A$AP Rocky – "Brand New Guy (ft. ScHoolboy Q)"

June 4th, 2012

Brand New Guy (ft. ScHoolboy Q) – “Brand New Guy (ft. ScHoolboy Q)” music video by A$AP Rocky
– Added on 04-06-2012
– Genre : Hip-Hop
– Description : Directed by The ICU x A$AP Rocky

@asvpxrocky
@ScHoolBoyQ
@TheICU

http://www.theiculab.com
http://www.longliveasap.com
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– Tags : 2012, 10s, A$AP Rocky


Redlight King – "Comeback"

June 4th, 2012

Comeback – “Comeback” music video by Redlight King
– Added on 04-06-2012
– Genre : Rock & Alternative
– Description : Music video by Redlight King performing Comeback (From Marvel’s THE AVENGERS). (C) 2012 Hollywood Records, Inc. / TM & (C) Marvel & Subs
– Tags : 2012, 10s, Redlight King


The Band Perry – "Postcard From Paris"

June 4th, 2012

Postcard From Paris – “Postcard From Paris” music video by The Band Perry
– Added on 04-06-2012
– Genre : Country
– Description : Music video by The Band Perry performing Postcard From Paris. (C) 2012 Republic Nashville Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
– Tags : 2012, 10s, The Band Perry


Jonathan Emile – "Heroes"

June 4th, 2012

Heroes – “Heroes” music video by Jonathan Emile
– Added on 04-06-2012
– Genre : Hip-Hop
– Description : http://www.jonathanemile.com

Written, Composed & performed by Jonathan Emile
Alto Sax performed by Franco Proietti
Turn-Tables performed by Andrew Kushnir
– Tags : 2012, 10s, Jonathan Emile


The Apple Cart – review

June 4th, 2012

Victoria Park, London

• In pictures: Field Day and Apple Cart

The rain-lashed trek to Victoria Park in London ends, in the first instance, at the packed comedy tent, where Shappi Khorsandi is making good on the promise of the warning signs that some material on offer won’t be suitable for all ages; but no matter that she is relating (very funny) tales of her sexual misadventures, the weather means plenty of toddlers and pre-teens have been forced to seek refuge here.

Apple Cart is the family-friendly alternative to Field Day, staged in the same oasis of green space in east London the previous day, and given the conditions, it’s perhaps best seen as a training ground for festivalgoers of future generations. Forget the jubilee parties elsewhere, this is what the British summer looks like: thousands of music fans grimly looking to enjoy themselves as they slip and slide in the mud or queue for organically produced burgers.

Billy Bragg, of course, also offers a refreshing antidote to the royalist celebrations. In fiery form, he serves up a recast version of his Waiting for the Great Leap Forwards that includes plenty of pops at the coalition, and also a call for Roy Hodgson’s head – speedily amended to the suggestion that we perhaps wait until at least next week for that. To finish, following A New England, he unleashes a dozen giant balloons out across the crowd, and sings I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles.

The Apple Cart demographic makes sense of the fact that the next act in the main tent – now developing a rich fug – is an act of the same vintage, albeit of a very different stripe: Kid Creole and the Coconuts. The Kid himself – August Darnell – looks in splendid health, dressed in a purple suit; his three dancers and backing singers are less equipped for the weather, skimpily attired in leopard print, and they are not, as their leader acknowledges, the original Coconuts, more like their grandchildren. Then he dedicates a song to “all the illegitimate children” out there, with a winning version of Annie, I’m Not Your Daddy.

Elsewhere, there’s a spirited performance from Beth Jeans Houghton in one of the smaller tents – thankfully, all the music is inside – plus a great DJ set from a dapper and un-dampened Kevin Rowland when the comedy finishes, and some eye-popping turns in the cabaret tent (a special mention goes to Feral Is Kinky, purveyor of electro ragga, the nation’s Jessie J, in a wholly parallel universe.)

There is finally time to catch Adam Ant, another of the early-80s generation. But while dressed in his Kings of the Wild Frontier finery, there are few concessions to nostalgia: hits including Stand and Deliver and Antmusic are matched with earlier fan favourites such as Cartrouble (Parts 1 & 2), and he snarls and leaps around the stage with conviction. And after attempts to entice a singalong to Prince Charming – you’d have thought fitting for this weekend – fall embarrassingly flat, he finishes with a cover of Get It On and the early obscurity Physical (You’re So).

The good news then, for all generations, is that no one is heading home to a tent for the evening.

The view on Twitter

Crazy end to Applecart gig. Organisers released 50 balloons each a metre across. Caused chaos but gave me the excuse to sing Bubbles #COYI

— Billy Bragg (@billybragg) June 3, 2012

Day of mud, Gaz Coombes, Kid Creole, Adam Ant, trannies, burlesque, funniest man ever Sean Lock & ACE Piff the Magic Dragon #applecartlondon

— Lucy Lyons (@LucyLyons) June 4, 2012

That festivalshagged meout, thatrain was relentless!!!

— F€RAL I$ KINK¥ (@FERALisKINKY) June 3, 2012

Coming home from a very soggy Glastonburyesque Applecart and my highlight was undoubtedly Adam Ant – I KNOW!

— Sharon H (@shantiger) June 3, 2012

After the dirge of Adam Ant, Noah & the Whale light up a sodden #applecart lockerz.com/s/214212622

— David Stringer (@David_Stringer) June 3, 2012

Rating: 3/5

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