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A few years back, a critical mass of musicians started making R&B steeped in the sort of art-damaged signifiers indie rock has traditionally claimed as its own. This wasn’t the first time rhythm & blues had pushed boundaries; legendary figures from Curtis Mayfield to Prince to Missy Elliott managed to get some of the most… More »

Although he’s released three previous albums of sighing futuristic pop, Mike Milosh attracted his largest audience by far this past year by collaborating with Robin Hannibal as the airy and mysterious bedroom-R&B duo Rhye. That project’s delicate quiet storm became an underground sensation, which makes Jetlag, the album Milosh releases this week, a coming-out party… More »

It’s that time of year again: Time to take stock of the vast armies of new musicians making music in the past year, and to pick out a few dozen of the best and brightest. In the three previous annual versions of this column, we’ve hailed the arrivals of Frank Ocean, Tame Impala, A$AP Rocky,… More »

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Watch Rhye Debut New Song “Waste” In Santa Ana

It's been two years since the release of Rhye's debut album, Woman, an album that only sounds better the further removed it is from the
James Rettig | June 18, 2015 - 10:39 am
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Jessie Ware – “12” (Demo)

Jessie Ware's sophomore album, Tough Love, comes out soon. So far, we've heard a lot of songs and previews of songs from the record, but…
James Rettig | October 12, 2014 - 3:43 pm

Milosh – “Right Never Comes”

Last fall Rhye singer Mike Milosh released his latest solo effort Jetlag, an album that in my mind surpassed even the whispery, delicate beauty Rhye…
Chris DeVille | September 19, 2014 - 11:05 am

Photos: NorthSide Festival (Denmark) 2014

The 2014 iteration of the Danish music festival NorthSide took place this past weekend and hosted a large number of exciting bands. There were the…
Miles Bowe | June 20, 2014 - 1:19 pm

NXNE 2014 Initial Lineup

With music festival season over, we're now getting some initial lineup announcements for next year. The massive NXNE Festival in Toronto has announced its initial…
Miles Bowe | December 12, 2013 - 3:06 pm
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Milosh – “This Time” Video

The Rhye singer Michael Milosh has been making solo records for longer than he's been in Rhye, and he put together his newest, the just-out-today…
Tom Breihan | November 26, 2013 - 11:16 am
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Stream Milosh Jetlag

Earlier this year, the mysterious boudoir-R&B duo Rhye released their debut album Woman, building a buzz while keeping temporarily quiet on who was in the…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2013 - 10:50 am

Outside Lands 2013 Friday: Paul McCartney, The National, Chromatics, & More

Yesterday Outside Lands '13 kicked off in San Francisco, and there's already been a ton of memorable moments, from food to comedy to many great…
Miles Bowe | August 10, 2013 - 3:17 pm

The 10 Less Obvious Must-See Sets At Outside Lands 2013

This weekend, thousands of people will be flocking to San Francisco. No they’re not going there to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Room -–…
Miles Bowe | August 8, 2013 - 1:14 pm
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Rhye – “3 Days” Video

"3 Days" is nestled right in the middle of Rhye's excellant debut album Woman, and now the duo consisting of Mike Milosh and Robin Hannibal…
Miles Bowe | August 7, 2013 - 4:59 pm
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Watch Rhye Make Their TV Debut On Kimmel

Not too long ago, the L.A.-based bedroom-R&B duo Rhye kept themselves anonymous, surrounding themselves with a cloak of mystery. But now they're apparently comfortable enough…
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2013 - 10:19 am
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SXSW 2013 Thursday: Solange, Pissed Jeans, Savages, More

Our SXSW 2013 coverage continues below, with Rhye, Autre Ne Veut, Savages, Pissed Jeans, Solange, Parquet Courts, and so many other bands you may or…
Stereogum | March 15, 2013 - 12:29 pm

Stream Rhye Woman

Since last year, the mysterious bedroom-R&B duo Rhye have been slowly trickling their languid, sexed-out, atmospheric songs to the internet, giving us gooey gallons of…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2013 - 11:03 am
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Rhye – “Open (Ryan Hemsworth Remix)”

L.A. duo Rhye and Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth are among the young year's most buzzed-about artists, and they've both been racking up plaudits by making…
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2013 - 10:22 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

A whole mess of great videos this week, from some unexpected places as well as the expected ones. When Flatbush Zombies release an excellently hallucinogenic…
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2013 - 4:48 pm
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Rhye – “Open” Video (Version 2)

Sensuous Sade-intoned LA R&B outfit Rhye have already taken one pass at a visual treatment for their supple love song "Open," and it very fittingly…
Amrit Singh | February 4, 2013 - 11:05 am
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2012 In Review: The New Wave Of R&B Comes Into Full Bloom

Throughout the course of my life I have not been what you would call an R&B listener. A brief history of my dabbling: I owned…
Chris DeVille | December 24, 2012 - 1:04 pm
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