This weekend should be a fun one, so we're bringing you sugary spins on tunes you already know, and brightly wrapped packages you won't want to ruin by opening. This is your TGIF candy coating. The sugary, sonic Red Bull to drown your weekend and help you forget your week. Look. Listen. Indulge. Rage. Repeat. xoxo <3 The FADER <3
bo en, "Kero Kero Bonito's My Party (Remix)"
"I can't help thinking about that one childhood-ruining YouTube video of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen singing about pizza, artfully slowed down so it feels like a bad trip."—Patrick D. McDermott. Read the full write up here.
Dornik, "On My Mind"
"With just the right amount of reverb coating its swaggering bass line and space disco flourishes, “On My Mind” evokes the blur of the weekend’s dancefloor—just in time."—Alexander Iadarola. Read the full write up here.
BEA, "We're Like The Hard Born"
"Wearing a Shabba-style catscratch in her eyebrow and a skin-toned body suit, the video consists of a selfie in an infinite-space steam room."—Alexander Iadarola. Read the full write up here.
Cassius Select & Oscar Key Sung, "Wanna"
"'Wanna' moves along on the skeleton of Oscar's fragile vocal and piano loops, until the whole thing heats up with a thick skin of bass around the one minute mark."—Aimee Cliff. Read the full write up here.
Milo, "Argyle Sox"
"A trip into a mind pondering at large: milo riffs on BET, supreme beings, fung shui and even the oft overlooked Saturday morning cartoon classic Medabots."—David Turner. Read the full write up here.
Katie Rush, "Law of Attraction"
"It's the kind of thing that the Breakfast Club kids would be mooning about to in a reflective montage scene given half the chance."—Ruth Saxelby. Read the full write up here.
Mikael Seifu, "Tuff Ruff"
"Combining delicate, atmospheric electronics with some of the most heart-skipping melismatic melodies we've heard in this neck of the world since Ethiopiques."—Emilie Friedlander. Read the full write up here.
Danny Brown, "H8M4CH1N3 (ft. The Neighborhood)"
"Smoked out, sitar-over-808s trap beat."—Alexander Iadarola. Read the full write up here.
Matt Kivel, "End of Adventure"
"He was like Puck from A Midsummer Night's Dream, except in REAL LIFE."—Matt Kivel. Read Patrick D McDermott's full write up, here.