Tagged: R&B

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Hear Kali Uchis Try On Faded Neo-Funk in “Real”

Kali Uchis‘ “Real” popped up on Kitty Cash‘s Love The Free II mix yesterday, a pleasant surprise built on rubbery vibraphone notes–the kind employed by afro-jazz pioneers like Cal Tjader in the ’60s, and pillaged … read more »

POSTED July 30, 2014 11:50AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Hear Willow Smith’s 8, the Latest from Kitty Cash’s Love The Free II Mixtape

Kitty Cash’s Love The Free II drops tomorrow, a compilation of some of the most left-of-center R&B bubbling up from FADER favorites including SZA, Dev Hynes, and Yuna. Today, Cash liberates “8″ via MTV, featuring … read more »

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EKKAH Ride ’80s FM Waves on “Figure It Out”

Two girls from Birmingham named Rebekah and Rebecca decided to make music together under the name “EKKAH.” We can’t speak to the sanctity of that decision, but its surely produced a solid tune: “Figure It … read more »

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Watch Movement’s Striking, Very NSFW “Ivory” Video

At the tail end of last week, Australian three-piece Movement released an erotically-charged video for “Ivory,” a lustful, atmospheric track from their May-released self-titled EP. Directed by M83 collaborators Fleur & Manu, the clip opens … read more »

POSTED July 28, 2014 11:17AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Nina Sky and Smoke DZA’s “Stoners” Video Is as Wavy as You’d Expect

You know that feeling that comes at a certain point in the night, where you can’t be quite sure whether time is actually moving slower or faster than it usually does, or whether it’s actually … read more »

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Hear Spooky Black’s Ice Cold “Reason,” Featuring The Weeknd Producer Doc McKinney

Even though it’s the middle of summer, I still imagine Spooky Black bobbing his durag-covered head alone in the snowy forest of St. Paul, Minnesota, perpetually in the winter of his own discontent. Four months … read more »

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Peep the ’90s Pop in MNEK’s “Wrote A Song About You” Video

Young UK songwriter MNEK has a well documented obsession with the colorful, decadent decade of his birth. He evokes it in his sky high fade and loud fashion, his pulsing, I’ll-House-You music, and, now, the … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2014 11:08AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Listen To “Girls to the Floor,” Rome Fortune’s Contribution to Kitty Cash’s “Love the Free II” Mix

Anticipation continues to build for the second installment of Kitty Cash’s R&B-centric Love The Free series — which so far seems to be a trove of R&B delights, including songs from the likes of SZA, … read more »

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Bay Area Singer Molia Bolsters RnBass On “Too Late”

It’s official: R&B’s various new sub-genres and disparate styles have started earning their own titles. Molia’s “Too Late” captures one of those tiny waves with the descriptor “RnBass,” where 808s thump and party vibes are … read more »

POSTED July 24, 2014 3:42PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Jeremih Announces New Mixtape, Not on My Album, with “She Know It” Video

FADER PREMIERE A week after the release of his long-awaited collaborative EP with West Coast nob-twister Shlohmo, Chicago R&B hustler Jeremih has announced that he’ll be putting out a new mixtape in early August. It’s … read more »

POSTED July 24, 2014 2:15PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (9) TAGS: ,