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Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor is blessed with one of the gentlest, most effortlessly evocative voices in pop. The lovably nerdy English soul man would be unmistakable under any name, but this year he'll…   Read Story »
Last year, David Byrne's label, Luaka Bop, released a compilation of the African synth-based music made by William Onyeabor in the late '70s and early '80s. Since then, the music world has focused on…   Read Story »
Earlier this week, two generations of snarling Swedish pop tough-chick greats, Neneh Cherry and Robyn, came together for "Out Of The Black," a song from Cherry's forthcoming Four Tet-produced album…   Read Story »
Today is launch day for Beats Music, the new streaming music service for which Trent Reznor serves as creative chief. (Read our impressions of the app here.) The Nine Inch Nails frontman is doing his…   Read Story »
A couple of months ago Tears For Fears shared a surprise cover of Arcade Fire's "Ready To Start.". It was recorded when Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith returned to the studio earlier this year to…   Read Story »
The late-'70s disco singles that Donna Summer made with Giorgio Moroder were all titanic pop hits, and they also helped make the world safe for chilly, stretching-into-infinity electronic production.…   Read Story »
Richmond, VA gospel-folk-psych-soul crooner Matthew E. White released one of 2012's best albums, Big Inner, a stunning and sorta miraculous collection that congregated with the lofty (and disparate)…   Read Story »
When he's not co-leading Hot Chip, Alexis Taylor fronts About Group, an improv-happy supergroup that also includes Spiritualized's John Coxon and This Heat's Charles Hayward. And next month, they'll…   Read Story »
Hot Chip may have shared the excellent new full-band single "Dark & Stormy" yesterday, but the band's members are going ahead with all the various solo side-project things they've got going.…   Read Story »
Hot Chip released In Our Heads, their last album, just a year ago, and the band usually uses their in-between-albums time to work on all the various side projects its members usually have going. But…   Read Story »