Let's Dance Raw
Semi Precious [EP]
Peckham trio Beaty Heart make tropical music that somehow manages to avoid the usual trappings of pastiche or appropriation. It's honest, involved and well researched. [read more]
"Electronic music shat on your music taste this year, true story. And I'm not just talking about the very suspicious American concoction called EDM, but basically every facet of the wide ranging genre - whether it was integrated into hip-hop, and what's more it's hard to argue whether it was possible to hear even the most pristine of pop track without those distant electronic elements." [read more]
Thundercat, aka Stephen Brenner, dons Native American headgear while on stage. He also used to play bass for thrash band Suicidal Tendencies and released an album described as being made for a daydream-filled summer in 2011, The Golden Age of Apocalypse. Look back on that description of the LA artist and you’ll probably think that something doesn't quite fit… [read more]
The story of the August 2012 bus crash involving all members of the Savannah, Georgia hardcore band Baroness continues. The BBC has reported that the driver of the bus at the time of the crash, Norman Markus, now faces criminal prosecution on the basis of negligence. [read more]
When Frank Ocean publishes a Tumblr post, you wouldn't be wrong to assume that he has something grand to say. The last time one of his posts went up, he started a cyber-wave of congratulation, accolade and unfortunately a minor barrage of one of the ills of 21st Century Western society – trolling. [read more]
He's best buddies with a hollywood star.
From the art-punk San Jose outfit's most recent album 'Angel Guts: Red Classroom'.
Their new video is every bit as retro as the song itself.
'See' finds the band turned into living constellations.
Playful notes in pentatonic scale splash around with complex sun-kissed percussion and aqueous noodles of synth to a booming, off-rhythm beat.
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