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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 »
From what we've heard so far -- "Cold Nites," "Ocean Floor For Everything" and "& It Was U" -- the new How To Dress Well record sounds to be the most assertive, fully-formed thing we've heard from…   Read Story »
How To Dress Well's Total Loss is out later this month, and today Tom Krell delivers the joyous "& It Was You," a spare, thumping R&B cut that finds Krell harmonizing with himself, pulling his voice…   Read Story »