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A few years back, a critical mass of musicians started making R&B steeped in the sort of art-damaged signifiers indie rock has traditionally claimed as its own. This wasn’t the first time rhythm & blues had pushed boundaries; legendary figures from Curtis Mayfield to Prince to Missy Elliott managed to get some of the most… More »

Name: Holy Other
Progress Report: The reclusive producer talks about the making of Held and anticipates finally stepping out of the shadows.

Since releasing his excellent debut EP, With U, last year on Tri Angle, Manchester-based producer and wunderkind recording artist Holy Other has managed to both wow and confound by continuing… More »

It’s the return of Remixtape, the feature where I listen to a tremendous amount of shitty blog-bait “X Remixes Y” tracks and weed out those worth your weed-out. (Right?) Volume 6 opens with this month’s undisputed champion of tracks bearing Remix in their title: the indomitable “Huzzah!” featuring a fierce set of relatively underground rappers… More »

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Red Bull Music Academy Announces NY Fest With PC Music, Arthur Russell Tribute, FKA Twigs, & More

Red Bull Music Academy is returning to New York City for the third year in a row for a month-long series of events. Highlights include…
James Rettig | March 9, 2015 - 11:04 am

Stream Holy Other Held

The Manchester producer Holy Other has built his name on murky, mysterious bass music, and he'll soon release his debut album Held. We've already heard…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2012 - 10:45 am

Holy Other – “Held”

Holy Other, a Manchester-based producer of emotively gauzy glitch-swoon sadscapes, will soon release his debut album Held. We've already heard the early track "Love Some1,"
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2012 - 12:07 pm

Holy Other – “Love Some1″

For the past year or so, the Manchester-based producer Holy Other has been building a dark, gauzy, drifting sound, the sort of thing where the…
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2012 - 9:49 am

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands of 2011

Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year.
Stereogum | September 13, 2011 - 12:26 pm

How To Dress Well – “Suicide Dream 2 (Holy Other Remix)”

Berlin producer and Remixtape veteran Holy Other does his ghoulish thing on this rework of one of How To Dress Well's strongest tracks, "Suicide Dream…
Corban Goble | August 31, 2011 - 3:47 pm

Holy Other – “Know Where” Video

This late-night street-wandering MFK-directed video for Holy Other's "Know Where" fits the With U track like a shadow. …
brandon | July 27, 2011 - 1:44 pm

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

Holy Other – With U EP

This summer, Manchester-based mixtape perennial Holy Other releases his debut EP on Tri Angle Records, home of similarly gauzy/gothic, dragged-out beat and R&B experimentalists like…
Amrit Singh | May 26, 2011 - 3:07 pm

Remixtape: Vol. I

Most remixes are shit. This new feature exists in defense of The Remix. So, welcome to Remixtape: a monthly compilation of the best recent remix…
Amrit Singh | February 11, 2011 - 2:47 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: November 2010

Back again with another monthly mix which, per its title, you should continue to expect monthly. We're glad you guys enjoyed the last installment, and…
Amrit Singh | November 4, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Holy Other – “Yr Love” & “We Over”

Berlin-via-Manchester shadow builder Holy Other is releasing his debut single on Transparent. The songs have a hollowed-out darkness to them that goes better with morose,…
brandon | September 15, 2010 - 4:27 pm