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There are two big reasons why SUM/ONE, the solo debut from Gang Gang Dance’s Brian DeGraw, gets the Album Of The Week nod this week. One is a simple matter of timing. The release-date calendar always gets sparse toward the end of the year, and it’s especially glaring this year, when the Eminems and the… More »

Gang Gang Dance’s 2005 record God’s Money used to feel difficult. To put it in context, at the time, seeing Gang Gang Dance live was alternately the best and most frustrating experience. They’d move from long drones to these moments of percussion-based psychedelic, eyes-roll-back-in-your-head bliss. The difficult parts made everything else that came after so… More »

In today’s Listomania, we unveil our favorite 10 bands who have a member that doesn’t play or do anything, and that’s no intended sleight to these critical players, whether they be hypemen, “vibes managers,” or just token old dudes to round out a musical family. Honorable mention goes out to Broken Social Scene’s fourth guitar… More »

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Gang Gang Dance – “Upside Dawn”

The new benefit album BOATS raises money for low-caste children in India, and every artist on it uses samples from the Light Of Love Children'…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2014 - 5:34 pm
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bEEdEEgEE – “Flowers” (feat. Lovefoxxx) Video

bEEdEEgEE aka Brian Degraw of Gang Gang Dance, put out our Album Of The Week yesterday, and now has a new video. "Flowers," which feature…
Miles Bowe | December 4, 2013 - 1:12 pm
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Omar Souleyman – “Warni Warni (bEEdEEgEE Remix)”

Gang Gang Dance's Brian DeGraw has lately been recording under the name bEEdEEgEE, and his debut solo album SUM/ONE drops next week. And now he'…
Tom Breihan | November 26, 2013 - 11:49 am

Stream bEEdEEgEE SUM/ONE

As a member of Gang Gang Dance, Brian DeGraw has long been responsible for much of the group’s astral cosmopolitan drift. He takes much of…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2013 - 5:09 pm

bEEdEEgEE – “Flowers” (Feat. Lovefoxxx)

Gang Gang Dance production mind Brian DeGraw is about to release a solo album called SUM/ONE under the hard-to-type moniker bEEdEEgEE, and we've already heard…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2013 - 11:27 am

bEEdEEgEE (Brian DeGraw Of Gang Gang Dance) – “Bricks”

For years, Brian DeGraw has helped build towers of cosmopolitan drone in Gang Gang Dance. Now, he's stepping out on his own, taking on the…
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2013 - 11:13 am

Animal Collective – “Monkey Riches (Brian DeGraw [Gang Gang Dance] Remix)”

Next month, Animal Collective will release the brand-new remix EP Monkey Been To Burn Town, on which a diverse cast of producers -- Chicago footwork…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2013 - 10:52 am

FaltyDL – “She Sleeps (Gang Gang Dance Remix)”

On his original track "She Sleeps," the electronic producer FaltyDL hooked up with Friendly Fires singer Ed Macfarlane and made a catchy, dreamy synthpop jam.
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2013 - 1:20 pm
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Hear Gang Gang Dance, Hudson Mohawke Remix Battles

Battles are currently in the midst of releasing a series of remix singles called Dross Glop, in which a pretty varied and well-curated set of…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2012 - 12:42 pm
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Gang Gang Dance – “Chinese High (Nguzunguzu Remix)”

In a pretty perfect pairing of remixer and remixee, the L.A. DJ/producer duo Nguzunguzu has reworked the mystical Gang Gang Dance track "Chinese High," which…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2011 - 2:43 pm
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Pitchfork Festival 2011: Saturday Recap

Pitchfork Fest Friday inspired thoughts about the intimate and situational appeal of much of today’s crop of independent artists, and the challenges inherent to translating…
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2011 - 2:28 pm
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Remixtape Vol. 5

This month's Remixtape opens with a rework of the Miracles Club by Cut Copy, a pair of remixes by Grimes, a submission by Gwilym Gold…
Amrit Singh | June 28, 2011 - 5:31 pm
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Gang Gang Dance – “Mindkilla (Lee “Scratch” Perry Remix)”

One of our favorite records of the year (so far) is Gang Gang Dance's excellent Eye Contact, a mesmerizing stew of the band's polyglot influence…
Amrit Singh | June 21, 2011 - 3:53 pm
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Stereogum’s Top 20 Albums Of 2011 So Far

We still have plenty of time and music left in 2011, but since we're at the halfway (or so) mark, we thought it made sense…
Stereogum | June 21, 2011 - 1:11 pm
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Watch Gang Gang Dance’s 4AD Session

Gang Gang Dance can be a transcendent live band. If you haven't caught them in that setting, check out this 4AD Session, and make pla…
brandon | May 13, 2011 - 12:26 pm

Stream Gang Gang Dance Eye Contact

If you've been paying attention, you know how we feel about Eye Contact, the new record from NYC mainstays Gang Gang Dance, and one of…
brandon | May 3, 2011 - 11:29 am
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Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2011

April's mix is female heavy and thematically clustered. It tips off with a track from each of our three most recent Bands To Watch. The…
Amrit Singh | April 8, 2011 - 5:18 pm
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