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DJ Shadow + Nils Frahm, D∆WN's high-energy pop and some NSFW facesitting this week in music

Blonde Redhead: Dripping Veteran NYC avant-rock trio Blonde Redhead (made up of Kazu Makino and twin brothers Simon and Amedeo Pace) released their ninth studio album Barragán back in September 2014. From it, the hushed and hazy lead single “Dripping” (“I saw you dripping sunlight / I saw you dripping moonlight”) previously had a music video-cum-ad for fashion label AllSaints. Now comedian Eric Wareheim makes …

D∆WN: Wake Up

Former Danity Kane member D∆WN has been busy this week, dropping her Adult Swim Single “Serpentine Fire,” her collaboration “Lemonade Lakes” with Oshi, and now a music video for her climatic chant “Wake Up.” The high energy dance track—featuring Machinedrum’s signature rapid-fire beats—breaks the template of the formulaic electro-pop hit, experimenting with how far D∆WN’s voice can flit, bend and tauten. Thankfully, the visuals can …