Stephen Charles attended The Foreign Exchange's Valentine's Day Show at Cat's Cradle (Carrboro NC), and came back with some amazing photographs.
Phonte, one half of acclaimed North Carolina rap duo Little Brother, has revealed in an Exclaim! interview that the third album from his Grammy-nominated side-project the Foreign Exchange will likely see a fall 2010 release.Leave It All Behind was recently up for a Grammy in the Best Urban/Alternative Performance category.
"It feels really good to get that kind of recognition," says Phonte. "It lets you know that people are listening and that your peers are supporting what you do, so it's an honour."
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The Foreign Exchange family is coming back to the Big Apple! Tickets are on sale now at the B.B. King's box office and online. B.B. King's Blues Club is open to all ages.The Foreign Exchange with YahZarah, Darien Brockington, Zo! and live band
Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 8:00 PMB.B. King's Blues Club, 237 W 42nd St, New York NY 10036-7211 | (212) 997-4144
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The Foreign Exchange returns to Ohio!The Foreign Exchange with YahZarah, Darien Brockington, Zo! and live band
Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 8:00 PME.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St, Akron OH 44325-0501 | (330) 972-7570
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We are excited to announce The Foreign Exchange's much anticipated return to the windy city! Tickets are on sale now at the Double Door box office and online. Please note that all shows at the Double Door are 21+!The Foreign Exchange with YahZarah, Darien Brockington, Zo! and live band
Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 8:00 PMDouble Door, 1572 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago IL 60622-2008 | (773) 489-3160
38 tracks for as low as $11.99!The digital version of The Foreign Exchange's classic debut album, Connected, is now available again at your digital retailer of choice. The brand new Extended Edition bundles the original album (17 tracks), the complete instrumentals (17 tracks) and four rare bonus remixes for an alltime low price. The original album, instrumentals and bonus tracks can also be purchased separately.
Buy Connected (Extended Edition) on iTunes | Amazon | eMusic | Rhapsody
Source: AmazonIf you haven't already purchased City Lights Vol. 2: Shibuya, now's the time! Amazon's editors have hand-picked Nicolay's latest among their 100 MP3 Albums for $5 Each for Februari. This means that for the entire month, you can get your digital copy of Shibuya for the incredible bargain price of $5!
Buy City Lights Vol. 2: Shibuya on Amazon
Sleep is a luxury Phonte and Nicolay still can't afford.
"Honestly, I had been working so much, it didn't hit me until I completely woke up," he laughs.
Leave It All Behind to Nicolay's sojourn in Shibuya.
You guys are red hot and raising the bar. "Leave It All Behind" is in constant rotation in my mixes, the album is crazy nice (translation: its a really good record). What was the inspiration behind recording this album?
PHONTE: For me it was wanting to explore different kinds of music, doing something that I didn't have a chance to do up until that point. I wanted to stretch out and try something new.
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by +FE on February 4, 2010 at 7:31 AM ·