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In keeping with my newfound traditions of saying nice things about Gwar in the intros to these posts, the music-related video I enjoyed most this week was this, the YouTube commercial for Gwar’s Gwar-B-Q festival, which includes one of Dave Brockie’s final performances under all that latex. Gwar-B-Q goes down 8/16 in Richmond, and it… More »

This week we’ve got new videos from Destroyer, Discodeine (featuring Jarvis Cocker), Hercules & Love Affair, and Lupe Fiasco. We’re still in a new video drought, post-Christmas and pre-most-release dates, which is why this week’s biggest (though not the best) video is a leak, while others came from weeks prior. Some of this week’s video… More »

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Róisín Murphy – “Evil Eyes (Hercules And Love Affair Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

This past spring, Irish electro-pop fashionista Róisín Murphy put out Hairless Toys, her third exquisite album and first LP in eight years. After releasing a…
Lisa Brown | July 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm
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Sylvan Esso – “H.S.K.T. (Hercules & Love Affair Boom Mix)”

Sylvan Esso's self-titled 2014 debut is a truly enjoyable album, but it's also, pretty clearly, the work of a couple of indie-folk dweebs playing around…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2015 - 1:04 pm

Andy Butler – “You Can Shine” (Feat. Richard Kennedy)

Hercules And Love Affair's Andy Butler is about to release a two-track solo EP called You Can Shine. The title track is a darkly euphoric…
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2015 - 2:12 pm

Stream Hercules & Love Affair The Feast Of The Broken Heart

Next week, Andy Butler’s steeped-in-history leftfield disco-house concern Hercules & Love Affair will release their third album The Feast Of The Broken Heart. It’s a…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2014 - 11:20 am
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Hercules & Love Affair – “I Try To Talk To You” (Feat. John Grant) Video

Next month, Andy Butler's exultant disco-house project Hercules & Love Affair, will give us the new album The Feast Of The Broken Heart, and we've…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2014 - 11:19 am
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Hercules And Love Affair – “Working Miracles”

Andy Butler's leftfield disco-house project Hercules And Love Affair is preparing for the release of album number three, The Feast Of The Broken Heart. Before…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2014 - 3:28 pm
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Hercules And Love Affair – “Raid”

Earlier this month we heard "Do You Feel The Same?," the first single off Hercules And Love Affair's upcoming album The Feast Of The Broken
Miles Bowe | March 17, 2014 - 1:06 pm
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Hercules And Love Affair – “Do You Feel The Same?”

Andy Butler's New York disco-house project Hercules And Love Affair just announced plans to release album number three, following up 2011's playful Blue Songs with…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2014 - 11:08 am
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Kim Ann Foxman – “Return It” Video

"Return It" is the debut single from New York disco-house singer and Hercules And Love Affair contributor Kim Ann Foxman. And for its video, director…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2012 - 9:46 am
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Bat For Lashes – “All Your Gold (Hercules And Love Affair Remix)”

Hercules And Love Affair give Bat For Lashes' "All Your Gold" a light house facelift, turning it into more of the swirling dance jam that…
Corban Goble | October 5, 2012 - 12:53 pm
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Watch Hercules And Love Affair Perform “Blind” With Antony For The 1st Time

"Blind," the 2008 collaboration between Hercules And Love Affair and Antony Hegarty, was an instant nu-disco classic and arguably the best thing either party ha…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2012 - 11:53 am
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Hercules & Love Affair Remix Chromeo (Stereogum Premiere)

Hercules & Love Affair's Blue Songs is an impressive, eclectic take on a variety of dance floors. Andy Butler finds another angle via this remix…
brandon | July 11, 2011 - 11:47 am
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Hercules & Love Affair – “Painted Eyes (Radio Edit)”

"Painted Eyes" opens Hercules & Love Affair's excellently lush, pleasingly eclectic/oddball sophomore album Blue Songs with a stringed pastoral flourish. (It's followed by "My House"'…
brandon | June 13, 2011 - 10:43 am

Hercules & Love Affair – “Shelter” (The xx Cover)

xx's spaciously hushed torch song "Shelter" is a distinctive handle for first-time listeners, the most balladic track on an album designed to soundtrack your night…
Amrit Singh | March 1, 2011 - 9:50 am
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Stream Hercules & Love Affair Blue Songs

Until now our experience with Hercules & Love Affair's sophomore album stopped at the Soul Train-ready "My House." There are plenty of other styles and…
brandon | January 24, 2011 - 4:57 pm
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Hercules & Love Affair – “My House” Video

For the “My House” video, Hercules & Love Affair appropriately use the first single from their sophomore album Blue Songs to soundtrack an ’80s-style dance…
brandon | January 5, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Hercules & Love Affair – “My House”

"My House" comes form Hercules And Love Affair's sophomore album Blue Songs. Newcomer Shaun Wright handles the diva roll, disco balls are spun.
brandon | November 30, 2010 - 5:18 pm

MR. INTL – “And I’m (So In Love With You)”

Still waiting for Andy Butler to wrap up and ship out the next Hercules & Love Affair record -- which would follow an eponymous masterstroke…
Amrit Singh | August 24, 2010 - 5:34 pm
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