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Major questions (and complaints) about Yeah Yeah Yeahs third full-length will undoubtedly center around the prevalence of synthesizers and various electronics and seeming lack of Brian and Nick’s standard drum and guitar blazes. Icy and fuzzed analog synthesizers and skittering electronic beats do appear on It’s Blitz!, and considering the emphasis usually placed on Zinner’s… More »

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Maximum Balloon – “Let It Grow” (Feat. Karen O & Tunde Adebimpe)

Master producer Dave Sitek's solo project Maximum Balloon has laid dormant since the release of their self-titled debut back in 2010, but he's revived it…
James Rettig | July 10, 2015 - 9:53 am

Scarlett Johansson, Este Haim, Holly Miranda Debut Grimes-Inspired Supergroup The Singles

Our Scarlett Johansson tag archive is truly fascinating, including New Order and Serge Gainsbourg covers, collaborations with everyone from the Jesus And Mary Chain to…
Chris DeVille | February 20, 2015 - 3:08 pm

Tinashe & David Sitek – “Xylaphone”

This year, Dr Pepper Studio has been pairing established producers with up-and-coming artists to release a trio of EPs, stocked with fresh, genre-blending tracks. In…
Sadaaf Mamoon | July 17, 2014 - 1:04 pm

Dave Sitek – “God Damn Beauty”

TV On The Radio member and producer-to-the-stars Dave Sitek released a solo album under his Maximum Balloon alias four years ago, but he doesn't often…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2014 - 2:49 pm

Stream Kelis Food

Since she first emerged in the early Neptunes days, the Harlem singer Kelis has long been one of the great experimenters in R&B, a voice…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2014 - 8:45 am

Kelis – “Jerk Ribs” Video

We first posted "Jerk Ribs," Kelis's first collaboration with the TV On The Radio production mastermind Dave Sitek, 10 months ago, when it was still…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2014 - 5:06 pm

Kelis – “Rumble” (Prod. Dave Sitek)

Kelis was the Neptunes' original star collaborator, and she's spent a decade and a half on the bleeding edge of R&B and dance-pop. Last year,…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2014 - 5:10 pm

Run The Jewels – “Sea Legs (Dave Sitek Remix)”

Run The Jewels, the duo of Killer Mike and El-P, released their ridiculously great self-titled album earlier this year as a free download, but if…
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Kelis – “Call On Me” (Prod. Dave Sitek)

For more than a decade now, Kelis has fused R&B grit to futuristic dance-pop blips, and her newest single may be the oldest-sounding thing she's…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2013 - 3:36 pm

Beady Eye – “Flick Of The Finger”

When Oasis were at their absolute peak, the very heart of their appeal was plainly the incomparable voice of their primary vocalist, Liam Gallagher, one…
Michael Nelson | April 5, 2013 - 10:14 pm

Norah Jones – “Good Morning” & “Take It Back” (Dave Sitek Remixes) (Stereogum Premiere)

In April, we heard a few remixes of Norah Jones's Little Broken Hearts cuts by TVOTR figurehead Dave Sitek. Today, we have a pair of…
Corban Goble | November 20, 2012 - 9:40 am

Beady Eye Recording New Album With Dave Sitek

Liam Gallagher and Beady Eye (aka Oasis minus Noel Gallagher) aren’t exactly known for being adventurous, forward-thinking musicians: They’ve made a career out of aping…
Michael Nelson | November 12, 2012 - 3:43 pm

CSS – “I’ve Seen You Drunk Girl” (Prod. Dave Sitek)

Dave Sitek produces the new single from party rockers CSS -- it's called "I've Seen You Drunk Girl" -- a clap-along party chant that recaps…
Corban Goble | November 7, 2012 - 2:54 pm

Usher – “Climax (Dave Sitek Remix)”

Sound wizard/TVOTR member Dave Sitek takes Usher and Diplo's "Climax" in a much more harrowing direction in his remix of the track, which is saying…
Corban Goble | July 25, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Hear Dave Sitek Remix Norah Jones

We've caught a couple of glimpses as Norah Jones's forthcoming Little Broken Hearts through "Happy Pills" and "Travelin' On," and now two more remixed cuts…
Corban Goble | April 23, 2012 - 4:36 pm

Florence & The Machine – “No Light, No Light (Dave Sitek Remix)”

Bespectacled TV On The Radio production wizard Dave Sitek has remixed Florence & The Machine's towering "No Light, No Light," pulling Florence's storming epic into…
Tom Breihan | December 21, 2011 - 9:18 am

Jane’s Addiction – “End To The Lies”

Maybe TV On The Radio's Nine Types Of Light is so romantically mellow because Jane's Addiction bassist Dave Sitek was putting the energized part of…
brandon | March 31, 2011 - 12:38 pm

Jane’s Addiction’s Dave Sitek Remixes Lykke Li

Keeping busy never seems a problem for Dave Sitek, the TV On The Radio producer/guitarist/windchime specialist who also did ScarJo doing Waits and also nailed…
Amrit Singh | January 26, 2011 - 11:37 am

Dave Sitek Joins Jane’s Addiction

It’s not surprising to hear ex-Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan used rock ‘n’ roll’s “creative differences” remove himself from the new Jane’s Addiction album.
brandon | January 4, 2011 - 11:04 am

Maximum Balloon – “Groove Me” (Feat. Theopilus London) Video

Dave Sitek's Maximum Balloon most recently presented its Karen O track "Communion." Now it's a return to the moderately funky party track "Groove Me," in…
Amrit Singh | September 17, 2010 - 4:40 pm
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