Everyone’s favorite dad rockers, The National, have released a music video for “Demons,” the first single off their new album, Trouble Will Find Me, due out May 21 on 4AD Records. The video features a mirror image effect, a dude doing a chalk illustration of a pretty lady, and then that same dude erasing the […]

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According to my iTunes play count, I have listened to Usher’s “Climax” 69 times since it dropped last February (Usher! Ushuh! Ushah! Yeah!). While the apparent coincidence seems too good to be true, I do not for one second doubt the cosmic powers of the sexiest track of all time to telekinetically calibrate every iTunes […]

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Fresh off the heels of July’s acclaimed Swing Lo, Magellan, Dirty Projectors have leaked the track “While You’re Here” from its upcoming About To Die EP. Spanning just over two minutes, the short but sweet track is a string-laden, orchestral tribute to a fallen friend. Dirty Projectors’ frontman Dave Longstreth revealed on Twitter that he wrote […]

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He might not be dapper, but this cartoon can dagger. Major Lazer, the souped-up, one-armed, 80’s-style animated soldier alter ego of Diplo and Switch, switches gears from his usual cage-dancing jump-offs to a slower, more heartfelt anthem with “Get Free,” featuring vocals from Dirty Projectors’ Amber Coffman. The collaboration highlights what both sides do best; […]

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Examiner: EitS release their first video ever for “Last Known Surroundings.” HypeBot: Shazam raises $32 million for planned expansion. We Wore Masks: Funniest man alive Louis C.K. goes on Leno, kills it. Facebook: Dirty Projectors are working on a follow up to the beautiful Bitte Orca. Stereogum: Stephen Colbert teaches Jack White how to eat […]

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A musical dynamo! That would be the case with tUnE-yArDs. File next to Dirty Projectors on the spectrum of vocal experimentation and horn exploration. This track “Bizness” off the w h o k i l l album available April 19th via 4AD specifically reminds me of the Dirty Projectors track “Stillness Is The Move”. Bonus […]

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IT’S HERE! My top ten songs of the year and a wonderful chance for you all to tell me what I excluded. HA. Keep in mind, lists are never objective. They tend to very personal and eventually take on a life of their own. I’ve been sweating over these choices ever since June and now […]

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Here is the thing. I am normally a big fan of covers. I really enjoy hearing well-known familiar lyrics in a different light. But ever so often a song comes along and I think to myself, “Not this one. Please don’t mess with this one.” And with that being said, Solange Knowles please get your […]

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