Otis Hart

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First Listen: The Radio Dept., 'Running Out Of Love'

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The protest album is alive and well in 2016. Listen to a synth-pop record created to fight the rise of far-right nationalism in Sweden.


Watch Gallant And Jhené Aiko's Inflammatory Video For 'Skipping Stones'

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Gallant, one of our favorite new singers, takes a backseat (literally) to Aiko in this mysterious video.


First Listen: Cass McCombs, 'Mangy Love'

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A quiet iconoclast, McCombs has spent eight albums enshrouding powerful messages in a '70s AM vibe while always exuding steely confidence.


Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Of July

Friday, July 29, 2016

It's Friday: Ring in the weekend with the six best electronic dance jams we heard this month.


Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Right Now

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Brexit or no Brexit, international exchange is the club's natural state. Hear a mix of new tracks featuring multicultural collaborations among EU-based artists.


First Listen: Martha, 'Blisters In The Pit Of My Heart'

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The British pop-punk band writes songs from the perspective of social misfits, while remaining devoted to providing a voice for anyone who's felt like an outsider.


Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Of May

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

An instant classic from an anonymous source headlines this month's survey of the underground.


Songs We Love: Brandy Clark, 'Three Kids No Husband'

Thursday, May 12, 2016

No other song released this year better encapsulates the marvel of the American mother than Clark's image-rich paean.


Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Right Now

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

This month's mix features disco-house, '80s throwbacks, some acidic Afrobeat, a mix of mbira and 808s, and a great soulful cover of Prince.


Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks From March

Friday, April 01, 2016

The best of March includes would-be hits from Norway, Israel, England, Canada and the South of France.


Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Right Now

Monday, March 07, 2016

I don't know if you'd agree, but we at Rx Dose have been noticing that the world seems like an increasingly bizarre place, full of instability and chaos but bearing also an endless supply of leftfield wonders. Has this always been the case, and we simply have more access to ...


Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Of January

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Our first Rx Dose mix of 2016 is fashionably late, and all the better for it. Corralling our favorite dance tracks from January (and beyond) took a little longer than expected for a host of boring reasons, but hopefully, once you hear this month's roster, you'll agree it was worth ...


Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Of 2015

Friday, December 18, 2015

For those paying attention in 2015, some of dance-music's traditionally safe spaces were disappearing almost as rapidly as the great records (or Bandcamp downloads) to play inside them were being released. I don't know what Future and Drake meant by "what a time to be alive." But it certainly felt ...


NPR Music's 10 Favorite Electronic Albums Of 2015

Friday, December 11, 2015

As somebody who nit-picks the purpose of year-end lists, I have one basic question to ask here: What is an "electronic album?" (Do non-electronic albums even exist in the digitally saturated year of our Internet overlords, 2015?) As somebody writing an intro to such a list, it might not be ...


Songs We Love: Prins Thomas, 'B'

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Fabled Norwegian producer of cosmic disco, prog techno and all beats in-between, "Prins" Thomas Hermansen is pulling the plug on his drum machine and going straight kosmische on his upcoming full-length, Principe Del Norte.

Having earlier this year released a 57-song mix inspired by the famed New York ...


Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks From November

Monday, November 30, 2015

Our final monthly Recommended Dose mix of 2015 includes Afrobeat from Amsterdam, techno by a retired ballerina, disco by a soft-rock progeny, remixes by two American club masters, and vibey electro in the vein of Hieroglyphic Being.

We'll be back in December with a megamix of our favorite ...


Songs We Love: The Spook School, 'August 17th'

Friday, November 27, 2015

Scottish punk rocker Nye Todd writes melodies for anyone who is young at heart. His lyrics, however, tend to be a bit more specific.

Todd is the transgender lead singer of queer punk band The Spook School, and the bulk of the songs on the band's new album, ...


Recommended Dose: October's Best Dance Tracks

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

It took a little while to shake-off the sugar crash of Halloween, but we're finally ready to present our October edition of Recommended Dose. This month features Balearic house from Australia, eerie techno from a fashion-minded Russian, Colombian club workouts from Northern England, Detroit-infused funk from London, hard-hitting bass from ...


Songs We Love: Martha, 'Six Men Getting Sick Six Times (Mendable)'

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The anarchist pop-punk band Martha took us by surprise last year with Courting Strong, a debut full-length of high-energy, three-chord sing-alongs that bucked the odds to land a spot on NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2014 list. The British quartet — drummer Nathan Stephens-Griffin, bassist Naomi ...


Songs We Love: DJ Richard, 'Bane'

Thursday, September 03, 2015

The electronic music producer known as DJ Richard has spent the last five years in the world's club capitals, Berlin and New York City, but his heart still remains in his native Rhode Island. Along with his cohort Young Male, DJ Richard is one of the more prominent ...