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Jesse Boykins III feat. Luke James: Likeminded In now-classic Jesse Boykins III style, the LA-based singer/songwriter has released a super-lush and sexy record in his latest release: Bartholomew LP. Featuring guest spots from Syd (of The Internet...
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1. The Brooklyn Museum Announces a Year of Feminist Exhibitions Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, the Brooklyn Museum has announced it's launching a year of feminist exhibitions. According to...
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Neon Indian: Annie
Looking like something recovered from an early '90s VHS, Neon Indian's "Annie" video is delightfully low-res and playful. Directed by Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) himself, the video matches the perky track—albeit taking place in a city rather than...
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Mac Miller feat. Anderson .Paak: Dang! Thanks in no small part to a sublime hook from Anderson .Paak (whose gorgeous LP Malibu was released in January), Mac Miller's new track "Dang!" is probably his best yet. The super-groovy tune (which is the lead...
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Massive Attack: The Spoils
In Massive Attack's just-released, John Hillcoat-directed video for "The Spoils," Australian actor Cate Blanchett's beautiful face decomposes in front of your eyes—eventually resembling something discovered in an ancient tomb. The slow-moving, haunting...
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Mac Miller feat. Anderson .Paak: Dang!
Thanks in no small part to a sublime hook from Anderson .Paak (whose gorgeous LP Malibu was released in January), Mac Miller's new track "Dang!" is probably his best yet. The super-groovy tune (which is the lead single from his upcoming record The...
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Warpaint: New Song When Jenny Lee Lindberg made her solo debut last year as jennylee, and with Theresa Wayman in a side project called BOSS, we thought it was silently signaling an end to Warpaint. That said, the LA-based rock band has finally announced...
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Motion Graphics: Anyware
With a lush electronic landscape and an appropriately matched digitally-animated video, "Anyware" by Motion Graphics rides upon electro-pop elements with jazz-like tendencies. The debut solo project of Joe Williams, Motion Graphics' tracks were all...
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Premiere: "Open Space" by Wilderman
Rob Gungor—who doubles as the owner (along with partner Simone Rubi) of the Do Your Thing cafe in the art haven that is Marfa, Texas—releases music once again under the moniker Wilderman. "Open Space," the debut track off of his forthcoming album...
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Sundance Film Festival's NEXT FEST 2016 Programming
Now in its fourth year in LA, the Sundance Film Festival's NEXT FEST once again offers an outlet for independent artists across many mediums—and for audiences craving acclaimed cinematic programming. For those who can't make it to Park City, Utah...
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Alexis Taylor: I Never Lock That Door Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor has just released the video for his track "I Never Lock That Door" from his third solo album Piano. Directed by Simon Owens, the video is made up of many stills of Taylor mid-air, captured...
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How To Dress Well: Lost Youth / Lost You
The first track from How To Dress Well's upcoming album Care (set for release 23 September) is the sublime "Lost Youth / Lost You," which offers everything we've come to expect and enjoy about the artist. Along with the new song comes a purple-saturated...
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Alexis Taylor: I Never Lock That Door
Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor has just released the video for his track "I Never Lock That Door" from his third solo album Piano. Directed by Simon Owens, the video is made up of many stills of Taylor mid-air, captured by 170 pinhole cameras. It's a beautifully...
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Poolside: And The Sea Put a paper umbrella in your cocktail and dip your feet in the water; Poolside's new jam "And The Sea" is made for summertime. The LA-based duo's self-proclaimed "daytime disco" brand of music (their take on Neil Young's "Harvest...
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Die Antwoord: Banana Brain
The crazy kids are back! South Africa's Die Antwoord (made up of alter-egos Ninja and Yo-landi Visser, plus mysterious producers) release their latest middle finger to the pop world. "Banana Brain" juxtaposes hardcore techno rhythms with Visser's hair...
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Vulfpeck: Back Pocket
"Funky Duck" old-school jammers Vulfpeck have made a lighthearted music video for perhaps their cutest song ever: "Back Pocket." The band's Theo Katzman and guest vocalist Christine Hucal fondly recall high-stakes elementary school romancing as two...
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AG Cook: Superstar PC Music fans have been waiting for the official version of "Superstar" to release since RBMA Festival New York last May, when subversive pop producer AG Cook performed it live—on a grand piano. Originally written as a top-line...
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Jamie Lidell: Walk Right Back
From his upcoming album Building A Beginning (his first since 2013's self-title record), Jamie Lidell has released "Walk Right Back"—a soulful tune that's immediately recognizable as the British-born, Nashville-based artist. With a groovy bass line...
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Francis and the Lights feat. Kanye West and Bon Iver: Friends It's ever the joyful day when Francis and the Lights releases a new track. Recently, frontman Francis Farewell Starlite guested on Chance the Rapper's "Summertime Friends." Turns out, Chance...
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Jamie xx: Gosh (dir. by Romain Gavras)
Jamie xx never disappoints. His epic track "Gosh," off of his 2015 album In Colour, first debuted alongside a set of images from NASA/JPL. Now, a new deep and intense music video (directed by Romain Gavras, whose resumé includes work for MIA, Kanye...
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Courtney Barnett: Elevator Operator
A love letter to Melbourne, Courtney Barnett's "Elevator Operator" includes plenty of city-centric nods in the lyrics and just-released music video. Featuring Australian musical royalty (Paul Kelly), beloved comedians (Magda Szubanski) and more, the...
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Blood Orange: Augustine With a track like "Augustine" (and the accompanying video), it's hard to think of things Blood Orange (aka Dev Hynes) can't do. Off his just dropped album Freetown Sound (which features songs made in collaboration with Debbie...
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of Montreal: It's Different For Girls
In a colorful, joyous dance party music video, of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes explains (as best a man can) how "It's Different For Girls." The lead single from the band's upcoming album Innocence Reaches is delightfully playful, but still on point...
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