Author Archives: Peter Collins

It’s tough to choose a favorite Cascine artist, but everything about Southern Shores — from their name to their album art to their transcendent balearic pop — embodies the hazy, blissed-out aesthetic of the wonderful London/NY indie label. This collaboration between the enigmatic Vancouver production duo and fellow future pop wizards Superhumanoids is about as cosmic […]

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Goldroom will be making his way back to D.C. this Thursday as part of an extra special All Things Gold one-off. We had a chance to chat with the L.A. producer about songwriting, making the transition to a live band and, of course, his spirit animal. Check it out after the jump and make sure […]

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We were already excited about “Brooklanta” duo Kool Head after hearing the funky, hip hop inflected subterranean disco of their debut track, “Leon.” But when they sent us the Joywave-produced “Stick Up Kids,” it became a love thing. “Stick Up Kids” is a fully formed dramatic new wave pop opus, slowly building toward a cathartic […]

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The marriage of tropical house and 90s R&B — think artists like ColeCo, Le Youth and the formidable French Express stable — is a beautiful and unexpected microtrend in the midst of an almost industry-wide shift toward deep and techy sounds. Canadian production duo WMNSTUDIES add a Janet Jackson sample to the equation and the […]

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Kool Head are fresh out the gate with their debut single “Leon” and already charting funky new pastures, finding a sweet spot near the intersection of French Touch and hip hop. Fans of Chromeo and Holy Ghost! will find a lot to love in this sharp vocal-driven track from the Brooklyn/Atlanta-based duo, who’ve been described […]

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We’re honored to premiere “Warmer Climes,” the second single off Boat Club‘s newly reissued 2007 mini album, Caught The Breeze. Boat Club is a Gothenburg duo who rose to prominence as part of the first wave of balearic-inflected dreampop to waft over from Scandinavia in the late aughts. Caught The Breeze is a uniquely delicate […]

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