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Celebration: Rolling On
Bright and exciting from start to finish, "Rolling On" will be the opening track of Celebration's forthcoming Wounded Healer album. A chugging bass line, peppy organ work and singer Katrina Ford's dynamic vocals drive the song forward with joy and...
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DJ Shadow Feat. Nas: Systematic
Two very big names in music have just released their first-ever collaboration. DJ Shadow and Nas joined forces for "Systematic," which embraces funky boom-bap, squelchy sounds and an old-school vibe but still sounds decidedly new. Nas, as always, delivers...
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Exit Kid: It's Cool
It's hard to escape the charm cast by claymation, the stop-motion animation process that artist Joe Baughman uses to great effect in the music video for "It's Cool." Baughmam constructs an otherworldly, whimsical dimension for the grungy but buoyant...
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Wilma Archer feat. Amber Mark: Like a Hunger
Composer and songwriter Will Archer—formerly known as Slime but now producing music under the moniker Wilma Archer—has united with NYC vocalist Amber Mark for the soulful pop tune "Like a Hunger." Archer's first release in two years, the track addresses...
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DBFC: Jenks
With a sound reminiscent of New Order and Dandy Warhols, Paris-based duo DBFC unveils "Jenks," a new single from their forthcoming debut LP. Even with its electronic flourishes, there's a tactile, grimy old club dance vibe here that manages to be both...
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Bleachers feat. Carly Rae Jepsen: Hate That You Know Me
With Carly Rae Jepsen on back-up vocals, Bleachers' new track "Hate That You Know Me" will appear on the band's second record Gone Now, set for release 2 June. With a slightly distorted bass line, plenty of synths and harmonized vocals—thanks to Jepsen...
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Iggy Pop: Asshole Blues
The first song in a series of flexi-disc releases on Miami-based band Jacuzzi Boys' Mag Mag label is a very impressive one. By none other than Iggy Pop, "Asshole Blues" is a scratchy acoustic tune whose muffled recording somehow only adds to its charm...
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BOSCO feat. St Beauty: Castles
Fool's Gold artist BOSCO has teamed up with duo St. Beauty (aka Alex Belle and Isis V) for a sublime tune, "Castles." The accompanying video—directed by Lacey Duke—is all pastels and lollipops, but steers clear of becoming saccharine. BOSCO and St...
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Villagers + Nico Muhly: Fortunate Child
Set to time-manipulated footage of iconic New York City landmarks shot by Donal Dineen, "Fortunate Child" marks a nuanced and emotive collaboration between Villagers and Nico Muhly. A compositional magnificence bathes the vocals of Villagers' Conor...
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J. Geils Band: Centerfold
Almost anybody who has been to a wedding, prom or late-night venue in a beachside town in the Western world will have heard the J. Geils Band. The American band (which started out as a three-piece) is responsible for the 1981 hit "Centerfold"—as well...
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Asphixiation: Aural Risk
Premiering on Stereogum—despite having been recorded in 1980—Asphixiation's "Aural Risk" is an art project worth paying attention to. Created by Philip Brophy (of experimental group → ↑ →) Asphixiation was a performance art creation in which Brophy...
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Kamasi Washington: Truth
Just released by the very talented jazz saxophonist, composer and producer Kamasi Washington (who has performed with Herbie Hancock, Lauryn Hill, Nas, Flying Lotus, Thundercat and more), "Truth" is the beautifully transcendent sixth movement from his...
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