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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 »
A few days late but stacked with excellence, here is your collection of May's absolute jams. For optimal ease of consumption, you'll find it here in three forms: a 12-track downloadable zip of the…   Read Story »
The first time I ever saw Jacques Greene DJ, he spun Mya's overlooked, Nicki Minaj-featuring slinker "Ponytail." Throwing that out there made it clear he had been committed to pop-R&B at a young age,…   Read Story »
Sky Ferreira headlined a sold out show in Brooklyn last night, days after losing her voice at Stereogum's Range Life show at SXSW. (She was still sick at Wednesday night's Bowery Ballroom gig; fans…   Read Story »
L.A. beat-maker Shlohmo has teamed up with How To Dress Well for this warped, dense take on R&B: "Don't Say No" is a good sign of what's to come on the producer's upcoming EP, Laid Out. As intense as…   Read Story »
How To Dress Well's Tom Krell and Elite Gymnastics' James Brooks are two Midwestern bedroom-studio auteurs who think hard about music that a whole lot of people regard as complete piffle and who…   Read Story »
The skittering gospel-house thumper "& It Was U" is my favorite song from How To Dress Well's excellent sophomore album Total Loss, and now it has a video from director Luke Gilford. Tom Krell,…   Read Story »
The deluxe edition of How To Dress Well's new, excellent Total Loss features a bonus 7'', a release that features a cover of Robbie Basho's mesmerizing "Blue Crystal Fire." HTDW figurehead Tom Krell…   Read Story »