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More like guestival amirite? Cameos dominated Coachella all weekend, but Sunday was especially saturated with them. Arcade Fire had Debbie Harry. Motorhead had Slash. Jhene Aiko had Drake and…   Read Story »
Disclosure and Lorde tag-teamed at the 2014 BRIT Awards earlier today, introduced as two popular acts that came into the industry over the past year. Lorde sang "Royals" over Disclosure's futuristic…   Read Story »
"Booo!," the 2001 collaboration from the producer Sticky and the sing-rapper Ms. Dynamite, was a massive British underground hit, and it marked an early moment in UK garage's fast evolution into…   Read Story »
The London duo AlunaGeorge released Body Music, their debut album of sleek and futuristic R&B, a few months ago, and they've been kicking around internet circles for more than a year now. But their…   Read Story »
One of the most immediately recognizable things about London synth&B duo AlunaGeorge is that despite the small size of the group, its output is extraordinarily tight. The same can be said about their…   Read Story »
The second annual Budweiser Made In America festival, which is curated by Jay-Z, took place over the weekend in Philadelphia with performances by Phoenix, BeyoncĂ©, HAIM, Dairrhea Planet, Kendrick…   Read Story »
I don't want to bum anybody out, but summer's almost over. With an emphasis on almost, meaning anything can still happen (aside from reclaiming that unbridled feeling of summer's start and infinite…   Read Story »
"La La La" is a recent dance hit from the British producer Naughty Boy, and it's got a vocal from Sam Smith, the same guy who sang Disclosure's "Latch." And now that they're fresh off of releasing…   Read Story »
R&B is different in England. Some of it is that old, stereotypical British reserve, but a lot of other factors are at work, too. In the UK, the music doesn't have nearly the church pedigree that it…   Read Story »
The British electro-soul duo AlunaGeorge doesn't seem to know how to make a bad song. They showed up a year ago with "Your Drums, Your Love," guested on Disclosure's ridiculously great anthem "White…   Read Story »