Wet: Old Bone (Jim-E Stack Remix)

NYC-based band Wet’s single “Old Bone” was a string-plucked tune with an emphasis on lead singer Kelly Zutrau’s vocals. But the remixed version, by Jim-E Stack, leans into the track’s core rhythm. With an upbeat drum and looming synths, the guitar is replaced by darker, distant strumming. Zutrau’s vocals are buried under a bit of distortion, but still bear the same raw emotion. Catch Wet on …

Sam Cohen: Something’s Got A Hold On Me

Danger Mouse has once again teamed up with BK-based singer/songwriter/producer Sam Cohen, for the latter’s upcoming LP The Future’s Still Ringing In My Ears. With a ’60s psychedelic vibe, “Something’s Got A Hold On Me” (premiering today on Stereogum) draws from that golden age of protest songs, describing a bleak view of the USA: “The future’s been a terrific disappointment / it’s not one thing specifically …

Stereolab: French Disco [Early Version Mix]

Stereolab—the London-based, English/French quartet that rose to epic heights in the ’90s—pioneered avant-pop. They disbanded in 2009, but return now with a reunion tour and gargantuan reissue series. Seven albums will return in limited edition vinyl and CD iterations, each with a hand-numbered strip from the original master-tapes. Demo tracks, alternate takes and scrapped mixes also accompany the releases. The first, “French Disco [Early Version …