Aphex Twin: Alberto Balsalm

James Murphy's Bowie remix, Kishi Bashi, Boston Bun's "Flasher" and more in our look at the songs we tweeted this week

Niki Roberton, founder of LA-based record label IAMSOUND, is typically busy discovering cutting-edge artists like Charli XCX and Taken By Trees or working on forward-thinking museum gigs at MOCA Los Angeles. But for her #PrivateJam, the industrious young woman chose a classic with Aphex Twin’s “Alberto Balsalm.” She tells us, “I love Aphex Twin; Richard D. James is a genius. I’ve learned a lot about …

Kishi Bashi: I Am the Anti-Christ to You

James Murphy's Bowie remix, Kishi Bashi, Boston Bun's "Flasher" and more in our look at the songs we tweeted this week

After cutting his teeth in the indie rock scene with the likes of Regina Spektor and Of Montreal, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and general creative virtuoso Kishi Bashi has been a critic favorite since his first solo release in 2011. Along with an insightful interview, the self-directed video for 2012’s “I Am the Anti-Christ to You” reveals a more wistful side of the artist. DIY paper-cut …

David Bowie: Love is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix by James Murphy for The DFA)

James Murphy's Bowie remix, Kishi Bashi, Boston Bun's "Flasher" and more in our look at the songs we tweeted this week

James Murphy’s Hello Steve Reich Mix of David Bowie’s 2013 track “Love is Lost” has a lot going on. There’s the busy Steve Reich “Clapping Music” beginning and bouncy synths reminiscent of Kraftwerk’s “Pocket Calculator” underscoring Bowie’s tumultuous vocals from the original, and a few piano references to “Ashes to Ashes”—a Ziggy Stardust classic. But as you would expect from two respective legends, the 10-minute …