Nice interview by the NYTIMES with Jay-Z
“People have a real aversion to what people in power did to the country. So they’re just lashing out, like: ‘This is the son that you made. Look at your son. Look at what you’ve done.'”
Faberyeyo’s Late summer single ‘Zomer Aan De Wand’ . Awesome videoclip.
Just because we saw Jessie Ware at the Pitch Festival Amsterdam last week. As Last.fm says, ‘one of the most exciting vocalists to emerge from the UK underground’. The last couple of years she has been working with some of the most respected producers, but it all started with her 2010 collaboration with producer SBTRKT for the track Nervous.
Inspired in the ’90’s by singers as Lauren Hill (interview ‘One to Watch’ with the Guardian) her debut album ‘Is more soul than you’d think’.
“Malleable” is how she describes her voice: “If they want a big vocal, I can do a big vocal. If they want smooth, I can do smooth. I’ll do what they want,” she smiles’.
Valentine feat Sampha:
Just found out about John Frusciante, former guitarist of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Frusciante (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Frusciante) joined the Red Hot Chili Peppers at eighteen years old and with and recorded five studio albums. Frusciante has an active solo career, having released ten albums under his own name.
Just because it’s only a month and 1 day before Nuit Blanche Amsterdam 2011 is there; Amsterdams’ most exciting night of the year. 12 hrs of discovering the beauty and diversity of the city Amsterdam. Get your ass on this cultural nighttrain and experience exciting locations, art and people the way you wouldn’t think to experience.
www.nuitblancheamsterdam.com for and the Nuit Blanche Amsterdam fb page for daily programme updates and tickets.
Just because Amsterdam hiphop festival Appelsap is making a next move, asking visitors an entrance fee for this summer edition.
With this bag of money they will give an answer to last year critics as nasty ass toilets and long queues fror drinks and entrance.
Recap Appelsap 2010:
We hope they won’t forget to take care bout their line-up. We did ask for some names last year, and will ask for it again. After last years Theophilus London and CLIPSE our preferred line-up (20k? looking at new partner MTV with a sad face) for this year is;