(by Kaitlyn Ward) In honor of Maribou State releasing their ahhhmazing new Truths EP last week, I thought I'd rewind to 2012 with the awesome video for the title track on their breakout Olivia EP. Liam Ivory and Chris Davids, or the "boys from the shire" as they call themselves, put out the EP on Norman Cook's Southern Fried Records last February and have since garnered a following via UK blogs, late-night radio, and a series of great remixes. Their understated future garage sound makes me feel warm n' fuzzy, so I'd definitely recommend keeping an eye on these boys in the coming months. They're just now hopping over the pond, so if you live in DC, check them out at U St. Music Hall with Tensnake on 11/8 or keep up with their tour on Resident Advisor. Until then, watch some dudes "do Alphagetti" and stop-motion trip in the woods.
With his third full length album Anything in Return released back in January, Toro Y Moi is keeping the fans pumped with a full on tour in support of the electro groovariffic album. One of my favorite tracks just happened to make for a cool looking video, that being "Say That" and it's posted below for your viewing pleasure. For a full list of tour dates, check here.
Our besties over at the 9:30 Club want to ensure a lucky Scene Trekker can make it this show on 10/21, so they are offering a pair of guest list spots! All you have to do is email us by 5 PM Sat. 10/19 and tell us about your favorite Toro Y Moi track or video. Please include your first and last name for guest list requirements. The winner will be emailed back to confirm. You can still get tickets to this 9:30 Club show here.
(by Dawn Reed) From Tel Aviv Israel comes the post punk trio Vaadat Charigim whose infectious blend of noise rock and underground 80's will be unleashed internationally to the world via their debut album The World is Well Lost (out Nov. 12.) Get into it now because they are due for some dates at SxSW in 2014! Check out this track for "Lehitorer Velo Lada'at" from the album. The footage used is by Israeli artist Dudu Geva who created this piece titled "Little Star" and was featured on Israeli Channel One back in 1979.
America is undergoing a major process right now. No, no more speak of the shutdown madness. We mean America is getting Aokified! The legendary electro artist Steve Aoki is now on the officially monikered "Aokify America Tour." Joining him in every city getting hit is Borgor, Waka Flocka, and Pharrell. Special guests are changed on the regular, and you get a full list of dates and more here.
We're stoked to partner up with MD's Merriweather Post Pavillion to get one lucky Scene Trekker a pair of lawn tickets for the show taking place on 10/28! All you have to do is email us by 5 PM on Sunday 10/20 and let us know your favorite Steve Aoki track or music video. Please include your first and last name for guest list requirements. The winner will be emailed back. Meanwhile, you can still pick up tickets right here!
If you tried clicking on this link while at work, you probably dealt with a firewall which persistently happened to me everytime I tried googling/binging UK's electronic act Fuck Buttons. So you've opted for your phone, oh ok- welcome to Scene Trek. Fuckity fuck fuck! It's been four years since the duo put out their 2nd LP Tarot Sport, and now they are back on the world-wide road touring for their 3rd release Slow Focus. This comes after their huge accomplishment of working with Danny Boyle and his epic opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympic's that took place in UK. Thanks to the rec from Underworld, the infamous house gods who've also worked with Boyle in the soundtrack arena.
Fuck Buttons is going to be at DC's U Street Music Hall on 10/17, and we've teamed up with them to get one lucky Scene Trekker two guest list spots! All you have to do is email us by 3 PM on 10/16 and tell about your favorite Fuck Buttons track or music video. Please include your first and last name for guest list requirements. The winner will be emailed back. You can still get tickets to this show here.