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Diplo Remixes Sleigh Bell’s “Tell Em” & Hints at Collaboration w/Beyonce

Mad Decent blog posted a remix of Sleigh Bell’s “Tell Em” today by Diplo. He also hints at a possible collaboration with Beyonce. You can check out the crazy rant from Diplo below that was posted on the blog as well the new remix. Enjoy! - The Deli Staff
“Derek from sleigh bellz and me have matching florida tattoos and we both are from shitty parts of broward county // & their last album was one of the sickest of '10 .. its soo sick, its gave me a stomach ache .. half lyrnyrd skinnard half bangladesh half man half alligator.. . me and derek and alexis are bros and sis for life.  in fact i like sleigh bells so much .. me and switch was in studio in nyc tryin to make tracks with derek and beyonce last week after we played her team their album .. dunno if we gonna manage to finish but was good times. I started this mix for them like a year ago but it took derek about 6 months to send stems so it was kinda in remix limbo but i really wanted to get it out to u guys cause i think the bass and the drums sounds nice and u can play it at your next party.”

Tell Em (Sleigh Bells) by Diplo RMX 


City Rain Pouring Down Some Emotion at JB’s Jan. 24

You can feel a sense of cathartic outpouring from the music of City Rain comprised of former Temple University students Ben Runyan and Jarrett Z. After all, the band was started at a low point in both their lives having gone through break-ups as well as being jobless. (Been there, done that, and it can take you to bad places.) So the duo decided that it would be a “good idea” to start a band. You can definitely find a sense of growth in production from their debut This I Will Remember to their latest Running Man. Tracks like “Creeping Part 1” blend their down-tempo electronica beats with some nicely restrained guitar work that aims to bring you to that place where you might find yourself dancing alone in a dark corner lost in the music and your own dance moves. They’ll be opening tonight at Johnny Brenda’s for NYC’s Hooray for Earth, who should certainly be a highlight for the evening, and Sweden’s The Concretes. City Rain will also be performing tomorrow evening at The Blockley for the weekly showcase Pirate Radio Live. Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 N. Frankford Ave., 9pm, 21+ - Alexis V.

Brooklyn's DIY Space Shea Stadium Provides a Live Recordings Archive for Your Listening Pleasure!

Woah - this is way fuckin’ rad! Brooklyn’s DIY space and recording studio Shea Stadium has provided a web archive of live recordings from acts that have graced their stage for “the sole purpose of sharing live music.” Music fans can take a listen to recordings of live sets performed by indie favorites like Screaming Females, Wild Nothing, Real Estate and many more at the website Live at Shea Stadium. Below are recordings we found from Philly locals U.S. Girls (6/11/09) and Hermit Thrushes (9/16/09). Enjoy! - The Deli Staff

US Girls - Live @ Shea Stadium 6.11.09 by LiveatSheaStadium

Hermit Thrushes - Live @ Shea Stadium by LiveatSheaStadium


Brave the Cold w/The Menzingers & Algernon Cadwallader at FUC Jan. 23

The South Philly via Scranton, PA punks The Menzingers are playing a much anticipated show tonight at the First Unitarian Church. The Menzingers were born from the ashes of the bands Bob and the Sagets and Kos Mos, and blend raw aggression with inescapably catchy melodies for a balance that many bands strive for but few achieve. Their sound is comparable to political punks like Against Me or Anti-Flag, but if anything these comparisons disregard the versatility of this group of gentlemen. They have no problem smoothing out their sound for moments of serenity before blasting back into full-throttle fury. The all-for-one, one-for-all style has earned them a fervent and swelling fan base. They will be joined this evening by Midwest-emo revivalists Algernon Cadwallader who, over the years, have also built an ample and tight-knit fan base that is ravenous for their contagious energy, skittish guitars and cracking vocals. Algernon Cadwallader may take their cues from predecessors like Braid and American Football, but their sound still has a fresher feeling than many out there mostly because of the unabashed energy of it all. If you have been feeling down in the dumps or lonely because of the frigid winter, come out to this show and be prepared to get sweaty, it may be just what you need. First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St., 8pm, $7, All Ages - Adam G.

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