Luaka Bop’s Three Inches of Music Series Contains a Solid Assortment of the Most Interesting Music

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Handy video for your listening and viewing pleasure from The 3 Inches series here…

The 3″x 5″ discs will be sold separately, each in their own crystal clear jewel boxes showcasing equal measures of psychedelic sing-alongs (Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt), soulful samba (Marcio Local), and the sweet sad musings of a suicidal sixteen year-old (Yonlu).


The Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt is a never- ending romp of a dance party. Looped pianos and saxes race on top of crappy synths and ill beats, and close to twenty vocal takes (seriously, like totally rivaling Broken Social Scene status) are mixed in there somewhere.

Yonlu revealed just a fraction of his talent for experimentalism and a capacity to create delicate melancholy melodies before taking his own life at age 16, leaving behind works that are something between Badly Drawn Boy, Tortoise and Nick Drake.

Marcio Local is a sexy samba beast and he has the hairy chest to prove it. His soulful style recalls Jorge Ben and his band is fully outfitted to rock with drums, guitar, bass, sax, trombone, trumpet and loads of percussion. The album was produced by Mario Caldato of Beastie Boys fame.

Luaka Bop will host it’s first CMJ Party since Cornershop in ‘94
FRIDAY OCT 24 sponsored by Good Magazine
5 to 7 pm at Santos Party House on100 Lafayette St
Justin Carter will DJ, spinning songs off the 3 Inches and from Luaka’s extensive catalog prior to a performance by Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt.

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