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Nico Jaar Is Live-Streaming a Concert Film on Boiler Room Today

'TRANSITION' will stream at 4 PM EST.

by Alexander Iadarola
May 31 2017, 6:54pm

Photo courtesy of the artist.

Other People label founder Nicolas Jaar today surprise-announced that he would stream a new concert film this afternoon. TRANSITION was filmed at the now-closed Brooklyn DIY venue Aviv last September, stylistically taking inspiration from his 2016 LP Sirens and its related online radio network.

The tracklist for the film includes an mash-up of Arca and Missy Elliot, a cover of R&B artist Timmy Thomas' 1973 single "Rainbow Power," and what appear to be a host of unreleased tracks. One of the songs, "Elegua," appears to be a collaboration with Cuban rumba group Obbatuké.

It seems like TRANSITION will be on the more experimental end of things stylistically, which is not surprising coming from Jaar. A press release says that it will be a point of view film.

It will be broadcast on Boiler Room's website at 4 PM EST today.

TRANSITION tracklist:

1. Rainbow Power (T.Thomas)
2. I Know What U Did (Nymphs V)
3. American Dream Radio (Network #156)
4. A Coin In Nine Hands (Nymphs VI)
5. We Can Rise Above ()
6. Allegrate Con La Bulla (Cumbia 4 Trump)
7. Everybody ¡¡¡Slit-Thru-Lose-Control (Arca x Missy)
8. RealDeepSlash.wavp3
9. Free rotation 003 (Duckett - Naaice track!)
10. Elegua (Nico + Obbatuke Prod @ Manana fest 2016)
11. Swinging Stars Orchestra
12. Djal Bai Si Camin (A Dos Santos woowooo)
13. RIP Aviv
14. Make Your Transition (UR)
15. Who 2 Govern (Sirens)

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