Hope everyone had a good April Fools’ Day. If you pulled off a good joke, let me know in the comments. It’s never too early to plan for next year. A lot of people get annoyed with this holiday and most people just completely forget about it, which makes them obvious targets for people like me, who usually take things too far (pretending to be in car accidents, in need of medical attention, etc.) I am the type of person that still thinks antiquing people with flour while they sleep is one of the top 10 funniest things in the world.
If you haven’t already figured it out, this Detox joint I posted was an April Fools’ Joke. I know a lot of you knew right away, because I had to delete many comments that might give the joke away to the less cunning. I bet there is at least one person out there who didn’t get it and thinks Dr. Dre’s long-awaited Detox is going to be full of vulgar Baltimore club music. When they go to share with their friends, they will be laughed at and labeled an outcast.
I’ve been travelling from FL back to NY all day, so I haven’t kept up with the music for today. But I have been checking my email, and I got some good shit in the inbox. Check out ArtOfficial‘s studio version of “Voodoo” (Stream only for now), which flips the classic Hendrix track (that is a saxophone at the beginning!). You can check the sick jam video of that song here. The Payback comes out April 23rd, and unless I’m lying, you’ll be able to download that here for free.
I also have this video below, sent from the people over at What You See Is What You Get and Woods and Wires, who make cool, artistically done videos starring indie musicians. This episode features the almost famous Neon Indian. Neon Indian himself said that this is the best piece done on him yet. If you haven’t downloaded it yet, get “Sleep Paralysist” (Paralysist is probably my new least favorite word to type) before the link expires. It’s Neon Indian’s latest track from Green Label Sound and it’s my favorite of his to date.
Neon Indian – Sleep Paralysist
And then there’s the new video for Janelle Monae and Big Boi’s “Tightrope”. It’s a fun sounding song, and the video matches it well. Janelle Monae shows off some nice footwork too! It’s cool to see that coming from a woman, because most famous female singers don’t focus on that when they’re dancing. I know she’s been around for a while, but I’ve never followed Janelle’s career until recently. I always grouped her together with a bunch of others, but she definitely seems to have her own style, and I like it.