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When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a long time ago. Or, something close to that. Here’s what we’re getting down to: It’s that time of year when Stereogum’s staff selects the 40 most exciting new* acts of… More »

A dark week for music videos! For whatever reason, this is the week that everyone’s decided to perfect their death-stares and document their shit-smashing capabilities. That applies, in one way or another, to four of the five videos this week, as well as the Norah Jones and Liars videos that just missed this countdown, a… More »

You’ll all be proud to learn that I managed — just barely — to restrain myself from naming the rap video that stars the terrifying decrepit pro-wrestling quasi-legend as this week’s #1 video. This took an incredible amount of self-control, and I’m still second-guessing myself about it. Just know that, if you’re making a video,… More »

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Kindness – “I’ll Be Back” Video

Director Daniel Brereton has helped visualize two other songs from Kindness' most recent album, Otherness, but neither has been as airy and ambling as the…
Patrick Hosken | April 10, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Kindness – “Some Things Never Seem To Fucking Work” (Solange Cover)

Disco-pop auteur Kindness has taken on "Some Things Never Seem To Fucking Work," one of the most alluring, intimate songs on Solange's 2012 True EP.
Caitlin White | February 10, 2015 - 11:36 am

Solange Enlists Beyoncé, Dave Longstreth, Ariel Rechtshaid, A-Trak To Reflect On D’Angelo’s Voodoo

January 25 marked the 15th anniversary of D'Angelo's seminal Voodoo. Its follow-up, Black Messiah, dropped out of nowhere back in December and it's a total…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 4, 2015 - 1:31 pm

Kindness – “Who Do You Love? (Jeremy Sylvester Bump Mix)” (Feat. Robyn)

On his 2014 album Otherness, the British disco-pop auteur Kindness teamed up with Robyn for a heartfelt synthpop anthem called "Who Do You Love?" Tomorrow,…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2015 - 4:17 pm

Kindness – “Who Do You Love?” (Feat. Robyn) Video

The last time the disco-pop auteur Kindness made a music video, it the dance-centric clip for "This Is Not About Us," and it was great.
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2014 - 9:29 am

Joakim – “This Is My Life” Video + Kindness Remix

Joakim turned 25 this weekend, and to celebrate, he gave us all a gift: a unique look into his day-today via the "This is My…
Maggie Stamets | October 27, 2014 - 1:44 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was a ridiculously stacked week, and there were plenty of truly badass videos that I just couldn't find room for here. So: Apologies to…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2014 - 2:29 pm

Kindness – “This Is Not About Us” Video

It's always nice to learn that someone who makes dance music can actually dance. Next week, Adam Bainbridge, the lanky British disco-pop auteur who record…
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2014 - 1:17 pm

Stream Kindness Otherness

Kindness' Adam Bainbridge went into a different direction on his sophomore album, moving away from the disco influences that earned him a spot among the…
James Rettig | October 6, 2014 - 8:56 am

Kindness – “This Is Not About Us”

Kindness, the project of disco-pop singer-songwriter Adam Bainbridge, has long lingered just outside the spotlight, but it seems like his upcoming Otherness will be garnering…
Chris DeVille | September 3, 2014 - 3:23 pm

Röyksopp & Robyn – “A Monument To Everything (Kindness Remix)”

Earlier this year, Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, completely remade Blood Orange's "Uncle ACE" with house legend Robert Owens. Now he's taken on the spacious, slow-burning…
Miles Bowe | August 15, 2014 - 2:56 pm

Kindness – “World Restart” (Feat. Kelela & Ade)

Disco-pop auteur Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, has revealed the details behind the follow-up to his 2012 debut, World, You Need A Change Of Mind. The…
James Rettig | August 11, 2014 - 8:35 am

Blood Orange – “Uncle ACE (Kindness Remix)” (Feat. Robert Owens) Video

Last year, Blood Orange released his silky and beautiful album Cupid Deluxe, and now Dev Hynes's friend and frequent collaborator Adam Bainbridge, better known a…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2014 - 12:27 pm

Blood Orange – “Chamakay” (Feat. Caroline Polachek) Video

In recent years, Dev Hynes has been best-known as a collaborator, helping people like Solange and Sky Ferreira find a certain haze-pop sweet spot. But…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2013 - 9:42 am

Blood Orange – “Cyan” (Kindness Cover)

In the past year, Dev Hynes has really come into his own as a producer, helping to usher in great stoner-pop work from singers like…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2013 - 1:39 pm

Kindness – “That’s Alright” Video (Feat. Trouble Funk)

For his new single "That's Alright," silky disco-pop synthesist Kindness sampled "Still Smokin'," a track from DC go-go legends Trouble Funk. And when it came…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2012 - 12:39 pm

Kindness – “That’s Alright”

Indie-disco auteur Kindness already had a big 2012 debut with his album World, You Need A Change Of Mind. Now he's already coming back with…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2012 - 11:31 am

Kindness @ (Le) Poisson Rouge, NYC 5/17/12

Adam Bainbridge and his cadre of soulful post-disco/house/dance revelers turned up on these shores this week, and the Village’s (Le) Poisson Rouge door last night,…
Amrit Singh | May 18, 2012 - 5:57 pm