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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 sampled "OK," and now the entire set is…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
Pop experimentalists Micachu & The Shapes will put out a new record this summer -- their first since 2009's Jewellery -- and today the UK-based group revealed the first single from the forthcoming…   Read Story »
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 a mixtape called Kwesachu.…   Read Story »
Micachu & The Shapes collaborated with the contemporary orchestra London Sinfonietta for a collection of "classical crunk" called Chopped & Screwed, more an experiment than a proper followup to…   Read Story »
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 Square. According to photographer Elena Morelli, the…   Read Story »
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 take us down a sweet road to vibrant color, pre-sciatica…   Read Story »
Mika Levy and her Shapes released one of the best British albums this year -- a debut, no less -- although you wouldn't know that from the Mercury Prize. Or its nominee list. No, for that sort of…   Read Story »
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 British rapper rode Ladbrokes' 4/1 odds and the votes of the…   Read Story »
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 Gold's Hebrew-intoned, endlessly…   Read Story »