A joyful Heems of Das Racist awkwardly interviews Caroline Polachek and Patrick Wimberly of Chairlift before a show by his Brooklyn friends. Wimberly produced a few songs on Das Racist’s album, Relax.
They know each other which makes this wonderfully uncomfortable.
There is also live footage of Chairlift playing “Sidewalk Safari” off their album “Something”. Chairlift is currently touring with Nite Jewel in support of “Something” .
Dates after the jump.
MP3: You Have to Ride the Wave (Ft. Danny Brown, Mr. Muthafuckin’ Exquire)
Das Racist’s Heems just dropped a mixtape called Nehru Jackets. Download it here. Heems partnered with Seva NY on this tape to raise awareness about redistricting plans in Queens.
While waiting for the download listen to Heems say, “Up late at night on Twitter/I talk to Salmon Rushdie/It’s just me and him/I got dirt on you doggie like She & Him” on that MP3 link. “You Have to Ride the Wave” which also features Danny Brown, and Mr. Muthafuckin’ Exquire.
MP3: Small Black “Two Rivers” (feat. Heems)
The Fadar premiered Brooklyn’s Small Black’s new song Two Rivers that features Heems from Das Racist today. Small Black’s upcoming mixtape Moon Killer drops 11-11-11 for free on their website. Moon Killer is said to draw inspiration from Kool G Rap, Nas, Pere Ubu, the Carpenters, Young Money, Henry Miller and more in some manner that resembles chillwave.
Tracklisting and cover after the jump. Continue reading