Boulevards: Sanity

Boulevards (aka Jamil Rashad) brings the ’70s back in a big and catchy way with “Sanity,” a full-energy track that celebrates the best clichés of the era—like hand claps, glittery riffs, groovy bass lines and smoother-than-caramel vocals—while remaining distinctly contemporary. This is the second single to appear from Boulevards’ debut self-titled EP (set for release 25 September 2015)—expect it to dominate dance floors this season.

Premiere: Hiatus Kaiyote’s “Molasses” Live in Paris

A soulful performance that showcases each band member's muscianship

In a time when hyper-manufactured hits created in multimillion dollar studios dominate the airwaves, Melbourne-based quartet Hiatus Kaiyote have been stoking a different kind of fire with their DIY approach built on raw energy, creativity and most of all, musicianship. Their diverse influences—from afro-beat to jazz to flamenco and even sound design—result in a soulful, off-the-wall sound that knows no boundaries. Today, CH premieres an …

William Onyeabor Box Sets

Much of Onyeabor’s identity remains a mystery, but crate-diggers have been fans for years, and 2013 saw Luaka Bop finally bring his songs to the (curious) masses. Discovering Onyeabor’s music is like being let in on a very special secret. Rich with playful hooks, repetitive melodies and strange electronic sounds, the Moog-driven songs lean more toward spacey Germanic techno than the raw Nigerian Afro-beat of …