Tagged: Nicolas Jaar


Video: Darkside, “A1″

Darkside (Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington), give their dread-inducing-then-quietly-ecstatic “A1″ a cinematic treatment from Pomp & Clout, with a bunch of post-apocalyptic bedouins roaming the desert digging for crystals. For anyone raised on Star Wars … read more »

POSTED May 16, 2012 12:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,

The FADER #79 Podcast

Philip Glass is an icon of the avant-garde, which more or less means the star of FADER #79 is a weirdo of mythic proportions. In that spirit, and in his honor, we’ve crafted one of … read more »

POSTED May 8, 2012 10:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, The FADER TAGS: , , , , , ,

World Premiere! The FADER #79 Featuring Philip Glass

The most famous, absurd anecdote about Philip Glass, the subject of our annual Icon Issue this year, is that around the time Einstein on the Beach was performed at the Metropolitan Opera in 1976, he … read more »

POSTED May 1, 2012 10:09AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,


Recently, I watched Xavier Beauvois’ very good movie, Of Gods and Men. It’s a narrative film based on a true story about nine Trappist monks living in Tibhirine, Algeria during the mid-’90s, when radical Islamists … read more »

POSTED May 1, 2012 9:52AM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

GEN F: Nicolas Jaar

Preview: This story will appear in FADER #79, on stands soon. Recently, Nicolas Jaar was in a coffee shop in Canada when his 2011 album, Space is Only Noise, came on the stereo. It’s a … read more »

POSTED April 30, 2012 11:45AM IN GEN F Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Video: Shlohmo, “Rained All Night (Nicolas Jaar Remix)”

Video Marsh’s video for “Rained All Night” really gets down to the cellular level of Nico Jaar’s remix, filming washes of abstract nucleic-looking fluids, microscopically zooming on the texture of the sounds that go straight … read more »

POSTED April 17, 2012 2:45PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Stream: Shlohmo “Rained the Whole Time” (Nicolas Jaar Remix)

The 12-inch version of Shlohmo’s Vacation EP (out February 28th via Friends of Friends) comes replete with some super stellar remixes, like Slava’s take on “wen uuu” and this super smooth and water-logged Nicolas Jaar … read more »

POSTED February 20, 2012 12:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Video: Nicolas Jaar, “Materials”

Nicolas Jaar was born in 1990, which officially means he and I are far enough apart in age that I can remember what I was doing pretty vividly the year he was born. That’s a … read more »

POSTED February 2, 2012 12:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (4) TAGS: ,

Nicolas Jaar, “With Just One Glance” MP3

It seems we are not the only ones who slept on this newish Nicolas Jaar track, which he released over the holiday break. Take that for timeliness, internet! In any case, “With Just One Glance” … read more »

POSTED January 11, 2012 11:45AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Stream Darkside’s New EP

How did Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington manage to make exactly the music I want to listen to right now? (Maybe all the time?) Darkside’s vocals are complex and haunting, the guitars—guys, guitars!!!!—are driving but … read more »

POSTED November 18, 2011 2:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,