From Arthur Blythe's Facebook: Early this morning the great Arthur Blythe passed. As many of you know he was a gentle soul and a musical genius. He had been fighting Parkinson's disease for several years. His spirit will live on in his unique music, which he humbly gave to our universe. Show More Summary
"Bells of Addiction" - from Internazionale's first ever vinyl release, The Pale and the Colourful, out on Posh Isolation - finds its shape in subdued compounds: slasher film lows, highs glinting little darts, the middle in Stygian banter, all peering through clouds of dry ice. Show More Summary
The dream of a neon future is still a dream some behold, but only to gather a nostalgic sense of self. But when the image of hovercraft cars jetting down unmarked highways. Paved buildings all clumped together in a ghetto of harmony....Show More Summary
T hree months in, and we haven't destroyed ourselves! To celebrate this achievement, we're once again sharing our favorite releases from the last few months. A lot of it is pretty heavy, focusing on grief (Mount Eerie), cruelty (Lawrence...Show More Summary
In a world where we're ALL (I believe) morally responsible for undoing as much of the cultural damage done by Billy Corgan as possible, Italian guitarist Paolo Monti — a.k.a. The Star Pillow — has set about doing his fair share withShow More Summary
Josh Tillman delivers a beautiful album about how mankind doomed itself
Dub, as always, holds the world together. Pioneering British dance duo (and founders of seminal label Ninja Tune) Coldcut have teamed up with Adrian Sherwood of On-U Sound, one of the first British labels to disseminate dub sounds into the UK dance world, setting off a bass-heavy domino effect which continues to drop today. Show More Summary
Hypnotic set from about-to-blow-up Norwegian duo Henriette Motzfeldt + Catharina Stoltenberg, aka Smerz, live from the Tate Modern in London last month, featuring sick visuals by Natalia Stuyk: Continue reading…
The saga never ends, people! Wisconsin's very own Juiceboxxx, a legend of the rap-punk game to many, is back with a new full-length follow up to his slept-on 2015 LP Heartland 99.
Following up the February release of In the Stars, the Montreal productionist -- here known as "Wolf" -- opens ears with a completely different sound that the usual in "New Earth." Raw drumming. Harmonious beat. Almost like a Universal Studios live-action performance soundtrack. Parents biting their nails. Kids tearing up. The music striking hearts of all on-lookers.
There will be features from Kanye, Quavo, Kaytranada, and more.
Fizzy, off-kilter electronic pop from London's Zoee, whose last single was one of our favorite jams of 2016. Vid directed by Rafal Zajko. Continue reading…
Chandler Rachelle rounds up some friends and hits the beach in the music video for her new single “Body” (written by Bobby Brackins and produced by Nic Nac). The sun-filled video sees Chandler and her homegirls riding around in a Jeep...Show More Summary
Next month, R&B legend Mary J. Blige is following up her 2014 album The London Sessions with a new one called Strength Of A Woman. We heard lead single "Thick Of It" way back in October, and now she's detailed the rest of the tracklist on Twitter. The album will feature Kanye West, Kaytranada, Prince…
The group is moving into hip-hop.
Super charming new song and video from Caylie Runciman, aka Boyhood, from her forthcoming album Bad Mantras. Vid shot + edited by travis boisvenue. Continue reading…
Burning Man, a giant pop-up art campout in Nevada's Black Rock Desert, is Aug. 27-Sept. 4.
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