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Los Angeles’ FYF Fest was one of the more stylistically diverse festivals of the year. Its lineup blended major headliners (Phoenix, the Strokes, HAIM) with some of the best electronic musicians in the world (Flying Lotus, Todd Terje, Four Tet), and managed to throw in some choice heavier stuff (Boris, Deafheaven), hip-hop (Earl Sweatshirt, Ru… More »

Starting today we’re rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum’s annual readers’ poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote for 2013’s best album, song, music video, new act, TV show, movie, and viral video. And you did! Thank you for listening! Best Album is the first category we’re revealing… More »

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The Antlers – “Director (Dave Harrington Remix)”

Last year, the grand, graceful, downcast Brooklyn band the Antlers released their album Familiars. Dave Harrington used to be half of the planetarium-core duo Darkside…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2015 - 12:39 pm
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Stream Darkside’s Psychic Live Concert Film

Darkside, the collaborative duo of electronic producer Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington, released one great album before announcing a hiatus and playing a few
Peter Helman | June 30, 2015 - 6:40 pm

Watch Alex Bleeker & Dave Harrington Play “Eyes Of The World” During Marathon Grateful Dead Covers Set

Even though the halcyon indie-pop janglers Real Estate and the darkly psychedelic electronic duo Darkside have little in common sonically, there are distinct yet distinctly…
Chris DeVille | February 11, 2015 - 4:27 pm
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In Memoriam: The Bands We Lost In 2014

Since 2008 I've put together a holiday-time video tribute to the year's band breakups. It's a sad endeavor really, but there is a bright side.
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2014 - 12:41 pm
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Watch Darkside Perform At Their Final Show

Last month, Darkside announced that they were taking a break "for now" and said that their last show would be in Brooklyn. That show took…
James Rettig | September 13, 2014 - 6:25 pm
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Watch St. Vincent Attempt To Identify Songs By Her Biggest Influences In A Cruel Listening Test

Annie Clark has always been open to talking about her musical influences, from Miles Davis to Steely Dan. She even got to collaborate and release…
James Rettig | August 27, 2014 - 10:41 am
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Darkside Announce Final Show, Share Two Psychic Outtakes

Nicolas Jarr and Dave Harrington's collaboration Darkside is coming to an end, at least for now. The band announced on Twitter today that their last…
James Rettig | August 17, 2014 - 4:22 pm
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Photos: Øyafestivalen 2014

Øyafestivalen has now entered its 13th year, and last week, the Norwegian festival’s 2014 iteration filled Oslo with excellent artists. There were folk musicians like…
Miles Bowe | August 13, 2014 - 5:43 pm

Nicolas Jaar Scoring A&E’s The Returned

Chilean-American producer (and one half of Darkside) Nicolas Jaar has signed on to compose the score for A&E's upcoming drama series The Returned, an adaptatio…
Peter Helman | June 16, 2014 - 4:45 pm
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Stream Dave Harrington Before This There Was One Heart But A Thousand Thoughts EP

Dave Harrington is best known for Darkside, his duo with electronic music producer Nicolas Jaar, but today he shares his debut solo EP. As the…
Miles Bowe | May 12, 2014 - 1:19 pm
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Small Black – “Lines Of Latitude (Dave Harrington Remix)”

Guitarist Dave Harrington is Nicolas Jaar's bandmate in the elegantly restrained electro-psych duo Darkside, and he may also be Jaar's peer in creating woozily pretty…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2014 - 4:39 pm
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St. Vincent – “Digital Witness (Darkside Remix)”

Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington, as Darkside, have released a tremendous remix of St. Vincent's "Digital Witness." What once was a sproingy art-funk excursion ha…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2014 - 9:57 am
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Darkside (Feat. Tamara) – “Things Behind The Sun” (Nick Drake Cover)

The spacey, proggy downtempo duo Darkside has two members, and it turns out that both of them are perfectly capable of putting together a satisfying,…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2014 - 9:20 am

Watch Darkside Play “Freak, Go Home” In A Maida Vale Session

Earlier this month, Darkside, the duo of producer Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington, released Psychic, a very good album of spacey, proggy downtempo music.
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2013 - 11:27 am

Stream Darkside Psychic

Darkside is the duo of downtempo electronic producer Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington. This year, they’ve already given us the Daft Punk remix album…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2013 - 11:38 am
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Darkside – “Paper Trails”

Darkside is the great downtempo electronic producer Nicolas Jaar's duo with the guitarist Dave Harrington, and they'll release the new album Psychic next month. We've…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2013 - 10:48 am

Darkside – “Golden Arrow”

Darkside is a collaborative project between Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington. Earlier this year, we heard from the duo when it released a remix…
Liz Pelly | August 25, 2013 - 5:57 pm

Stream Darkside’s Remix Of Random Access Memories

Darkside is the side project of Nicolas Jaar, the young Chilean master of downtempo techno, and guitarist Dave Harrington; the two last teamed up for…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2013 - 8:59 am
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