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Acid Arab: Berberian Wedding
After catching their eclectic, border-hopping set on this week's Boiler Room show in Tel Aviv, "Berberian Wedding" from Parisian production duo Acid Arab has been in heavy rotation at CH HQ. Sampling street sounds with industrial, grime beats and heavy...
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DJ Supermarkt: Yacht Disco – Credit To The Party Edit
As the Northern Hemisphere continues to warm up, music fit for a boat party in the middle of the Mediterranean is starting to emerge, like sonic rays of sun. Leading the charge is Berlin-based DJ Supermarkt, whose fondness for yacht disco is wholly...
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Luca C & Brigante: Lucio
Tim Sweeney, the man behind the internationally admired radio and internet show Beats In Space, joins us for this week's #PrivateJam. The NYC-based DJ dropped a little knowledge and some tranquil vibes with his personal selection, "Lucio" by Luca C...
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Marvin Gaye: Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
The world celebrated Earth Day this week and, to mark the environmentally minded holiday, we put on Marvin Gaye's "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)," a chart-topper from his 1971 album What's Going On. The heartfelt single—released just a year after the...
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Owen Pallett: Song for Five & Six This week Montreal-based musician Owen Pallett released "Song for Five & Six" from In Conflict, his fourth full-length studio album (which features Brian Eno) out 13 May on Domino Records. The accomplished violinist...
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JIHAE: Illusion of You
After a successful crowdfunding effort for her new album "Illusion of You," NYC-based JIHAE released the record's first single of the same name, now available for download. The soulful songstress shows her vocal range in this dark, smoky track, which...
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Thris Tian Boiler Room Mix
Having spent the last few years traveling the world creating immensely popular live-stream DJ sets, the Boiler Room crew returned home to their original London location (which inspired the project's name) to celebrate their fourth birthday. Fittingly...
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Slough Feg: White Cousin
Last week we interviewed brothers Tom and Matt Berninger, the latter known as The National's frontman and the former, a burgeoning filmmaker. The pair have drastically different taste in music, but when asked for a tune they could agree on, Tom offered...
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Frankie Knuckles: Baby Wants to Ride
A pioneer of Chicago house music, the legendary Frankie Knuckles has passed away but his influence lives through the artists, producers and club-goers he's inspired through his minimalist dance tracks. Particularly memorable and ground-breaking was...
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Todd Terje: It's Album Time
Next week dance fans will finally be able to get their hands on the highly anticipated debut album from the self-dubbed "remaster of the universe," Todd Terje. The aptly titled LP, It's Album Time, arrives 10 years after the Norwegian DJ and producer...
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Todd Terje: It's Album Time Next week dance fans will finally be able to get their hands on the highly anticipated debut album from the self-dubbed "remaster of the universe," Todd Terje. The aptly titled LP, It's Album Time, arrives 10 years after...
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Shy Girls: Still Not Falling
Don't let the name fool you—Shy Girls is actually an R&B project led by Portland-based producer Dan Vidmar, whose sultry vocals in his new slow-jam "Still Not Falling" make it impossible not to make a Frank Ocean or The Weeknd comparison. "I'm not...
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Ryan Hemsworth: Opening Ceremony SS14
In case you didn't get enough of New York Fashion Week and want to keep the party going—or if you just love a good mixtape—the soundtrack to Opening Ceremony's high-profile runway show by electronic producer Ryan Hemsworth is a must. The soundtrack...
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Justin Timberlake: Justified
Likely influenced by Timberlake's 15-minute solo medley performance at the VMAs, Boiler Room's music director Thristian Richards chose Timberlake's first album Justified for this week's #PrivateJam. As—what appears to be—a longtime JT fan, Richards...
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Hunters & Collectors: Talking to a Stranger (Avalanches Rework)
The aloof Avalanches reared their heads for a moment this week. The Australian band hasn't released an album since their first and only Since I Left You came out 13 years ago. The brilliant record was praised by critics and listeners and was heavy...
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Active Child: Subtle (Feat. Mikky Ekko)
Video-game textures and delayed synths meet choir music in "Subtle," the first official single from Active Child's upcoming EP. It's an unusual departure for Active Child's Pat Grossi, an LA-based electronic music artist and classical harpist, whose...
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Active Child: Subtle (Feat. Mikky Ekko) Video-game textures and delayed synths meet choir music in "Subtle," the first official single from Active Child's upcoming EP. It's an unusual departure for Active Child's Pat Grossi, an LA-based electronic...
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Boiler Room
With an invite-only door policy and super secret location, Boiler Room just might be London's most exclusive music venue. But elitism isn't the premise for its clandestine nature—in fact, anyone with an Internet connection can easily join...