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I Come to Shanghai “Nothing to Conceal”

Monday, April 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”

Thursday, April 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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Ice Choir “I Want You Now and Always”

Thursday, August 30, 2012

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Ice Choir “I Want You Now and Always”

In his latest project, Kurt Feldman fixes his gaze on the guilty pleasures of '80s synthpop.

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Shabazz Palaces “Swerve… the reeping of all that is worthwhile (Noir not withstanding)”

Saturday, July 21, 2012

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Shabazz Palaces “Swerve… the reeping of all that is worthwhile (Noir not withstanding)”

With a little help from THEEsatisfaction, Butterfly of Digable Planets proves he's never sounded better.

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Idjut Boys “Going Down”

Monday, July 9, 2012

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Idjut Boys “Going Down”

A warm summer breeze of a tune from two London music industry veterans and an intoxicating female guest vocalist.

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Frank Ocean “Pyramids”

Monday, July 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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Body Language “You Can (Star Slinger remix)”

Thursday, June 28, 2012

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Body Language “You Can (Star Slinger remix)”

Star Slinger ups the electronics in this reworking of a track from the Brooklyn dance outfit.

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Korallreven “As Young As Yesterday”

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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Korallreven “As Young As Yesterday”

A kaleidoscopic cut from this Scandinavian collaboration featuring Victoria Bergsman.

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Chris Letcher “Phone Booth”

Monday, June 25, 2012

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Chris Letcher “Phone Booth”

This cut from the South African songwriter's latest LP makes Brad just wanna fly.

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Selebrities “Can’t Make Up My Mind”

Monday, October 17, 2011

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Selebrities “Can’t Make Up My Mind”

This Brooklyn trio whips up a single they describe as "summertime goth."

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Plant Plants “She’s No One”

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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Plant Plants “She’s No One”

This London duo's music recalls everything from Battles to The Boo Radleys.

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Doug Hoyer “Northern Lights”

Monday, October 10, 2011

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Doug Hoyer “Northern Lights”

A ready-for-the-floor synth-pop tune from the Canadian artist's new LP.

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