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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, as… 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 – “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

Kindness – “House” Video

Kindness is in town for his first-ever NYC show this week at Le Poisson Rouge, and right on time, this terrific video. They talk about…
Amrit Singh | May 15, 2012 - 10:21 am

Kindness – “House”

Kindness is British-born singer/songwriter Adam Bainbridge and his band of soulful dance party creators/enthusiasts, an outfit in possession of the wonderful debut LP World, You
Amrit Singh | April 18, 2012 - 12:37 pm

Stream Kindness World, You Need A Change Of Mind

British indie funker Kindness has been a familiar name around these parts for a while; we've posted his "Gee Up" and "Cyan" videos and his…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2012 - 4:34 pm

Kindness – “Gee Up” Video

UK indie funk artist Kindness first made a blip in 2009 with a cover of the Replacements' "Swingin' Party," eventually releasing that as a single…
Corban Goble | February 8, 2012 - 11:02 am

Kindness – “SEOD”

Following up on Kindness's "Cyan" is "SEOD," a slab of spacious, sensual house-inflected turntable candy out on 12" white vinyl with a dub mix by…
Amrit Singh | December 6, 2011 - 10:29 am

Kindness – “Cyan” Video

A couple weeks ago, whiteboy funk auteur Kindness awoke from a period of inactivity to drop "Kindness," and now that wonky disco jam has a…
Corban Goble | October 11, 2011 - 10:33 am

Kindness – “Cyan”

Whiteboy funk auteur Kindness rarely surfaces, but when he does, he's the creator of lean, fucked-up-sounding disco jams. The song was produced by Phillipe Zdar,…
Corban Goble | September 21, 2011 - 6:22 pm
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