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The Chemical Brothers feat. Beck: Wide Open Building upon the thoughtful, at times haunting vocals we've come to expect from Beck, The Chemical Brothers' track "Wide Open" from 2015's Born In The Echoes delivers potent melody. The newly released...
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The Chemical Brothers feat. Beck: Wide Open
Building upon the thoughtful, at times haunting vocals we've come to expect from Beck, The Chemical Brothers' track "Wide Open" from 2015's Born In The Echoes delivers potent melody. The newly released accompanying music video makes a statement of...
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Thomas Cohen: Bloom Forever Five-piece rock band S.C.U.M called it quits in 2013 (after the release of just one album in 2011) so members could pursue solo projects. Lead singer Thomas Cohen had begun writing solo material—releasing the single...
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David Bowie: Starman While the world mourned the passing of David Bowie earlier this week, it's difficult to comprehend that he was—in fact—mortal. With a career that crossed six decades and a mesmerizing ever-evolving sound and aesthetic, Bowie...
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Ryan Hemsworth feat. Kotomi: Surrounded In the music video for electronic dance track "Surrounded," Ryan Hemsworth dons a spandex motion-capture suit, an Oculus Rift Gear VR and performs in an imagined world. Though he's jamming out alone in "real...
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Jehnny Beth + Julian Casablancas: Boy/Girl Julian Casablancas and Jehnny Beth of Savages rock out in their cover of an '80s punk track from Danish band Sort Sol and American singer Lydia Lunch, "Boy/Girl." It's a fierce duet that's rough around the...
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Premiere: "Stranger" by VOWWS
With their journey beginning in Sydney, Matt and Rizz of the Australian/Iranian duo VOWWS are now settled in LA and casting sublime, carefree West Coast temperaments into their shadowy, distortion-filled pop songs. Through bold spunk, they wrote...
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Loyle Carner: Ain't Nothing Changed The genuine, poignant way in which Loyle Carner executes his dynamic rhymes—which don't shy away from being personal and direct ("Of course I'm fucking sad / I miss my fucking dad")—has completely taken ahold...
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David Bowie: ★ We've watched and re-watched David Bowie's 10 minute long music video for his new song "★"(pronounced "Blackstar") and still have no idea what's going on—but we can say with certainty that the audiovisual experience is weird in the...
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Premiere: "Painfully Obvious" by Twin Cabins
We don't know much about Nacho Cano—who creates music under the name Twin Cabins—aside from the fact that he was born in Mexico, raised in California, and built his own desktop computer so that it could run a studio. But it's one of those instances...
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Missy Elliott feat. Pharrell Williams: WTF (Where They From)
Flashy, playful and high-energy, "WTF (Where They From)" is classic Missy Elliott. A snippet of the track—a collaboration with Pharrell Williams—was released a while back, but today the all-singing, all-dancing video was released, complete with marionette...
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Grimes: Flesh Without Blood/Life in the Vivid Dream In perfect Halloween timing, Grimes channels multiple characters—from Marie Antoinette behind sunglasses to a radiant cowboy angel to a dancing high roller—for her two-part music video, "Flesh Without...
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Cool Uncle feat. Deniece Williams + Eric Biddines: Breaking Up Singer Bobby Caldwell (whose 1978 R&B jam "What You Won't Do For Love" was recently covered by electronic music duo Junior Boys) and Grammy Award-winning producer and composer Jack Splash...
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Miguel: Waves
In what's become typical (but no less welcome) Miguel style, "Waves" (from the singer's third album Wildheart) is smooth and sultry rock-meets-R&B that's sex-heavy ("Body surf on me," he sings, "I wanna ride that wave all night") and full of posi vibes...
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Kamasi Washington: The Epic Tenor saxophonist Kamasi Washington has performed with the likes of Freddie Hubbard, Lauryn Hill and many more renowned acts (his first national tour was with Snoop Dogg); recently, he was a key collaborator on Kendrick...
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Chairlift: Ch-Ching
Indie-pop duo Chairlift is back with fiery new material—leaving their nostalgic, chill synth vibes behind. Their single "Ch-Ching" is our first preview of their album Moth, two years in the works and due out January. The lyrics take inspiration from...
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Björk: Lionsong (Vulnicura Strings Version) Though Björk just released the final installment of remixes for her heartbreak album Vulnicura, she's not done yet reworking the dense layers of material. The Icelandic heroine will be releasing an...
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High Water: Moonlight Mind High Water (aka NYC-based musician Will Epstein) has been mostly mum since releasing his debut EP The Beautiful Moon in 2013. With the celestial bodies in perfect alignment, he finally releases a new track, "Moonlight...
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Premiere: "Lover Knows" by Steady Sun
Brooklyn band Steady Sun is made up of quite a few passionate music nerds. Frontman Dylan Nowik met drummer Andrew Emge at NYU while they both pursued music studies, while fellow NYU alum and bassist Danny Rose owns his own recording studio in...
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Boulevards: Sanity Boulevards (aka Jamil Rashad) brings the '70s back in a big and catchy way with "Sanity," a full-energy track that celebrates the best clichés of the era—like hand claps, glittery riffs, groovy bass lines and smoother-than-caramel...
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Naughty Boy feat. Beyoncé, Arrow Benjamin: Runnin' (Lose It All)
British-Pakistani producer Naughty Boy's newest single "Runnin' (Lose It All)" features a duet between mysterious emerging singer Arrow Benjamin and a name everyone knows: Beyoncé. Her vocals shine with power and tenderness that we haven't really heard...
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Life Sim: IDL PC Music has stayed mostly quiet this summer but finally rewarded those patiently waiting with a new track, "IDL," from the mysterious artist Life Sim (whose IRL identity has yet to be disclosed). The simple electronic instrumental...
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LA Priest: Lady's In Trouble With The Law
Sam Dust—aka Sam Eastgate of the mid-2000s band Late of the Pier—moved to Wales and finally finished a debut album, Inji under the name LA Priest. The summery yet strange dance-pop single "Oino" felt like it came out of nowhere—or out of the sky like...
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Synkro: Midnight Sun Manchester, UK-based electronic music producer Synkro searches for the emotion within his instrumental tracks, regardless of what genre he's experimenting with. The track "Midnight Sun," off of Synkro's debut album Changes...
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Premiere: "Turnstile" by Lionlimb
Nashville-based guitarist Stewart Bronaugh put his music project Lionlimb on hold to join Angel Olsen’s backing band for her 2014 album Burn Your Fire For No Witness and on tour. Now, after recruiting fellow tourmate and Brooklyn-based drummer...
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