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King Krule

Stream: King Krule, “Rock Bottom”

Listening to King Krule’s intimate “Rock Bottom” is like an alternative version of the Olympics Closing Ceremony where instead of seeing a giant stadium, you’re in a tiny dive bar and Krule is taking the … read more »

POSTED August 15, 2012 5:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
Some Ember

Some Ember, “Flowers Open” MP3

Some Ember would be a thoughtful boyfriend. Case in point, “Flowers Open” is all elongated chugs and sonnet-like verse: Petals crushed into the earth, singing out to him a curse/ Love erasing every hurt when … read more »

POSTED August 6, 2012 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,
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Kitty Pryde, “Hittin Lix” MP3

Toronto producer Bad Channels’ beat on “Hittin Lix,” the first single off the young Florida rapper Kitty Pryde’s forthcoming debut LP, is decompression after decompression, with shushed cymbals and Kitty’s voice lulling. It’s the definition … read more »

POSTED August 1, 2012 2:26PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS:
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Usher f. Pharell, “Twisted (Sammy Bananas Bootleg)” MP3

Fool’s Gold’s Sammy Bananas ships Usher‘s “Twisted”—which features and was produced by Pharell—into a pitter patter. Download the remix below and read our feature on Usher from FADER #80 here. Download: Usher f. Pharell, “Twisted … read more »

POSTED July 31, 2012 11:45AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Stream: Arca, “Self Defense”

Arca‘s “Self Defense” hails from the New York producer’s Stretch 2 EP, out August 6th via UNO. The bouncy track’s got a scribbling zap to it like a paranoid tadpole freaking out under a spotlight. … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2012 5:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,
Picture

Picture, “True” MP3

David Kyhlberg, of the great Swedish duo Sail A Whale, has branched off on his own as Picture. “True,” off his upcoming EP for Cascine, is all about the rise and unending liftoff, with an … read more »

POSTED July 18, 2012 3:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,
Purity Ring

Stream Purity Ring’s Album Shrines

Purity Ring‘s debut album, Shrines, is streaming at NPR. The whole thing has a dancing-on-your-tiptoes grace to it. Make sure to listen to “Crawlersout” and the duet “Grandloves,” like Purity Ring’s equivalent of Nelly and … read more »

POSTED July 16, 2012 6:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: ,
Goldroom

Video: Goldroom f. Chela, “Fifteen”

The video for LA producer Goldroom’s “Fifteen” frays with sadness. Starring the song’s vocalist Chela, it makes you feel like summer’s already over and you’re doing everything for the last time with your best friend: … read more »

POSTED July 16, 2012 4:21PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,
Lone

Stream: Lone, “Lenticular Cloud”

English producer Lone put out a new song yesterday. “Lenticular Cloud” is unhurried, taking its sweet time, poised and patient like someone who never raises their voice. You can just see the hubcaps of a … read more »

POSTED July 12, 2012 10:14AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,
Justice

Video: Justice, “New Lands”

The amusing new Justice video for “New Lands” gives a new spin on the Olympics. Instead of a world where sports are played separately, Justice posit a time where all athletics merge in one mega-hybrid … read more »

POSTED July 11, 2012 5:24PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,