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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 »
Fall has fallen, as they say. As a result this month's mix of ten tracks delivered right on time for September's grand finale has all the classic ingredients of a prosperous autumn: rap, punk,…   Read Story »