The Suzan In LA

Posted on Nov 1st, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

The Suzan make their Los Angeles live debut this Tuesday (11/2), rocking the Dim Mak party at Cinespace. Don’t miss it (or the special guest, neither).

Also: check this lengthy post on the girls from Amy of Titus Andronicus that dips into Japanese history, philosophy, and all the reasons why they are awesome. To wit:

“The Suzan, like Sharon Jones, is making hits that would be just at home on the radios of the 1950’s as they would today. But they’re also like Sleigh Bells. Don’t ignore the fact that they’re crafting something entirely new—a vision of pop that draws on punk and on Motown, on riot grrrl and on a post-feminist future. It’s a vision of a world in which I, for one, would like to participate. And I hope you will too.”

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The Suzan Live In BK Tonight

Posted on Oct 27th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

The Suzan will be performing at Rock Shop tonight, get there at 930pm to see their first live show since the release of Golden Week For The Poco Poco Beat, out now!

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Congorock North American Tour + Mark Ronson Remix

Posted on Oct 27th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar


Photo by Ysa Perez

Rocco returns to the land of the free this week for a bunch of sure-to-be crazy shows. Solo parties, team-ups with Bloody Beetroots and Benny Benassi, and even a spooktacular Halloween set with A-Trak at Hard Haunted Mansion. Full dates after the jump.

The latest jam to emerge from Congorock studios is this remix of Mark Ronson’s Boy George (!!!) collab “Somebody To Love Me,” which you can stream below.

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A Little Party This Past Weekend…

Posted on Oct 25th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar


Photo by Mel D Cole

Perhaps you heard about it? Full photo/video recap from the Fool’s Gold 3 Year Anniversary extravaganza coming soon.

Fool’s Gold 3 Year Anniversary Tonight!

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

DO IT DO IT DO IT.

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The Suzan Live @ Nicky Digital CMJ

Posted on Oct 21st, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

Check the footage from last night. Berets! The Suzan will be playing at the FG 3 Year Anniversary party at Brooklyn Bowl this Saturday, as well as a gig next Wednesday at Rock Shop in BK.

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Fools, Forts, Flocka

Posted on Oct 20th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar
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Kingdom + More on New York Tropical Comp

Posted on Oct 20th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

Fellow NY indie Dutty Artz (helmed by DJ Rupture and Matt Shadetek) is gearing up to release their New York Tropical comp, a collection of new tunes from like-minded beatheads and musical futurists – among them Kingdom, who remixes DA’s Carribean chanteuse Rita Indiana’s “Los Poderes” with magical results. Check for it November 9th, and preview the compilation with this free collection of .m4r ringtones (!!!) for your iPhone, etc.

Kingdom will be playing a special Halloween edition of his Club Infinity party on 10/29 with Nguzunguzu (who’s “El Bebe Ambiente” is also featured on the NYT comp) and Blackmoth.org, who you’ll remember from her work on the “Mind Reader” music video. Read More

Telephoned vs Donnis

Posted on Oct 19th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

Today’s covermania continues! Download this extended, DJ-friendly version of Telephoned’s take on Donnis’ “Gone,” which originally appeared on their Keep Their Heads Ringin mixtape.

Telephoned will be playing with Cut Chemist, DJ Spinna and Jasmine Solano Thursday night (10/21) at the Red Bull Space in NYC for the Co-Sign CMJ party, it’s free with RSVP. You can also catch Sammy solo Wednesday night upstairs at Pianos for his weekly “Player’s Club” party. Read More

The Suzan “Paranoid”

Posted on Oct 19th, 2010 by Mr Goldbar

Following up their ecstatic, cowbell-fuled version of The Strokes’ “Take It Or Leave It,” our girls The Suzan are back with another cover. This time, they tap into a different frequency all together for a moody, Krautrock-y version of Kanye West’s 808s & Heartbreak standout “Paranoid.” Download from The Fader!

Check The Suzan live in NYC this week for CMJ shows with Nicky Digital (Wednesday @ Ella) and Saturday at the FG 3-Year Anniversary @ Brooklyn Bowl, all in advance of their Golden Week For The Poco Poco Beat album release on 10/25. More Suzan announcements soon…