David Bryne & Fatboy Slim
“Please Don’t” [feat. Santigold]

This is the first video of six that has been completed for Here Lies Love, David Byrne’s very-likely-because-it’s-already-happened collaboration with Fatboy Slim. The album is due April 6 via Nonesuch.

• David Byrne: http://www.davidbyrne.com
• Nonesuch: http://www.nonesuch.com

Kool Keith

“Dick Towel”

Kool Keith has made a video for FX sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. It’s called “Dick Towel.” ‘Nuff said.

• Dick Towel: http://www.dicktowel.com
• Kool Keith: http://www.koolkeith.co.uk

Massive Attack

“Saturday Come Slow (feat. Damon Albarn)” [short film]

Massive Attack released Heligoland (TMT Review) last month. Not one to be shown up by their February incarnation, Massive Attack have also released a short film for “Saturday Come Slow,” which features white-dude Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz). Can’t wait to see what they’ll release in April! Action figures maybe?

• Massive Attack: http://massiveattack.com


“I Just Want To See Your Face”

Here’s the first video from Serena-Maneesh’s second album, S-M 2: Abyss In B Minor. The album is due March 23 via 4AD. That’s next week!!!

• Serena-Maneesh: http://www.serena-maneesh.com
• 4AD: http://www.4ad.com


“The Winding Ladder (Autechre Mix)”

DENEIR has finally released his own solo EP, Nowhen, on Sounds Are Active. In addition to this Autechre remix, the EP features help from Nick Hennies (The Weird Weeds), Karl Hoffstetter (Melk The G6-49), and the always awesome Chris Schlarb (I Heart Lung, Sounds Are Active label owner). So, you know, do what you have to do to hear this music.

• DENEIR: http://www.myspace.com/deneir
• Sounds Are Active: http://soundsareactive.com

The Fresh & Onlys

“Diamond In The Dark”

The Fresh & Onlys released the August In My Mind EP earlier this month on Captured Tracks. By the way, have you guys noticed how well The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air holds up?

• The Fresh & Onlys: http://www.myspace.com/thefreshonlys
• Captured Tracks: http://capturedtracks.com

[Photo: Brian Pritchard]


CHOCOLATE GRINDER is our audio/visual section, with an emphasis on the lesser heard and lesser known. We aim to dig deep, but we'll post any song or video we find interesting, big or small.