Quick Hits: Glint, Kitsuné Maison 9, Ben Kweller, Solex Vs. Cristina Martinez + Jon Spencer

posted April 3, 2010

  • Check out a new video of Glint performing their song "Freak" at Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY.
  • To promote Kitsuné Maison 9 - "Petit Bateau Edition or The cotton Issue" they've made a video. Check out The Battle! Nils vs Alazne. The video is directed by Director Loïc Prigent & Fabien Constant. All clothes in the video are taken from the new Autumn Winter 10 collection: "Kitsuné Ivy League." All music in the video is to featured on the comp, due out April 26.
  • Ben Kweller, in conjunction with Esquire Magazine and its April issue, is offering an exclusive, free download of his song "It All Happened" on the magazine's Web site. For this issue, Esquire Magazine asked five of its favorite musicians - Dierks Bentley, Charlie Mars, Bob Schneider, Griffin House, and Ben Kweller - to come to the Shack-Up Inn in Clarksdale, Mississippi and take part in a two-day fashion shoot with world-famous photographer Danny Clinch. To make things interesting, Esquire also asked each of the musicians to take the "Esquire Songwriting Challenge" which called for each artist to write, perform, and record an original song with lyrics that include the phrase "Somewhere in Mississippi."
  • Punk rock royalty Jon Spencer and Cristina Martinez and Dutch electronic heroine Elisabeth Esselink, aka Solex, bring you the single "Galaxy Man" - premiered on The Tripwire! Taken from the forthcoming album "Amsterdam Throwdown, Kingstreet Showdown!," "Galaxy Man" is 2 minutes and 40 seconds of life-affirming therapy!