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I Come to Shanghai “Nothing to Conceal”

Mon, Apr 15, 2013

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I Come to Shanghai “Nothing to Conceal”

This cut from the San Francisco duo's third LP resides in the once taboo crossroads of new wave and prog rock.

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John Grant “Black Belt”

Thu, Apr 11, 2013

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John Grant “Black Belt”

A song of the year candidate, this cut from the former Czars frontman brings sass, a bumping beat, and a vocab lesson.

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Debo Band “And Lay”

Wed, Sep 5, 2012

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Debo Band “And Lay”

This eleven-piece Bostonian outfit debuts a sound inspired by African polyrhythms, jazz, and brassy soul.

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Laetitia Sadier “There Is A Price to Pay for Freedom (And It Isn’t Security)”

Mon, Aug 20, 2012

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Laetitia Sadier “There Is A Price to Pay for Freedom (And It Isn’t Security)”

Stereolab's leading lady continues her stint in the solo limelight with this sumptuous tune.

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Doldrums “I’m Homesick Sittin’ Up Here in My Satellite”

Tue, Jul 3, 2012

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Doldrums “I’m Homesick Sittin’ Up Here in My Satellite”

Toronto's Eric Asher puts 1965 through the meat grinder for this woozy, giddy track.

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Frank Ocean “Pyramids”

Mon, Jul 2, 2012

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Frank Ocean “Pyramids”

A truly genre-defying exploration from the New Orleans artist's forthcoming debut LP.

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The Irrepressibles “Forget the Past”

Thu, Sep 22, 2011

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The Irrepressibles “Forget the Past”

Orchestral melodrama done right on a track from this British ten-piece act's new debut.

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Chucha Santamaria y Usted “Fiebre Tropical”

Mon, Aug 15, 2011

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Chucha Santamaria y Usted “Fiebre Tropical”

A punchy, unique track that borrows elements from far-flung musical styles.

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The Stepkids “Shadows on Behalf”

Wed, Jul 27, 2011

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The Stepkids “Shadows on Behalf”

These new Stones Throw signings revisit the overlooked soft psychedelia of the '60s and '70s.

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Gauntlet Hair “I Was Thinking”

Thu, Jul 21, 2011

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Gauntlet Hair “I Was Thinking”

Our Underground Music Showcase coverage begins with this Denver duo's debut single.

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HTRK “Eat Yr Heart”

Tue, Jul 12, 2011

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HTRK “Eat Yr Heart”

Sensuous and depraved? Sign me up!

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Telepathe “Throw Away This”

Mon, Jun 27, 2011

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Telepathe “Throw Away This”

Brooklyn's Telepathe urges you to give thinking a rest and surrender to the beat.

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