Nicolas Jaar has composed an alternative score for The Color Of Pomegranates, a 1969 film written and directed by Sergei Parajanov. The Color of Pomegranates is a biography of the Armenian ashug Sayat-Nova (King of Song) that attempts to reveal the poet’s life visually and poetically rather than literally. Nicolas Jaar created 20 different tracks… Read more »
Nicolas Jaar and Dance Mania legend DJ Slugo have collaborated on a new track, entitled Ghetto. The track, which will be released via Jaar’s label Other People, was said to be recorded “in light of recent events”. Over its eight-minute-and-thirty-second run time, DJ Slugo delivers/narrates some socio-politically conscious lines over some synth-heavy production by Jaar…. Read more »
Los Angeles-based duo Nicholas Schneider and Shane McKillop, aka MODE, drop their stellar Nicolas Jaar-produced debut Pillars of the Temple. The accompanying video was directed by Zac Wolf. Pillars Of The Temple is out now via Nicolas Jaar’s Other People imprint.
Darkside, the collaborative project between Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington, have announced they intend to go on hiatus following a final performance in Brooklyn next month. On Sunday, they tweeted that they’re “coming to an end, for now,” then announced their final show and shared two outtakes from the Psychic sessions. Titled Gone Too Soon,… Read more »
Silky smooth R&B vibes courtesy of Brooklyn/LA group Splash. Look out for a Splash release next year on Nicolas Jaar’s label, Other People.
Berlin-based musician VISUALS has collaborated with Nicolas Jaar (production) and Dave Harrington (guitar) on his latest offering A Pixel. The track is lifted from the forthcoming Other People compilation Work, which features from Soul Keita (who featured on Jaar’s previous Clown & Sunset label), Jaar’s DARKSIDE project with Dave Harrington, and a handful of remixes… Read more »
Nicolas Jaar tweeted yesterday evening that if Chile won their World Cup match against Brazil, he’d share a new track. Unfortunately Chile suffered a heartbreakingly cruel loss to the favourites during the first round of the knockout stages, but Jaar still dropped the track anyway. Listen to his edit of Consolation, originally by the 1980’s… Read more »
Before This There Was One Heart But A Thousand Thoughts, the debut EP by Darkside‘s Dave Harrington, drops this week via Nicolas Jaar‘s Other People label. The EP, described as a “two-track, multi-movement,” is available to stream in its entirety below. Pick up a copy of the EP by subscribing to Other People here.
Nicolas Jaar‘s Other People label have today released It’s Your Life, the groovy new single from LA-based “Fresh Prince of Pop” Nicky Sparkles. Pick up the track here, and watch the Geneva Jacuzzi-directed video below.
Yesterday marked 33 years since John Lennon was murdered, and in honour of his influence, Nicolas Jaar has put together a mix entitled OUR WORLD. Stretching over an hour long, the mix opens with the famous announcement sportscaster Howard Cosell made during Monday Night Football on the night of Lennon’s death, and closes with Lennon’s own… Read more »