Atoms For Peace: Ingenue

Sally Shapiro, Atoms For Peace, Hanni El Khatib and more in our weekly music recap

Before turning to music full time, Hanni El Khatib was the talented creative director behind cult skateboard label Huf, and it’s easy to see both his artistic background and penchant for the Thrasher side of life in the video for “Family.” Directed by Nick Walker, the “Wild Asian Motorcycle Sex Gang” concept feels like the perfectly salacious visual tale for El Khatib’s gritty, garage rock …

Husbands: Dream

Sally Shapiro, Atoms For Peace, Hanni El Khatib and more in our weekly music recap

We couldn’t help but immediately add a second #ListenUp track to Thursday when Atoms For Peace released their video for “Ingenue,” which is seemingly a follow-up to Thom Yorke’s conceptual dance video for the Radiohead song Lotus Flower. Enlisting the same team—choreographer Wayne McGregor and director Garth Jennings—this time Yorke has a partner, contemporary dancer Fukiko Takase. Donning matching three-piece suits, the two oddly pirouette …

The Rolling Stones: Harlem Shuffle

Nina Simone, Brolin, I.B.E. and more in the first installment of our weekly music recap previously aired on Twitter

Thursday, 21 February 2012 would have been the inimitable Nina Simone’s 80th birthday. Here she is performing Ain’t Got No, I Got Life—a hit she developed for the musical Hair—at an outdoor concert in Harlem in the summer of ’69, a series she headlined along with B.B. King, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder and more, which became commonly known as “Black Woodstock.”