The xx - "Chained (John Talabot & Pional Blinded Remix)"
Fact Magazine’s FACT mix series recently featured a mix from Pional, a singer and DJ best known for his work with John Talabot. Right in the center of that mix were were two tracks with both artist and title listened as “UNKNOWN.” Now it turns out one of those tracks was in fact an unreleased… More »
Last month, we posted “Tristeza,” a hay and perfectly lovely song from the Brooklyn singer and producer Lorely Rodriguez, who records as Empress Of. The song worked, more or less, as the centerpiece of Empress Of’s Systems EP. And now, Rodriguez has recruited a couple of important producers to give the song remixes befitting of… More »
Barcelona’s dank Balearic beat maker John Talabot and countryman/house producer Pional have already collaborated to great effect twice this year — see “Destiny,” from Talabot’s murked-out afterhours club record ƒn, and “Braves,” their triumphant theme song for the Spanish marathon — so here’s one more before it’s all over. On the xx’s “Chained,” the Spaniard… More »
John Talabot and Pional, two Barcelona dance producers who team with each other frequently, have once again linked up for a new track. This one, “Braves,” will serve as the theme of the annual Divina Pastora Marathon in Valencia, and the race organizers will attempt to lift the runners’ spirits by playing the song around… More »
Next month, the Spanish dance producer John Talabot will release ƒin, his first-ever full-length album. One of the tracks on the LP is “So Will Be Now…,” a sun-dazed seven-minute collaboration with fellow producer Pional. The track weaves classic house bass-blips through a hazy landscape of fluttery vocal samples. Give it a listen below. More »
The situation is this: You should have Subiza, because we’ve gushed enough, and because you like good music, and because they turned a listening room near you into a blissed out crowd surf party where European dance music was splayed and sifted through a sieve of house and indie rock Balearic-influenced low blood pressure beat… More »