Archives: March 2015

LISTEN – Noisey Premiers New Bent Denim Track

March 31st, 2015

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“Honestly this is barely a song, more a stream of (horny) consciousness over plaintive piano chords, but we totally dig it. The Nashville-New Orleans duo describe their music as “nightmare pop” and most recently they released their EP Derivative Works which features tracks from Kitty Pryde, Taylor Swift, and Angel Olsen, to name a few. The pair’s debut LP, Romances You, drops 4.28, but in the meantime, if you’re in New Orleans this Saturday, we suggest you see them at Saturn Bar and let them romance you in person.” — via Noisey

New Desert Sound Colony EP Out April 27th

March 30th, 2015

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Desert Sound Colony‘s second EP, ‘Cracks In My Soul’ will be out via Scissor and Thread on April 27th — in both digital and vinyl formats. The four cut EP features more of the lush psychedelia that Desert Sound Colony has become synonymous with. Check out clips from the first EP below, or click HERE to watch the trailer for ‘Cracks In My Soul’.

LISTEN – Kuf Knotz Interview On WXPN

March 30th, 2015

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Kuf Knotz recently stopped by WXPN studios to chat on air with midday host Helen Leicht about the making of his long-awaited sophomore LP, A Positive Light, and growing up in the Philly area. Listen to the interview in its entirety below, and hear a couple tracks from the new album in the process!

LISTEN – New Music From King Mono

March 29th, 2015

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King Mono delivers a unique breed of futuristic funk, drawing influences from funk, R&B, house, and ’70s rock. The Brooklyn-based duo consists of multi-instrumentalists and producers Little Shalimar (Run The Jewels) and Jeremy Wilms. The two musicians previously worked together as members of the Afrobeat unit Antibalas and disco soul group Chin Chin. However, King Mono marks a transition from a full band setup to a studio project for Shalimar and Wilms. Using a variety of vintage Casio keyboards, portable drum machines, and a spirit of experimentation, the duo combine hip hop influences and electronic-leaning techniques.” — via Mass Appeal

LISTEN – New Roots Manuva, Produced by Four Tet

March 29th, 2015

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“Today, British rapper/production vet Roots Manuva returns with a brand spanking new single, “Facety 2:11,” which features some gritty, tumbling production from none other than Four Tet (whose Essential Mix with man-of-the-moment Jamie XX is airing in less than 24 hours, so stay woke). Manuva had the following to say to FADER about the track: “The saga goes from tangent to tangent here in the primal decibel of infinite tribal dub-wise mutation show me your skank face, let’s get feisty.” Word. Keep an eye out for more Manuva muzik in the future, too.” — via The Fader

WATCH – Halsey On ‘Last Call With Carson Daly’

March 27th, 2015

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A couple clips of Halsey playing to an enraptured crowd at the Troubador were aired on ‘Last Call With Carson Daly’ earlier in the week. Check out her performance of ‘Ghost’ below, or click here to check out ‘Trouble’ on Hulu.

LISTEN – Fritz Kalkbrenner Album Mix & Interview

March 27th, 2015

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Fritz Kalkbrenner’s 3rd album, “Ways Over Waters,” is now available in the U.S. and North America, and he recently shared a special album mix with KX 93.5 FM which is available for streaming below.

In addition to a mix of tracks from his new album, he also granted an exclusive interview to KX 93.5 that can be heard here.

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