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Phoenix have just announced some North American tour dates to go along with their previously scheduled appearances at Governor's Ball and Bonnaroo, and to coincide with that news, they've released an…   Read Story »
Jerry James' "Lana Del Rey" acts as the male equivalent of Kitty's Danny Brown ode "Okay Cupid," landing somewhere between oddly charming and stupid fun. As with Kitty, what elevates the song beyond…   Read Story »
When Ariel Pink went to see Charli XCX live recently, he ended up hitting it off with Chloe Chaidez, leader of the opening band Kitten, and the two went back to Chaidez's hotel room to... make a…   Read Story »
Last year, Ariel Pink teamed up with Jorge Elbrecht, of Violens and Lansing-Dreiden, to form the duo Jorge Elbrose and to release a couple of singles. One of their songs, "No Real Friend," was…   Read Story »
We skipped 5 Best Songs last week because of the holiday, so we considered any music that dropped between last week and this one eligible for this week's installment. And wouldn't ya know it: Over…   Read Story »
This was probably the slowest week of the year in terms of people putting out music videos, what with Christmas arriving dead in the middle and nobody needing to fill up office dead-time by staring…   Read Story »
Earlier tonight, with no advance warning, Sky Ferreira tweeted out a link to a video. She and Ariel Pink have recorded a new version of Pink's old solo lo-fi track "My Molly," turning it into an…   Read Story »
Determining the year's best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal way to sum up a year in music. It is a process…   Read Story »
Jorge Elbrose are Jorge Elbrecht and Ariel Pink. Ariel's real last name is Rosenberg, and pink is "rose" in French, so Elbrose seems like as good a name as any to call one of the best collaborative…   Read Story »
When a label makes it to five years, it's really something worth celebrating. Mexican Summer is a label that has not only had the drive and strength to make it that far, but (as we explored in depth…   Read Story »