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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | September 4, 2020 - 5:04 pm


Actress’ Darren Cunningham: Chrome Is Burning

Speaking by phone from London, Darren Cunningham doesn't initially want to explain the process behind his new album, AZD, the fifth he's released under the…
Sasha Frere-Jones | May 11, 2017 - 1:23 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Actress Ghettoville

As you know, this is usually Tom's column. But I'm taking over this week to talk about one of the most anticipated experimental albums of
Miles Bowe | January 28, 2014 - 4:25 pm

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Actress – “Walking Flames” (Feat. Sampha)

A couple months ago, Actress -- the electronic music producer born Darren Cunningham -- released a new album of instrumentals called 88. Included with that…
James Rettig | September 1, 2020 - 11:43 am

Actress Releases New Album 88 As A Free Download

Actress, the longstanding project of Wolverhampton-born electronic producer Darren J. Cunningham, is back with a new album called 88. It's his first solo effort since…
Chris DeVille | July 16, 2020 - 9:39 am

Actress – “Falling Rizlas” Video

UK producer Actress released a new album, AZD, earlier this year, and today he's shared a video for "Falling Rizlas" from it that was directed…
James Rettig | August 17, 2017 - 12:25 pm

Actress x London Contemporary Orchestra – “Audio Track 5″

Earlier this year, Darren Cunningham released his fifth album as Actress, AZD, and he's following it up with a special collaboration with the London Contemporary…
James Rettig | August 2, 2017 - 11:14 am

Actress – “Dancing In The Smoke”

The cerebral UK dance producer Actress teased a retirement after the release of his last album, 2014's Ghettoville, but instead he's about to return with…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2017 - 11:12 am

Actress – “XX2RME”

After he released the much-loved album Ghettoville in early 2014, the esoteric UK dance producer Actress hinted that he would be retiring. As it turns…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2017 - 12:07 pm

Actress – “Bird Matrix”

It seemed unlikely that Actress would release more music after 2014's swan song Ghettoville, but since the producer is helming his own contribution to the…
Caitlin White | March 31, 2015 - 1:24 pm

Kelis – “Rumble (Actress Sixinium Bootleg Mix)”

Kelis' new album Food spawned a pair of excellent singles in "Jerk Ribs" and "Rumble." Now both of those have received atypical remixes from some…
Miles Bowe | May 23, 2014 - 12:07 pm

Actress – “Rap”

Darren Cunningham has been releasing music that sounds like no one else for years now, but his newest album, Ghettoville, takes an even further step.
Miles Bowe | January 22, 2014 - 5:06 pm


The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am

Actress – “Grey Over Blue”

The London producer Darren Cunningham doesn't exactly make techno or dubstep or ambient music, though he certainly touches on all those. Even when he's tried…
Miles Bowe | December 20, 2013 - 3:26 pm

Teengirl Fantasy – “Motif (Actress Remix)”

"Motif," the house-y, synthy new single from Teengirl Fantasy (their first release since the 2010 LP 7AM), initially appeared online a few weeks ago, in…
Michael Nelson | June 6, 2012 - 5:09 pm