How to Dress Well

Review: On Care, How to Dress Well Opens His Heart and Arrangements

If alt-R&B disappears ever, it’ll be via suffocation under a heap of its own baggage. The stereotypes are well-known and vicious. The worst of the…
Katherine St. Asaph / September 23, 2016

Stream How to Dress Well’s New “Sex-Positive” Anthem “Can’t You Tell”

How to Dress Well—the R&B-inflected recording project of Tom Krell—will release its fourth album, Care, on Friday, September 23, via Weird World/Domino. Over the past…
Kyle McGovern / September 19, 2016

How to Dress Well Returns With the Lush ‘What’s Up’

R&B romanticist How to Dress Well finally followed up last month's "Lost Youth / Lost You" with "What's Up." It's a velvet curtain knitted with…
Brian Josephs / August 31, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: How to Dress Well, Jenny Hval, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from resurfaced Norwegian avant-pop performers, college-rock icons, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 29, 2016

How to Dress Well Releases Bedroom Anthem ‘Lost Youth / Lost You’

Update 2: Care will be released on September 23 via Domino. A press release also revealed that Canadian composer Kara-Lis Coverdale, Jamaican producer Dre Skull, and electronic artist CFCF helped co-produce…
Brian Josephs / July 27, 2016

How to Dress Well Teases New Music in Website for Upcoming Album ‘Care’

If someone had told you that an alt-R&B figure was coming out with a new album called Care, it probably wouldn't take you a ton…
Andrew Unterberger / July 25, 2016

How to Dress Well Teams With Weird Twitter Account @Seinfeld2000 for Absurdist Single ‘The Speed Dial’

Before How to Dress well offers a proper follow-up to What Is This Heart?, he's decided to indulge his schmaltzier side today and team up…
Colin Joyce / December 23, 2015

How to Dress Well Is Laid Back in His ‘Precious Love’ Video

How to Dress Well's wispy album What Is This Heart? came out a year ago, and as a "thank you" to fans, singer/producer Tom Krell…
Colin Joyce / August 20, 2015

Hear How To Dress Well’s R&B Mix on ‘Diplo & Friends’

How to Dress Well was a guest on Diplo's BBC Radio 1 show, Diplo & Friends, last night, where he shared an R&B mix comprised…
Rachel Brodsky / June 21, 2015

Stream How to Dress Well and TALA’s Electrifying ‘The One’

Teaming with electronic pop singer-songwriter/producer TĀLĀ, How To Dress Well has a seductive new song titled "The One." Created as part of Yours Truly's…
Rachel Brodsky / January 27, 2015

The 50 Best Samples, Covers and References of 2014

We've spent a good deal of time at SPIN this last December listing our favorites of 2014; the songs, albums, and other music-related ephemera that…
SPIN Staff / December 26, 2014

Connect Sessions — The Work

After a month in the hothouse, last week's live event at the Brooklyn club Verboten, finally saw the premieres of the Connect Sessions powered by…
SPIN Staff / December 23, 2014

Connect Sessions Ep. 10 — Com Truise, How to Dress Well, and Ian Williams Take the Stage

Interviewed a few hours before taking the stage of the live Connect Sessions powered by Microsoft event at the Brooklyn venue Verboten last Wednesday, December…
SPIN Staff / December 22, 2014

Connect Sessions — Boldfaced Names

The December New York winds let up long enough on Wednesday night that attendees of the live Connect Session powered by Microsoft were able to…
SPIN Staff / December 19, 2014

Connect Sessions — Live/Wired

Among the qualities differentiating North Williamsburg dance-club Verboten from its chic-nightlife neighbors is a one-of-a-kind Martin Audio sound system that’s among NYC's best-kept secrets. On…
SPIN Staff / December 19, 2014

Connect Sessions — The Roles of Success

At first, the collaboration between How to Dress Well and TRUSST was one fueled by desperation. In early 2014, Tom Krell, the soulful pop singer…
SPIN Staff / December 16, 2014

Connect Sessions Ep. 9 — Collaborating 101

The successful engagement of natural, distinctly separate creative energies — swirling, combining, editing and balancing one another — is at the heart of any great…
SPIN Staff / December 15, 2014

Connect Sessions Ep. 8 — Subverting the Digital Paradigm

One of the aesthetic qualities which unites Tom Krell, the musician also known as How To Dress Well, and Melissa Matos, who runs the creative…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2014

Connect Sessions — ‘Realism is a Genre!’

There is a logic to the music Tom Krell currently records under the name How to Dress Well that he recognizes and cultivates as being…
SPIN Staff / December 11, 2014

Connect Sessions — In the Studio With How to Dress Well and Melissa Matos

One fascinating thing about the collaborative partnership between the pop musician who records as How to Dress Well (Tom Krell) and the multi-disciplinary artist TRUSST…
SPIN Staff / December 11, 2014
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