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Chances With Wolves: Nina Simone Birthday Playlist
NYC-based DJ outfit Chances With Wolves (CWW) has long been a CH favorite (check out their Fourth of July playlist from a few years ago) for their musical philosophy, encyclopedic knowledge of tunes, and personal positive vibes. Nothing, however, outshines...
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Steve Lacy: Dark Red
The Internet member Steve Lacy has just released the track "Dark Red" from his debut solo project Steve Lacy’s Demo. The song is a groovy, alt-rock work with plenty of soulful tinges. The tune simmers away almost effortlessly and bodes very well for...
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Little Dragon: High Along with a video for their glistening new track "High," Swedish band Little Dragon has announced a North American tour that will begin in April. The first release from the four-piece since 2014's Nabuma Rubberband, the song is...
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Jacques Greene: To Say
From Montreal-based producer Jacques Greene's upcoming debut album Feel Infinite is the delightfully uplifting house jam, "To Say." With soulful vocals and an analog-sound, this track feels like an ode to the golden days of house music, all while remaining...
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Little Dragon: High
Along with a video for their glistening new track "High," Swedish band Little Dragon has announced a North American tour that will begin in April. The first release from the four-piece since 2014's Nabuma Rubberband, the song is sexy, hazy and spacey...
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Kishi Bashi's Valentine's Day Playlist for Cool Hunting
One of our favorite musicians Kishi Bashi kindly created a Valentine's Day playlist for us—and it's full of jazzy, sweet and alluring tunes. Kishi Bashi (aka Kaoru Ishibashi) tells us, about his Valentine's Day playlist, "Music is an extension of the...
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Lion Babe feat. Moe Moks: Rockets Lion Babe (aka Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman) have teamed up with Moe Moks in order to add some Caribbean vibes to their cruise-y, '70s-tinged tune "Rockets." With lyrics that name check Chaka Khan, Cleopatra...
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1.Scientists Have Found Evidence of a Lost Continent of Mauritia The lost continent of Mauritia is believed to have been pulled apart by geological forces and sunk to the bottom of the sea long, long ago and scientists have just found evidence...
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Lion Babe feat. Moe Moks: Rockets
Lion Babe (aka Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman) have teamed up with Moe Moks in order to add some Caribbean vibes to their cruise-y, '70s-tinged tune "Rockets." With lyrics that name check Chaka Khan, Cleopatra, NASA and more, the song is heavy on...
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Stormzy: Big For Your Boots
British grime/hip-hop artist Stormzy has just released a much-anticipated track from his upcoming album Gang Signs & Prayer, set for release later this month. The song, "Big For Your Boots" is full of the 23-year-old's clever wordplay and references...
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Syd: Fin Syd (member of The Internet and associate of Odd Future) never disappoints and her debut solo album Fin is sublime from beginning to end. From the slightly dark, bubbly "Body" to the sexy "Got Her Own," the record smoothly slips from spacey...
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Syd: Fin
Syd (member of The Internet and associate of Odd Future) never disappoints and her debut solo album Fin is sublime from beginning to end. From the slightly dark, bubbly "Body" to the sexy "Got Her Own," the record smoothly slips from spacey to woozy...
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Sam Nicolosi: Caught Up
Sam Nicolosi's new track "Caught Up" is a surprising tune that rises and falls with immediacy—but never becomes jarring, thanks to its seamless production. From his upcoming EP Origins, the song is genre-bending in the best way—folding classical guitar...
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Lily Allen: Going To a Town (Rufus Wainwright Cover) Covering Rufus Wainwright's stunning 2007 song "Going To a Town," Lily Allen has remained faithful to the original, while adding her own levels of heartbreak. The accompanying video features scenes...
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1. Earth's First-Ever Hydrogen Metal With pressure greater than the force within Earth's core, two diamonds pressed upon liquid hydrogen and something happened for the first time ever on our planet: the lightest element in the periodic table turned...
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Jamiroquai: Automaton
Returning after a seven-year hiatus, Jamiroquai's return will make you feel nostalgic, curious or both. For some, the band's new single "Automaton" will be their first introduction to the British funk-pop band, but their sound in 2017 is just as energetic...
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Kishi Bashi: Sonderlust
Still one of our favorite records from 2016, Kishi Bashi's Sonderlust is beautifully uplifting despite its pathos. Deeply personal and yet universally relatable, the record features all the sparkle we've grown to expect and adore from the singer/songwriter...
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Lily Allen: Going To a Town (Rufus Wainwright Cover)
Covering Rufus Wainwright's stunning 2007 song "Going To a Town," Lily Allen has remained faithful to the original, while adding her own levels of heartbreak. The accompanying video features scenes from current protests concerning Trump, Brexit, racism...
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Thundercat feat. Kenny Loggins + Michael McDonald: Show You The Way
In a collaboration worthy of a double-take, Thundercat has joined forces with two formidable names: Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald. In his new song "Show You The Way," Thundercat (aka Stephen Bruner) announces each singer before their verses with...
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Wolfie feat. Nadia Rose: Better Than Me
UK acts Wolfie and Nadia Rose both released EPs last year, and have together returned with electro-R&B track "Better Than Me." The track is sultry and warm, and its production (by Jordan Riley) is lush—all this despite the fact that the lyrics revolve...
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Goldfrapp: Anymore
From Goldfrapp's upcoming seventh album Silver Eye comes the new single "Anymore," which is just as pulsating and sultry as we've come to expect from the electro-pop group. A little dark and sexy, the track is the first release from the new record...
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Gorillaz feat. Benjamin Clementine: Hallelujah Money Returning after six years, Gorillaz have chosen an apt moment to release their powerful, politically charged, bleakly apocalyptic track "Hallelujah Money." Dropping on the eve of the US inauguration...
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Gorillaz feat. Benjamin Clementine: Hallelujah Money
Returning after six years, Gorillaz have chosen an apt moment to release their powerful, politically charged, bleakly apocalyptic track "Hallelujah Money." Dropping on the eve of the US inauguration, the song features vocals and spoken word by the...
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