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Kelela – “OICU” (Feat. Le1f)

The L.A.-based singer Kelela and the New York rapper Le1f are two rare beasts: Vocalists who know how navigate weird, sparse, avant-dance production without losing…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2014 - 9:42 am

Photos: Øyafestivalen 2014

Øyafestivalen has now entered its 13th year, and last week, the Norwegian festival's 2014 iteration filled Oslo with excellent artists. There were folk musicians like…
Miles Bowe | August 13, 2014 - 5:43 pm

Kindness – “World Restart” (Feat. Kelela & Ade)

Disco-pop auteur Adam Bainbridge, aka Kindness, has revealed the details behind the follow-up to his 2012 debut, World, You Need A Change Of Mind. The…
James Rettig | August 11, 2014 - 8:35 am

Stream Boots WinterSpringSummerFall

Ever since BEYONCÉ burst into our lives last December, we've been hearing more and more about Boots, aka Jordan Asher, the musician who co-produced most
Chris DeVille | May 5, 2014 - 3:55 pm


Indie Rock’s R&B Movement Reaches Its Saturation Point

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…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2014 - 1:42 pm

Kelela & Tink – “Want It”

Yours Truly's "Songs From Scratch" series, which pairs unfamiliar collaborators and puts them in a studio together, has been responsible for some truly great pieces…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2014 - 10:56 am

Bok Bok – “Melba’s Call” (Feat. Kelela) Video

Last year, the London producer Bok Bok worked on "Guns & Synths," the opening track from the L.A. future-soul singer Kelela's wonderful Cut 4 Me
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2014 - 9:46 am

Bok Bok – “Melba’s Call” (Feat. Kelela)

London's Bok Bok, one of the producers associated with the forward-thinking dance label Night Slugs, was one of the many collaborators on Kelela's great futuristic…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2014 - 9:04 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

In most weeks, any of the top 3, maybe top 4 songs on this list could have made a valid claim for the No. 1…
Stereogum | February 7, 2014 - 4:05 pm

Kelela – “The High”

A couple of months ago, DJ Kitty Cash released her Love The Free mixtape, and somehow we didn't notice "The High," the new Kelela song…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2014 - 10:54 am


The BBC’s Sound Of 2014 Longlist Revealed

Every year, the BBC presents a list of artists who won't necessarily be the best artists of the next year but who, the network predicts,…
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2013 - 9:03 am

Kelela – “Go All Night”

Cut 4 Me, the great new mixtape from the Los Angeles singer Kelela, is a hard and pointed R&B record with icy-cool production from some…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2013 - 5:20 pm

CMJ 2013 Photos: Kelela, Potty Mouth, The Internet @ Fader Fort, Brooklyn 10/17/13

Last night's Fader CMJ showcase brought together a ton of bands that we love. Potty Mouth was a Band To Watch earlier this year, Kelela's…
Miles Bowe | October 18, 2013 - 1:34 pm

Mixtape Of The Week

Mixtape Of The Week: Kelela Cut 4 Me

If Cut 4 Me, the first mixtape from the D.C-born and L.A.-based singer Kelela, worked as a simple production showcase for the various names associated…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2013 - 1:31 pm

Download Kelela Cut 4 Me Mixtape

The L.A.-based singer Kelela has carved out something of a niche for herself as the one vocalist able to reliably provide an electric emotional jolt…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2013 - 11:15 am