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Woolfy vs Projections: Ask (The Smiths Cover)
While California’s Woolfy vs Projections (aka Simon James and Dan Hastie) have been working in tandem and as solo artists for well over a decade, their 2012 album—The Return Of Love, on label Permanent Vacation—put them on the (ever-so-slightly) mainstream...
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Júníus Meyvant: Color Decay
Already in heavy rotation in his native Iceland, Júníus Meyvant (né Unnar Gísli Sigurmundsson) caught the attention of listeners on both sides of the Atlantic with his crisply produced folk-pop debut single "Color Decay." Meyvant's stoic rasp calls...
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The Rolling Stones: Tumbling Dice
This week's #PrivateJam comes from pioneering DJ and record label founder DB Burkeman. A player in early rave culture and known for his key role in bringing drum and bass to the US, the New York-via-London crate-digging music maven turns to good ol...
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HTRK: Chinatown Style
London-via-Melbourne band HTRK (pronounced Hate Rock) has been creating music since 2003; recovering from bassist Sean Stewart's suicide in 2010, HTRK released Psychic 9-5 Club earlier this year, their first recorded project as a duo. The LP is a further...
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Shabazz Palaces: Lese Majesty Ishmael Butler—whose notoriety peaked in the mid '90s when he became known as Butterfly, one-third of experimental trio Digable Planets—is a music veteran with impeccable taste and tenacity. His consistently fresh take...
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Susan Sontag
One of the contemporary world's foremost thinkers, Susan Sontag contributed a wealth of critical analysis to a wide variety of subjects, and her singular intellect is as informative as it is provocative. In a new book, Rolling Stone vet Jonathan Cott...
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The Rolling Stones: Harlem Shuffle
Thursday, 21 February 2012 would have been the inimitable Nina Simone's 80th birthday. Here she is performing Ain't Got No, I Got Life—a hit she developed for the musical Hair—at an outdoor concert in Harlem in the summer of '69, a series...
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Nina Simone: Ain't Got No, I Got Life
Both hailing from Minneapolis, indie hip hop artist I.B.E. teamed up with producer BenZilla for Bottomless Bottom, a highly pensive track and one of the first singles released from his forthcoming album This, That and The Third. Keeping it local, the...
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I.B.E and BenZilla: Bottomless Bottom
The "mysterious" London producer Brolin takes us around the world with his subtly soulful songs, first touching down in NYC, then Lisboa and now Reykjavik. The latter graces his upcoming EP Cundo, which he created with Norwich producers Luke Abbott...
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Brolin: Reykjavik
In a gorgeous video by the creative duo behind Paris-based outfit Parallel, French band Erevan Tusk explore the nature of growing old gracefully. "By The Larches" is an enchanting swirl of nostalgia and romance sure to inspire a few flutters in your...
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Erevan Tusk: By The Larches
For the past year, we've been dutifully cataloging some of our favorite sounds at CH in a daily Tweet dubbed #ListenUp. With an array of time zones at play and the sporadic nature of Twitter, you may have missed out. So to keep your ears filled with...
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For the past year, we've been dutifully cataloging some of our favorite sounds at CH in a daily Tweet dubbed #ListenUp. With an array of time zones at play and the sporadic nature of Twitter, you may have missed out. So to keep your ears filled with...