Permanent Vacation DJ Podcast

Superhumanoids, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Permanent Vacation and more in our weekly music recap

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. The Perm Vac guys eschewed pulling from their own roster of talent in favor of what they’re listening to now—a testament to their genuine musical interests—for a playlist that includes Bonobo, …

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Kendrick Lamar's remix, Sunshine Reggae, Jason Molina and more in our weekly music recap

Emika: Wicked Game Not since Soul Clap’s muffled edit of “Wicked Game” in 2009 has the classic Chris Isaak track felt so fresh. In a sneak peek at her forthcoming album, Dva, Czech-born, Berlin-based singer Emika released her own version of “Wicked Game,” filled with echoey electronic spirals and vocals that are as sexy as Helena Christensen half-naked on a beach. A preview of the …

Emika: Wicked Game

Kendrick Lamar's remix, Sunshine Reggae, Jason Molina and more in our weekly music recap

Not since Soul Clap’s muffled edit of “Wicked Game” in 2009 has the classic Chris Isaak track felt so fresh. In a sneak peek at her forthcoming album, Dva, Czech-born, Berlin-based singer Emika released her own version of “Wicked Game,” filled with echoey electronic spirals and vocals that are as sexy as Helena Christensen half-naked on a beach. A preview of the classically trained musician’s …