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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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Watch Thom Yorke Debut Radiohead Remixes At Four Tet DJ Night

To kick off three consecutive nights DJing at London's Plastic People, on Friday Four Tet's Kieran Hebden invited Thom Yorke to join in spinning some…
Scott Lapatine | June 12, 2011 - 1:01 pm

Burial – “Stolen Dog” & “Street Halo”

Hyperdub label head Kode9 stopped into the Benji B's BBC show and played lots of forthcoming music from his label, though as the self-described "Burial…
Amrit Singh | March 24, 2011 - 12:33 pm

Thom Yorke x Four Tet x Burial – “Ego” & “Mirror”

That was quick. The just-announced collabs between Thom Yorke, Kieran Hebden (Four Tet), and William Bevan (Burial) debuted earlier tonight on London's Rinse FM. Text…
Scott Lapatine | March 15, 2011 - 9:40 pm

Four Tet – “Pinnacles” & Daphni (Caribou) – “Ye Ye”

Four Tet's Kieran Hebden and Caribou's Daniel Snaith are planning a split vinyl release, to be out "soon" via Hebden's Text Records. Snaith's track will…
jessica | February 28, 2011 - 5:41 pm

The xx – “VCR (Four Tet Remix)”

Keiren Hebden created a 9-minute layered, electro-danceable version of Mercury Prize winners the xx’s "VCR." He should've called it "DVD."…
brandon | October 5, 2010 - 11:33 am

Four Tet – “Angel Echoes (Caribou Remix)”

A week or so ago Kieran Hebden remixed the Acorn's "Restoration." Here, Four Tet's There Is Love In You's glistening opener "Angel Echoes" goes under…
brandon | June 2, 2010 - 2:43 pm

The Acorn – “Restoration (Four Tet Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

I can (and have) been as cynical as anyone about the transparently promotional aspects of the glut of remixes sweeping through music sites -- they…
Amrit Singh | May 21, 2010 - 2:04 pm

Pantha Du Prince – “Stick To My Side (Four Tet Remix)” (Feat. Panda Bear)

Wisely, Pantha Du Prince is mining every last bit of mileage from his Hype Machine chart topper, the Panda Bear-powered  "Stick To My Side." Compliment…
Amrit Singh | March 8, 2010 - 3:28 pm

Stream Four Tet’s There Is Love In You

Kieren Hebeden’s fifth full-length, and first proper album in four years, is out 1/26 via Domino. Get a legal leg up on the race to…
Amrit Singh | January 18, 2010 - 1:46 pm

New Four Tet – “Sing”

This 78-minute mix Kieran Hebden first distributed as a CD the last night of his DJ residency at London’s Plastic People includes There Is Love
brandon | January 8, 2010 - 11:54 am

The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm

New Four Tet – “Plastic People”

At about the 9:45 mark, after a Q&A with Radio 1’s Gilles Peterson, “Love Cry”‘s Joy Orbison remix, Kieran’s spittle, and a Sun Ra moment,…
brandon | November 18, 2009 - 1:32 pm

Four Tet Readies There Is Love In You

Kieran Hebden’s fifth album, his first proper full-length in over four years, is out 1/26 via Domino. You’ve heard lead track “Love Cry.” It’ll be…
brandon | November 4, 2009 - 4:48 pm

New Four Tet – “Love Cry”

For "Love Cry," Kieran Hebden gives us a percussive nine minute forward-thrusting dance track piloted by ghostly crate-digger female vocals and enough bass to ear…
brandon | October 29, 2009 - 3:15 pm

Hear Arcade Fire, Spoon & Other Merge Artists Remixed

SCORE! 20 Years Of Merge Records: THE REMIXES! features Caribou, Four Tet, Xiu Xiu, Mark Robinson, the Blow, and others tackling classic and current Mergers.
brandon | September 25, 2009 - 3:19 pm

Green Man Festival 2009 In Photos

The eco-friendly Green Man took over Brecon Beacons, Wales this past weekend with a heavy dose of Americana: from midwestern folkies (Bon Iver, Wilco, Andrew…
Scott Lapatine | August 26, 2009 - 12:09 pm

New Burial & Four Tet – “Moth” & “Wolf Cub”

Kieran Hebden, aka Four Tet, is all about collaboration, so it's not a surprise that he teamed with shadowy English dubstep crossover Burial, aka William…
brandon | May 4, 2009 - 9:34 am

New Kieran Hebden & Steve Reid – “Lyman Place”

The new escalating Hebden and Reid track’s a huge sonic liftoff. Makes sense: “Lyman Place” is the opener from Mr. Four Tet and Mr. Good…
brandon | November 10, 2008 - 10:01 am

New Battles – “Tonto (Four Tet Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

As we rumble through the music world's Q4, you're gonna start seeing a lot more remixes, special EPs, free live cuts, etc. from bands with…
Stereogum | October 24, 2007 - 12:07 pm

New Fridge – “Clocks”

It’s been six years in the making, but it will take just one listen of The Sun to get you raving. Though its release i…
Stereogum | May 11, 2007 - 12:33 pm