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Hear Au Revoir Simone Go Girl ‘Crazy’ on Sunny Single

After a four-year break, synth-pop sirens Au Revoir Simone are returning with a fourth album, Move in Spectrums. The Brooklyn trio have already shared one…
Chris Martins / August 22, 2013

Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado Saddles ‘Seven Horses’ With Electronic Psych

Foxygen co-leader Jonathan Rado — the Lennon to singer Sam France's McCartney, if you want to go there — is prepping his debut solo album,…
Kyle McGovern / August 21, 2013

Sam Smith Aims to Achieve ‘Nirvana’ With Transcendent R&B

Cambridge-based singer Sam Smith made his name guesting on dance-pop tracks by rising stars like Naughty Boy and Disclosure, but the man is now taking…
Chris Martins / August 21, 2013

Sarcastic Nine Inch Nails Fan Makes Video for Pop-tastic ‘Everything’

Nine Inch Nails have shared a host of typically moody tracks from their fast-approaching comeback album, Hesitation Marks. "Came Back Haunted," "Copy of A," "Disappointed,"
Kyle McGovern / August 21, 2013

The Future of EDM: Space Invaders and Deadmau5 Stamp on a Human Face, Forever

So music producer Deadmau5 and the video game Space Invaders have teamed up. Well, that's not entirely true. Deadmau5's lawyers have inked some kind of…
Philip Sherburne / August 21, 2013

Matthew E. White Goes Minimal on New ‘Outer Face’ EP

Matthew E. White stuffed his debut album, last year's Big Inner, with lavish arrangements: Strings, horns, choir vocals, and guitar all melded together to form a…
Kyle McGovern / August 21, 2013

Jessy Lanza Offers Her Digits on Sultry ‘5785021’

Jessy Lanza is a triple-threat: a singer blessed with an endlessly breathy coo, a pianist with a striking sense of melody, and a producer with…
Chris Martins / August 21, 2013

Holy Ghost!’s Electro-Pop Romance Isn’t Right, But It’s ‘Okay’

Back in May, Holy Ghost! unveiled "Dumb Disco Ideas," the lead single off the DFA duo's upcoming sophomore album, Dynamics (due out September 10).  Since then,…
Kyle McGovern / August 21, 2013

Watch Army Navy’s High-Speed ‘Crushed Like the Car’ Video

Earlier this week, Army Navy dropped a brand new EP, the six-track Crushed, via their very own label, The Fever Zone Records. To promote their newest…
Kyle McGovern / August 21, 2013

Temples Summon the Psychotropic Spirit of the ’60s for ‘Keep in the Dark’ Video

England's Temples specialize in '60s-washed psychedelia, blending anemic vocals and shaggy melodies into a wonderfully murky swirl. Now, the four-piece — composed of James Baghaw…
Kyle McGovern / August 21, 2013

M.I.A.’s ‘Unbreak My Mixtape’ Isn’t a Mixtape, But It Plays Like One

Mixtapes have been at least as crucial to M.I.A.'s legacy as her albums. She introduced herself with 2004's Piracy Funds Terrorism mixtape. After 2010's divisive Maya, she…
Marc Hogan / August 21, 2013

Leverage Models Flip Synths Inside-Out With Sharon Van Etten on ‘Sweep’

Under the guise of Leverage Models, producer Shannon Fields records dark, off-kilter pop best suited "for shaking to death." So far, the Missouri native's club-friendly…
Kyle McGovern / August 21, 2013

Hear Unreleased Sly & the Family Stone Cut ‘Fortune and Fame’

While it seems like it arrived fully formed with "Dance to the Music" in 1967, Sly & the Family Stone’s fusion of R&B and rock…
Jem Aswad / August 21, 2013

Hear Jail Weddings’ Epic ‘Why Is It So Hard to Be Good’

If it seems a bit dramatic for Jail Weddings to title their second album Meltdown — A Declaration of Unpopular Emotion, one only need hit…
Chris Martins / August 21, 2013

Watch Cian Ciaran’s Pissed-Off, Acid-Damaged ‘Sewn Up’ Video

Cian Ciarán knows middle-finger psychedelic pop. He's a co-founder, keyboardist, and all-around crucial member of long-running Welsh establishment trollers Super Furry Animals. He also quietly…
Marc Hogan / August 21, 2013
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