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For reasons only known to young laptop murk-designer Balam Acab, the young man has just remixed "Touch'n You," a Rick Ross/Usher collaboration from the former's God Forgives, I Don't album. Balam…   Read Story »
Here's a one-off joint from murky production specialist Balam Acab, a track called "Ass Pop" that rides a shifty, goofy pulse while finding plenty of room for the requisite Lex Luger escalating chime…   Read Story »
Remix warlock Balam Acab recently tackled Lushlife's new single, "Still I Hear The Word Progress," instilling his own slowed-down, wispy aesthetic. Download it below. Lushlife - "Still I Hear…   Read Story »
On his Twitter this afternoon, young murk-music producer Balam Acab let two unreleased new joints go out into the ether. Both "Just Stay" and "Come True" are instrumentals, and both of them stay true…   Read Story »
The industrial-tinged synth-pop track "Nuclear Seasons," by UK artist Charli XCX, is one of the year's more memorable singles in its vein. Its hook sticks, its production steeped in darker but…   Read Story »
The young producer Balam Acab only recently started playing live shows -- as in, like earlier this week. Last night, he performed at Johnny Brenda's in Philly, where he manned a laptop, made breathy…   Read Story »
Balam Acab tries his hand at a remix of Twin Sister's sprawling "Kimmi In A Rice Field," and he pretty much leaves the lustrous vocal alone, rather resolving to outfit the track with a twinkling,…   Read Story »
The widely discussed narco-pop firestarter Lana Del Rey stays busy enough to get up in our blog almost everyday. And over the weekend, she showed up at the Highline Ballroom during a show from the…   Read Story »
It's the return of Remixtape, the feature where I listen to a tremendous amount of shitty blog-bait "X Remixes Y" tracks and weed out those worth your weed-out. (Right?) Volume 6 opens with this…   Read Story »
WANDER / WONDER, the prettily murky debut full-length from the young electronic producer Balam Acab, is out tomorrow on Tri Angle. Right now, the album is streaming at NPR. You might've heard the…   Read Story »