Daughter‘s got a sound that’s familiar – their album is a consistent mix of Local Natives instrumentation and Rhye vocals floating in the sad Bon Iver sea – but surprisingly malleable in new contexts. The UK-based trio can translate anywhere from ultra-spare (as in their live mashup of “Perth/Ready for The Floor“) to lush and […]

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When the producer responsible for the year’s biggest viral sensation remixes a BBC Sound of 2013 winner, it’s pretty much required listening. Stream “Harlem Shake” mastermind Baauer‘s take on AlunaGeorge‘s “Attracting Flies” below. STREAM: AlunaGeorge – “Attracting Flies (Baauer Remix)”

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AlunaGeorge have followed up their appearance on Disclosure’s blog-dominating “White Noise” with a brand new track, “Attracting Flies.” Premiered earlier today on Zane Lowe, the bright, Knife-esque track is anything but what its decaying name may imply. Stream it below. AluneGeorge’s Body Music comes out July 1st via Island. STREAM: AlunaGeorge – “Attracting Flies”

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James Blake made news today with the announcement of a new album, Overgrown, along with the premiere of its first single, “Retrograde”, on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 program. The track puts Blake’s distinct vocals first, warbling over lo-fi piano chords before a steady marching clap adds structure and pace. It’s a promising hint at […]

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HAIM‘s knack for quality control is getting borderline unnerving. Fresh on the heels of being named the BBC’s Sound of 2013, the girls unveiled another piece of next-level indiepop in a live studio performance, extending an unbroken streak of awesome that began last summer with their debut single “Forever.” The video for “Falling,” shot in […]

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Even if you don’t like LCD Soundsystem — we’ll deal with that problem later — you have to admit that “All My Friends” is a pretty incredible song (and amazing soundtrack to the trailer for Shut Up and Play the Hits). So naturally a cover of the track from Kodaline, who were recently listed on the […]

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YouTube: UK rock stalwarts Muse release a video for the latest single off The 2nd Law, “Madness.” P4K: Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic returns to the stage alongside the Vaselines to play some accordion at Bumbershoot. NBC: Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is released from the hospital after experiencing some Dookie problems. CoS: James Murphy is […]

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[youtube vLM30laoOaA 557 313] Everything Everything, by far our favorite act at last year’s CMJ, are back with a video for their latest single, “Final Form.” Decidedly different from some of their more upbeat hits like “Photoshop Handsome” and “MY KZ, UR BF,” the BBC Sound of 2010 nominees manage to dole out another visually-appealing […]

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