Review: Antony and the Johnsons, ‘Cut the World’

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Only the first two tracks on Antony and the Johnsons’ new live album, Cut the World, bear completely new material. The opening title track,  “Cut the World,” was written as part of the… Continue reading

belated tune: JMSN, “Alone” (Kastle Remix)

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This is turning out to be a great year for R&B. There have been a slew of big, great releases–that instant classic Channel Orange, a solid LP from Usher (which bears the still-song-of-the-year… Continue reading

Listen: Two Inch Punch, ‘Saturn: The Slow Jams’ EP

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The Two Inch Punch moniker is one that’s been bouncing around the blogosphere for at least a year and a half, and nobody can write about the guy without throwing in a “Look… Continue reading

Download: The RCNSDRD Mix

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Click the album art to download. It’s finally here, the first belated mix of the summer. But it certainly won’t be the last–I’ll be cooking up a few, but we’re especially looking forward… Continue reading

Review: SpaceGhostPurrp, ‘Mysterious Phonk: The Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp’

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Download: SpaceGhostPurrp, “No Evidence” [audio http://promo.4ad.com/SpaceGhostPurrp/noevidence_edit.mp3] Read this and other reviews at BPM. Imagine every sound that you’d expect from any macho, dimly-lit and explosion-filled sci-fi action flick: a few bells ringing down a burning… Continue reading

belated tune: Kwabs, “The Wilhelm Scream” (James Blake cover)

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…and I don’t know what to say, except “Wow.” It’s kind of a wonder that in six weeks in Ghana, I didn’t hear about this guy. Ghanaian-British artist Kwabs is now just beginning… Continue reading

Listen: Neat Beats, ‘Cosmic Surgery’ (2011)

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For a musicophile, finding fresh music can become a chore. I often get in the lazy habit of returning to the same handful of websites or sources, and often times the biggest music… Continue reading

belated tune: Laurel Halo, “Light and Space”

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Alright, so Laurel Halo’s new album Quarantine has received a ton of positive press of late. My folks at BPM gave the album a favorable review, Pitchfork BNM’d it and ran an insightful… Continue reading