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Stereogum Monthly Mix: June 2011

June's started on a hot streak: It made sense to counter the sweat by opening this Monthly Mix of recent standout free MP3s with a…
Brandon Stosuy | June 9, 2011 - 10:25 am

Best New Bands

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2010

With fall on the horizon, we're escaping a slow summer and shifting into that final, fertile phase of the music year's release cycle. Which makes…
Scott Lapatine | September 1, 2010 - 1:29 pm

More Balam Acab stories

Stream Art Week 2016 Compilation Feat. Owen Pallett, Teen Suicide, Katie Dey, & More

Art Week 2016 is a new compilation put together by Sam Ray, a follow-up a similar collection from 2012. It features original tracks from a…
James Rettig | February 12, 2016 - 2:05 pm

Balam Acab Releases New Album Child Death

Murky electronic producer Balam Acab has just released Child Death, his first album since his 2011 debut WANDER / WONDER. (We named him a Best
Peter Helman | December 17, 2015 - 9:52 pm

Le1f – “Rage”

After several mixtapes, Le1f's debut full-length Riot Boi is coming out this November. We've heard the initial SOPHIE-produced single "Koi" and seen its tropical CGI…
Caitlin White | October 9, 2015 - 10:39 am

Rick Ross – “Touch’n You (Balam Acab Edit)” (Feat. Usher)

For reasons only known to young laptop murk-designer Balam Acab, the young man has just remixed "Touch'n You," a Rick Ross/Usher collaboration from the former's…
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2012 - 5:31 pm

Balam Acab – “Ass Pop”

Here's a one-off joint from murky production specialist Balam Acab, a track called "Ass Pop" that rides a shifty, goofy pulse while finding plenty of…
Corban Goble | May 31, 2012 - 4:46 pm

Lushlife – “Still I Hear The Word Progress (Balam Acab Remix)”

Remix warlock Balam Acab recently tackled Lushlife's new single, "Still I Hear The Word Progress," instilling his own slowed-down, wispy aesthetic. Download it below. …
Corban Goble | April 2, 2012 - 12:15 pm

Balam Acab – “Just Stay” & “Come True”

On his Twitter this afternoon, young murk-music producer Balam Acab let two unreleased new joints go out into the ether. Both "Just Stay" and "Come…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2012 - 4:49 pm

Charli XCX – “Nuclear Seasons (Balam Acab Remix)”

The industrial-tinged synth-pop track "Nuclear Seasons," by UK artist Charli XCX, is one of the year's more memorable singles in its vein. Its hook sticks,…
Amrit Singh | December 9, 2011 - 9:37 am

Watch Balam Acab Live Video

The young producer Balam Acab only recently started playing live shows -- as in, like earlier this week. Last night, he performed at Johnny Brenda's…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2011 - 2:54 pm

Twin Sister – “Kimmi In A Rice Field (Balam Acab Remix)”

Balam Acab tries his hand at a remix of Twin Sister's sprawling "Kimmi In A Rice Field," and he pretty much leaves the lustrous vocal…
Corban Goble | November 7, 2011 - 11:30 am

Today In Lana Del Rey: Balam Acab Remix, Woodkid Duet

The widely discussed narco-pop firestarter Lana Del Rey stays busy enough to get up in our blog almost everyday. And over the weekend, she showed…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2011 - 10:03 am

Remixtape Vol. 6

It's the return of Remixtape, the feature where I listen to a tremendous amount of shitty blog-bait "X Remixes Y" tracks and weed out those…
Amrit Singh | September 30, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Stream Balam Acab’s WANDER / WONDER

WANDER / WONDER, the prettily murky debut full-length from the young electronic producer Balam Acab, is out tomorrow on Tri Angle. Right now, the album…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2011 - 4:52 pm

Sleep ∞ Over – “Romantic Streams (Balam Acab Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

On the heels of August's Monthly Mix, which features Sleep ? Over's "Romantic Streams," comes Balam Acab's remix of that jam, a twitchier, spookier take…
Corban Goble | August 23, 2011 - 1:10 pm

Balam Acab – “Motion”

One of the finest young acts going, Balam Acab releases his full-length debut WANDER / WONDER on 8/29 via Tri Angle. We've had "Oh, Why"
Amrit Singh | August 16, 2011 - 5:27 pm