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It’s been three years since Gold Panda released Lucky Shiner – a sparkly debut album that showed off the British producer’s uncanny ability to bend and twist samples in ways that were both forward-thinking and somehow nostalgic (which makes sense since the album was apparently named after his grandmother). While Lucky Shiner made for something… More »

A few days late but stacked with excellence, here is your collection of May’s absolute jams. For optimal ease of consumption, you’ll find it here in three forms: a 12-track downloadable zip of the month’s best free MP3s, a 15-song Spotify playlist of May’s finest Spotify-enabled tracks, and to close it out, a 46-track Soundcloud… 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 »

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Open Mike Eagle – “Ziggy Starfish (Anti-Anxiety Raps)” Video (Feat. Hannibal Buress) (Stereogum Premiere)

Open Mike Eagle wanders through a seemingly typical club scene in his new video for the Gold Panda-produced "Ziggy Starfish (Anti-Anxiety Raps)." The video follow…
Misha Sesar | June 11, 2015 - 10:00 am

Gold Panda – “Clarke’s Dream”

The tough-to-categorize British producer Gold Panda released his sophomore album Half Of Where You Live just last year, but he's already working on a follow-up.
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2014 - 9:37 am

Gold Panda – “Community” Video

The video for "Community," the tingly new single from the British producer Gold Panda, could've gone a few different ways, and it went at least…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2013 - 11:27 am

Gold Panda – “Community (Fort Romeau Remix)”

"Community" is a cut from Gold Panda's sophomore full-length Half Of Where You Live that was released early this summer. The song is a collage…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 6, 2013 - 11:43 am

Stream Gold Panda Half Of Where You Live

Gold Panda's latest offering Half Of Where You Live is out next week, but he's made it available to stream now via Tumblr. The album…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 3, 2013 - 10:40 am

Gold Panda – “We Work Nights”

Earlier this year, Gold Panda announced Half Of Where You Live, his sophomore full-length album along with its first track "Brazil." While his commitment to…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 28, 2013 - 1:32 pm

Gold Panda – “Brazil”

Gold Panda makes his own brand of never-too-aggressive, chilled-out electronica, and we heard his latest EP Trust earlier this year. Today, the British producer released…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2013 - 5:32 pm

Stream Gold Panda Trust EP

British electronic producer Gold Panda has been relatively quiet lately, though his moody and zoned-out productions continue to echo in weird places; check the sample…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2013 - 10:29 am

Charli XCX – “You (Ha Ha Ha)”

The BBC recently debuted "You (Ha Ha Ha)," the new single from British dance-pop phenom Charli XCX, and it is one very much worth hearing.
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2012 - 3:48 pm

Gold Panda – “Mountain” & “Financial District”

British bucolic-electronic producer Gold Panda has a new single hitting the internet today, and it features two warm, expansive, meditative instrumental pieces, both of which…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2012 - 11:06 am

Gold Panda – “4”

Here's a little instrumental one-off called "4" from UK beatmaker Gold Panda, which he sets up like so: a track I made on…
Corban Goble | April 17, 2012 - 5:45 pm

Gold Panda – “Thailand Chord Droner”

Gold Panda took to his Soundcloud to post a new track recently, the midtempo "Thailand Chord Droner." Not much other info is given, outside of…
Corban Goble | February 27, 2012 - 3:45 pm

Gold Panda – “An Iceberg Hurled Northwards Through Clouds”

Derwin "Gold" Panda is the latest beat-minder to contribute to !K7's DJ-Kicks series with a 22-track mix dropping late next month. It begins with this…
Amrit Singh | September 26, 2011 - 2:01 pm

Gold Panda – “MBP”

If you're DJing and need some segue, queue up "Quitter's Raga." The opening kick's sizzle paired with the track's ebullient sitar strokes is nicely upbeat…
Amrit Singh | June 22, 2011 - 1:12 pm

Remixtape Vol. 3

This month's Remixtape begins with a wistful twist (Clams Casino, a Gold Panda redo of Lykke Li, Phone Tag tagging up Small Black's "New Chain,"
Amrit Singh | April 22, 2011 - 10:39 am

SXSW Saturday: Featuring Das Racist, Owen Pallett, Gold Panda, Puro Instinct, Cults

On the last night of SXSW there were riots at Death From Above 1979's "secret" show, there was Kanye and the G.O.O.D. roster and Jay-Z…
Stereogum | March 21, 2011 - 8:10 pm

32 Must See Bands @ SXSW 2011

Come March every year, the same questions are asked, retreaded thought pieces get pitched: What does it mean to have a music industry festival in…
Stereogum | March 16, 2011 - 9:10 am