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Welcome to the second installment of The 5 Best Songs Of The Week, a new column where we spotlight the tracks in the conversation this week that we liked the most. The last seven days have been enormously weighty with stuff to consume, especially when a lot of favorites (including Disclosure’s “F For You,” Yeah… More »

Yesterday, Beach House and Phoenix both dropped mindbending, huge-budgeted videos at basically the exact same moment; as soon as I got done writing up one of them, I had to launch into the next one right away. So, big indie artists: Pace your shit out a little bit better! Don’t drown us in interesting music… More »

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Jon Hopkins – “We Disappear” (Feat. Lulu James) Video

Jon Hopkins' Immunity gave us some of the most taut and explorative electronic music of 2013. Now he's surprising us again by reworking some of…
Miles Bowe | June 16, 2014 - 11:03 am

Jon Hopkins – “We Disappear” (New Version Feat. Lulu James)

The instrumental track "We Disappear" was the first song on Immunity, the album of conceptual, leftfield dance music that the British producer (and Brian Eno…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2014 - 2:42 pm

Lulu James – “Sweetest Thing” Video

Lulu James has released a video for her most recent single "Sweetest Thing." Like her clips for "Closer" and "Step By Step" before this, the…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 7, 2013 - 10:34 am

Lulu James – “Sweetest Thing”

Lulu James continues to release one-off singles with "Sweetest Thing." It's a straightforward R&B cut, but still has flourishes of her brand of futurism, sounding…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 16, 2013 - 11:28 am

Lulu James – “Step By Step” Video

Last week, one of our favorite songs was "Step By Step," the lush but hard-pounding diva-house anthem from the Tanzanian-born, UK-based singer Lulu James. The…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2013 - 11:03 am

Lulu James – “Step By Step”

Tanzania-born, British siren of esoteric soul Lulu James is back with "Step By Step." There's little word on when a full-length release from the young…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 25, 2013 - 4:24 pm

Lulu James – “Closer” Video

British soul-force Lulu James knows how to do simplicity with a ton of panache. In the sparse black-and-white video for her electro-soul track "Closer," she…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 6, 2013 - 11:47 am

Lulu James – “Closer (12″ Mix)”

Following the release of her Be Safe/Stuck EP in 2012, English songstress Lulu James has been hailed a visionary of 21st century soul. James's sound…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 20, 2013 - 4:13 pm