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It’s never easy to winnow a week down to five songs, but this one was a bloodbath. Every song here could have been #1 on this list, and in most weeks, they would have been. This week, though? This week was so stacked that we were forced to leave off at least two or three… More »

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). Between… More »

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Chromatics – “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” (Cyndi Lauper Cover)

We've been waiting a long time for Chromatics to give us Dear Tommy, their latest much-anticipated klonopin-disco odyssey, and it's still set to arrive sometime…
Tom Breihan | November 5, 2015 - 8:47 am

Puff Daddy’s Surprise Mixtape Samples Chromatics

In honor of his birthday today, Puff Daddy released a new mixtape called MMM that features appearances from Future, Pusha T, Ty Dolla $ign, Travis…
James Rettig | November 4, 2015 - 4:41 pm

Chromatics – “Shadow”

Even though the interminable wait for Dear Tommy marches on, we've been gifted with a new Chromatics track thanks to Adult Swim's singles series. It's…
James Rettig | September 8, 2015 - 12:11 pm

Chromatics Cover “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” For MANGO Ad

Chromatics have covered Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" -- well, Robert Hazard's "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" actually, but like, come…
Peter Helman | September 2, 2015 - 9:16 pm

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 an…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2015 - 12:01 pm

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

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

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's…
James Rettig | February 12, 2015 - 6:04 pm

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

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

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. Chromatics…
Chris DeVille | December 4, 2014 - 5:17 pm

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

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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