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It’s our first mixtape of summer! Accordingly, you should probably just act first and think later and just download it with reckless abandon, as you should do absolutely everything now that it is the season of impulsive behavior. But if you are incapable of such youthful indiscretion without examining the fine print/weighing every possible life… More »

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Micachu & The Shapes – “Sea Air” Video

Indie-pop experimenter Mica Levi has been off in the film-score universe for a while, but her band Micachu & The Shapes are about to return…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2015 - 11:07 am

Micachu & The Shapes – “Sad”

After Mica Levi put together the creepy and compelling score for Jonathan Glazer's Under The Skin last year, she's back with her energetic avant-pop group…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2015 - 8:59 am

Micachu And The Shapes – “Oh Baby”

Mica Levi accumulated lots of attention and accolades with her score to Jonathan Glazer's freaky sci-fi film Under The Skin. Now she's back in Micachu…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2015 - 10:26 am

Stream Micachu & The Shapes Never

UK deconstructionistic pop troupe Micachu & The Shapes are set to release Never, the followup to the excellent Jewellry, next week via Rough Trade. We've…
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2012 - 2:10 pm

Micachu & The Shapes – “OK”

Pop experimentalists Micachu & The Shapes will put out a new record this summer -- their first since 2009's Jewellery -- and today the UK-based…
Corban Goble | May 31, 2012 - 10:31 am

Download Kwes. & Mica Levi Kwesachu Vol. 2

Back in 2009, the spare electro-pop singer and producer Kwes. and the twitchy postpunk-pop genre-combiner Mica Levi, better known and Micachu, got together to release…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2012 - 2:53 pm

Micachu & The Shapes – “Everything”

Micachu & The Shapes collaborated with the contemporary orchestra London Sinfonietta for a collection of "classical crunk" called Chopped & Screwed, more an experiment than…
brandon | February 2, 2011 - 4:54 pm

Arcade Fire, Micachu & The Shapes @ Senaatintori, Helsinki 6/28/10

One of the first things you'll noticed from the pics of Arcade Fire's Helsinki gig is that they played in Helsinki's historic and gorgeous Senate…
Amrit Singh | June 29, 2010 - 6:05 pm

Micachu And The Shapes Melt Down Crayola Crayons

We're already well aware that Crayola wants your kids to listen to hip music while they do their coloring. So far we've seen Animal Collective
brandon | November 19, 2009 - 3:48 pm

New Micachu & The Shapes Video – “Turn Me Well”

Mika Levy and her Shapes released one of the best British albums this year -- a debut, no less -- although you wouldn't know that…
Amrit Singh | September 9, 2009 - 11:35 am

Speech Debelle Wins 2009 Mercury Prize

Just today people were talking about big money bets coming in for Speech Debelle to win the Mercury Prize, and what do you know, the…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2009 - 5:37 pm

Micachu Remixes Fool’s Gold (Stereogum Premiere)

Genre-hopping experimental it-kids Micachu & The Shapes offer a slightly different shape to the Los Angeles Afro (and kraut and '80s dance) rock enthusiasts Fool's…
brandon | August 3, 2009 - 9:12 am

Capitol Hill Block Party 2009 In Photos

This past weekend, Seattle roped off a couple of blocks on Pike Street to host the Capitol Hill Block Party, inviting everyone from Sonic Youth…
Amrit Singh | July 27, 2009 - 4:23 pm

Micachu & The Shapes/tUnE-yArDs @ The Echo, Los Angeles 7/21/09

A few days after doing Siren (or perhaps better introduced as “the same day she was snubbed for a Mercury Prize nomination“), Mika Levy and…
Amrit Singh | July 22, 2009 - 12:37 pm

Siren Festival 2009 In Photos

The Voice’s annual indie rock fest gave audiophiles the second good reason to visit Coney Island last week, bringing out everyone from Spank Rock to…
Amrit Singh | July 20, 2009 - 10:28 am

New Micachu & The Shapes Video – “Golden Phone”

MIcachu is 21-year-old Mica Levy and her band is the Shapes. So named because they have geometric figures on their shirts maybe, but maybe more…
Amrit Singh | June 1, 2009 - 12:27 pm

SXSW 2009: Wednesday In Photos

SXSW 2009 opened with a bit of bad luck turned good: It was too foggy for our flight to land in Houston, so they re-routed…
brandon | March 19, 2009 - 11:22 am