ Othello. It takes that whole post-modern chic thing that Lyonnais has going on to a whole new dimension.
>> Nas guests on Nelly Furtado's "Something."
>> Hospitality play a Tiny Desk Concert for NPR.
>> St. Vincent nails 70's, London gaslight.
>> Gary Oldman directed a Jack White concert for American Express.
>> David Letterman enjoyed the Miike Snow.
>> Add Nero's "Promises" to your work out mix.
>> South Korea asks Lady Gaga nicely to "not destroy our nation's morality and ruin our dignity."
>> New M.I.A. track tweeted.
>> Listen to a sweet & low new Regina Spektor tune, "Small Town Moon."
>> "Show me your tittes!" ~ Cee-Lo
>> Pitchfork editor-in-chief Mark Richardson's Highlight Reel.
The Beach Boys performed at Chastain Park Saturday night as part of the 50th Anniversary World Tour. Original members Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and Mike Love were joined by Bruce Johnston and David Marks and a 6 member backing band playing 42 of their greatest hits to the capacity crowd.
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Talk about a self-made phenomenon. Atlanta comedy duo/brothers Emmanuel and Phillip Hudson have taken their hilarious, homemade "musical comedy" videos from the bedroom web cam to the club with the new and improved release of "Ratchet Girls Anthem." Since posting the video yesterday, it's catapulted their total YouTube viewership to well over 100 million views.
But everybody's not laughing. Besides garnering comparisons to Martin Lawrence and Jamie Fox's classic characters Shenehneh and Wanda, they've become Exhibit Z in the age-old debate over black comedians and actors in drag. The question being, how much of it is rooted in the long-theorized conspiracy to emasculate black men?
Friday, April 27
>> HeadLOL of the Day: Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold scores existential LOLcats film
>> Watch Little Boy Blue Jack White on The Colbert Report.
>> LA Times profiles New Jersey's Screaming Females.
>> Spotify vs. Pandora, who ya got?!
>> Take a listen to Steezy Ray Vibes' gorgeous bedroom demo "Empty City."
>> Download the packed new mixer from Jadakiss and DJ Drama, Consignment.
>> Everything you wanted to know about the awesome album Milla Jovovich made when she was 16 but were afraid to ask.
>> How we mourn/make fun of mourning in 2012.
Second Hand Swagger!!
Totally original!!! Love love them!
The Quaildogs for sure!
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