Stream: Monsieur Adi – “What’s Going On” Feat. A*M*E (The Knocks Remix)

September 23, 2013 No comments yet

NYC favorites The Knocks have remixed French producer Monsieur Adi’s “What’s Going On” into a fresh faced disco-tinged jam that will transport you to the dancefloor. And those chords. Basically, it’s another perfectly executed remix by The Knocks. The remix is a part of a “What’s Going On” remix album out  out November 17th that will feature Belanger, Max Sanna […]

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Review: Earl Sweatshirt – “Doris”

August 20, 2013 3 comments

“Told you he can rap, dumb muthafucka” Above, the final words spoken on “Pigeons” by Tyler, the Creator, from Earl Sweatshirt’s lionized, 2010 debut mixtape, Earl. It’s a callback to said project’s opening skit, which sees members of Sweatshirt’s Odd Future crew satirically mocking their “new” member upon introduction, only to be immediately defended by […]

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Review: Julia Holter – “Loud City Song”

August 19, 2013 No comments yet

Multi-instrumentalist, experimental singer-songwriter, ambient vocalist; very few descriptions of LA’s Julia Holter suggest accessibility. While avoiding the suggestion of pretension, of course, there’s a stigma carried with the phrase “baroque pop,” and when it’s thrown around, images of harpsichord wielding, ex-Polyphonic Spree members making whimsical tunes in 7/8 time come to mind. And, besides the […]

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Review: Kanye West – “Yeezus”

June 19, 2013 11 comments

Jon Caramanica, in his latest seminal, career-spanning interview, asked of Kanye West: Do you believe in the concept of regret? “If anyone’s reading this waiting for some type of full-on, flat apology for anything, they should just stop reading right now.” That’s bravado at a level we’ve come to expect from one of the more […]

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