Category Archives: Wes Flexner

Listen: CZARFACE (Inspectah Deck & 7L & Esoteric) f/ Action Bronson “Its Raw”

CZARFACE (Insprectah Deck & 7L & Esoteric) will be released on 2-19-2013 via Brick Records

In addition to Action Bronson other guests include Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, Ghostface,Roc Marciano, Vinnie Paz, Cappadonna & additional beats from DJ Premier & Oh No,

Listen: Sky Ferreira- “Everything Is Embarrassing” (Twin Shadow Remix)

Sky Ferreira photo credit – Hedi Slimane

Sky Ferreira shared a Twin Shadow remix of “Everything Is Embarrassing” via Wired. 

Sky also announced a Co-Headlining Tour with How To Dress Well which includes a stop in Columbus, Ohio  For those dates please visit Swingstateofmind.org Additionally, Sky Ferreira will also play festival dates at NRMAL, SXSW, and a headlining set at San Francisco’s Popscene on March 7th

Download: Def Dee & Zar – “Zulu Delta” EP

Photo by Andrew Jiles. Layout & Design by FWMJ.

Mellow Music Group continues to drop fire. This time Seattle producer Def Dee links up with his emcee ace since Junior High Zar for this free  Zulu Delta EP. The result is some pure 1996-inspired Hip Hop.

“Getting creative was the easy part… I was just trying to express my own personal interpretation of Hip-Hop,” says Zar, “This Ep was intended to show that there still exists classic lyricists.”

Download: Def Dee & Zar – “Zulu Delta”

And also be on the look-out for Dee’s upcoming project 33 an’a third which will be a mixture of unreleased songs, new verses, and  remixes.

Friday In Columbus: ImageOhio 13 @ The Shot Tower Gallery

I have two videos in the ImageOhio13 Show:

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From the press release:

Please join ROY G BIV at the opening of ROY’s 13th installment of ImageOhio, an exhibition of the best of Ohio’s photography, video, and new media artwork. ImageOhio 13′s opening reception is this Friday, January 18th, from 6-8 p.m at the Shot Tower Gallery on Fort Hayes’s campus. Wexner Center Curator-at-Large Bill Horrigan juried this year’s exhibition, which includes artwork by Brittany Campbell, Leah Fisher, Wes Flexner, Alexis McCrimmon, Ardine Nelson, Timothy Smith, and many others. The exhibition is accompanied by a print catalogue

Watch one of my videos here if you want.

Video: Ty Segall – “Thank God For Sinners”

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Ty Segall’s album Twins is very good.
This video for Thank God For Sinners might creep you out if you think human skin is disgusting.

TY SEGALL TOUR DATES (new dates in bold):
Fri. Jan. 18 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore !<*
Wed. Jan. 23 – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress *
Thurs. Jan. 24 – Marfa, TX @ Padre's *
Fri. Jan. 25 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk *^
Sat. Jan. 26 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada *
Sun. Jan. 27 – Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone *
Mon. Jan. 28 – Nashville, TN @ The End *
Tue. Jan. 29 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West *&
Wed. Jan. 30 – Raleigh, NC @ Kings Barcade *
Thurs. Jan. 31 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat *%
Fri. Feb. 1 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall *$#
Sat. Feb. 2 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg *+
Tue. Feb. 5 – Montreal, QC @ Cabaret Du Mile End *+
Wed. Feb. 6 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Club *+
Thu. Feb. 7 – Ann Arbor, MI @ The Blind Pig *+
Fri. Feb. 8 – Gambier, OH @ Horn Gallery (Kenyon College) *

Sat. Feb. 9 – Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle [2 shows] *
Sun. Feb. 10. – Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground *
Mon. Feb. 11 – Denver, CO @ Hi Dive *

! w/ White Fence
< w/ Nick Waterhouse
* w/ Ex-Cult
^ w/ OBN III's
& w/ Gentleman Jesse
% w/ Roomrunner
$ w/ Mac DeMarco
# w/ Jonathan Toubin
+ w/ K-Holes

Video: Parquet Courts “Borrowed Time”

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Brooklyn’s Parquet Courts shared this video for Borrowed Time filmed at a sold-out show at Death By Audio.

Stream: Light Up Gold here.

WEST COAST TOUR DATES:
Tue. Jan. 15 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
Wed. Jan. 16 – San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern
Fri. Jan. 18 – Portland, OR @ Bunk Bar
Sat. Jan. 19 – Seattle, WA @ Cairo
Sun. Jan. 20 – Olympia, WA @ The Northern

Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child Joins Cast of Fela!

From the press release:

Producers Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will & Jada Pinkett Smith, and Ruth & Stephen Hendel are pleased to announce that Grammy Award-winning recording artist Michelle Williams, of Destiny’s Child fame, will join the national tour of the hit Award-winning Broadway musical Fela! beginning when the multi-city engagement kicks off at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC on January 29 and travels to Detroit, Chicago, Charlotte, Atlanta, Miami, Schenectady, Memphis, Dallas, Cleveland, and Los Angeles (full tour schedule is listed below). Williams will play the role of Sandra Isadore, activist and love interest to Fela Kuti.

“I am thrilled to join the cast of Fela!,” said Michelle Williams, “This musical journey is one that I’ve wanted to be a part of since first seeing it on stage in 2008. The sounds, the passion, and the politics of Fela Kuti have long intrigued me and speak to my heart. I am simply honored.”

dates after the jump

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Watch: Black Lips Tour The Middle East

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Above is documentary Noisey made of  Black Lips touring Lebanon, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Cyprus, and more. In an interesting turn of events the Black Lips have agreed to play in America this year.  So check them out at SXSW and more.

UPCOMING BLACK LIPS SHOWS:

Mar 13-17   Austin, TX    SXSW
Mar 18    San Francisco, CA    Great American Music Hall
Mar 19    Felton, CA    Don Quixote’s International Music Hall
Mar 20    Santa Barbara, CA    SoHo
Mar 21    Los Angeles, CA    El Rey Theatre
Mar 22    Santa Ana, CA    The Observatory
Mar 23&24    San Diego, CA    Casbah
Apr 6    Phoenix AZ     Marquee Theatre

 

Watch: Action Bronson Respond To You-Tube Comments

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Noisey has Action Bronson react to you-tube comments about his video the Symbol. Bronson mentions that he is better looking than Rick Ross, an elite gymnast and just a general lover of all humans..

Listen: Dan The Automator’s Pillowfight “Used To Think”

Earth People, Dan the Automator’s new project Pillowfight with talented singer Emily Wells is the business if you mess with soulful pop musics. The new song Used To Think is especially good because the singer is talking shit and going in on a former lover.


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The Pillowfight Album drops digitally and on CD on 1/22/13 and Vinyl is due on 2/26/13 via Bulk Recordings. It features the help of Kid Koala and Lateef The Truthspeaker. Album art by David Choe.