Hot Chip: Down

Anchored by a sample of Chicago-based Universal Togetherness Band’s glorious early ’80s track “More Than Enough,” Hot Chip’s new track “Down” feels both retro and contemporary. The song and its kinetic music video (directed by Pulp’s Steve Mackey and Douglas Hart of the Jesus and Mary Chain) also act as an announcement for the five-piece (Owen Clarke, Al Doyle, Joe Goddard, Felix Martin and Alexis …

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Hiatus Kaiyote: Get Sun (Georgia Anne Muldrow Remix) A match made in heaven, Hiatus Kaiyote has been remixed by Georgia Anne Muldrow. With soaring synths balanced by a murky, squelchy bass line, the reimagined “Get Sun” sounds like it’s from another era—maybe another planet. The super-funky rework will appear on the upcoming Mood Variant—a collection of remixes from the Australian band’s Mood Valiant album—which is …

Malik Moses: Marvin

Smooth, funky and seductive, Malik Moses’ latest track “Marvin” conveys the frustrations of confusing love interests. From the first infectious beat, the single captivates, gliding forward on the Baltimore native’s slinky and versatile vocals. Set against a deep purple backdrop from COLORS—the studio where Moses premiered it—the track sonically and visually gratifies.