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Chicago: Saturday in the Park (Live in 1973)
Released in 1972, Chicago's hit "Saturday in the Park" still warms the cockles of our collective hearts to this day. Robert Lamm wrote the song after a stroll through Manhattan's Central Park on the 4th of July, inspired by the vibrant celebrations...
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Beach House: Sparks
Beach House have kept fans patiently waiting since their 2012 album Bloom, and today the dreamy Baltimore alt-rock duo released their first single off of Depression Cherry, out next month. "Sparks" is a chaotic synergy of vocal loops and unexpected...
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Remi Miles: Under Light Symphonies
Nigerian-born, US-raised and now Brighton-based singer/songwriter Remi Miles performed his track " Under Light Symphonies" at London venue KOKO, and his sharp suit and bouncy moves perfectly reflect the breezy touches of reggae and swing that his...
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Klyne: Paralyzed
Netherlands duo Klyne isn't so, so new—they debuted as Nick Klein (who's on vocals, and Ferdous Dehzad produces) but did a quick name change after they spotted another Nick Klein also gaining traction within the music blogosphere. "Paralyzed" marks...
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Todd Terje: Inspector Norse
Glastonbury 2015 came and went this past weekend, with performances from Jamie xx, Hot Chip, Mark Ronson, Caribou, Jessie Ware, Mary J. Blige to Kanye West—and even a cameo from the Dalai Lama—to save in the archives for a long time. One of the more...
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Kiiara: Gold
20-year-old newcomer Kiiara pops out of thin air and makes her debut with a stripped-down electronic track that worms its way into your head, with an especially glitchy and catchy chorus. Her vocals in "Gold" signal a link to Scandinavian electro-pop;...
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The Internet feat. KAYTRANADA: Girl
We thought things couldn't get any steamier than their recent track "Special Affair," but the latest release from six-member R&B group The Internet (featuring former Odd Future members Syd Tha Kid and Matt Martians) "Girl" does exactly that. With production...
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Janet Jackson: No Sleep
Janet Jackson's newest single has been a long time coming—seven years since her last album Discipline, to be exact. Produced by her regular collaborators Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis (the same brilliant minds behind her hits like "Miss You Much" to "Doesn...
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Swaai Boys: REF_HS_001 (I Dream of Ganges)
NYC band Swaai Boys may call the concrete jungle home, but their spirits are in dunes far, far away. They've encapsulated this restlessness in their light rock, tropical-tinged song "REF_HS_001 (I Dream of Ganges)," with an accompanying music video...
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Jessy Lanza feat. DJ Spinn, Taso: You Never Show Your Love We can already feel summer start to pick up its pace, but before it's over in the blink of an eye, slow things down with Canadian producer and singer Jessy Lanza's collaboration with...
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Superhumanoids: Anxious in Venice
Our much-loved LA dream pop group Superhumanoids are back, with something a little darker and more energetic than their last. Their latest single "Anxious in Venice" has Sarah Chernoff's distinctive, affecting vocals piercing through the mix and juxtaposed...
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Jacob Banks: Grace
At just 23 years old, Jacob Banks sings with the spine-tingling, heartbreaking soul of somebody much older, hitting the lower registers like a veteran. "Grace" (from his upcoming EP) starts out minimally, builds with handclaps, and turns into a glitchy...
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Mac DeMarco: Another One
Canadian singer/songwriter Mac DeMarco's self-directed music video for "Another One" pays homage to one of the greats: Michael Jackson. DeMarco gets into fanboy mode by donning an MJ mask and T-shirt, trying out some dance moves and playing different...
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The Black Madonna: Stay
Despite it raining the entire weekend, Sustain-Release had an incredible debut last September as it hosted underground techno and house sets at a summer camp in upstate New York. Releasing Year Two's full line-up today, festival founders Aurora Halal...
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Jessy Lanza feat. DJ Spinn, Taso: You Never Show Your Love
We can already feel summer start to pick up its pace, but before it's over in the blink of an eye, slow things down with Canadian producer and singer Jessy Lanza's collaboration with Teklife's DJ Spinn (who founded Teklife with the late DJ Rashad...
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Major Lazer feat. Wild Belle: Be Together Since debuting their album Peace is the Mission at the Grammys this February, Major Lazer (created by record producer Diplo) has had a big 2015. While their album is already widely known for the single...
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Slum Village: Yes
Detroit-based collective Slum Village made their 12-track album Yes available to stream in its entirety this week. Featuring artists like Bilal, Black Milk, BJ the Chicago Kid and hip-hop royalty De La Soul, the record credits the late, great Jay Dee...
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Nao: Golden
London-based neo-soul singer Nao (pronounced Na-yo) has a sensual, delicate voice that shows its richness and edge when the tempo picks up. "Golden," off of her now available February 15 EP, is a quick-paced track that shows off Nao's upper register...
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Flo Morrissey: If You Can't Love This All Goes Away
London-based singer/songwriter Flo Morrissey may just be 20 years old, but her stirring vocals evoke a maturity and elegance unusual for such a newcomer. Her ballad "If You Can't Love This All Goes Away" follows a simple piano line down a rabbit hole...
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The Arcs: Stay in My Corner
Dan Auerbach's latest project The Arcs is a band made up of his long-term music collaborators, and they'll release their full-length debut Yours Dreamily on 4 September this year. Until then, stream "Stay in My Corner"—a song inspired by the recent...
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Major Lazer feat. Wild Belle: Be Together
Since debuting their album Peace is the Mission at the Grammys this February, Major Lazer (created by record producer Diplo) has had a big 2015. While their album is already widely known for the single "Lean On," featuring MØ & DJ Snake," the group...
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Shura: White Light With much-adored heartache confessionals like "Indecision," "Touch" and "2Shy" under her belt, UK-based singer-songwriter Shura switches things up a bit with her latest. "White Light" is a seven-minute jam that boosts the '80s...
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Shura: White Light
With much-adored heartache confessionals like "Indecision," "Touch" and "2Shy" under her belt, UK-based singer-songwriter Shura switches things up a bit with her latest. "White Light" is a seven-minute jam that boosts the '80s dance beats and post...
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Dream Koala: Earth
21-year-old Brazilian electronic artist Yndi Ferreira, aka Dream Koala, becomes a helmet-fitted space explorer in the music video for his track "Earth"—and don't let the title mislead you, as it's an out-of-this-world journey into the beautiful unknown...
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Quindar: Twin-Pole Sunshade
Quindar is a newly formed musical project between Wilco's Mikael Jorgensen and art historian James Merle Thomas (currently a postdoc scholar at USC). Their music, which remixes NASA's audio and video archive, is a creative extension of Thomas' research...
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