Great Good Fine Ok: Not Going Home

Kitty Cash's mixtape, Karen O's solo album, Simian Mobile Disco and more in the music we tweeted this week

The guest selector for this week’s #PrivateJam is Eric Weiner, founder of the online indie music publication (and events collective) The Wild Honey Pie. Weiner picked “Not Going Home” by Brooklyn duo Great Good Fine Ok, who feature in the second season of the The Wild Honey Pie’s original series, Welcome Campers. Weiner tells us, “These guys have a contagious amount of energy and passion …

Simian Mobile Disco: Dervish

Kitty Cash's mixtape, Karen O's solo album, Simian Mobile Disco and more in the music we tweeted this week

English rock band-turned-electronic music duo Simian Mobile Disco are well-loved for their dark, addictive dance beats and passion for analog gear. They up the ante, however, with “Dervish,” the second single from their upcoming album Whorl. The album was recorded on two modular synths, two sequencers and a mixer near Joshua Tree National Park, in front a crowd of about 900 people. Eschewing typical verse-chorus-bridge …

Kitty Cash: Love The Free Vol. II (mixtape)

Kitty Cash's mixtape, Karen O's solo album, Simian Mobile Disco and more in the music we tweeted this week

Channeling the days when artists would put out mixtapes with previously unreleased tracks, DJ Kitty Cash has meticulously assembled Love The Free Vol. II, an exciting followup to her mixtape debut from 2013. The eagerly anticipated compilation features 29 tracks—mostly alt-R&B—from artists that personally move and inspire Cash, including Willow Smith, Wynter Gordon, Dev Hynes, Kali Uchis and of course her main homie Kilo Kish. …