London-based DJ/producer Jamie xx has released Gosh, a single from In Color, his forthcoming second studio album. ​ The track is a throwback to the ’90s and UK garage sounds. A pitched-down and sped-up drum break adds the pressure, while a minor-key synth that becomes a squelching melody sets the tone. The sample of dancehall chanter is [...]
Following his collaboration with A$AP Ferg, SBTRKT, aka Aaron Jerome, has shared another early cut off of his forthcoming sophomore release, Wonder Where We Land, due Sept. 23 on Young Turks. The track, which features vocals from Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek, is called Look Away and comes with a creepy, interactive video. Turn your [...]
SBTRKT’s sophomore album, Wonder Where We Land, will touch down soon, and fans are eagerly awaiting its arrival. Ahead of his appearance at Reading & Leeds Festival, SBTRKT stopped by Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show to perform four new tracks from the album live. The session took place at Maida Vale studios in London and featured [...]
FKA twigs has a knack for the surreal and borderline bizarre. Her latest track, Pendulum, arrives with a face-melting, Picasso-inspired new video. The UK dream-pop performer, who also produces most of her own tracks, offers a scintillating follow-up to her mouthwatering single, Two Weeks, with Pendulum. Her latest features a harmonious [...]
UK producer SBTRKT finds inspiration in the Big Apple in his brand new track New Dorp, New York. Serving as the lead single from SBTRKT’s highly anticipated sophomore album Wonder Where We Land, New Dorp, New York is a pulsing, ambitious effort featuring Vampire Weekend frontman and New York native Ezra Koenig. SBTRKT produces a series [...]
SBTRKT updated us on the progress he’s made toward his next full-length album this week with Temporary View, a new collaboration with electronic-leaning singer/songwriter Sampha The instrumental side of Temporary View began its life as Resolute from the second of SBTRKT’s three Transitions EPs, meant to bridge the gap between LPs. The [...]
James Blake played a new song by Jamie XX earlier this month on his weekly BBC Radio 1 show. Now, anyone who’s been salivating at the thought of hearing it again can rest easy, because Jamie’s finally shared Girl himself, with an accompanying music video. The bright colors of the video belie the song’s heavy emotional content. Like most [...]
In the midst of performing an intimate, 11-night New York residency with his band The xx, producer Jamie xx managed to release a dreamy new single Sleep Sound. For the video, director Sofia Mattioli visited the Manchester Deaf Centre to film a cast of deaf students dancing to the vibrations of the song. Mattioli, who also makes a cameo [...]
Enigmatic masked producer SBTRKT has announced the details of his forthcoming Transitions EP series today along with a full stream of all six new tracks. We heard the sublimely bit-crushed Hold The Line last month, which was revealed as the first taste of the Transitions EPs meant to bridge the gap between SBTRKT’s debut album and its [...]
Sampha, the critically acclaimed vocalist who appeared on much of SBTRKT’s debut album in 2011 (and on the new Drake record), just released a video for his single, Happens. The song is off Too Much/Happens, released Nov. 12 on Young Turks, and the 7″ is slated for Jan. 6. Happens, produced by Emile Haynie (producer for Lana Del Ray, [...]
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