Man Tear: Outside Amore

From music vet Shuggie Otis' new album to the debut of Man Tear, our recap of the songs we Tweeted last week

A new Swedish duo made up of Studio Barnhus musicians Axel Boman and Petter Nordkvist, Man Tear tapped Bowman’s cousin and regular collaborator (and successful filmmaker) Johan Jonason to lend his vocals for their debut track “Outside Amore,” now out on DFA. Perfectly catchy in its stream of tambourine beats, synths and a “trilling slab of spacious disco,” the tune’s appeal is only amplified by …

James Blake: Overgrown

From music vet Shuggie Otis' new album to the debut of Man Tear, our recap of the songs we Tweeted last week

Two years after his groundbreaking debut, this week young British artist James Blake released his sophomore album, Overgrown, which showcases a more focused and determined musician. He explains in a recent interview with The Guardian that the title track is inspired by a meeting with Joni Mitchell, who offered up some advice on how to build a career with legs and still be around “when …

ADULT.: Tonight, We Fall

From music vet Shuggie Otis' new album to the debut of Man Tear, our recap of the songs we Tweeted last week

Telling label Ghostly International this is “the closest we have come to writing traditional ‘pop’ songs, even though we know they are totally mutants,” Adult. husband-and-wife- duo Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller loosen their Detroit electro-punk roots in favor of a slightly more digestible sound on their fifth album to date with silvery songs like “Tonight, We Fall.” But the experimental twosome haven’t entirely …