Album of the Day: Lower Dens ‘Escape From Evil’

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Lower Dens‘ neon-lit glamour makes for an excellent homage to the ’80s. Escape from Evil┬ádances through pleasurable pop synthesizers that balance fragile emotions with a powerful sense of self. Lower Dens’ lead songwriter Jana Hunter marks each track with the… Continue Reading

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Song of the Day: EKKAH “Last Chance to Dance”

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For future reference, here’s how your music is going to get in my good books. All it takes is a simple yes/no Q&A for you to find out: 1. Do you sort of sound like Solange? 2. Does your beat… Continue Reading

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This Week’s Video: Tacocat “Bridge to Hawaii”

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Seattle’s fizzy pop punk group ditches the rain for some sunshine and silly string. Let’s review why Tacocat is awesome. One: they’re signed to Sub Pop’s boutique label Hardly Art. It’s like putting a pink squiggly straw in a classic… Continue Reading

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This Week’s Video: AlunaGeorge “Best Be Believing”

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The Vagrant Record’s signees AlunaGeorge have taken over my Spotify with the futuristic synth sounds of their album ‘Body Music.’ In the video for “Best Be Believin’ they have taken over a dance rehabilitation center. Before we go into this… Continue Reading

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Mixtape NYFW 2013

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It’s not just about the runway remixes anymore. New York Fashion Week is all about the soundtrack that plays outside the tents: the chatter, the incessant clicks from photographers and the general chaos of fashion’s parade of pretty and pretty… Continue Reading

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