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Prince: Electric Intercourse
As if we needed any more evidence of Prince's talent, previously unreleased track "Electric Intercourse" (initially intended for Purple Rain) has surfaced, and it's quintessentially early/mid 1980s Prince—electric piano, falsetto and a super sexy narrative...
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Bibio: Beyond My Eyes
Last year, prolific British producer Bibio (aka Stephen Wilkinson) released the gorgeous A Mineral Love (his seventh studio LP) as well as The Serious EP, and now he's already set to unveil his next record. Due out 5 May, the EP Beyond Serious will...
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MC Bin Laden: É Grau Olha pra Traz e da Tchau
An incredibly catchy vocal sample sets up the simple rhythmic structure in "É Grau Olha pra Traz e da Tchau," a vrooming track from Sao Paolo sensation MC Bin Laden, and it's a great introduction to the uniquely percussive, aggressive style born out...
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Shabazz Palaces feat. Thaddillac: Shine a Light
From their upcoming record Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star (out 14 July), Shabazz Palaces has released "Shine a Light" featuring Thaddillac and it's buzzing with energy, darkness and fire. With an almost muttered intro ("It's heaven / It's heavy...
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Celebration: Rolling On
Bright and exciting from start to finish, "Rolling On" will be the opening track of Celebration's forthcoming Wounded Healer album. A chugging bass line, peppy organ work and singer Katrina Ford's dynamic vocals drive the song forward with joy and...
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DJ Shadow Feat. Nas: Systematic
Two very big names in music have just released their first-ever collaboration. DJ Shadow and Nas joined forces for "Systematic," which embraces funky boom-bap, squelchy sounds and an old-school vibe but still sounds decidedly new. Nas, as always, delivers...
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Exit Kid: It's Cool
It's hard to escape the charm cast by claymation, the stop-motion animation process that artist Joe Baughman uses to great effect in the music video for "It's Cool." Baughmam constructs an otherworldly, whimsical dimension for the grungy but buoyant...
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Wilma Archer feat. Amber Mark: Like a Hunger
Composer and songwriter Will Archer—formerly known as Slime but now producing music under the moniker Wilma Archer—has united with NYC vocalist Amber Mark for the soulful pop tune "Like a Hunger." Archer's first release in two years, the track addresses...
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DBFC: Jenks
With a sound reminiscent of New Order and Dandy Warhols, Paris-based duo DBFC unveils "Jenks," a new single from their forthcoming debut LP. Even with its electronic flourishes, there's a tactile, grimy old club dance vibe here that manages to be both...
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Bleachers feat. Carly Rae Jepsen: Hate That You Know Me
With Carly Rae Jepsen on back-up vocals, Bleachers' new track "Hate That You Know Me" will appear on the band's second record Gone Now, set for release 2 June. With a slightly distorted bass line, plenty of synths and harmonized vocals—thanks to Jepsen...
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Iggy Pop: Asshole Blues
The first song in a series of flexi-disc releases on Miami-based band Jacuzzi Boys' Mag Mag label is a very impressive one. By none other than Iggy Pop, "Asshole Blues" is a scratchy acoustic tune whose muffled recording somehow only adds to its charm...
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BOSCO feat. St Beauty: Castles
Fool's Gold artist BOSCO has teamed up with duo St. Beauty (aka Alex Belle and Isis V) for a sublime tune, "Castles." The accompanying video—directed by Lacey Duke—is all pastels and lollipops, but steers clear of becoming saccharine. BOSCO and St...
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