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Pure X, “Someone Else” MP3

Pure X are on a desperate, bleak roll—earlier this month with “Things in My Head” and now with “Someone Else,” featuring some of the rawest, most pained vocals in recent memory. They’re cut awfully dry … read more »

POSTED March 25, 2013 10:52AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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How to Dress Well, “& It Was U (Doss Remix)” MP3

With its crisp snaps and shuffling, considered drum-beat, How to Dress Well’s “& It Was U” was not only one of his truest-to-the-original ’90s R&B homages on Total Loss but also one of its finest … read more »

POSTED December 5, 2012 8:32AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: , ,
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Stream How to Dress Well’s Album Total Loss

Next week, How to Dress Well, the R&B-ish project of sentimental music-obsessive Tom Krell, releases its second LP, Total Loss; today, Electronic Beats premiered a full-album stream. It’s hard to find a record that—like a … read more »

POSTED September 10, 2012 7:17PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: , , , ,
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Elite Gymnastics, “Minneapolis Belongs to You” (Cover By Recycle Culture) MP3

To celebrate a writeup on Gawker, Elite Gymnastics gave away this remarkable “cover”/remix of “Minneapolis Belongs to You” by Recycle Culture, who buries the dire lyrics from the original with an anxiety-obliterating trance riff. How … read more »

POSTED July 12, 2012 12:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,
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Elite Gymnastics’ Ruin 3 & 4

One of the best things about Elite Gymnastics’ Ruin project is that it could potentially go on ad infinitum, and given the duos creative range (see: video for Korallreven’s “Sa Sa Samoa”) who knows what … read more »

POSTED March 29, 2012 10:51AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Video: Korallreven, “Sa Sa Samoa (Elite Gymnastics Remix)”

The screaming midsection to Elite Gymnastics’ remix of Korallreven’s “Sa Sa Samoa” might be the most abrasive and hardcore thing the band has ever produced. And now, just as interestingly, they’ve finally brought their incredible … read more »

POSTED March 12, 2012 11:30AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Korallreven, “Sa Sa Samoa (Elite Gymnastics Remix)” MP3

The original version of Korallreven’s “Sa Sa Samoa” has a transcendent follow-the-light quality due to the ethereal vocals of Julianna Barwick and a sample of a Samoan choir. For their remix, Elite Gymnastics chopped it … read more »

POSTED February 28, 2012 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,
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Elite Gymnastics “So Close to Paradise 3 (Physical Therapy Remix)” MP3

Physical Therapy samples lyrics from Faithless’ “Insomnia” I only smoke when I need to and I need to get some rest… on Elite Gymnastics’ “So Close to Paradise,” slowing the mantra down to a demonic … read more »

POSTED November 8, 2011 12:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,
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Estasy, “Wild Wants” MP3

To talk about Estasy, I actually need to talk about Beach House. This isn’t because of any particular sonic similarities, there aren’t any, really. It’s more just a certain vibe, which boils down to: What … read more »

POSTED October 31, 2011 11:15AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Korallreven, “As Young as Yesterday” (Panda Bear Remix)

These days, when you hear about Panda Bear getting on a song that is not an Animal Collective song and not a Panda Bear song, it’s usually him doing crazy hypnotic mantras over a Pantha … read more »

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