Darkside: What They Say

Casey Spooner's #PrivateJam, Darkside's final tunes, Lauryn Hill sings about racism in the US and more in the music we tweeted this week

Although they officially formed in 2011 with an experimental three-track EP, it was last summer that saw Darkside gain a cult following when they remixed the entirety of Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories. The duo quickly followed up with an LP called Psychic, furthering fans’ admiration. Now, Dazed has announced that Darkside’s independently successful musicians—Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington—are splitting up to pursue other projects. …

Beyonce: Drunk in Love (Brenmar and Finesse remix)

Casey Spooner's #PrivateJam, Darkside's final tunes, Lauryn Hill sings about racism in the US and more in the music we tweeted this week

Casey Spooner, frontman of Fischerspooner, brought us this week’s #PrivateJam during an interview about his upcoming book (stay tuned for that soon). He tells us that he’s admittedly all over the place musically, but: “I’m currently listening to a really weird combination. I’m still into the new Beyonce record, but am also into this weird French electronic music from a producer called French Fries—it’s super …

Lauryn Hill: Black Rage (Sketch)

Casey Spooner's #PrivateJam, Darkside's final tunes, Lauryn Hill sings about racism in the US and more in the music we tweeted this week

After the recent shooting of unarmed African-American teenager, Michael Brown, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, controversy ensued with race relations at the forefront. An outpouring of responses came in from various stakeholders and commentators, but few hold the power, creativity and simplicity of Lauryn Hill’s “Black Rage (Sketch).” Set to the tune of “My Favorite Things,” the lo-fi track was recorded in …