Nicolas Jaar

Nicolas Jaar Announces New Album Sirens

Electronic producer and tinkerer Nicolas Jaar has announced a new album. Dubbed Sirens, the forthcoming set will be his first proper solo album since 2011’s fantastic Space Is…
Charles Innis / September 23, 2016

Hear Nicolas Jaar’s Gorgeous Remix of Kanye West’s ‘Blood on the Leaves’

Two years after electronic maestro Nicolas Jaar was commissioned to remix Kanye West's Yeezus standout "Blood on the Leaves" for a video shown as part…
Andrew Unterberger / February 11, 2016

The 25 Best Dance Remixes of 2015

This year, remixes ruled. DJ Snake slung AlunaGeorge's "You Know You Like It" to the top of Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs chart by subbing treble for subtle…
Harley Brown / December 23, 2015

The 40 Best Dance Songs of 2015

The year that was got us intoxicated with X-static house anthems, interstellar jock-jam updates, and Travolta-hot footwork burners. Below you'll find our list of the…
SPIN Staff / December 23, 2015

Nicolas Jaar Cultivates a Skittering, Slinky Vibe on ‘Fight (Nymphs IV)’

Though Nicolas Jaar still has yet to put out the follow-up studio LP to 2011's Space Is Only Noise, the ambient producer has released a wealth of…
Harley Brown / October 7, 2015

Nicolas Jaar Streams Hypnotic EP ‘Nymphs III’

It's been four years since New York musique concrete producer Nicolas Jaar debuted with his stunning LP Space is Only Noise. Though the only proper album he's put out…
Harley Brown / June 29, 2015

Download Nicolas Jaar’s Free Surprise Album ‘Pomegranates’

Nicolas Jaar announced earlier this year that he'd completed an alternate soundtrack to the 1969 film The Colour of Pomegranates, and on Wednesday night, he finally…
Colin Joyce / June 25, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Girlpool, Nicolas Jaar, Bang Gang, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Norwegian ice-pop singers,…
SPIN Staff / May 12, 2015

Nicolas Jaar Offers ‘Consolation’ for Chile’s World Cup Loss

New York electronic producer Nicolas Jaar claims is Chilean by descent, and by the looks of things he was pretty excited for his national team's…
Colin Joyce / June 28, 2014

Rhythm & Snooze: From Sohn to Chet Faker, A Global Group of Artists Explore the EDM-R&B Axis

Look, I hate to do it, I don't want to do it, but I have to do it. Reader, it's my job: I have to…
Garrett Kamps / April 17, 2014

Stream Nicolas Jaar’s Hour-Long Mix Honoring John Lennon

December 8 marked the 33rd anniversary of John Lennon's death at the hands of Mark David Chapman. In honor of the late Beatle, Nicolas Jaar…
Kyle McGovern / December 9, 2013

Darkside Unfurl Shadowy Art-Pop in ‘Freak, Go Home’ BBC Live Video

Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington's Darkside project dwells in the shadows, navigating a murky middle-ground between twitchy laptop grooves and slicked-back guitar-work. Recently, though, the Psychic duo…
Kyle McGovern / October 25, 2013

Oneohtrix Point Never and Nicolas Jaar’s Darkside Serve Up Noirish, Sensuous Hypnosis

Oneohtrix Point Never, R Plus Seven (Warp) 8…
Andy Beta / October 2, 2013

Darkside Channel Rockabilly Soul on ‘Paper Trails’

Nicolas Jaar has shared a fresh vision for his Darkside project with guitarist Dave Harrington. While the duo's first move this year was a full-album…
Chris Martins / September 18, 2013

Nicolas Jaar’s Darkside Share 11 Minutes of Instrumental Excellence

Nicolas Jaar's Darkside project got a jumpstart by sharing an excellent album-length remix of Daft Punk's already Essential Random Access Memories in June. Now the New…
Chris Martins / August 26, 2013

Nicolas Jaar’s New ‘Other People’ Label Includes the Same People From His Old Label

House music upsetter Nicolas Jaar is launching a brand new label — sort of. According to RA, Other People will kick things off with a…
Chris Martins / July 19, 2013

Nicolas Jaar’s Grizzly Bear, Brian Eno Remixes Pressed as Record Store Day Exclusive

Record Store Day 2013 (April 20) has already promised loads of exclusive compilations, singles, left-field projects, and vinyl reissues. Now, Warp Records has added another…
Kyle McGovern / March 11, 2013

80 Minutes or Less: Listen to SPIN’s Favorite Dance Tracks of 2011

Work off those holiday pounds with this relentless tour through SPIN's favorite dance music of 2011. You may recognize some names from our top 20…
Philip Sherburne / December 28, 2011