Burst a ball. May 15, The Death Set were welcomed near the end of the spring road by their Brooklyn family with an afternoon rooftop show for as many kids as could precariously crowd-swim the skies thereon. Ninjasonik, Bikes in the Kitchen, Newmore Switchblades!! Second of all, Pitchfork TV was there to capture it all in multi-angle full-frenzy view, in this part 1 of 2, so you can see it too. Click this link for Worldwide size, and let it roll over after each jam. Part 2 runs tomorrow.
Fast forward to fall 2008, and The Death Set are still all over the map. Check out the dates they've lined up with Dan Deacon's Baltimore Round Robin madness, and opening up for Girl Talk across the nation.
Those pesky little scamps known as The Death Set have been making a nuisance of themselves again. This time in the form of remixing both the song and video for 'The Mess Up' by fellow Aussies DZ Deathrays. As the band say themselves "Think two dudes, bottle of Jameson, one song, copious vomiting".
A lot has happened this year, so much so it's hard to do it all justice in one news piece, but here's to trying. Listen to the sound of Ninja Tune (and the extended label family) in 2014 via our Spotify, YouTube and SoundCloud playlists; check out our visual wrap-up here.
You may or may not have known that we like to impart the office stereo selections to you via our Spotify Staff Picks playlist. In any case, here's our run-down of 2014's Top 20 Albums and Top 20 Singles, in no particular order, below the drop.
Fortunately Wiley has rescheduled his Snakes & Ladders tour for early next year with a newly upgraded London venue, Scala, making way for some extra tickets if you missed out the first time round - more info here.