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ALBUM STREAM // Luke Temple Releases New Video For “Florida” On MOKB, New Album ‘Good Mood Fool’ Streaming Now on HypeMachine



Today the new video for “Florida” premiered on My Old Kentucky Blog! The video, which was featured in VEVO‘s Indie Wednesday showcase, is directed by Kris Moyes who has worked with Grizzly Bear, Kirin J Callinan, Sia, and more. Watch the video above or on VEVO here and then read Luke’s artist statement on the video.

On the video, Temple has released the following artist statement:

“There have been 70,000+ deaths related to the Mexican drug cartels since 2006.

The Unites States is, by far, the largest market for cocaine use in the world with roughly 16% of its population using the drug.
New Zealand is second at roughly 4%
Mexico itself hovers around 2%.
They supply it, we buy it.

Being a musician I have been around my share of the stuff and can say that there is an absolute disconnect from the reality of what is being supported by the purchase of cocaine.

Our privilege and relative comfort can make it hard to look outside of our immediate gratification.

It seems almost impossible to exist without being an indirect aid to the exploitation of those less fortunate but we can at least start with the glaringly obvious.

It’s absolutely not worth just being able to party for another few hours.”

Click read more for links to stream Luke’s new album in full on HypeMachine, pre-order links for the new album, and a list of Luke’s tour dates starting next Monday night for his album release show at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.
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Luke Temple & Eliot Krimsky Cover Curtis Mayfield’s “Suffer”, Album Release Show at LPR October 14

Today we present a pretty sweet gift to Luke Temple and Curtis Mayfield fans alike. Listen to Luke Temple and Here We Go Magic bandmate, Eliot Krimsky (also of Glass Ghost) cover Curtis Mayfield‘s “Suffer” ABOVE or on YouTube HERE.

The cover, originally part of Temple’s live show, is an appropriate preview of Luke’s new solo album, Good Mood Fool out October 15th. The new album shows Temple at his most minimalistic utilizing only his voice, a drum machine, a bass guitar, and a Juno-1 synth to produce the soulful and sultry sounds of his fifth solo album.

On the song, Temple says, “It’s nice to remind – and in some cases introduce – an amazing song to people. Curtis makes your heart sing even if it’s a song about regret.”

Pre-order Good Mood Fool now from SCD, Amazon, iTunes and your local record store.

To celebrate the new album, Temple will play a special album release show at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on October 14th!

RAD POSTER ALERT // SUUNS at Le Poisson Rouge September 4th


We are IN LOVE with this poster for the SUUNS show at Le Poisson Rouge this Fall. Catch the band on tour the end of this Summer / early Fall with more dates below.

TOUR DATES:
06/14/13 – Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands
06/20/13 – Calgary, AB – Sled Island Festival
09/03/13 – New Haven, CT – Cafe Nine
09/04/13 – New York, NY – Le Poisson Rouge
09/05/13 – Baltimore, MD – Metro Gallery
09/06/13 – 09/07/13- Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Festival
09/08/13 – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s
09/09/13 – Allston, MA – Great Scott

Full tour info including European dates HERE.

Nite Jewel to Perform Kraftwerk’s ‘Computer World’ for Krautrock Classics, Download Frank Ocean Cover

It all began in Los Angeles, now Nite Jewel takes the show to New York City. Ramona teams up with Peanut Butter Wolf on August 23 to cover Kraftwerk’s Computer World as part of Krautrock Classics NYC. Chrome Canyon and DJ Scott Mou will also perform. NYC’s Le Poisson Rouge hosts the event and a live stream will be provided by the venue’s Concert Window channel starting at 10:00 P.M. Check out show details and ticket information.

We recently shared live footage of Nite Jewel covering Frank Ocean’s “Thinking About You” at show in London. You can now download the cover for free from RCRD LBL. Ramona joins Nicholas Krgovich on the recorded version. Download HERE.

Lastly, Nite Jewel shares her favorite songs in a new Spotify playlist. Stream below!

AUDIO

Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs
Silver Timothy by Damien Jurado
Katie by Luke Temple
Think Of The Ocean by Porcelain Raft

VIDEOS

Happy by Tomas Barfod

Red Eyes by The War On Drugs

COMING SOON

Tomas Barfod
Love Me
CD / LP
Woman's Hour
Conversations
CD / LP

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Gardens & Villa
Washington, DC - 9:30 Club  w/ Tycho

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