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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession: John Talabot, Novella, Alt-J

By Sarah Besnard Artist: John Talabot Listen: “So will be now… (feat. Pional)” From: Barcelona, Spain Label: Permanent Vacation Sounds Like: James Blake meets Pantha du Prince Reason to listen: House wizard John Talabot can transform the most melancholic of … Continue reading

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A Guide To Remixes in 2011

By Lee Cahill and Jeff Knight Song: Gangsta (Remix) Original Artist: tUnE-yArDs Remixing Artist: Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys Reason It’s the Best: When Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs sings, “What’s a girl to do when she’ll never be a gangsta?” I … Continue reading

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A Guide To The Albums You Should Have Been Listening To in 2011

Album: Creep On Creepin’ On Artist: Timber Timbre Label: Arts & Crafts Sounds Like: A more soothing folky version of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins Reason It’s the Best:  Did you just make a horror film? GUESS WHAT? I have the perfect … Continue reading

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A Guide to Albums in 2011

Album: James Blake Artist: James Blake Label: Polydor Records Sounds Like: Coming from the genre ‘Post-Dub Step’ which he helped invent, James takes the subs from dub-step, and does the rest himself. Using his incredibly soulful R&B voice, he creates … Continue reading

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A Guide to the Best Collaborations of 2011

By Lee Cahill Stop. Collaborate. And listen. Need I say it? The best collaboration of the year goes to…drumroll, please…Jay-Z and Beyoncé for collaborating on their soon-to-be, incredibly talented, beautiful baby. Kanye might disagree. Let’s be honest though – “Otis” … Continue reading

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A Guide To Your Christmas Obsession

Artist: Spectrals Listen: It’s Xmas And I’ve Got Everything I Want From: UK Label: Slumberland Records More: http://spectrals.co.uk Artist: Class Actress Listen: Silent Night From: Brooklyn, NY Label: Carpark Records More: http://classactress.tumblr.com Artist: She & HimListen: Baby It’s Cold Outside From: … Continue reading

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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession

By: Sarah Besnard Artist: Beaty Heart Listen: “We’re All Friends Here” From: London, UK Label: Unsigned Sounds Like: “Psychedelic drum pop” that makes you wonder if it was recorded underwater. Reason to listen: Three out of the four band members … Continue reading

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