Brooklyn musician Jack Tatum returns with his much-lauded dream pop project and a spirit of reinvention, sharing two new tracks this morning (packaged in visual form, already climbing our Video chart
). The LP arrives early 2016 on Captured Tracks/Bella Union.
After getting a boost from Ryan Hemsworth last year (Tennyson's "Your Cute" was the first release in his Secret Songs series), the Canadian brother-sister duo continues to drop little gems like this one. "Heady and lighthearted," says Stereogum
“Welcome to FACT’s Rap Round-up. Originally conceived to shine a light on the wealth of free music that crops up…”
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New York’s best up-and-coming rapper, according to FACT
, this "Erykah Badu with bars" reimagines "neo-soul and boom-bap" over beats from producer Shy Guy (Le1f, Joey Bada$$), who appears throughout her new release (streaming now at The Fader
Under the stars last July at Portals' Living Spaces
, we were introduced to the "creeping rock" of Cross Record, who have a new LP out soon on Ba Da Bing and a growing number of blogs entranced (Stereogum
dubs the Texas duo a 'Band To Watch').
Norwegian music pals Farao (aka singer Kari Jahnsen) and Jaako became mutually-obsessed with Popcaan's Jamaican dancehall anthem this year. Eventually, they just had to cover it, giving the fiery original "a warm, sweet core," says Nordic Spotlight
Thump talks to the co-founder of Jockey Slut, the seminal '90s dance music magazine (the founders now run DUMMY):
“We only wrote about what we were passionate about. We left out who we didn't like... Being based in Manchester meant that PR people couldn't get to us! There was no, 'Hey, let's go out for a glass of wine and then you'll write about my crap band!'"
Thanks for listening!
- Dave, Dev & Team Hype Machine