Lapalux – Puzzle (Live at Maida Vale)

Watch a live performance by Lapalux featuring Andreya Triana on vocals, recorded at London’s Maida Vale Studios. The original is, of course, taken from the new Lapalux album Lustmore, released last month on Brainfeeder.

There are a couple of more videos worth checking out, let’s start with Dorian Concept and Untold.

Benji B and His String Ensemble

It has been over a year since Benji B took his string quartet into the London night sky, but I always had a feeling there would be more to come. Yesterday night, BBC Radio 1 aired a live performance from Maida Vale Studios, featuring Benji B and an extended 16-piece ensemble playing a selection of tracks his fans should be familiar with.01. Dwele – A.N.G.E.L
02. Flying Lotus – Do The Astral Plane
03. Ossie – Love Crazy
04. Bok Bok – Silo Pass
05. Wiley – Highs n Lows
06. S-X – Bricks
07. Timberland – Ayo Technology (Instrumental)
08. TNGHT – Higher Ground
09. Kanye West – Clique
10. Drake – Headlines
11. Jeremih – All The Time
12. Raphael Saadiq – Skyy Can You Feel Me

You can watch the entire session above or find yourself a recording of the night.

SBTRKT – Hold On (live at Maida Vale)

With SBTRKT‘s self-titled album being only a couple of days from entering record stores around the world, the masked producer has uploaded this live version of the album track “Hold On”.

Vocals are once again delivered by longtime collaborator Sampha, but the situation on the album is quite different. To get a better idea, why don’t you listen to the entire album on the stream?

James Blake – The Wilhelm Scream (live)

Listen to James Blake performing his new single “(The Wilhelm Scream” recorded live at the legendary Maida Vale Studios in London.

You all know by now the kid has an album coming on February 7th, 2011 and pre-orders are already open.

(via Lefto)

Flying Lotus Maida Vale Session

Los Angeles’ very own Flying Lotus is joined by his cousin Ravi Coltrane, singer Andreya Triana, Thundercat on bass, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson on violin andsome others for a recording session at the BBC’s Maida Vale Studios.


Three tracks from that session are also available on Gilles Peterson‘s latest radio-show, available for 7 more days on the BBC iPlayer.

Building the Beat

Philadelphia based producer Starkey was challenged by Mary Anne Hobbs to build from scratch while she is on air with her weekly radio show. Recorded at the Maida Vale Studios, Starkey, his percussionist Reso and singer Anneka managed to complete a track just minutes before the show ended.

The outcome is now available for download. Or you can listen to the entire show for one more day on the BBC iPlayer.