Tagged: Gatekeeper


Stream: Gatekeeper, “Imperatrix”

Have you ever watched a Hollywood battle scene set in the gladiator era that ratcheted up the suspense and terror of the action using electronic beats? Did you ever willfully overlook the absurd anachronism of … read more »

POSTED October 23, 2013 11:40AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Stream Gatekeeper’s Luar Zepol NYFW Mini-mix

FADER NYFW, Spring 2014 Luar Zepol’s apocalyptic robes are always some of the coolest clothes at NYFW, and so they deserve a cool soundtrack to match: for the past few seasons, he’s been working with … read more »

POSTED September 10, 2013 2:00PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , , ,

Stream: ADR, “Slush Fund”

Lite FM flute, drum & bass rhythms, and digitally glitched vocal scat come together quite swimmingly on this latest missive from ADR, the solo project of Gatekeeper’s Aaron David Ross, whose Chunky Monkey debut is … read more »

POSTED January 29, 2013 11:22AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

By The Numbers: Mykki Blanco’s Cosmic Angel: The Illuminati Prince/ss Mixtape

In By The Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits. This week, we tackle Mykki Blanco‘s shapeshifting debut mixtape, Cosmic Angel: The Illuminati Prince/ss Mixtape, which you … read more »

POSTED November 13, 2012 2:49PM IN BY THE NUMBERS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Download Mykki Blanco’s Cosmic Angel: The Illuminati Prince/ss Mixtape

After much teasing, Mykki Blanco’s debut mixtape arrives with a title wordy enough to make Fiona Apple proud. Stylistically, Blanco is apt progeny for his outer-borough predecessors, like he was raised on a strict diet … read more »

POSTED November 9, 2012 12:54PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,

NYC’s Music Community Talks Hurricane Sandy

If you suffered Sandy’s wrath this week, you probably woke up after the storm with a pretty good grasp on all the damage she incurred on your block, but without much of a sense of … read more »

POSTED October 31, 2012 5:05PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , ,

Staff Selects Playlist: Music from a Virtual Planet

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED October 4, 2012 12:10PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,

Live: Arca, Gatekeeper and Shams at Night Spa

I’m pretty used to New York being the kind of place where, if you can think up a novelty party concept, it’s probably already been done, but I must admit that I didn’t know what … read more »

POSTED October 3, 2012 12:04PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Interview: Gatekeeper

Last week Hippos in Tanks released Brooklyn-via-Chicago duo Gatekeeper’s insane debut LP, Exo, a sharp and immersive album that the music equivalent of electrified blood and Ridley Scott’s view of the early 22nd century, if … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2012 6:50PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC INTERVIEWS Comments (6) TAGS: , , , , ,

Stream Gatekeeper’s Album Exo

Best listened to as a whole, NYC duo Gatekeeper’s Exo is like a 35-minute joyride along the glowing neon grids of a digital dimension in a suped-up sports car. Seamlessly navigating through the freaky textures … read more »

POSTED July 11, 2012 5:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,