'Fantastic Man' (Full Length) - A Film About William Onyeabor
You Need To Hear This is proud to present ‘Fantastic Man’ a documentary investigating Nigerian musician William Onyeabor, a man shrouded in mystery and myth. Directed by Jake Sumner (Alldayeveryday) the film tells the story of a label’s attempt to track William down, speaking to fans such as Damon Albarn, Caribou and Femi Kuti and travelling to Nigeria to meet those who’ve worked with him in a bid to uncover the truth about his story.
Edited by Emil Amos. From the EP Midnight Features Vol. 1: Shower Scene available for pre-order on iTunes.
As the producing-team behind Grails, Alex Hall and Emil Amos have hybridized and warped various culture’s versions of psych music over the past decade. With their project Lilacs and Champagne, they’ve created another umbrella under which to tweak hip-hop, tape-collage and the darkest creases of 70′s film-soundtracks with their lysergic and perverse style of head-music.
Next month, prepared-piano maestro Hauschka will release his first album since last year’sSilfra, with Hilary Hahn, and his first solo album since 2011’s Salon Des Amateurs. TitledAbandoned City, it’s a concept album of sorts, with the majority of its tracks named after places like Elizabeth Bay, a Namibian former mining town, and Stromness, a former whaling station on South Georgia Island, in the South Atlantic, from which Ernest Shackleton launched a 1916 rescue mission to save his stranded crewmen in Antarctica.
Deadbeat and Paul St Hilaire - The Infinity Dub Sessions
Prelisten the new collaboration between Deadbeat & Paul St. Hilaire aka Tikiman. Strongly brewed dubby techno, get this if you’ve been missing Rhythm & Sound lately. Released soon on Deadbeat’s own BLKRTZ label. First song, massive tune!
1MSQFT and La Blogotheque present DM Stith - | A Take Away Show During Sundance 2014, we got away from the festival with DM Stith to go up the mountains ans play some songs in the snow. Here’s his song “Up to the letters”, from his upcoming album. This video was shot as part of the 1MSQFT initiative, during the Sundance film festival 2014.