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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Kelela Take Me Apart

"Hold up, wait / You fucking with my groove," Kelela murmurs on "Frontline," the opening track from her new album Take Me Apart. For Kelela,…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2017 - 11:48 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Seems like just last week we were talking about Taylor Swift failing to make 5 Best Songs. Actually, it seems like it was three months…
Stereogum | September 8, 2017 - 4:55 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Hey it's Gabriela Tully Claymore in for Tom Breihan this week. How are you? I myself am doing well. I woke up at the literal…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 11, 2017 - 1:01 pm

More Kelela stories

Watch Kelela Cover Sade’s “Like A Tattoo” In The BBC Live Lounge

The great Los Angeles R&B singer Kelela is known for singing over head-spinning, futuristic beats. But as she shows on her stunning new album Take
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2017 - 4:34 pm

Watch Kelela’s Gorgeous “LMK” Performance On Jools Holland

Last week, the adventurous, avant-garde R&B singer Kelela released the absolutely stunning album Take Me Apart. And like St. Vincent and Beck, she was a…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2017 - 10:53 am

Kelela – “Waitin”

On Friday, the mystic, experimental R&B singer Kelela will release her new album Take Me Apart, her official full-length debut. It's our Album Of The
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2017 - 3:47 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Seems like just last week we were talking about Taylor Swift failing to make 5 Best Songs. Actually, it seems like it was three months…
Stereogum | September 8, 2017 - 4:55 pm

Kelela – “Frontline”

Kelela will release her new album Take Me Apart in October and we've already heard the excellent lead single "LMK." Kelela debuted a new single…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 4, 2017 - 10:51 am

Kelela – “LMK” Video

Last week, Kelela released "LMK," the first single from her long-anticipated debut album, Take Me Apart, and today she's shared a video to accompany it.
James Rettig | August 9, 2017 - 11:15 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Have you seen the new LCD Soundsystem album art? Did you hear that Martin Shkreli has finally been convicted? Have you listened to Chris DeVille…
Stereogum | August 4, 2017 - 6:06 pm

Kelela – “LMK”

Kelela has been an exciting fixture in the underground electronic scene for a while now, and between her 2013 mixtape Cut 4 Me and 2015's…
James Rettig | August 1, 2017 - 12:32 pm

Artist Portraits From SXSW 2017

A lot of bands descend upon Austin for SXSW every year, and this year a lot of those bands rolled through the Mazda Studio At…
Stereogum | March 20, 2017 - 5:01 pm

Kelela, Elysia Crampton, & Adrian Piper – “Reference Track TF Scrape”

Future-soul space-queen Kelela has a fascinating habit of showing up with new songs entirely at random, without warning, often with unexpected collaborators involved. That's certainly…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2016 - 11:31 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Just last week we bore witness to the birth of Britain's Independence Day, and now, we prepare to celebrate our own. The more things change,…
Stereogum | July 1, 2016 - 3:37 pm

Clams Casino – “A Breath Away” (Feat. Kelela)

Next month, Clams Casino, the great rap-production impressionist, will release 32 Levels, his major-label debut. The album pushes his sound to some fascinating places, and…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2016 - 10:23 am

Obey City – “Airy (Jensen Sportag Alt. Take)” (Feat. Kelela) Video

Last year Brooklyn producer Obey City, aka Sam Obey, recruited R&B visionary Kelela for a hazy twilight ballad called "Airy." The original track was amazing,…
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2016 - 10:44 am
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