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In 2017, the presence of Future is near-ubiquitous. Check the charts: Future. Turn on the radio: Future. Watch Ellen: Future. Go to bed: wake up to Future. Open your refrigerator: What are you doing, get your foot out of the potato salad, Future!
I am 24 years old standing on a nondescript beach on the coast of South Carolina. It's nighttime. The ocean bounces moonlight off its surface, and I watch the ripples of light with a sottish grin. I look down. Sea foam covers my feet, tickling my heels with a yellowish-white glow as they sink deeper into the smooth, mirror-like sand. Show More Summary
Far be it from me to complain about the uncomplainable (no, I'm not talking about meth), but when did bombardment-by-abhorrent-cover-version become standard practice in supermarkets? Nickelback doing Queen, Nickelback doing Metallica,...Show More Summary
Similar to the Sun Araw, Swan Meat and Chino Amobi types that've been scope the sensitive levels in 2017, você é um sampler humano follows in a Portuguese sync with the newest digital release by problemas dos outros, três peças p/ sample de temer?/?afrohouse?/?808. Show More Summary
Are you ready to Whig out? Do you get my joke? Well, either way, The Afghan Whigs — a "rock and roll band from Cincinnati" — are touring the country again in support of new record In Spades, which came out back on May 5. The 28-cityShow More Summary
"My sound is probably a matter of simultaneously having that no-mind mentality, that floating in the ether quality, while still having an amount of soul and a certain amount of emotion — without venturing too far into either territory. Show More Summary
Challenge accepted. There were actually hundreds of them, but I decided 20 was enough. There's only so many songs about pockets you can listen to before it gets tiring! 01. Coast Modern - "Pockets Full Of No" 02. Natalie Royal - "Pockets" 03. Show More Summary
Self is still terrifying, y'all. More-or-less a column on MS Excel. In rows of [howevermany]: real words, tendons grip, portmanteaus, and onamonapias. You are nowhere. There will never be a soul to satisfy help. Nobody will ever pump your blood. Show More Summary
Even though the Jamie Stewart-led project has been around more or less consistently for roughly 15 years now, these last couple of years have felt like a Xiu Xiu renaissance; and I personally look forward to watching the general public become increasingly squeamish as Xiu Xiu (both musically and as people) reach an unprecedented peak of international prominence.
"Different time. Different fucking energy. Elevate."
Laurel Halo Dust [Hyperdub; 2017] Rating: 5/5 “My sound is probably a matter of simultaneously having that no-mind mentality, that floating in the ether quality, while still having an amount of soul and a certain amount of emotion — without venturing too far into either territory. Show More Summary
Requested by S V E N • Compiled by Mrs Alex Turner Challenge accepted. There were actually hundreds of them, but I decided 20 was enough. There’s only so many songs about pockets you can listen to before it gets tiring! 01. Coast Modern - “Pockets Full Of No” 02. Show More Summary
Even though the Jamie Stewart-led project has been around more or less consistently for roughly 15 years now, these last couple of years have felt like a Xiu Xiu renaissance; and I personally look forward to watching the general public...Show More Summary
“Different time. Different fucking energy. Elevate.” DJ Escrow, the lovable host of last year’s excellent Babyfather album on Hyperdub (our #1 pick of 2016, by the way), has unleashed a terrifying mixtape just in time to soundtrack your stay at the summer dungeon. Show More Summary
Silly jazz musicians and their general reliance on so-called “traditional” instruments! You’d figure that a genre so conducive to improvisation would find more of its participants willing to indulge the synthesis revolution that came about in the 70s. Show More Summary
I’m at Paris Fashion Week right now. It’s cool! Also cool is that Drake wasn’t kidding when he said he’s got more chune for your headtop, as a new track premiered earlier today at Louis Vuitton’s Spring-Summer something or another. The lengthy song is titled “Signs” and is produced by longtime collaborator Noah “40” Shebib. Show More Summary
“I Might Vote 4 Donald Trump” was a modest proposal for 2016, its video depicting JPEGMAFIA, Freaky, and co. rolling through suburbia like an invading force road-testing an aural assault — a premeditated countermeasure for waiting riot squads’ LRAD sound cannons. Show More Summary
Both as a solo artist and as the rhythmic imagineer powering such distinctive ensembles as Liturgy, EX EYE, Guardian Alien, Zs, and more, New York-based, “post-Free Jazz” percussionist Greg Fox is all-too-familiar with the concept of...Show More Summary
First-wave hardcore punk and Golden Age hip-hop aren’t just seamlessly interspersed on “CAMP CHESSNUT”: they’re indistinguishable — a single, countercultural chimera that’s as effortless and irreverent as either genre has waxed on its own. Show More Summary