Dean Blunt 's Hype Williams partner Inga Copeland follows up her most recent 123 (pictured) with the new Higher Powers mixtape; check out the highlight " a world in danger III " and download the whole tape for free below: inga copeland :: a world in danger iii inga copeland :: higher powers mixtape .zip In related news, we're sort of obsessed with Joanne Robertson 's contribution to the new [...]
Another soaring, thoroughly rousing anthem from HAERTS . As good as their other song , which officially makes them 2 for 2: [via Elle ]
Brace yourself for our second gushing Light in the Attic post of the week: the label has announced the first vinyl reissue of our favorite hip-hop record ever , Digable Planets ' still somewhat under-appreciated, ahead-of-its-time 1994 classic, Blowout Comb . The limited edition first pressing of the reissue comes with an embossed cover and 183 × 243 fold-out poster, with the first 150 pre-orders pressed on white wax . If you're at all into the stuff Ish is doing now with Shabazz Palaces , or you [...]
[directed by Ryan Andrews ]
[taken from Disclosure 's debut full-length Settle , out June 3 ]
"thank you for downloading this and putting it on your computer laptop iphone palm pilot, whatever, and listening to it while you're doing stuff in the world. it's free, so share it with anyone you think would like it. or keep it to yourself. cause it's for you :)" The exceedingly prolific + always awesome Ryan Hemsworth just sent over his new Still Awake EP, complete with artwork by our homie Faith Silva . Listen below, and download it for free [...]
Washed Out 's new LP Paracosm coming August 13 on Sub Pop .
As the weather heats up and Classixx 's suprisingly great debut record Hanging Gardens moves into even heavier rotation around here, the LA duo drops a new summer-appropriate non-LP track called " Valley Vacation ." "That sax solo, tho ." [ via ]
"The wonderful Jessie Ware joined us onstage at Night+Day in Berlin. We did a version of Modjo ‘Lady’ + Stardust ‘Music Sounds Better With You’ over Jamie’s edit of Sunset. It was such a joy to share the stage with her, she has an incredible voice! Here is a video filmed from side of stage. xx - The xx" [via xx xx ]
[the opening track from Julia Holter 's Loud City Song , out August 20 on Domino ]
"Influenced by the Germans, the Italians, pale British button pushers, glamorous alien pop futurists, Mid-Western sweat, NYC disco dreamers, undercover kings and queens escaping a dull grey world with rhythm and noise..." Get pulled in by the inescapably hypnotic groove of " Falling ," the sinuous new track from Australian super-group of sorts Lace Curtain (not to be confused with Coomers' Lace Curtains , also rad). As great as this sounds right now on Wednesday morning on a blog, we imagine it becomes nearly transcendent on a foggy/preferably seedy [...]
[unofficial fan vid edited by david dean burkhart ]
New Madlib track from his super-limited (300 copies) new Rock Konducta white label 45, made exclusively for his forthcoming Zamrock show in San Francisco next month . Read more about the show at Rappcats , and show up early if you want to cop:
[directed by Helen Reed . Fantasy is out June 25 on Jagjaguwar / via ]
Jungle Gym. Santiago, Chile We handed the boys in Toro y Moi an old camera + some film from our friends at the Impossible Project and asked them to document their tour for us, and they came through in pretty spectacular fashion. Check out their photos from TX, South America, and elsewhere around the world; all captions/images by the band: Chaz and Earl. Austin, Texas Family. [...]
Taken from the group 's forthcoming LP Soft Will , out June 25 on Mom+Pop.