Sylvan Esso: Radio

Sylvan Esso singer Amelia Meath’s vocals dance with remarkable precision atop the upbeat electronic instrumentation of new single “Radio.” From the highly danceable “slave to the radio” chorus to the warbling over an extended digital finish, it’s a lovable track on the surface but digs deep into the state of the music industry with its lyricism. And for lovers of vinyl, “Radio” will get a …


Farewell to B.B. King, J*Davey's new album and Jessie Ware's beautiful cover of a pop hit in this week's music

B.B. King: Guess Who (Live at Sing Sing Prison 1972) The legendary B.B. King passed away yesterday and his heart-rending blues will be truly missed. Regarded as one of the world’s most significant guitarists, King leaves a career that spanned decades: beginning to record professionally in 1949 at 24 years old and continuing to tour extensively in his 70s. On Thanksgiving in 1972, King visited …

Sylvan Esso: H.S.K.T. (Hercules & Love Affair Bleeps and Vox Mix)

To celebrate the one year anniversary of their debut album, Durham, NC-based duo Sylvan Esso share a new tasteful remix of their song “H.S.K.T.” (short for “head, shoulders, knees and toes”) by regular collaborators Hercules & Love Affair. This Bleeps and Vox Mix is a minimalist but bass-y dance floor grinder guided by Amelia Meath’s light voice—with lyrics inspired by Miley Cyrus and realization.