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Sia: Big Girls Cry (E.A.S.Y. Remix)
Sia's mega-star status may have only been solidified globally in the last few years, but the truth of the matter is she has long been creating music of remarkable depth and power. And with this caliber of craft at their core, Sia's dynamic tracks lend...
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Shawn Wasabi: Marble Soda
Music producer (and MIDI controller magician) Shawn Wasabi makes a comeback after almost a year with the intensely stimulating "Marble Soda," a mash-up of samples culled from 153 different songs and sounds. In the video, Wasabi's fingers fly over a...
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Gwilym Gold: Unknown
In anticipation of his June album release A Paradise, musician and singer Gwilym Gold debuted three music videos today—all of which feature morphing, haze-y visuals by artist Colin Henderson. Of the three, "Unknown" is the stand-out track, featuring...
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Christian Tiger School: Chorisolo
South African electronic duo Christian Tiger are set to drop their debut full-length Chrome Tapes this summer on NYC hip hop label Tommy Boy Entertainment. In anticipation the Cape Town-based producers have released a video for their lead single "Chorisolo...
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The High Maintenance (Unofficial) Soundtrack
Cult web series "High Maintenance," created and written by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, stars the latter as your go-to marijuana dealer; each episode centers on a different customer and their personal (if on the verge of neurotic) life in New...
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Common feat. Mary J Blige: Come Close
Today's #TBT, taking us back to 2002, is "Come Close," Common's gentle serenade for true love featuring R&B queen Mary J. Blige. Both artists—along with No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, and even a couple of K-Pop stars—are donating their time to perform...
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Villagers: Hot Scary Summer
Over the past six years, French music publication La Blogothèque has become known around the world for their spontaneous single-shot Take Away Shows. The series sees musicians performing acoustically, often wandering around a picturesque part of Paris...
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Bibi Bourelly: Riot
Berlin-based songwriter Bibi Bourelly has quickly found her way into the international spotlight. The 20-year-old has been writing songs since childhood, but her breakthrough came this year when she worked with Rihanna on "Bitch Better Have My Money...
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Ratatat: Cream on Chrome
Experimental duo Ratatat performed live for the first time in four years this past weekend at Coachella, where they also debuted the new track "Cream on Chrome" to those dancing in the Sahara Tent. The rest of the world can hear the studio version...
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Lykke Li: Hold On, We're Going Home (Drake Cover) Leave it to Swedish indie-pop dreamboat Lykke Li to turn Drake's hit "Hold On, We're Going Home" into a heartbreaking song that oozes sex and sadness. This unpolished, live version lets the singer...
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Lykke Li: Hold On, We're Going Home (Drake Cover)
Leave it to Swedish indie-pop dreamboat Lykke Li to turn Drake's hit "Hold On, We're Going Home" into a heartbreaking song that oozes sex and sadness. This unpolished, live version lets the singer's raw vocals do most of the work over delicate electric...
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Blur: Lonesome Street
Brit pop mainstays Blur refuse to slow down. With seven records under their belt over their 27-year history, the band that personifies '90s London is set to release their eighth record The Magic Whip on 27 April 2015. The lead single "Lonesome Street...
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Jhené Aiko: Eternal Sunshine
LA-based Jhené Aiko has returned with an emotional video for "Eternal Sunshine" off her Souled Out album. It's a pared-down ode to loved ones that blends melancholy and joy. The video (directed by Jay Ahn) is striking and tells the stories two tragic...
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Tame Impala: 'Cause I'm A Man
Rock'n'roll will never die and Australian band Tame Impala is making sure of that. After their critically acclaimed 2012 sophomore album Lonerism topped charts around the world, the band recently announced their follow-up EP Currents and released a...
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Shit Robot feat. Reggie Watts: Where It's At
Irish DJ and DFA Records regular Shit Robot (aka Marcus Lambkin) collaborates once again with the talented Reggie Watts for the single "Where It's At." Watts pokes fun at the historic Chicago dance genre by articulating words and phrases in a melodramatic...
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Jas Walton: Face the Facts
The candid wisdom of British philosopher (and Zen author) Alan Watts, preserved through his son Mark's dedicated recordings, has now been set to music by New York-based musician Jas Walton—who's played on tour with EMEFE, The Roots, Kronos Quartet...
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Kehlani: How That Taste
At just 19 years old, Bay Area singer/songwriter Kehlani evidently has had plenty of life experience, because her new track "How That Taste" is a perfectly balanced and wise song for the haters. With smooth vocals and some spacey vibes, Kehlani proves...
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Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp A Butterfly Kendrick Lamar’s new album has been hotly anticipated ever since he closed out the final episode of the Colbert Report with the anthemic line, “We don’t die, we multiply.” The wait is over a week earlier than...
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Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp A Butterfly
Kendrick Lamar’s new album has been hotly anticipated ever since he closed out the final episode of the Colbert Report with the anthemic line, “We don’t die, we multiply.” The wait is over a week earlier than expected, with Lamar dropping To Pimp a...
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Grimes: REALiTi This week, Grimes shared the previously unheard track "REALiTi," complete with a music video shot on location, traversing Singapore, Shanghai, Tokyo and elsewhere. What's unbelievable is that it was a demo recorded in early 2013...
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Dev Hynes + Neneh Cherry: He, She, Me
A new video supporting the multi-talented Dev Hynes and Neneh Cherry's new collaborative track "He, She, Me" strikes an ever-relevant cultural note: increase awareness of transgender identity. With magnificent choreography set to the dazzling, oft...
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Kero Kero Bonito: Picture This
London-based based trio Kero Kero Bonito know how to get listeners dancing regardless of what country they're from, with vocalist Sarah half-rapping in English and Japanese over colorful beats peppered with video game-like samples. Her catchy lyrics...
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Young Fathers: Shame
Edinburgh-based Young Fathers caught the attention of the world in the fall of 2014 when they were given the prestigious Mercury Prize (awarded for the best album of the year from the UK and Ireland) for their debut record Dead. Though categorized...
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James Place: Sadie's Tears
In his debut album Living On Superstition, NYC native Phil Tortoroli (under the alter ego James Place) reflects upon his self-ambiguity and anxious demons after a breakup with his longtime girlfriend and quitting his full-time corporate gig. The track...
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Grimes: REALiTi
As a special thank you to fans and to celebrate the two-year anniversary of her Asia tour, Grimes has shared the previously-unheard track "REALiTi," complete with a music video shot on location, traversing Singapore, Shanghai, Tokyo and more. What...
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