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Yesterday, we woke up with a new broody Drake short film to watch with breakfast, and by bedtime, we had a new broody Drake mixtape to listen to over sleepy tea. If those 17 songs had dropped Wednesday instead, we’d likely be talking about one of them below. But we’ll get to Drake next week. More »

A few weeks back, we premiered Low’s cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” and it was great (more on that below). It’s their contribution to a forthcoming Springsteen tribute titled Dead Man’s Town, a compilation marking the thirtieth anniversary of Born In The U.S.A. (and taking its name from that album’s title track). Betwee… More »

Fun Fun Fun Fest went down this past weekend in Austin, Texas, aka “the Live Music Capital Of The World.” The Fest celebrated its eighth year with headliners M.I.A., Snoop Dogg, and Slayer, along with a stacked lineup that included Ice-T, the Descendents, Kurt Vile, the Julie Ruin, Bleached, Killer Mike, the Men, Chelsea Light… More »

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Adult Swim Announces 2015 Singles Series With Danny Brown, Chromatics, Run The Jewels, FlyLo, Sia x SOPHIE, & More

Adult Swim's annual singles series is back for the sixth time starting next week, and as usual the Cartoon Network offshoot has rounded up a…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2015 - 12:01 pm
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Chromatics – “In Films”

We still don't know when narco-disco overlords Chromatics will release Dear Tommy, their much-anticipated Kill For Love follow-up, into the world. But we have heard…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2015 - 3:39 pm
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Stream Johnny Jewel’s Lost River Soundtrack

Johnny Jewel is helming the soundtrack and score for Lost River -- Ryan Gosling's directorial debut -- and has already shared several tracks from the…
Caitlin White | March 30, 2015 - 1:34 pm

Glass Candy – “Shell Game”

Glass Candy is one of the many musical groups that Johnny Jewel has a hand in. His latest project is the soundtrack to a new…
Caitlin White | March 27, 2015 - 5:52 pm

Chromatics – “I Can Never Be Myself When You’re Around”

Sometime very soon, Chromatics are planning to release their new album Dear Tommy, the follow-up to 2012's great Kill For Love. We've posted first single…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2015 - 2:51 pm
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Chromatics – “Just Like You”

Johnny Jewel has shared the first single off of the new Chromatics album, Dear Tommy. The album was originally supposed to come out before Valentine'…
James Rettig | February 12, 2015 - 6:04 pm
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Chromatics – “Yes (Love Theme From Lost River)”

Last year, Portland-based electro-pop outfit Chromatics announced that they would be releasing a new album titled Dear Tommy in 2015. But their latest track, "Yes,"…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 3, 2015 - 4:42 pm
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Chromatics – “Closer to Grey” & Johnny Jewel – “The Other Side Of Midnight”

Johnny Jewel has been clearing out the Italians Do It Better vaults recently, releasing some stray Chromatics and solo tracks over the past few weeks.
James Rettig | December 8, 2014 - 8:17 pm
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Chromatics Announce New Album Dear Tommy

Johnny Jewel has been giving away tons of free singles on his SoundCloud lately, and now his band is back in the albums business. Chromatic…
Chris DeVille | December 4, 2014 - 5:17 pm
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Chromatics – “White Light”

A truly beautiful new Chromatics song has emerged to usher us into the weekend. "White Light" sounds like its title suggests, all soft tones and…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2014 - 3:27 pm
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Johnny Jewel – “The Last Dance”

Johnny Jewel is the producer behind evocative, cinematic electro-pop acts like Chromatics and Glass Candy, and he's never released a track under his own name…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2014 - 11:39 am

Chromatics – “At Your Door” (8-Track Demo Version)

Chromatics have kept relatively quiet since dropping their massive synth-pop opus, Kill For Love, on the world in 2012. That still hasn't changed, but band…
Peter Helman | November 5, 2014 - 4:38 pm

Schoolboy Q – “Man Of The Year”

Right about now, Kendrick Lamar is tangling with GQ over his portrayal in the magazine's Man Of The Year issue. And through some weird cosmic…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2013 - 10:03 am
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Outside Lands 2013 Artist Portraits

San Francisco’s Outside Lands went down over the weekend with performances from Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, Vampire Weekend, and more. (Check out our list…
Stereogum | August 13, 2013 - 11:49 am

The 10 Best Things At Outside Lands 2013

Between music, comedy, food, and artwork, Outside Lands really is one of the more interesting American summer festivals. You checked out our coverage and photo…
Miles Bowe | August 12, 2013 - 5:41 pm
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Outside Lands 2013 Friday: Paul McCartney, The National, Chromatics, & More

Yesterday Outside Lands '13 kicked off in San Francisco, and there's already been a ton of memorable moments, from food to comedy to many great…
Miles Bowe | August 10, 2013 - 3:17 pm

The 10 Less Obvious Must-See Sets At Outside Lands 2013

This weekend, thousands of people will be flocking to San Francisco. No they’re not going there to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Room -–…
Miles Bowe | August 8, 2013 - 1:14 pm
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