Premiere: “Perfection” by Body Language

A soulful single from the band's forthcoming LP

Brooklyn quartet Body Language (aka Angelica Bess, Grant Wheeler, Matt Young and Ian Chang) returns with “Perfection,” the soulful debut single from the band’s forthcoming fourth LP, Travel Guide (out 9 October). The track’s melody is relaxed enough for casual poolside listening but the lyrics tell a familiar tale that warrants closer attention. It’s a noticeable continuation of their catalog of enjoyable experimental R&B soundscapes, which extends …

Premiere: “舞狮 Lion Dance” by Ian Chang

We discuss process and the new electronic-pop album, 属 Belonging

“舞狮 Lion Dance,” the lead track from musician/producer Ian Chang‘s first full-length album 属 Belonging, thrums to life with a beat that marries the mechanical and the organic. As the song develops, amassing energy and emotion, Chang grows sampled percussion into an intimate narrative—an awakening of sound and structure. The drummer may best be known thus far as a member of Son Lux and Landlady, or as …