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We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix — MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. — in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so, for you, here is the month’s music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited only… More »

In 1959, Ornette Coleman released The Shape of Jazz To Come, a record with content almost as audacious as its title. Forty-seven years later, Coleman at least partially fulfilled his own challenge with the fearless and fertile Sound Grammar. But even that 2006 effort might not have crossed jazz boundaries as much as one from… More »

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Stream Four Tet’s 8-Hour Rinse FM DJ Set

Tonight, to celebrate the release of Beautiful Rewind, Four Tet is doing an eight hour DJ set on Rinse FM. The DJ set starts at…
Liz Pelly | October 6, 2013 - 6:23 am

Four Tet – “Parallel Jalebi (Hudson Mohawke Remix)”

Tomorrow, to celebrate the release of Beautiful Rewind, Four Tet is doing an eight hour DJ set on Rinse FM starting at 9 PM GMT.
Liz Pelly | October 5, 2013 - 4:59 pm

Stream Four Tet Beautiful Rewind

Surprise! Four Tet's new album, Beautiful Rewind, which did not have a release date, will apparently arrive in some UK stores today. And it i…
Scott Lapatine | October 3, 2013 - 7:25 am

Four Tet – “Parallel Jalebi”

This is going to be a busy fall for the adventurous dance producer Four Tet, who produced all of Syrian singer Omar Souleyman's forthcoming album…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2013 - 10:57 am

Omar Souleyman – “Wenu Wenu” (Prod. Four Tet)

Four Tet has his own new album Beautiful Rewind coming out soon, but he also produced all of Wenu Wenu, the new album from the…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2013 - 11:48 am

DIANA – “Perpetual Surrender (Four Tet Remix)”

Toronto synth-pop group DIANA are gearing up to release their self-titled Jagjaguwar debut in August. The band, which is fronted by former-Austra member Carmen Elle,…
Claire Lobenfeld | July 31, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Four Tet – “Kool FM”

Earlier this week, dance-music adventurer Kieran Hebden announced the forthcoming release of a new Four Tet album called Beautiful Rewind, which is good news indeed.
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2013 - 10:27 am

Four Tet Beautiful Rewind Details

Last year, the great kinda-dance producer Kieran Hebden, who records as Four Tet, released the sorely underrated singles collection Pink, which showed how close to…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2013 - 12:18 pm

Photos: Primavera Sound 2013

Primavera Sound Festival took place over multiple days in Barcelona last week, hosting acts including Blur, My Bloody Valentine, the Knife, Phoenix, the Postal Service,…
Stereogum | May 28, 2013 - 11:29 am

Hear The Original, Tori Amos-Sampling Version Of Four Tet’s “Unspoken”

Rounds, the third album from the bucolic British producer Four Tet, was his big breakout moment, the album where his fusion of pastoral folk and…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2013 - 9:33 am

Four Tet – “Pyramid (Atoms For Peace Remix)”

Last year, the cerebral electronic producer Four Tet released Pink, an excellent collection of the singles he'd been releasing, tracks that were more dancefloor-directed tha…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2013 - 3:16 pm

Neneh Cherry & Afrika Baby Bam – “Nina” (Prod. By Four Tet)

About 14 years ago, on opposite sides of the Atlantic, both Neneh Cherry and the Jungle Broters were doing way-out art-student things with rap music.
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2013 - 12:58 pm

Justin Timberlake – “Suit & Tie (Four Tet Remix)”

Justin Timberlake is getting a lot of play from gossip blogs this morning, largely because everyone just now realized that he threw a sneaky sideway…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2013 - 9:47 am

RocketNumberNine & Four Tet – “Roseland”

In July, Four Tet went into the studio with Ben and Tom Page, a/k/a the London-based improv-inclined brothers duo RocketNumberNine. Together, the trio recorded a…
Liz Pelly | February 18, 2013 - 11:56 am

Four Tet – “The Track I’ve Been Playing That People Keep Asking About And That Joy Used In His RA Mix And Daphni Played On Boiler Room”

Kieran Hebden, bka Four Tet, has released a song from his upcoming 12″ called *deep breath* “The Track I’ve Been Playing That People Keep Asking…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 1, 2013 - 5:08 pm

Download Four Tet Rarities Comp 0181

One of last year's great under-the-radar albums was Four Tet's Pink, the singles compilation that moved Kieran Hebden's production further away from warm electro-acoustic romanticism…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2013 - 8:52 am

Grimes – “Skin (Four Tet Remix)”

On Tuesday, Four Tet guest-hosted DJ Roska's show on the UK's legendary pirate-turned-Internet radio station Rinse FM. During the set, Four Tet played a track…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 10, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Four Tet – “Lion (Jamie xx Remix)”

Earlier this year, the great British electronic producer Four Tet released Pink, an excellent and somewhat underrated collection of dance singles. In the past, Four…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2012 - 9:25 am