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Review: Andy Stott Is Wanted Both Dead and Alive on ‘Too Many Voices’

Andy Stott has always been mercurial, shuffling between slivered breakbeats, decaying dubstep, and a no-man's-subterranean-tunnel in between, where the only living thing was the electricity still…
Harley Brown / April 18, 2016

Hearts of Noise: Jeff Mills, Julia Holter, the Orb, and More Talk Working With Jean-Michel Jarre

It's hard to overstate the legacy and reach of French electronic-music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre. He currently holds the world record for largest outdoor concert (3.5 million…
Harley Brown / April 7, 2016

Kesha’s Entire Case Against Dr. Luke Is Dismissed

A New York judge has thrown out Kesha's case against Dr. Luke, according to TMZ. Following reports that Sony Music was set to drop the producer following the…
Harley Brown / April 6, 2016

Attic Abasement ‘Show Up to Leave’ on Endearing New Song

Attic Abasement's 2010 album Dancing Is Depressing is perhaps the crown jewel of lo-fi bedroom pop. With a subtle nod to Pavement and Joan of…
Jeffrey Silverstein / April 4, 2016

Ty Dolla $ign, Puff Daddy, and Gizzle Live the Good Life in ‘You Could Be My Lover’ Video

Puff Daddy and Ty Dolla $ign have shared the glossy video for "You Could Be My Lover" off of the former's 45th birthday present to…
Harley Brown / April 1, 2016

Watch the Flaming Lips, Pixies, Cat Power, Laurie Anderson, Debbie Harry, Michael Stipe, More Cover David Bowie

Despite the Roots pulling out of Carnegie Hall's series of tribute concerts to David Bowie, the first one last night went on as planned. Pitchfork has collected…
Harley Brown / April 1, 2016

Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, Dressed As Elvis, Is ‘King Of the World’ On ‘Fallon’

Last night, color-focused Californians Weezer celebrated the release of their self-titled The White Album by performing the record's crunchy, wistful "King of the World" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy…
Harley Brown / April 1, 2016

DJ Tennis Explores Orchestral Themes and Existential Questions on ‘Divisions’

For "Divisions" off of his latest EP, Divisions/Chirality, Italy-born and Berlin-based DJ Tennis (a.k.a. Manfredi Romano) recruited some new key players: Danish singer and guitarist Jeppe Kjellberg,…
Harley Brown / March 31, 2016

Review: The Field Sublimates Repetition on Entrancing ‘The Follower’

The Field's muscular micro-loops are meant for small spaces — high-quality headphones, or crowded 250-capacity venues. Last October, the man born Axel Willner practically levitated such an…
Harley Brown / March 31, 2016

Elysia Crampton Shares Silky ‘Horizon of Racialized Sciencism’ Featuring Kelela

It's hard not to be endlessly fascinated by the noisy pop mashups of Elysia Crampton, and her latest offering, "Horizon of Racialized Sciencism" featuring superlative L.A. singer…
Harley Brown / March 31, 2016

Florence Welch Lends Her Version of ‘Stand By Me’ to ‘Final Fantasy XV’

Florence Welch has covered soul singer Ben E. King's 1961 classic "Stand By Me" for the Final Fantasy XV trailer. (It appears at about the 1:15…
Harley Brown / March 31, 2016

Andy Stott Announces New Album, ‘Too Many Voices,’ Shares Swooning ‘Butterflies’

Mancunian techno-bending producer Andy Stott has announced a new LP, Too Many Voices, out April 22 via Modern Love. He introduced the follow-up to 2014's superb Faith In…
Harley Brown / March 30, 2016

Savages Dominate ‘Colbert’ With Crackling Performance of ‘Adore’

London foursome Savages burned slow and sure through "Adore," one of the more smoldering cuts off of their most recent and sophomore album Adore Life, last night…
Harley Brown / March 30, 2016

Michael Stipe Covers David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ on ‘Fallon’

In advance of Carnegie Hall's star-studded tribute concerts to the music of David Bowie, R.E.M.'s former frontman Michael Stipe covered The Man Who Sold the World's title track on The…
Harley Brown / March 30, 2016

Dean Blunt’s Babyfather Light Up in ‘Shook/Motivation’ Video

U.K. iconoclast Dean Blunt's group Babyfather have shared a new video for "Shook/Motivation" off of their forthcoming LP, BBF Hosted by DJ Escrow, out April 1 via…
Harley Brown / March 29, 2016

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