Tag Archives: Cibo Matto

Live Video: Cibo Matto

It’s been over a decade since New York darlings Cibo Matto mixed up their unique batch of hip-hop-infused cocktail-pop. What have they been up to since their 1999 album, Stereo ★ Type A? With downcast eyes and a wink, vocalist Miho Hatori confessed to KEXP, “Well, we were in jail.” Bandmate Yuka Honda quickly pickedRead more...

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Live Review: Cibo Matto at The Crocodile 3/1/14

The phrase Cibo Matto means “crazy food” in Italian, so I guess you could say I’m matto for this NYC-based duo... uh, actually, don’t say that. But, I couldn’t have been more excited for this show: I was obsessed with the band during their ’90s heyday, and when they went on hiatus in 2002, IRead more...

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Out This Week 2/11

There’s lots to love in the record stores this Valentine’s Day week, like the aptly titled Hotel Valentine, the first release in fifteen years from New York City duo Cibo Matto. If you’re in a more somber mood, check out the album Benji from Sun Kil Moon aka Mark Kozelek (ex-Red House Painters), featuring guestRead more...

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Monday Music News

With Thee Oh Sees on “indefinite hiatus,” frontman John Dwyer is forging ahead with his “hand-made electronics” solo project Damaged Bug. Visit Pitchfork to download the track “Photograph” from his forthcoming debut, Hubba Bubba, via Dwyer’s Castle Face label. [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

Starbucks are at it again with Sweetheart 2014, their annual compilation of artists covering their favorite love songs. This year’s romantic roster includes Beck, The Head & the Heart, Vampire Weekend, Phosphorescent, and Jim James, covering Bob Marley, as you can stream below. Sweetheart 2014 will be in stores February 4, 2014. [Stereogum]

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