Tagged: XL Recordings

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Listen to Jai Paul’s Brother A.K.’s Debut Track, “So Good”

In a recent interview with Dazed, XL labelhead Rodaidh McDonald confirmed that the mysterious U.K. songwriter Jai Paul is still hard at work on his first LP, but his brother and longtime collaborator A.K. Paul … read more »

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Watch Le1f Get Down with Nature in New “Sup” Video

Whether he’s dancing in front of a waterfall, stomping around a field or getting cosmic in the forest, Le1f drops wild bars without breaking a sweat in the new video for the winding, grinding “Sup” … read more »

POSTED May 14, 2014 11:14AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,

By the Numbers: Jai Paul’s Leaked Demos

In By the Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits. This week, we tackle Jai Paul’s leaked demos/mixtape/album that mysteriously appeared Saturday night, then vanished. The story … read more »


Stream: Ratking, “Wikispeaks”

“Wikispeaks,” the first taste of four-man Harlem crew Ratking’s forthcoming EP, begins with a spoken preamble by the group’s unibrowed leader, Wiki, delivered like a Sunday School sermon over a repeating loop that slouches forward, … read more »

POSTED September 21, 2012 5:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: , , ,

MoMA PS1′s Warm Up 2012 Lineup

Judging from MoMA PS1’s Warm Up lineup, we will once again be spending our summer Saturdays sweaty and stoked in the courtyard of MoMA PS1. This year we’ll be shaded (and the air will be … read more »

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Bobby Womack, “Please Forgive My Heart” MP3

It’s not like we were sitting around hoping for the day that Bobby Womack would do an entire album produced by Richard Russell and Damon Albarn, but now that it’s a thing that exists, we’re … read more »

POSTED March 8, 2012 3:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,

Dollars to Pounds: SBTRKT

Dollars to Pounds is a bi-weekly column with a look at the best of what’s happening in the UK. This week we introduce D2P’s new writer, Kim Taylor-Bennett. SBTRKT writes his best music in the … read more »

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This Week in London: Prince William Getting Married, Tyler Crowned King

The new label-owners in Odd Future landed in London a couple hours ago. Tyler‘s arriving to open arms—he’s decked in Crown Jewels on the cover of this week’s NME and got a new iPhone from … read more »

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Odd Future Sign a Group Record Deal, Music Business Now More “Fun and Different”

Odd Future have been posting fully-formed records to their Tumblr since last February. Since, they’ve appeared in FADER 71 and on MTV, met Justin Bieber, performed on Fallon and with Diddy in Austin and at … read more »

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Stream: SBTRKT, “Step in Shadows”

For the title track off SBTRKT’s new EP, the UK producer kept in line with the clicky garage of “Soundboy Shift,” but it also sounds like he’s gotten a little more confident. “Step in Shadows” … read more »

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