Tracklist after the jump . Get it on iTunes . Physical copies apparently " on the way ..." Italians Do It Better on the slight discrepancy between the tracklist that's been floating around and the final tracklist: "NIGHT SHIFT & JOHANNA WILL COME OUT EVENTUALLY. AND THE GLASS CANDY SONGS WILL BE ON "BODY WORK". JOHNNY HAD 27 TRACKS MIXED & MASTERED FOR AFTER DARK 2. BUT THESE 15 WERE WHAT HE SAID ..."COMPLETED THE ETIRE VISION OF THE RECORD"... FOR EXAMPLE, "CHERRY" & "LOOKING FOR LOVE" WERE BOTH RECORDED & MIXED BEFORE [...]
It's here. Listen now at iTunes .
DIANA 's beautiful, basically flawless soft-focus dance-pop dream " Born Again " finally gets some appropriate visuals, directed by Geoffrey Pugen , and starring Carmen Elle and other assorted psychedelic jungle dwellers. In other exciting news, DIANA 's exceedingly lovely and timeless self-titled debut - without question one of the year's best - is out August 20 on Jagjaguwar + on Paper Bag Records in Canada.
An absolutely gorgeous short film collaboration from the members of the mighty Black Constellation . Shot on location in the Methow Valley, Cascade foothills and Carnation, Washington. [read more about the film + words from the Palaceer at the believer ]
mp3: GORILLA VS. BEAR APRIL 2013 MIX ( 63 mb ) 01 Postiljonen :: supreme (NIVA remix) 00:00 02 Sapphire Slows :: when i see you (demo) 02:42 03 Noah :: driving 07:17 04 Shine 2009 :: eurozone 09:18 05 Boards of Canada :: -- / --- / -- / -- / -- / XXXXXX 12:44 [...]
An incredible set from Nico Jaar , live at RBMA's Boiler Room takeover in NYC . Listen/watch, thanks to James for the heads up. iframe not supported!
" Even though I'm not much of a dancer myself. At least not publicly... "
The super official, finally final radio edit finally drops on iTunes :
One of the most unstoppable songs of the last year or so gets some worthy visuals, as the brilliant Emily Kai Bock showcases her penchant for making magic by using seemingly unremarkable or commonplace series of events - aside from when a kid apparently takes flight near the end - to elegantly create something beautiful and poignant and moving, befitting such a timeless song as " Wings ." Shot in the heartland (Nashville, specifically) in Super 8 by Kai Bock's regular collaborator/director of photography [...]
mp3: GORILLA VS. BEAR MARCH 2013 MIX ( 78 mb ) 01 Phoenix :: entertainment (blood orange remix) 00:00 02 Glass Candy :: the possessed 03:38 03 Vulgar Fashion :: krystal tears 10:44 04 Edith Beake :: always in love 15:33 05 Les Sins :: grind 19:33 06 Mount Kimbie :: made to stray [...]
I know I keep using words like " lofty " and " anthemic " and " timeless " when describing how great all of these new Young Galaxy songs are, but the band's latest single is all of those things and more, thanks to a flawless, uplifting, universal chorus that makes " New Summer " one of our favorite things they've ever done. Ultramarine is out April 23 .
Joanna Newsom covers one of her biggest influences + inspirations in Malibu for Melissa Coker 's LA-based Wren label's Fall/Winter '13 line. Directed by Maximilla Lukacs :
mp3: GORILLA VS. BEAR FEBRUARY 2013 MIX ( 78 mb ) 01 Friendzone :: moments pt. 2 00:00 02 Giraffage :: all that matters 03:53 03 AlunaGeorge :: attracting flies (andrea bootleg edit) 07:48 04 Purity Ring :: grammy 10:49 05 3:33 :: _AS 13:42 06 Vox Mod x Shabazz Palaces :: iridescent asteroid [...]
We're teaming up with our friends Yours Truly again this year to kick off SXSW '13 on Wednesday, March 13 , at the Hype Hotel . Free / no badge required , just RSVP HERE . Starring: DISCLOSURE (london) SHLOHMO (los angeles) CHARLI XCX (london) ANTWON (san jose) FEAR OF MEN (brighton) [...]
Here's the blistering, melancholic new single from Melbourne's Super Wild Horses , complete with stark/stunning visuals that only intensify the song's infectious, subtly ominous emotional pull. Both song + video have us very psyched for the follow-up to the duo's beloved 2010 debut full-length Fifteen ; " Alligator " is the opening track from the forthcoming Crosswords , out April 5 on Dot Dash / Remote Control Records .
Let's try this again: those of you that abstained from listening to that garbage webrip that was floating around everywhere last week, and missed the bootleg video rip that was up for about 10 minutes, your patience has been rewarded: The Knife just dropped the official Marit Östberg -directed video and stream for their massive, sprawling new single " Full of Fire ." Pre-order the Shaking the Habitual triple LP here .
[short film starring Karin + Olof Dreijer, directed by Marit Ostberg / via ]
[NSFW short film starring Karin + Olof Dreijer , directed by Marit Ostberg / via ]
So many records this year. We had to stop somewhere though, so check our top 50 of 2012* - complete with an unbreakable (we tried) tie at the top - after the jump , listen along with this massive Spotify playlist , and then, as always, we can talk about what you think we missed. Gorilla vs. Bear's ALBUMS OF 2012 after the jump »
Another absolute gem from Chromatics , taken from the After Dark 2 triple LP. Lyrics here + video coming in a few hours, according to Johnny Jewel : mp3: CHROMATICS :: CHERRY