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Kelela – “Rewind” Video

After a long delay, Hallucinogen, the much-anticipated space-R&B EP from the young L.A. phenom Kelela, is finally coming out next month. And now she's followed…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2015 - 11:23 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's Friday leading into Labor Day Weekend, and New York City feels like a ghost town -- like half the place has already emptied out,…
Stereogum | September 4, 2015 - 1:22 pm

Kelela – “Rewind”

Earlier this year, the avant-R&B queen Kelela announced that she'd follow up her great 2013 mixtape Cut 4 Me with a new EP called "Hallucinogen,"
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Hear An Unreleased Collab From Kelela, Ratking’s Hak, Skrillex, & Clams Casino

The DJ Know Wave's Gully Type web radio show is a reliable source of dancehall and things that kind of sound like dancehall. and on…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2015 - 8:48 am

Sharon Van Etten, Lucius, & Kelela Model For Madewell

It's sometimes a little weird when ostensibly indie artists team up with brands to model clothes -- take DIIV's Zachary Cole Smith doing so for…
James Rettig | May 19, 2015 - 10:06 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Despite David Crosby's protestations regarding Kanye West's talent, Yeezy undoubtedly made one of the 5 Best Songs Of The Week. Again. So did Courtney Barnett…
Stereogum | March 6, 2015 - 5:41 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Most of us have better video-watching experiences by falling into YouTube wormholes than we do by keeping up with new music videos as they come…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2015 - 9:46 am

Kelela – “A Message” Video

The L.A. singer Kelela made one hell of an impression with her 2013 single Cut 4 Me, singing over sparse, architectural dance music and conveying…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2015 - 10:44 am

Kelela – “Enemy (Kingdom’s Destruction Before Paradise Mix)”

In 2013, the L.A. future-soul singer Kelela broke into our collective consciousness with Cut 4 Me, a dizzily great mixtape full of dazzling production, from…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2015 - 11:41 am

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