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Lianne La Havas: Unstoppable Ahead of her forthcoming album release Blood, soulful crooner Lianne La Havas stripped down her new track "Unstoppable" for The Daily Beast. The result teeters between haunting and epic—all the while showcasing the...
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Thundercat: Them Changes From Thundercat's mini-album The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam (his first solo album since 2013's Apocalypse, though he's kept busy working on Kendrick Lamar's last release and more) comes "Them Changes"—a track that...
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Elliot Moss: Best Light Though just 21 years old, Elliot Moss made a strong debut with his self-produced album Highspeeds—even Zane Lowe is a fan, playing Moss' dark, minimalist pop songs on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio. Moss' new music video for...
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Todd Terje: Inspector Norse Glastonbury 2015 came and went, 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...
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Crystal Waters: 100% Pure Love
As a classic throwback and also a fitting track for anybody celebrating NYC Pride Week—which officially begins at Pier 26 with The Pride Kickoff Rally—we're jamming to "100% Pure Love" in the CH office. The 1994 track by house singer Crystal Waters...
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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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Premiere: "Wandering, I" by Sunbeam Sound Machine
The internet is awash with video content, and yet there's something about Sunbeam Sound Machine's latest music video that warrants repeat viewings. The Melbourne, Australia-based band has debuted "Wandering, I" off their latest LP Wonderer. The video...
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Son Of Sun: Whispers (Soul Clap Remix) Boston-based DJs Soul Clap have been making feet move and hips grind with their ever-evolving explorations of funk, disco and house, and their strength lies in teasing out the dance potential lying dormant in...
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Bilal: Satellites
In his first record since 2013's beautiful A Love Surreal, NYC-based singer/songwriter Bilal is set to release In Another Life on 30 June. From the Adrian Younge-produced album (which will feature Kendrick Lamar, Big K.R.I.T. and Kimbra) comes the...
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B.B. King: Guess Who (Live at Sing Sing Prison 1972) The legendary B.B. King passed away yesterday and his heart-rending blues will be truly missed. Regarded as one of the world's most significant guitarists, King leaves a career that spanned decades...
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Tanlines: Pieces
The humorous Brooklyn synth-pop duo Tanlines don't disappoint with their latest music video, which they decided to debut on Funnyordie.com. The downtempo but grooving "Pieces" follows Jesse Cohen and Eric Emm as they pick up two cute girls but lose...
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Le Le: Le Mikro Collection The zany Amsterdam-based artist Parra, known for his bold blue-and-red works, also siphons some of his overflowing humor and energy as a member of the electronic music trio Le Le. The "new new wave" group finds inspiration...
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Summer Camp: Bad Love
Summer Camp is set to release their third album Bad Love on 25 May; this week they've released a playful video for the title track. "Bad Love" features the husband and wife duo (Jeremy Warmsley and Elizabeth Sankey) as stars of a make-believe, '90s...
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Future Islands: The Chase With another stunning live performance, this time of brand new single "The Chase," Future Islands further solidified their captivating appeal and consistent relevance. Frontman Samuel T. Herring is more than a dynamic vocalist...
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Jamie xx: Gosh
Creating even more anticipation for his debut album In Colour—set to release this June—is the music video for Jamie xx's single "Gosh." Using images from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Goddard Space Flight Center, Scientific Visualization Studio...
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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...
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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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Common feat. Mary J Blige: Come Close Our #TBT this week, 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...
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1. Demythologizing Kurt Cobain Named for a mixtape Kurt Cobain made in 1988, Brett Morgen's "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" promises to be insightful and dramatic. Morgen initially thought the film (the first authorized documentary since Cobain's...
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Justin Vernon: Inside Out
In a subtle, serene music video graced with the magic we've come to expect from him, Justin Vernon—commonly known under the moniker Bon Iver—covers indie band Spoon's "Inside Out" to haunting affect. What is perhaps the nicest promotional material...
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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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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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Son Lux: Change is Everything With latent, unassuming power found among sweeping rhythms and perfectly timed chirps, the track "Change Is Everything" from NYC's Son Lux was released in accompaniment with the news of a new album, Bones, due out in...
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