Tag Archives: soko

THE VOICE PROJECT FOR UGANDA

by roko flip The Voice Project a US based non-profit supporting the women of Northern Uganda who have been using music effectively to bring soldiers home from Africa’s longest running war, the 24 year old conflict that has devastated the region of Northern Uganda, Congo, Southern Sudan and CAR. the idea for the “cover chain” [...]

SOKO SENDS GREETINGS FROM L.A.

by flip (pics by david mushegain & sarah kahn) I know we mention Soko pretty frequently but I love her mentality. In my opinion her blog posts run a close second to Lily Allen’s joyful recaps and they’re always good for a read. She just posted an awesome little life update on Myspace and it [...]

QC INTERVIEW: I’M FROM BARCELONA

by maximillion I had an enjoyable chat with I’m From Barcelona front man Emanuel Lundgren yesterday. While we spoke of magic and children’s programming, we focused on the noticeable change-in-tone of the band’s new release. Who Killed Harry Houdini is the band’s expressive new record which has been met with mixed reactions. Having taken years [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 17 (OCT 12 – 18)

by bmac I saw Cold War Kids last night @ the TLA in Philly, and they absolutely killed it. I didn’t really know what to expect going into the concert because I was hoping for a high energy show but their new album, Loyalty to Loyalty, is a little on the slow side. Luckily they [...]

SOKO IN SEATTLE

by ryan s. Soko‘s slowly becoming the new QC postergirl. She would look rad as an animated spokesmodel but that’s besides the point. Soko left Paris and has been living in Seattle off and on for 3 months while recording a 30-track record due out in mid February 2009. In her blog she writes “i [...]

QC FIRST LISTEN: WHO KILLED HARRY HOUDINI

by ricky rose (pic by michael buckner) Hot damn, look whose gone and polished up their sound. I’m From Barcelona’s newest disc is a slightly softer more organized compilation compared to their first album Let Me Introduce My Friends.  Don’t get me wrong, I loved the first record! It was eclectically random in an intangibly [...]

I’M FROM BARCELONA: NEW ALBUM 10/14

by rex paige Swedish pop band Im From Barcelona will release their second album Who Killed Harry Houdini? through Mute Records on October 14, 2008. The record will feature french singer Soko and the first single titled “Paper Planes” ( watch out M.I.A.) will be released on August 19. The band with over 25 members [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 3 (JULY 6-12)

by john e. glasgow Hi people, here’s our newest mixtape filled with all the mp3′s featured on QuietColor this week. What a strange and interesting week. Today I got caught in a thunderstorm driving a convertible. It was magical. I leave you with an excerpt from Kurt Vonnegut’s book Hocus Pocus, published in 1990. She [...]

MP3 OF THE DAY: TUESDAY 7/8

by christos Check out this sexy French tune from Soko to kick off your Tuesday. Soko is also an actress who has appeared in various French movies. Today’s mp3 reached #1 on the Danish equivalent of the itunes store, while also gaining poularity in the Netherlands and Australia. She has yet to put out a [...]