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Record Store Day is coming April 16. It began in 2007 and has grown into a indie record store and vinyl lover’s version of Christmas morning (or maybe Easter morning? RSD happens the third Sunday of every April). The Record Store Day site just posted the line-up of offerings for this year, and it’s a… More »

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Preview 2 New Songs From Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique’s Love Is Free

We've already heard two tracks from Robyn's new La Bagatelle Magique project -- "Set Me Free" and the Maluca-featuring "Love Is Free" -- and now…
James Rettig | August 5, 2015 - 2:41 pm

Stream Arthur Russell Corn

A certain level of mysticism surrounds conversations about the cellist, vocalist, composer, and electronic music frontiersman Arthur Russell. He's the understated phantom father of oddball…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 1, 2015 - 11:25 am

Hear Arthur Russell’s “Ocean Movie” From New Collection Of Previously Unreleased Recordings

Legendary New York musician Arthur Russell's work was all over the map -- from classical to disco to experimental sound collage to folk -- and…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2015 - 2:13 pm

Red Bull Music Academy Announces NY Fest With PC Music, Arthur Russell Tribute, FKA Twigs, & More

Red Bull Music Academy is returning to New York City for the third year in a row for a month-long series of events. Highlights include…
James Rettig | March 9, 2015 - 11:04 am

Stream Various Artists Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell

The latest benefit compilation from the Red Hot Organization is Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell, and it features two CDs’ worth of artists…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2014 - 10:35 am

José González – “This Is How We Walk On The Moon” (Arthur Russell Cover)

Red Hot's Arthur Russell covers compilation has grown into an impressive and exciting release as star after star chimes in with their tributes to the…
Miles Bowe | September 16, 2014 - 4:39 pm

Robyn – “Tell You (Today)” (Arthur Russell Cover)

The list of stars on the new Arthur Russell tribute, Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell, is pretty blinding, but even among acts like…
Michael Nelson | September 3, 2014 - 4:09 pm

Hot Chip – “Go Bang” (Arthur Russell Cover)

Red Hot Organization is set to release a tribute album to the late dynamic powerhouse Arthur Russell. On the heels of Sufjan Stevens' sensual "A
Sadaaf Mamoon | August 13, 2014 - 3:14 pm

Sufjan Stevens – “A Little Lost” (Arthur Russell Cover)

Six months ago we heard about a pending Sufjan Stevens contribution to Red Hot's long-gestating Arthur Russell tribute comp, which also includes covers by Robyn,…
Chris DeVille | July 29, 2014 - 10:42 am

Red Hot + Arthur Russell Tracklist Features Sufjan Stevens, Robyn, Blood Orange, Hot Chip, & More

For decades now, the Red Hot Organization has been raising money for AIDS awareness by putting together finely curated compilations, and their next one could…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2014 - 11:08 am

Sufjan Stevens To Cover Arthur Russell For Red Hot Comp

A few years ago we heard about This Is How We Walk On The Moon, a crowdfunded Arthur Russell tribute from the Red Hot Organization.
Miles Bowe | January 20, 2014 - 10:51 am

Robyn, Twin Shadow, Washed Out Set For Red Hot Arthur Russell Tribute LP

Arthur Russell blended dance, folk, pop, classical, whatever, and created something utterly unique and extraordinary. He died of AIDS in 1992, at age 40, but…
Michael Nelson | August 9, 2012 - 4:47 pm

New White Hinterland – “Icarus”

The first track from White Hinterland's forthcoming Kairos finds Casey Dienel dropping the brushed-drum jazz and acoustic cabaret-folk feel of Phylactery Factory and the smiley…
brandon | January 7, 2010 - 4:05 pm

Jens Lekman Covers Arthur Russell

Cello-wielding one-man disco Arthur Russell has received an amazing amount of indie-realm (and otherwise) attention these past years, long after his AIDS-related death in 1992,…
Stereogum | October 5, 2007 - 9:36 am