Two rising artists (and Hype Hotel alums), Oakland singer Kehlani and British MC Little Simz, link up for an "anthem about self-confidence in relationships," per The Fader
. Produced by Jahaan Sweet, DJ Dahi and DJ Relly Rell.
The latest from the LA beatmaker and Klipmode collective founder fuses ’80s boogie/jazz with '90s R&B, keeping "those fingerprints within the narrative of today’s music," he tells Passion of The Weiss
. His second record on Stones Throw (J Dilla, Dam-Funk).
With the announcement of their next album (due in January and recorded with Sleater-Kinney producer John Goodmanson) and this new song—one of Dylan Baldi's sunniest compositions ever, says Noisey
—Cloud Nothings is currently most-blogged
on the site.
A "purveyor of daytime disco and all things tropical," according to LaGaSta
, Jeffrey Paradise is perhaps better known as one-half of the West Coast duo Poolside. His track here is named aptly, to be featured on a new compilation from DJ Yuksek’s label Partyfine.
This hypnotic, vocoded mantra is the first song in three years from Brooklyn's Emily Reo, and a longtime highlight from her live sets. Reo tells Rookie
it was written during a time feeling emotionally numb, encouraging readers to be more open about mental health.
, the debut LP from Anglo-Japanese pop trio Kero Kero Bonito, currently on tour
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The latest monthly mix from Portals, featuring Forth Wanderers, Kelly Lee Owens, Ricky Eat Acid and more.
Vulture on what really happens when a singing voice gets old:
"Over the course of a singer’s career, millions of collisions can leave the vocal cords scarred and stiff. If you want to get a feeling for what it’s like to sing through that level of damage, try plucking a few notes on an ancient rubber band."
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- Dev, Dave & Team Hype Machine