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Last month, the insular R&B auteur Tom Krell, better known as How To Dress Well, shared the sharp and lovely "Repeat Pleasure," the first single from his eagerly awaited new album "What Is This…   Read Story »
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 &…   Read Story »
This week was all about surprises for us and that's reflected in the best songs of the week. There's the obvious literal one in those late-night drunk dials we've all been getting from Drake, but…   Read Story »
Tom Krell emerged a few years ago, releasing murky and mysterious lo-fi bedroom-R&B under the name How To Dress Well. Since then, he's added more shades and ideas to his sound and become an ever-more…   Read Story »
Next Tuesday marks the official start of SXSW's music conference -- which runs through next Sunday -- meaning a good percentage of the industry will be in Austin for the whole week. To account for…   Read Story »
Tom Krell has come a long way. His ghostly R&B concoctions as How To Dress Well used to get by on powerful mood and pioneering concept. Now the guy sings like a bird, and his production has only…   Read Story »
We skipped 5 Best Songs last week because of the holiday, so we considered any music that dropped between last week and this one eligible for this week's installment. And wouldn't ya know it: Over…   Read Story »
Lately, lo-fi avant-R&B explorer How To Dress Well has taken to recording music at home and posting it online, which is really how he got everyone's attention in the first place. For his latest…   Read Story »
Tom Krell, better known as bedroom-R&B traveler How To Dress Well, can make good music in his sleep, and that's almost not an exaggeration. Krell recently posted a new 45-minute mix online, and it's…   Read Story »
Tink is a Chicago R&B singer who released her mixtape Winter's Diary more than a year ago. Since then, that tape has caught on as an under-the-radar favorite among online R&B enthusiasts. (They're…   Read Story »