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Soulwax Remixes Hot Chip's "Huarache Lights"

On October 24, Hot Chip will release the deluxe edition of their latest album, Why Make Sense? One of the repackaged set’s bonuses is this Soulwax remix of first single “Huarache Lights”. It premiered first at Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show.The set will also include Hot Chip’s cover... Continue reading

Skepta Remixes Jamie xx's "I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times)"

Listen to the full version of Skepta’s remix of Jamie xx’s summer banger “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)”, premiered earlier tonight by Annie Mac at BBC Radio 1. It features a verse from Boy Better Know associate Fisco. Jamie also stopped by for a chat where he said the... Continue reading

Just Shut Up and Listen: Disclosure's 'Caracal', Reviewed

By the time whispers of a second LP became audible to more than just three or four qualified people, Guy and Howard Lawrence were staring down the barrel of a terrifying potential future. Lest anyone forget, Caracal was more-or-less announced via a published memo denying allegations that certain... Continue reading

Florence and the Machine Cover Justin Bieber's "Where Are Ü Now"

Florence and the Machine stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge for a session that included this really good cover of “Where Are Ü Now”, the recent megahit from Justin Bieber, Diplo, and Skrillex. The band also performed several cuts from their latest album, How Big How Blue How... Continue reading

Infidelity, Murder and Lorde in Disclosure's New Video for "Magnets"

Having released their sophomore album, Caracal, last Friday, Disclosure have released the sexy, violent video for their new Lorde-fronted single, “Magnets”.Watch below: Continue reading

Beach House Premiere “Helicopter Dream (I’m Awake)”

Beach House stopped by Wayne Coyne’s fabulously titled new podcast, “The Fearless Freakcast”, to plug their underrated new album Depression Cherry. They duo also performed an unreleased cut called “Helicopter Dream (I’m Awake)”. Listen to the full interview and performance below. The song... Continue reading

Kurt Vile's 'B'lieve I'm Goin' Down', Reviewed

Kurt Vile has woken up on yet another pretty daze and he doesn’t recognize the man in the mirror, or at least so begins his sixth studio album B’lieve I’m Goin’ Down. But hey, that new guy in the mirror wearing his clothes looks “Pretty Pimpin.” It’s a fitting metaphor for Vile’s new LP. Rest... Continue reading

Julia Holter's 'Have You in My Wilderness', Reviewed

The second track on Julia Holter’s Have You in My Wilderness, “Silhouette”, is for the first 3 minutes a brisk and tingling expression of a distant love. It’s perfectly pleasant with an endless supply of breezy drum-fills and fluttering violins. The last minute is different. In a sudden crescendo,... Continue reading

Janet Jackson and Missy Elliott Team Up for "Burnitup!"

On October 2, Janet Jackson will release her highly anticipated new album Unbreakable. Following “No Sleeep” and the title track, Janet has shared the album’s first dance-floor filler “Burnitup!” featuring Missy Elliott. Listen below: Continue reading

Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palances, and Thundercat Form Supergroup WOKE

Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces, and Thundercat have come together under the moniker WOKE. You can listen to their first single, “The Lavishments of Light Looking”, featuring Parliament-Funkadelic’s George Clinton, below via the Adult Swim Singles Program. Perhaps intentionally,... Continue reading

Jamie xx Shares "I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times)" Video

Today Jamie xx has shared the new Rollo Jackson-directed clip for the song of the summer, “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)”. Continue reading

Run the Jewels Release Cat Remix Album 'Meow the Jewels' For Free

Run the Jewels’ cat-remix album, Meow the Jewels, has finally been released. You can download it for free here. Meow takes the blistering tracks from last year’s RTJ2 and producers like Massive Attack’s 3D, Portishead’s Geoff Barrow, Alchemist, Zola Jesus, Just Blaze, Boots and... Continue reading

Broken Bells Return With "It's That Talk Again"

The Shins’ James Mercer and Danger Mouse have come together again as Broken Bells to share a new single. They were last seen together early last year on the tepidly-received After the Disco. Continue reading

What a Time to Be Alive, Indeed

Drake and Future have some things to get off their chests.In case you missed it, here’s the news from this month: The immigration crisis in Europe intensifies, Donald Trump’s presidency bid included a misogynistic attack on Carly Fiorina, Pope Francis travels to the richest country in the world to... Continue reading

Sia Shares Adele and Tobias Jesso Jr.-Penned "Alive"

Sia’s new album, This is Acting, is out soon—we just don’t no when. Explaining the title, Sia said the album would be made up entirely of songs she wrote for other people. Her new single, “Alive” was written for—and with—Adele. Indie troubadour Tobias Jesso Jr. also contributed to the... Continue reading

Kanye West Suggests 'Swish' is a Year From Completion

In an interview with Vanity Fair, where he discussed his ambitions for his clothing line, his admiration of Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, and the reaction to his epic VMAs speech (among other things), Kanye West shared this heartbreaking tidbit regarding his new song “Fade”,... Continue reading

Chvrches' 'Every Open Eye', Reviewed

Ever since they barged onto the pop landscape, Chvrches have been a bit of a contradiction. Much like the structures from which they take their name, the music of Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Doherty is all about scale, large and small. They summon majestic sounds that could fill a canyon,... Continue reading

Disclosure and Lorde Share New Song "Magnets"

Here it is: the most anticipated track from Disclosure’s new album, Caracal—“Magnets” featuring Lorde (ya ya ya). Caracal is due out on Friday. We have heard many, many songs from it, though there are still a few tracks that remain mysteries to us—like the Miguel-featuring “Good... Continue reading

Stream Peaches' New Album, 'Rub'

Peaches first album in six years, Rub—featuring input from Kim Gordon and Feist—is out on Friday and you can stream it in its entirety a couple days early on the YouTube playlist below, or at her website. Continue reading

Bat For Lashes Streams Sexwitch Album

You can now stream the new album from Bat For Lashes’ Natasha Khan—Sexwitch, the debut album from her new band of the same name. The album spans six covers of international psych/folk songs from the 1970s. Listen below: Continue rea...

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