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Nancy Whang & Audiojack – “Like An Eagle” (Dennis Parker Cover) Video

The former LCD Soundsystem member Nancy Whang is now half of the Juan Maclean, which means she’s largely responsible for In A Dream, your current reigning Album Of The Week. And on a new EP, she’s also tapping deep into dance music’s past. On The Nancy Whang Casablanca Reworks, Whang teams up with various dance-music… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 18, 2014 - 1:03 pm

The Juan Maclean – “A Simple Design”

DFA OG John MacLean — AKA the Juan MacLean — will be back with another LP of expertly assembled dance music next month. The album, entitled In A Dream, once again features LCD Soundsystem’s Nancy Whang on vocals; she’s been a full-time Juan MacLean member for several years, but she’s out at the forefront now,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 12, 2014 - 10:55 am

Watch Classixx Play Kimmel With Nancy Whang

Last year, the California production duo Classixx released Hanging Gardens, one of those dance albums that doesn’t make a huge impression the first time you hear it but which sticks around, sounding awesome during whatever random moments you happen to throw it on. Someone at Jimmy Kimmel Live must’ve had that experience with the album,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 22, 2014 - 11:24 am

Nancy Whang & Bonar Bradberry – “Working The Midnight Shift” (Donna Summer Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Over the last year, former LCD Soundsystem member Nancy Whang has asserted herself as a formidable club diva. Whether she’s singing over tracks produced by Classixx, the Juan MacLean, or Shit Robot she consistently impresses every time. Now Whang has made the decision to cover the queen of disco, Donna Summer, and her choice of… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 6, 2014 - 10:46 am

Shit Robot – “Do That Dance” Video

Between her work with Shit Robot and the Juan McLean, 2013 was the year Nancy Whang began her ascension to becoming one of the great current dancefloor divas. And 2014 — the year both those projects drop long-awaited new albums — seems to be her chance to really claim that title. Whang’s great strength, a… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 7, 2014 - 1:43 pm

The Juan Maclean – “Get Down (With My Love)” (Feat. Nancy Whang)

The Juan Maclean, the former Six Finger Satellite member who became an old-school house producer, has been cranking out transcendent dance anthems since the early days of DFA. In the last year, he’s given us a pair of monster 12″ singles, “You Are My Destiny” and “Feel Like Movin’,” that made up the two third… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 13, 2014 - 4:43 pm

The Juan Maclean – “Feel Like Movin'”

At the beginning of this year we got a treat in the form of DFA legend the Juan Maclean returning to music after nearly four years with “You Are My Destiny,” and what a return it was. That track featured LCD Soundsystem’s Nancy Whang on vocals, and she’s back again for another team up. “Feel… More »

By: Miles Bowe / October 1, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Classixx – “All You’re Waiting For” (Feat. Nancy Whang) Video

From California remixx specialists Classixx’s new LP Hanging Gardens comes “All You’re Waiting For,” a synth-pop upper built for the dancefloor, featuring a lead vocal from the dame of LCD, Nancy Whang. The clip’s set on a yacht, with an eclectic support staff, an American flag, and Nancy lording over the whole affair by draining… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 15, 2013 - 12:16 pm

Photos: DFA 12th Year Anniversary Show

On Saturday, Brooklyn’s gorgeous Grand Prospectus Hall hosted an anniversary party for the new millennial cool factory that is DFA. The label tweeted that they were expecting around 4,000 people, and if you factor in the lack of weekend L train service, the formal attire, and the pent-up enthusiasm of that considerable number of ticket-holder… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 28, 2013 - 10:00 am

The National-Curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Fest Announces Lineup: The Walkmen, St. Vincent, Beirut, The Antlers, More

In January, Brooklyn Academy of Music announced that it would host a spring festival curated by the National’s Bryce and Aaron Dessner, and today that event, called Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (a reference to this Whitman poem), announced it’s full lineup. It goes down 5/3-5/5. And, yeah, if you’re into indie rock, skewing the more arrangement-heavy… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 29, 2012 - 5:36 pm

Holy Ghost! – “I Wanted To Tell Her” Video

New York synth-disco duo Holy Ghost! recently dropped their cover of the early ’80s Ministry nugget “I Wanted To Tell Her.” Now their version the song has a video, in which director Ben Fries recreates an ’80s-movie dance party in all its neon glory. There’s also some sort of plot, but good luck following it. More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 9, 2011 - 12:23 pm

CMJ 2011: Class Superlatives & Our Finest Photos

We’re on the other side of CMJ now, which you could probably tell by the uptick in the music news cycle, or by some bloggers’ (could be any bloggers, no way to know who I am talking about) bleary eyes and corresponding level of risibility. Stereogum threw a couple of parties early on, then shifted… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 24, 2011 - 6:19 pm