Devandra Banhart maps North American tour

In just a few weeks, Devendra Banhart new album “What Will We Be” is scheduled for release under Warner Bros., marking his first release under a major label. Naturally, he’ll be touring through much of North America, with his name stamped across most festivals’ posters. For now though, all we know is of his upcoming short trek in North America this November, but expect him to return to extensive touring after the holidays.What Will We…

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Download: Phoenix – ‘Love Like A Sunset’ (Animal Collective Remix)

A few days ago I told you all about the Devendra Banhart remix of Phoenix’s “Rome,” a totally awesome rehash that turned the up beat anthem into a beautiful odd to melancholy. Today is Animal Collective’s turn to dive into Phoenix material – check out this spacey try of “Love Like A Sunset.” [via GorillavsBear via Phoenix Journal] [MP3] Phoenix – Love Like A Sunset (Animal Collective Remix / Deakin’s jam)

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Download: Phoenix – ‘Rome’ (Neighbours with Devendra Banhart)

“Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix” is definitely one of the best of the year, omnipresent in the future year-end short lists to come. It’s an album that dazzles its listeners with almost insatiable rough top anthems, leaving everybody begging for more. This latest remix of”Rome” by Devendra Banhart, however, is different, reshaping the band’s sound to a great extent. It’s Phoenix’s most distant track yet – heart felt, stained with sorrow and melancholia. [via pinglewood] [MP3] Pheonix…

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Download: Oasis – ‘(Get Off Your) High Horse Lady’ (Devendra Banhart remix)

It’s curious how Devendra Banhart went around mixing Oasis, if you consider the later is a band that’s more into dance strings, while Banhart’s music is as weird and inaccessible per he is talented. Nevertheless, Banhart was given the opportunity to remix any Oasis track of his choosing from the 2008 LP “Dig Out Your Soul,” with a permit from the band itself, in the end preferring to give a go to the chilly, down…

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Beck, Wilco, Devendra Banhart expand the Outside Lands lineup

Last month we were thrilled to announce a three band long lineup of the new west coast San Francisco Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival. The band announced were  Radiohead, Tom Petty, and Jack Johnson. Solid headliners indeed, but not quite enough for a three day long festival. Thus Beck, Wilco, Widespread Panic and Devendra Banhart lead the new additions to the lineup, as the San Fracisco guest lists gets expanded with over 20 acts,…

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New Music Monday: 24 September

Leading this week’s pack of new releases are, among many others, the [tag]Foo Fighters[/tag], with their much awaited “Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace”, the blues-rock sorceress [tag]PJ Harvey[/tag], with “White Chalk” and our favorite balladeer [tag]Devendra Banhart[/tag], with “Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon.” Also troubadour [tag]Jose Gonzalez[/tag] releases his sophomore record, in his characteristic acoustic guitar and soul manner in the form of “In Our Nature.” Busy, busy week, we just love the fall. Foo…

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Devendra Banhart streams new album

The man that I find to be the best and most representative balladeer of new millenium, [tag]Devendra Banhart[/tag] will be releasing a new album called  next Tuesday, 25 September. As a more then sufficient sample of his new work Devandra has put out for streaming the whole thing on his myspace, all 16 tracks. Listen it, feel it and buy it!

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New Devendra Banhart video: ‘Seahorse’

Psych folk poet and singer [tag]Devendra Banhart[/tag], has just posted his newest video, on his likewise new website, called ‘Seahorse’, from his upcoming ‘Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon’ LP (September 25). The video is quite long, about 8 minutes, so it might bore some of you, but It wasn’t the case with me, had loads of fun with it. The track’s actually segmented into 2 parts, the first part is a more soft and gentile…

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