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ListenUp: RHA Festival Edition
This edition of ListenUp is made up of songs by artists who will be performing at this weekend's RHA Festival taking place on the sands of Punta Mita, Mexico. RHA’s goals are simple: to offer cultured house music enthusiasts a sublime location and...
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Dimitri From Paris: Disco Shake
Getting his start at the seminal French Radio 7 way back in the '80s, Dimitri from Paris garnered global recognition thanks to the Daft Punk-led “French Touch” sound in the mid-90s. Unafraid to deviate from the French Touch movement, he engrained himself...
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Asphixiation: Aural Risk
Premiering on Stereogum—despite having been recorded in 1980—Asphixiation's "Aural Risk" is an art project worth paying attention to. Created by Philip Brophy (of experimental group → ↑ →) Asphixiation was a performance art creation in which Brophy...
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Sister Sledge: We Are Family
Today the sad news emerged that Sister Sledge member Joni Sledge passed away. While the disco outfit had plenty of hits (from "He's the Greatest Dancer" to "Lost in the Music"), there's little doubt their best-loved tune is the positively charged...
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Shy Girls: Why I Love From the new Shy Girls (aka Dan Vidmar) album comes the track "Why I Love"—a minimal, dark tune that's balanced out with Vimar's tender vocals. This album version is very different than the acoustic version he performed at downtown...
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NVDES: I Want To Make Out At The Gay Club
A little bit psychedelic, a little bit dirty, "I Want To Make Out At The Gay Club" by Southern California's NVDES makes for a dance-worthy electronic number fit for absolutely any club. With a thumping beat and electronic flourishes, the song offers...
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Baloji: Spoiler An adroit convergence of funky jazz, French folk and traditional African music, "Spoiler" represents everything wondrous about Congolese-born, Belgium-based musician Baloji. It's a powerful, playful track with plenty of appeal for...
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M83: Go! (Animal Collective / Deakin Remix) "Go!" from M83's 2016 album Junk has just been remixed by Deakin from Animal Collective and it takes the already slightly oddball track featuring Mai Lan and creates an atmospheric, spacey soundscape. A...
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Poolside: And The Sea
Put a paper umbrella in your cocktail and dip your feet in the water; Poolside's new jam "And The Sea" is made for summertime. The LA-based duo's self-proclaimed "daytime disco" brand of music (their take on Neil Young's "Harvest Moon" is a must-listen...
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Premiere: "Move and Shout" by Boulevards
In a super-funky video that's saturated in retro vibes, Boulevards and director Ramon Zubia create a dance party for the artist's buoyant track "Move and Shout," premiering on Cool Hunting today. Boulevards (aka Jamil Rashad) tells us, "The idea...
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Tyler, The Creator feat. Kali Uchis + Austin Feinstein: Perfect From Tyler, the Creator's 2015 album Cherry Bomb, the second half of "Fucking Young / Perfect" comes to life in a new music video, directed by his alter-ego Wolf Haley. While Tyler, the...
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Joanna Newsom: Leaving the City Oftentimes, a live performance not only reveals the true wonders of a musician's talent but also affirms their creative prowess with evidence of the hand (or voice). With her televised performance of "Leaving the...
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D'Angelo and The Vanguard: Black Messiah D'Angelo released an incredible new album, Black Messiah, and not only is it a beautiful, thoughtful and soulful, it's also poignantly timely. Dent May: I'll Be Stoned For Christmas Mississippi-based Dent...
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Mr Twin Sister: Lonely Disco Dancer Mix
Five-piece New York band Mr Twin Sister had a pretty crazy 2014: a name change, an album release, and opening for Julian Casablancas. As an end-of-year gift, they've put together an uplifting hour-long mix that shows off their music tastes (which involve...
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Taxie: Rock Don't Stop
As announced during a recent NTS Radio set with Four Tet, UK producer Floating Points (aka Sam Shepherd) is launching a new record label in the new year. Called Melodies, the Eglo Records sub-label will focus on some of the disco, funk and boogie tunes...
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Jesse Woods: Lazerburn
Former Texas A&M wide-receiver Jesse Woods didn't take a traditional path to musical success. When a series of injuries rendered him unable to continue playing football, he turned from singing satirical songs in the locker to reduce the pre-game stress...
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Pure Bathing Culture: Dream the Dare
What do you get when you cross Beach House with Fleetwood Mac somewhere on the foggy coast of the Pacific Northwest? Portland's Pure Bathing Culture melds celestial layered synths with late '70s, dreamy pop rock. Their second single, "Dare to Dream...
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The Preatures: Is This How You Feel (Classixx Remix)
A gorgeously sexy, "melt your clothes off" kind of groove, this Classixx remix of The Preatures' "Is This How You Feel" is an instant love affair. With their Midas touch, Classixx transformed the Sydney-based band's emotional yet light-hearted indie...
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El Perro del Mar: Change Of Heart
Hailing from Sweden's port city of Gothenburg, Sarah Assbrin—better known as El Perro del Mar—has been crafting dreamy indie pop since she started recording on CD-R discs back in 2003, but her music has only recently gained traction outside of her...
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The Flaming Lips: Turning Violent
One of the Flaming Lips' darkest works yet; the lyrics, instrumentation and video for "Turning Violent" are uncharacteristically reserved. Steven Drozd's falsetto vocals and an oscillating bass synth lead you into a deceptive sense of lull, until the...
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The Flaming Lips: Turning Violent One of the Flaming Lips' darkest works yet; the lyrics, instrumentation and video for "Turning Violent" are uncharacteristically reserved. Steven Drozd's falsetto vocals and an oscillating bass synth lead you into...
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Charli XCX: I Want It That Way
British pop singer Charli XCX made her mark both writing and featuring on the uncontrollably catchy Icona Pop hit "I Love It," but she is undoubtedly a successful solo artist, opening up for Santigold and Coldplay in 2012. Last week she touched down...
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Holy Ghost!: Dumb Disco Ideas
Nick Millhiser and Alex Frankel, the duo behind Holy Ghost!, released a banger of a song that's sure to be a summer party anthem with "Dumb Disco Ideas"—contrary to the title. Perhaps they had an inkling it would become a Brooklyn rooftop staple when...
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