Daily Archives: January 19, 2017

Flying Lotus Trailer For New Film Kuso

Kuso is a new film from Flying Lotus with George Clinton, Donnell Rawlings and Hannibal Buress among the cast. The surreal-looking piece is Lotus’ debut as a director and the movie delves into the aftermath of a California earthquake. Kuso will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21st.

Lotus’ first film excursion was the short Royal which screened at the Sundance NEXT FEST in August of 2106.  David Firth and Zach Fox co-wrote Kuso and Eddie Alcazar produced the movie fo Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder Films.

See the Kuso screening schedule at the Sundance Film Festival site.

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DJ Spinna Boiler Room New York DJ Set

DJ Spinna’s New York Boiler Room is full of dance classics representing NYC’s past 40 years of club music. Spinna just remixed Tony Momrelle’s “Love Me Again” and he will be at Mezzanine in San Francisco on February 4th.

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Gorillaz Are Back With Video For Hallelujah Money

Gorillaz are in the political moment that’s taking place in the United States with Donald Trump’s incoming presidency and “Hallelujah Money” is their observation of the event. English singer Benjamin Clementine is featured on “Hallelujah Money” and he is filmed singing from Trump Tower. The band describes the song and video as a “lightning bolt of truth in a dark night” on their Twitter page.  Gorillaz new album will be released later this year.

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Janelle Monae, Maxwell, MC Lyte & Others To Perform At Women’s March On Washington On Saturday

Janelle Monae, MC Lyte, Maxwell and Toshi Reagon are some of the artists performing this Saturday at the Women’s March On Washington. Questlove, Rakim, Grimes and Neko Case will be a part of the “artists table” to support the event. The march takes place in the U.S. capital and there are 200 support marches around the country. “I am honored to join this critical movement to bring justice and equality to all,” Monae said in a statement. “Music has always been a powerful tool for galvanizing unity and I believe that singing and standing together, our voices will be stronger than any force that tries to repress us.”

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