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James Blake Shares “Retrograde” Single, Album Details

Less than 24 hours after James Blake announced an April 8th release date for his new album, Overgrown, he showed off its first single, “Retrograde”. Zane Lowe premiered the track on his BBC Radio 1 show, several day...
 
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Best Albums of 2011: #20 to #11

The top twenty commences. What phenomenal albums lead up to the top ten? Come and take a look.

 
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NewVillager – New Villager (2011)

During their live performances, the highly exuberant NewVillager produce visuals as colorful and memorable as their tightly infectious songs. They're just as successful in the studio. Their full-length debut is a fantastic and ...
 
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Autre Ne Veut

Contemporary interpretations of rhythmically inclined genres, like R&B and soul, have remained a continuous trend. Quality predecessors have already shown the style to appear timeless, so that is one attributing factor, but...

 
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Nicolas Makelberge

This site aims to emphasize newer releases, many of which have not been released yet. Several times though, I feel an artist is so criminally under-exposed and relevant to today’s scene that a feature just begs to come out. One...
 
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Grimes’ Halfaxa

In my first feature of Grimes, I made the point that the music of Claire Boucher resembled conceptual art. With gauzy layers of synth that embed themselves into post-punk rhythms reminiscent of Joy Division’s “She&#...

 
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Avey Tare – Down There (2010)

Avey Tare’s debut full-length sounds like it was recorded in some submerged swamp, where the croaking of frogs and buzzing of flies is enough to satisfy Portner's percussive urges. The production on his debut full-length is res...