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Sunday, December 01, 2013
The as-yet untitled EP on Hyperdub will be three songs and total 28 minutes.
Sunday, September 08, 2013
The phenomenon known as Britpop took shape in 1993 after the success of Suede's self-titled debut album. Twenty years later, we look back at the era's best songs and speak with musicians who witnessed it firsthand.
Sunday, September 01, 2013
One of the year's best rock albums features four women who play impassioned punk. Phoebe Harris' guitar riffs on Hell Bent are some of the catchiest of 2013, and while Abby Weems' monotone voice isn't polished, but it's a perfect fit for Potty Mouth's rough-hewn melodies.
Monday, June 24, 2013
Both dedicated record collectors, Beautiful Swimmers' Ari Goldman and Andrew Field-Pickering touch on house, disco, New Age zen and John Carpenter unease during their 11-song journey, which they crafted over the course of more than four years.
Sunday, June 02, 2013
A duo from Sydney, Australia, Jagwar Ma combines rock 'n' roll signifiers (electric guitars, psychedelic vocals) with pristine dance-music production. Howlin largely nails that sweet spot between singing along to a song and losing yourself in it.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
After weeks of anticipation and cryptic messages the Scottish electronic duo finally shares a new song, and an eerie video.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
The British beat-makers shed their electronics in pursuit of a sound designed to translate live. For their second album, Mount Kimbie's Dominic Maker and Kai Campos even trot out languid vocal performances and a real live drum kit, while still sounding like themselves in the process.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
The producer's best album since the mid-'90s, False Idols is one of 2013's biggest surprises so far. His signature mix of menace and seduction still sounds contemporary after Tricky's more than 20 years in (and out of) the spotlight.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The title may sound explicit, but the new techno track by Laurel Halo keeps things at a tantalizing simmer.
Friday, May 10, 2013
A new video set at a backyard party in Dakar highlights a collaboration between the famous Senegalese singer Baaba Maal, a drum ensemble and a German techno producer.
Thursday, May 09, 2013
One of Detroit's youngest stars unleashes one of the year's great dance tracks, and reveals a connection to a founder of his hometown scene.
Sunday, May 05, 2013
All at once, Hanging Gardens feels vibrant and vintage, unmistakably young and inexplicably nostalgic. Classixx's Michael David and Tyler Blake may be known as DJs, but they're pop stars at heart, with melody reigning over rhythm and simple chord progressions carrying the day.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Yo La Tengo's sound has evolved quite a bit since Georgia Hubley and Ira Kaplan first jammed together in 1984; the feedback has subsided, replaced by a more contemplative vibe. To coincide with the release of the band's 13th album, Fade, Yo La Tengo performs an acoustic set behind Bob Boilen's desk.
Sunday, March 31, 2013
The laid-back Philadelphia guitarist has become something of a patron saint for the Great Recession's legions of accidental bohemians, who work hard while hardly working. Vile's transfixing new album is arguably his best yet.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
The Britpop band's first album in 11 years is one of the finest comeback albums in recent memory. Brett Anderson sounds as melodramatic and persuasive as ever on Bloodsports, and he can still belt out choruses with the best of them.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Led by singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield, Waxahatchee addresses teenage flux with seasoned songcraft. On the band's new album, Crutchfield has a way of making dysfunctional relationships sound like something to strive for.
Friday, April 23, 2010
The Museum of Arts & Design is resuscitating chickens, anchovies and other once-animate objects in a new exhibition titled "Dead or Alive," which opens Tuesday, April 27. Check out the slideshow of photos from MAD below and listen to WNYC's Anna Sale preview the series that lends new meaning to the phrase "recycled materials."
Friday, March 12, 2010
Stephin Merritt and his Magnetic Fields are back on tour in support of the group’s new album, Realism. The tour touched down at BAM’s Howard Gillman Opera House for a special Valentine’s Day Eve concert, and you can stream the best four songs from that performance right here.
Friday, March 12, 2010
The great tenor saxophonist entertained a packed house at Park Slope's Barbès last month. Stream the entire concert here.
Thursday, March 11, 2010
New York’s Greenwich Village scene of the 1960s gave rise to several talented blues and folk guitarists. One of them was Danny Kalb, who’s still pickin’ and recently performed a great set at Park Slope’s Barbès.