Slough Feg: White Cousin

A Boiler Room birthday mix, Todd Terje's debut album, a Frankie Knuckles tribute and more in the music we tweeted this week

Last week we interviewed brothers Tom and Matt Berninger, the latter known as The National’s frontman and the former, a burgeoning filmmaker. The pair have drastically different taste in music, but when asked for a tune they could agree on, Tom offered “White Cousin” by San Francisco heavy metal band Slough Feg. A song about the genetic relationship between albino apes and humans, Matt agrees …

Thris Tian Boiler Room Mix

A Boiler Room birthday mix, Todd Terje's debut album, a Frankie Knuckles tribute and more in the music we tweeted this week

Having spent the last few years traveling the world creating immensely popular live-stream DJ sets, the Boiler Room crew returned home to their original London location (which inspired the project’s name) to celebrate their fourth birthday. Fittingly, BR co-founder and music curator Thristian Richards took to the decks and provided a range of tunes which reflect his days working at the record shop Sounds of …

JIHAE: Illusion of You

A Boiler Room birthday mix, Todd Terje's debut album, a Frankie Knuckles tribute and more in the music we tweeted this week

After a successful crowdfunding effort for her new album “Illusion of You,” NYC-based JIHAE released the record’s first single of the same name, now available for download. The soulful songstress shows her vocal range in this dark, smoky track, which calls to mind a dodgy lounge from a film noir scene. With executive production from Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, this lead single is a …