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Dr Meaker ft Sian Evans – “Right Back” (Break Remix)

  Summertime is here!   Nothing like a slab of jazzy, bass-ridden, upfront drum ‘n’ bass to soundtrack that sunshine.       Hailing, naturally, from the city of bass, Bristol, live d’n’b act Dr… Continue reading

Slow Magic – “Girls”

  Unknown, mysterious, and permanently fox-face-masked producer Slow Magic prepares us all for the imminent, hazy, heady days of the July summer with this sun-bleached, piano-percussive, vocal-washed beat jam.       Slow Magic… Continue reading

Sam Smith – “Leave Your Lover” (Esta Remix)

  As if Sam Smith wasn’t having a cracking enough year, hottest label of the minute Soulection‘s Esta has just supercharged his song “Leave Your Lover” into a bumping, bass-heavy, spacey house cut.    … Continue reading

Andrea Balency – “You’ve Never Been Alone”

  Sounding somewhat like an especially chilled AlunaGeorge, 22-year-old Mexican-French producer and singer Andrea Balency introduces her first single, “You’ve Never Been Alone,” a futurebound, striding cut of metallic R&B and glimmering electronic soul.… Continue reading

Stephon Alexander & Rioux – “Dance of the Illusion” (Official Video)

  New favorite genre alert: astrophysical psychedeli-tropical new wave indie-dance!   New York producer Erin Rioux recently teamed up with Dartmouth theoretical physicist and Trinidad-born cosmology professor (who also happens to play a mean… Continue reading

Hawk House – “Chill Pill (Experiment 2)” (Official Video)

  “Seven billion residents of the Earth…”   How are London hip-hop trio Hawk House not massive?   Brothers Eman and Sam and their friend Demae’s track “Tidal Tendencies” was number 42 in my Top… Continue reading

Ladi6 – “Hold Tight” (Official Video)

  Christchurch, New Zealand’s Ladi6 gets spacey on this downtempo jazz-soul jam with a delectably drowsy ‘n’ snappy beat.         Ladi6 – “Hold Tight” (Official Video)        … Continue reading

Kelis – “Bless the Telephone” (Trinidad-Senolia Deep Remix)

  Shouts going out to all producers and remixers using phone noises in their music.       If you need a refresher on the best telephone tones used in modern music, there’s this.… Continue reading

SBTRKT ft Sampha – “Temporary View”

  One of this decade’s best partnerships in electronic music.       A very, very welcome return for Aaron Jerome aka SBTRKT and Sampha, here with a brand new track called “Temporary… Continue reading

Pharrell ft Jay Z – “Frontin’” (Disclosure Re-Work)

  As far as reimaginations of “Frontin’” go, nothing will ever top DJ Reset’s fusing of Pharrell’s falsetto-tastic masterpiece with Beck’s “Debra,” but this is pretty darn good.       Pharrell ft… Continue reading

Caribou – “Can’t Do Without You”

  “Can’t Do Without You” is the perfect track to close a DJ set at either sunset or sunrise.       Canadian electronic musician Caribou aka Dan Snaith aka Manitoba aka Daphni is… Continue reading

ASHER ROTH INTERVIEW & LIVE PERFORMANCE AT THE TROUBADOUR IN WEST HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES – TV SEGMENT PRODUCED FOR NUVOTV’S MUSIC SHOW THE COLLECTIVE (VIDEO)

  CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW.     Asher Roth recently played the Troubadour in West Hollywood for the release of his eclectic, sophomoric album, RetroHash.      … Continue reading

Zara McFarlane – “Move” (Atjazz Remix)

  Britain’s Atjazz aka Martin Iveson steps in the name of underground electronic soul on this beautiful remix of Zara McFarlane‘s new single, “Move.”       Watch for those lush 4-heroic strings,… Continue reading

D’Angelo – “Spanish Joint” (Kero One Remix) (Free Download)

  LA producer and DJ Kero One flips D’Angelo’s classic original into an uptempo, early evening groove.       Perfect for ushering in summer.     D’Angelo – “Spanish Joint” (Kero One Remix)… Continue reading

Nadastrom – “Fallen Down” (Club Mix)

  Moombahton godfathers Dave Nada and Matt Nordstrom are Nadastrom.       Have a listen to the D.C.-born, L.A.-based duo’s latest single, the spooky, bass-driven, late-night house number, “Fallen Down.”     Nadastrom… Continue reading

DE LUX INTERVIEW & LIVE PERFORMANCE AT THE ECHO IN ECHO PARK, LOS ANGELES – TV SEGMENT PRODUCED FOR NUVOTV’S MUSIC SHOW THE COLLECTIVE (VIDEO)

  CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW.     I interviewed the tremendously talented LA post-disco duo De Lux and produced this segment on their record release show at the Echo for NUVOtv‘s flagship music… Continue reading

Moleskin – “Turnt On”

  Sounding like Bok Bok and L-Vis 1990 after nineteen cups of coffee, “Turnt On” by London producer Moleskin joyfully pummels your head into nodding and your limbs into wildly flailing.      … Continue reading

Astronauts – “Skydive” (Official Video)

  “Skydive” is the sound of a summer’s day gone wrong, then right, then wrong, then right again, according to East London electronic indie-folk band Astronauts aka Dan Carney, formerly of Dark Captain and… Continue reading

TEMPLES INTERVIEW & LIVE PERFORMANCE AT THE ROXY IN WEST HOLLYWOOD – TV SEGMENT PRODUCED FOR NUVOTV’S MUSIC SHOW THE COLLECTIVE (VIDEO)

  CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW.     “We wanted to create a world for people to fall into…”   British psychedelic rockers Temples recently came to Los Angeles to play one of the best… Continue reading

Aquilo – “I Don’t Want to See It” (Royce Wood Junior Remix) (Free Download)

  Aquilo is cold choral electronic R&B duo Ben and Tom from Silverdale in the Lake District, England.       Royce Wood Junior (whose excellent track “Nuff” was featured on this site… Continue reading

Kidd Feather – “Sirene” (Official Video)

  Switzerland’s Kidd Feather creates kaleidoscopic, refracted, psychedelic electronic pop.       Now living in East London, he says that his homeland was instrumental in influencing his musical style.   “I grew up… Continue reading

Sylvan Esso – “Coffee” (Official Video)

  Singer Amelia Meath & electronic music producer Nick Sanborn hail from Durham, North Carolina.       Together they make experimental, beat-driven, indie-folk as Sylvan Esso.   Their previous single, “Hey Mami,”… Continue reading

Open Mike Eagle – “A History of Modern Dance” (Official Video)

  “First step is intention…”   Love this new track and Cosby Show-riffin’ video from Chicago-born, LA-based rap artist Open Mike Eagle.       Love, too, these squealing synth strings that open… Continue reading

Harrison – “Akira” (Official Video)

  Let Toronto’s Harrison take you back in time with this monochromatic, retro-fantastic music video for his track “Akira.”       Harrison – “Akira” (Official Video)         Hear more… Continue reading

Donnie Trumpet ft Vic Mensa – “Pasadena” (Official Video) (Free Download)

  Lazy horns and laid-back rhymes from Chicago’s Nico Segal aka Donnie Trumpet and Chicago’s Vic Mensa, both formerly of the live hip-hop band Kids These Days and both teaming up here on… Continue reading

Cineplexx – “Te Quiero” (Official Video)

  Argentina-born, London-based musician Sebastian Litmanovich is Cineplexx.       Sounding like Manu Chao if he lived in Ibiza, “Te Quiero” is a multicolored, multilingual, tropical and subtle indie-disco groove.     Cineplexx… Continue reading

Until The Ribbon Breaks – “Pressure” (UNKLE Reconstruction)

  Until the Ribbon Breaks‘ original version of “Pressure” and his most recent album, A Taste of Silver both shine thanks to a surfeit of musical talent and willingness for sonic experimentation from Cardiff, Wales’ Pete… Continue reading

William Onyeabor – “Body & Soul” (David Terranova Remix)

  NYC producer David Terranova‘s shimmering and sunny rework of “Body & Soul” is one of my favorites from WHAT?! – William Onyeabor Remixed on David Byrne’s Luaka Bop label.      … Continue reading

Wolf Alice – “Moaning Lisa Smile” (Live at Toe Rag Studios)

  North London’s Wolf Alice set the guitars to “overdrive” and “early 90s” on the fantastic “Moaning Lisa Smile,” whose ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah refrain will get lodged in your brain for days.      … Continue reading

Nights of Rizal – “When It Comes Around”

  Nights of Rizal is Migi de Belen from the Philippines who makes some magandang beats.     Migi started writing music in 2007 while studying in London. He’s also a core member of the BuwanBuwan Collective—a… Continue reading

Ethiopian Records – “Terrarraw”

  Addis Ababa electronic musician Endeguena Mulu creates dusty experimental bass instrumentals under the name Ethiopian Records.       Love the incorporation of Ethiopian vocal samples from Tewodros Haile and Sewunet Ayele that waft… Continue reading

GHOST BEACH INTERVIEW & LIVE PERFORMANCE AT THE OBSERVATORY IN SANTA ANA – TV SEGMENT PRODUCED FOR NUVOTV’S MUSIC SHOW THE COLLECTIVE (VIDEO)

  CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW.     Watch this piece on New York City’s tropical grit-pop duo Ghost Beach that I recently produced for NUVOtv‘s flagship music program, The Collective.         I’ve been a… Continue reading

Mizan – “Thru” (Official Video)

  “We have no time to pretend, we have no time…”   New York’s Mizan does this electronic soul business right with an assortment of glowing organ chords and a strict, bouncing kick drum.… Continue reading

Kiasmos – “Looped”

  Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen are two Icelandic friends who like to make driving, classically-inspired, minimalist techno.       Kiasmos – “Looped”         Listen to more from Kiasmos… Continue reading

Vacationer – “The Wild Life”

  Seems like every music outfit is going “a bit tropical” right now.   Philadelphia’s Vacationer have been doing that from day one, however, naming their output “nu-hula” from the outset.         Vacationer… Continue reading

Bibio – “Dye The Water Green” (Live) (Official Video)

Warp Records, you are good to us. This live version of “Dye the Water Green” by West Midlands, UK musician Bibio is some much needed Friday afternoon chill.       From Bibio… Continue reading

Dan Digs – “Benign Turbine” (Free Download)

  Happy 2014!   This is a beat jam I rustled up a few hours ago, inspired by this mesmerizing audio I found on YouTube.       Dan Digs – “Benign Turbine”… Continue reading

Fat Freddy’s Drop – “Bones”

My favorite track from Freddy’s since “Wandering Eye.” It’s all about that chord change at 0:56.     Stream Fat Freddy’s Drop “Bones” and the rest of the album here.   Fat Freddy’s… Continue reading