Capital Children’s Choir: Untrust Us

From "Bad Jokes" to a choral take on "Untrust Us," our look back at the music we tweeted this week

For an electronic synthpop song about cocaine, the Capital Children’s Choir in London performs a stellar cover of the Crystal Castles’ song “Untrust Us” at the famous Abbey Road recording studio. Using just their voices and hands, the children reproduce the looping synth patterns and drum samples—keeping it truly a cappella. The most hauntingly beautiful moments are when two girls emulate, using only their voices, …

Kitten Pyramid: Uh Oh

Fiona Apple's "Hot Knife," ARP's "High-Heeled Clouds," Tiki Disco and more in this week's music recap

London’s Kate Moross is making quite a name for herself in the music video game with her penchant for awkward camera panning and knack for trippy videos—and we couldn’t be happier about it. The latest to receive the Moross treatment is Washed Out, whose video for “Don’t Give Up” features impeccably edited, tight-focused footage of exotic animals. Moross manipulates hue and saturation in sync with …

Washed Out: Don’t Give Up

Fiona Apple's "Hot Knife," ARP's "High-Heeled Clouds," Tiki Disco and more in this week's music recap

Interweaving vocals anxiously writhe on top of clean percussion and a well-placed piano progression—and that’s just the start of “Hot Knife,” Fiona Apple’s latest single from her critically acclaimed 2012 album The Idler Wheel…. The song meets its match with a potent music video from famed filmmaker and former flame, Paul Thomas Anderson. The visuals are simple and direct, drawing upon the gravity of Apple’s …