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Spectral Display: It Takes A Muscle To Fall In Love
On what many might argue is a manufactured holiday, it's still love we're celebrating, and there's nothing wrong with that. But among all of the sappy Valentine's Day sentiments, it's important to take a cue from Spectral Display's Michel Mulders and...
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Superhumanoids for i-D Magazine: Music To... Freak To
LA's Superhumanoids have been collectively releasing a steady stream of original music for the past four years (which we've fanatically documented with each release), but as talented multi-instrumentalists, the trio work beyond their own sound and...
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William Onyeabor: Atomic Bomb
Luaka Bop label manager Eric Welles is behind this week's #PrivateJam, and he shares his love for the elusive Nigerian singer William Onyeabor. Welles not only worked relentlessly on bringing Onyeabor's sound to the US, but was lucky enough to receive...
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Petit Fantome: L
Those French singers sure know how to woo—but when they get Rosanna Webster, Charlie Sheppard and HOAV Studio on their side, one hell of an interactive music video gets made. Accompanying the track "L" by Bordeaux-based musician Petit Fantôme (Pierre...
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Woman's Hour: Her Ghost The British quartet Woman's Hour isn't easy to sum up, but any band whose website contains a manifesto-like literary component and whose album art and videos are created by the politically-minded, provocative photographers...
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Superhumanoids: Geri
Since first writing about them on CH in 2010, LA's Superhumanoids seem to only get better every time we check in with the trio of multi-facted musicians. With a show on the horizon at NYC's Mercury Lounge next week, their latest single "Geri" has been...
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Permanent Vacation DJ Podcast
Tom Bioly and Benjamin Fröhlich—the enterprising pair behind one of our favorite independent record labels, Permanent Vacation—lent their mixing skills and fine taste to London-based Clash magazine this week for a downloadable DJ podcast...
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Luxury Liners: Dog Days / Afternoons
Operating under the moniker Luxury Liners, Baltimore-based musician Carter Tanton streamed the entirety of his new album They're Flowers on Spin this week. While tracks like "Caribbean Sunset" (a John Cale cover), "Life's A Beach" and "Dog Days / Afternoons...
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Yeah Yeah Yeah's: Sacrilege
A month after giving the world a peek at their forthcoming album, Mosquito, with the debut of the first track, "Sacrilege," the Yeah Yeah Yeahs have finally added visual appeal to the already enticing mp3. The chronologically reversed video by French...
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The Underachievers: Gold Soul Theory
We've been fans of Brooklyn duo The Underachievers since catching them at Boiler Room's Flying Lotus Takeover in NYC last September, which was shortly after they released "Gold Soul Theory," a jaw-dropping follow up to the first track off their theoretically...
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The Underachievers: Gold Soul Theory We've been fans of Brooklyn duo The Underachievers since catching them at Boiler Room's Flying Lotus Takeover in NYC last September, which was shortly after they released "Gold Soul Theory," a jaw-dropping follow...