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For the sixth straight year, Glasgow record label LuckyMe has been releasing a daily "advent calendar" of exclusive MP3s throughout December. Jacques Green, Four Tet, and Dubbel Dutch are among the…   Read Story »
Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it -- or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days…   Read Story »
Every once in a while How To Dress Well's Tom Krell likes to upload DJ mixes to Soundcloud. They aren't mixtapes, at least not in the way that we tend to use the term these days. But they usually…   Read Story »
An EP remixing songs from How To Dress Well's What Is This Heart? was released today, and it includes remixes by Dubbel Dutch, Cyril Hahn, the Range, and others. The Range's remix of "Words I Don't…   Read Story »
"Words I Don't Remember" was released before How To Dress Well had even announced "What Is This Heart?", but it turned out to be that album's emotional core. It was a gauzy, glassy-eyed R&B anthem…   Read Story »
"What Is This Heart?", How To Dress Well's album of soul-baring avant-R&B, is one of the year's best, and he'll soon follow it up with an EP-length remix collection. The EP opens with PC Music…   Read Story »
How To Dress Well's Tom Krell has worked with his share of electronic producers (you might remember his appearance on Shlohmo's Laid Out EP last year), and now he's lent his fantastic voice to…   Read Story »
On "What Is This Heart?", How To Dress Well's absolute stunner of a new album, "Repeat Pleasure" is arguably the emotional center; it's slow and calm and clear, and it cascades all over itself. The…   Read Story »
At this past weekend's Hopscotch Festival in Raleigh, Sun Kil Moon main man Mark Kozelek faced a loud audience head-on, taking the stage by calling the crowd "fucking hillbillies" and telling them to…   Read Story »
Tom Krell is fixated on the idea of pleasure -- one of the best songs on his new album is named after the feeling, as is this newly released b-side. "So Easy For Pleasure" is a quiet and pretty…   Read Story »