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For decades now, the Red Hot Organization has been raising money for AIDS awareness by putting together finely curated compilations, and their next one could be amazing. The forthcoming double-CD…   Read Story »
Alexis Taylor has always been the gentle soul at the center of Hot Chip's effervescent dance-pop, his charmingly wimpy falsetto enunciating properly amidst the churning synthesizers. At times that…   Read Story »
When Hot Chip singer Alexis Taylor announced his solo album Await Barbarians, we learned it would more of a low-key chill sesh than one of Hot Chip's trademark quirky synthpop excursions. Lead single…   Read Story »
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 »