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Hear 6 Unreleased SBTRKT Songs On Benji B’s BBC Radio 1 Show

SBTRKT released Wonder Where We Land just two months ago, but he's already sharing a bunch of new music. The British producer debuted six new untitled, previously unreleased tracks today during his takeover of Benji B's BBC Radio 1 show. This isn't the first time we've heard new music from guest DJs on BBC… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / November 13, 2014

Major Lazer – “Vegan Vampire” (Feat. Ezra Koenig)

"I would never bite you. I would never bite anybody. I may be a vampire, but I'm also a vegan. Pshh, you wouldn't understand." That's some dialogue from Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig, in character as vegan vampire Rylan, on a weird, wild, collage-like Major Lazer song tentatively titled "Vegan Vampire." It sounds very much… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 5, 2014

Chvrches – “Get Away”

The movie Drive is only three years old, and its soundtrack is magnificent; it's arguably the best thing about the entire movie. But BBC radio host Zane Lowe has taken on the strange, difficult endeavor of improving, or at least competing against, that original soundtrack. Lowe has put together a whole new soundtrack to the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 20, 2014

Stream SBTRKT Wonder Where We Land

With his self-titled 2011 debut album, the masked British producer SBTRKT gave a serious boost to collaborators like Jessie Ware and Sampha and helped to establish the awesome architectural dance/R&B fusion that's effectively taken over British pop music. On his new follow-up Wonder Where We Land, SBTRKT has lined up a whole battalion of big-name… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 29, 2014

SBTRKT – “New Dorp. New York” (Feat. Ezra Koenig) Video

"New Dorp. New York" is the first single from Wonder Where We Land, the new album from the masked British producer SBTRKT, and it's one of the strangest first singles from an anticipated album in recent memory. It's a shuffly, skittering thumper that has Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig half-scatting nonsense about New York, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 22, 2014

Watch SBTRKT, Jamie xx, and Jessie Ware’s Full Sets From iTunes Festival London

Since the beginning of September, Apple's iTunes Festival has had a new show each night. The past two nights have seen Jessie Ware, SBTRKT, and Jamie xx take the stage. Both Ware and SBTRKT performed new songs from their respective upcoming albums. All of the performances are available to stream on iTunes for a limited… More »

By: James Rettig / September 20, 2014

SBTRKT – “The Light” (Feat. Denai Moore)

As is usually the case with SBTRKT's Aaron Jerome, less is more. Today, Jerome releases a new single from his upcoming Wonder Where We Land. "The Light" follows singles featuring guests like Ezra Koenig and A$Ap Ferg & Warpaint. This one is graced by Denai Moore's soft, soulful vocals, which seamlessly blend with… More »

By: Ethan Jacobs / September 19, 2014

SBTRKT – “Look Away” (Feat. Caroline Polachek) Interactive Video

The masked producer SBTRKT is about to release Wonder Where We Land, a new album of diffuse, jazz-damaged dance-pop, made with a lineup of all-star collaborators. We've already posted "Temporary View" with Sampha, "New Dorp. New York" with Ezra Koenig, "Higher" with Raury, and "Voices In My Head" with A$AP Ferg… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 15, 2014

SBTRKT – “Voices in My Head” (Feat. A$AP Ferg & Warpaint)

SBTRKT teamed with all sorts of intriguing musicians for his upcoming Wonder Where We Land; so far we've heard his collaborations with Ezra Koenig, Sampha, and Raury. "Voices In My Head," the latest song Aaron Jerome has shared from the project, is a bleary trip-hop song (think "Rabbit In Your Headlights") featuring… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 10, 2014

SBTRKT – “Higher” (Feat. Raury)

Last month, the teenage Atlanta singer-songwriter Raury released Indigo Child, his debut mixtape, and he was being touted as a next big thing before it even dropped. Soon enough, he'll head out on tour with the masked British dance producer SBTRKT. And Raury and SBTRKT have also come together on "Higher," the third track… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 8, 2014

Hear SBTRKT Perform New Songs With Ezra Koenig, Sampha, & Warpaint On BBC Radio 1

SBTRKT visited Zane Lowe's show on BBC Radio 1 this afternoon to perform some new songs with the help of a few artists he's collaborated with on the upcoming album Wonder When We Land. In addition to opening with "Temporary View" aided by Sampha, he also gets help from Ezra Koenig for "NEWMore »

By: Miles Bowe / August 20, 2014

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It was a good week for songs. Any week whose 5 Best Songs includes seven artists including Danny Brown, Ezra Koenig, Jessie Ware, Rustie, SBTRKT, Shura, and Spoon? That is a good week for songs. And you know what? You could maybe even argue that a few others shoulda been squeezed on there, too. Do… More »

By: Stereogum / July 25, 2014

SBTRKT – “NEW DORP. NEW YORK” (Feat. Ezra Koenig) + Wonder When We Land Details

Three years ago, the masked, mysterious London dance producer SBTRKT released his self-titled debut album, which showed how sparse, architectural club music could absolutely work as pop if you did it right. The album helped introduce singers like Jessie Ware and Sampha, and when Drake jumped on a remix a few months later, that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 22, 2014

SBTRKT – “Temporary View” (Feat. Sampha)

The great British dance producer SBTRKT has been doing some fine instrumental work lately, but it's still a thrill to hear him back to doing what he does best, working with singers to make tracks that explore the porous boundaries between dance and pop and soul. SBTRKT's new track "Temporary View" reunites him with… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 6, 2014

Stream SBTRKT Transitions EP

The masked British producer SBTRKT hasn't yet announced a follow-up album to his excellent 2011 self-titled debut. But last month, he shared a new track called "Hold The Line" and announced plans to release a series of instrumental 12" EPs called Transitions, which he'd crank out before giving us that new album that he'… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 11, 2014

SBTRKT – “Hold The Line”

Some excellent news from the masked British dance producer SBTRKT: He's finally working on a new album, the follow-up to his 2011 self-titled debut, which still sounds like the future. But before he gets to that album, he'll also have a pile of new music: A series of instrumental 12" singles over the next… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 10, 2014

SBTRKT – “r u n a w a y” (feat. Jessie Ware, Sampha, & Tic)

On New Years Eve, the great British producer SBTRKT played the giant Young Turks party in Mexico City, which also featured the xx, Grimes, and others. For the last track in his set, SBTRKT played "r u n a w a y," a short and unreleased two-year-old track that featured frequent collaborators Jessie Ware and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 2, 2014

Check Out A New SBTRKT Audio/Visual Experiment

Two years ago, with his self-titled debut, SBTRKT established a serrated, architecturally precise sound that existed somewhere at the intersection of dance, pop, and R&B, and that style has a lot to do with the respective cutting edges of all three genres right now. But other than the occasional one-off track or remix,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 18, 2013

SBTRKT – “IMO”

SBTRKT shared a new song this morning via Twitter, "IMO." He posted a YouTube link also featuring visuals by Lorenzo Durantini and A Hidden Place. SBTRKT followed up by explaining: "p.s its not a 'single'/ planned campaign/ album promo hype thing. just music i want to share." Check it out below. More »

By: Liz Pelly / September 14, 2013

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week saw a of new tunes from heavy-hitters (Beck with guest Kim Gordon), comeback cuts from old favorites (the Dismemberment Plan, Mazzy Star), and an odd cocktail of indie rock and rap (Black Noi$e's remix of Unknown Mortal Orchestra with Killer Mike and Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire). What reeled us i… More »

By: Stereogum / July 19, 2013
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