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•Post July 4th get together at theBPM.net‘s Jon Levy‘s home on Friday July 5, 2013. •Running the streets with Reid Speed, Calvertron (top left), and Dickie Drysdale on Saturday July 6, 2013. •Interview with Alex Frankel and Nick Millhiser of Holy Ghost! (next to Calver) for Electronic Musician Magazine, sunshine time with Ross Allen, and London Grammar (next to Holy Ghost!) at It’s A School Night at Bardot on Monday July 8, 2013. •Mayer Hawthorne listening party for Where Does This Door Go at Mr. Cartoon including a graffed up ice cream truck, classic cars, Hawthorne Slider from Umami Burger and Mayer’s awesome outfit (bottom row of photos), Ian Ball (next to London Grammar) record release party at Hotel Cafe, inc. (next to Ian) at the Roxy on Wednesday July 10, 2013. •Olafur Arnalds (next to inc.) at Largo at the Coronet on Thursday July 11, 2013.
Get some free sounds from Reid’s Play Me Records on Soundcloud.
Listen to some of Calvertron’s material on Soundcloud.
Listen to some of Dickie’s material on Soundcloud.
Not very updated but some recent material from Holy Ghost! on Soundcloud.
Listen to London Grammar’s “Hey Now” on Soundcloud and download the Dot Major remix for free here.
Lyric video for Mayer’s song “Designer Drugs.”
Watch inc.’s video for “Black Wings.”
Watch Olafur’s full performance at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC last April.