Tagged: Philippe Zdar


Stream Cat Power’s Album Sun

Cat Power‘s wonderful new album Sun, the singer’s first original material in six years, drops next week on Matador, but you can listen to it now at the Guardian. Chan Marshall played every instrument and … read more »

POSTED August 27, 2012 10:31AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Stream: Kindness, “That’s Alright”

On first listen, Kindness’ “That’s Alright” can feel a bit pastiche, like the intro to a moody Michael Mann heist film that is then frankensteined together with straight up ’80s dance/funk. There’s even an earnest … read more »

POSTED July 20, 2012 10:50AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
Philippe Zdar for the Fader in Paris

Footnotes: Philippe Zdar

In the 2007 documentary Helvetica, Lars Müller, a publisher of design books, memorably said, “I think I’m right calling Helvetica the perfume of the city. It is just something we don’t notice usually but we … read more »

POSTED June 19, 2012 9:04AM IN FEATURES TAGS: , , , , , ,

Cat Power, “Ruin” MP3

“Ruin,” which you can stream above and download below, via Matador, comes from Sun, Cat Power‘s first all-original album in six years. Chan Marshall produced the record herself, partly in a self-built Malibu studio, and … read more »

POSTED June 18, 2012 12:19PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
Philippe Zdar for the Fader in Paris

Philippe Zdar: The French Touch

Philippe Zdar takes a firm hand in making music better. It is at once utterly baffling and totally understandable why Philippe Zdar has tried to talk me out of coming to see him DJ at … read more »

POSTED June 18, 2012 11:28AM IN Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

Stream: Kindness, “SEOD (Zdar Dub Mix)”

Kindness will release his House EP June 18th, which features various reworkings of songs off World, You Need A Change of Mind, notably a dub mix of album opener “SEOD” by the album’s producer/mixer extraordinaire, … read more »

POSTED June 14, 2012 1:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

World Premiere! The FADER #80 Featuring Beach House and 2 Chainz

Whenever we start planning our annual Summer Music Issue, the criteria for the cover stories is mostly just based on what music we know deep in our heart of hearts (and ear of ears) is … read more »

POSTED June 14, 2012 10:09AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (13) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,


Recently, I met up with my friend Daniel at Starbucks. He was killing time before a party and stopped by to work on some music. I found him at a group table with a cup … read more »

POSTED June 14, 2012 8:00AM IN BACK ISSUES, ISSUES Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Video: Kindness, “House”

Kindness’ Adam Bainbridge has really got his music video game correct. Each release off his debut World, You Need a Change of Mind seems to up the creative ante and, particularly in the case of … read more »

POSTED May 15, 2012 11:30AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

GEN F: Kindness

Even though he’s exhausted, having come straight from a three-day dance festival, Adam Bainbridge is good company. He’s a droll storyteller, elucidating his experiences flitting around Europe and America. Born 29 years ago in Peterborough, … read more »

POSTED May 8, 2012 8:31AM IN GEN F TAGS: , ,