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Airbird & Napolian - ITZ_1 (Abby Ross)

Stream: Airbird & Napolian, “Special”

Joel Ford—the New Yorker who releases electronic music as one half of Ford & Lopatin, Games, and most recently solo as Airbird—is now collaborating with like-minded Software label-mate Ian Evans aka Napolian. “Special” is the … read more »

POSTED May 21, 2013 5:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,
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Stream: Airbird, “Free Mind”

“Free Mind” is the latest from Joel Ford of Ford and Lopatin’s Airbird solo project. The track starts lingeringly with random R2-D2 bleeps and the sound of hand-to-drum percussion, setting us firmly in a retro … read more »

POSTED July 18, 2012 2:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

Download Software’s FADER Mix

In FADER #77’s story Four on the Floor, we looked at a quartet of electronic and dance labels based in the states that are truly finding their own renewed themes. Though disco, house and techno … read more »

POSTED January 4, 2012 11:15AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (8) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Stream: Airbird, “We Used To”

Joel Ford—Dan Lopatin’s longtime partner in jamming and current partner in the production (Ford and Lopatin) and distribution (Software) of great electronic music—flies solo as Airbird, making computer funk songs with hippie vibes. They tend … read more »

POSTED January 3, 2012 5:04PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Four on the Floor: Electronic Labels

Everything goes in cycles, and right now we’re currently somewhere in the late-middle period of a heavy electronic music resurgence. Everyone involved is obsessed with talking about the textures of their music, and even more … read more »

POSTED January 2, 2012 10:29AM IN FEATURES Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The FADER #77 Podcast

Over nearly 45 minutes—that’s like 50% more jams than usual!—we explore the depths of this year’s NOW issue with a lovingly mixed audio accompaniment. The podcast showcases our favorite tracks from cover stars Future and … read more »

POSTED December 19, 2011 12:31PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, The FADER TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,