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Stream: Active Child f. How to Dress Well, “Playing House”

Photographer Ariel Zambelich
June 07, 2011

The cascading piano line that introduces this duet is too perfect, spiraling like an Alice in Wonderland techno-trip into fantasy R&B, like spelunking the deep internet without a safety USB cord. Pairing bedroom falsetto connoisseurs Active Child and How to Dress Well, "Playing House" rivals heights of collaborative Auto-warble last seen in Kanye's weird work with Bon Iver. The boys always threaten to take homage over-the-top, but "Playing House" is undeniable magic.

Stream: Active Child f. How to Dress Well, "Playing House" (via pitchfork)

Stream: Active Child f. How to Dress Well, “Playing House”