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2016 In Review

In A Tumultuous 2016, Sampled Music Showed History Repeating

The first time I heard "Be Yourself," I couldn't help but laugh because of the haunting sentiment that an older maternal figure was commanding me…
Margaret Farrell | December 19, 2016 - 10:35 am


Q&A: The Range On The Potential Of YouTube Narratives & His New Album

On the opening track of the Range's new album, Potential, project mastermind James Hinton samples the voice of YouTube rapper SdotStar (current view count: 1,450):…
James Rettig | March 10, 2016 - 1:34 pm

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The Range & Jim-E Stack – “With You (Yaeji Remix)”

Earlier this year, the Brooklyn producer the Range teamed up with fellow dance-music tinkerer Jim-E Stack on the single "With You." Meanwhile, the Seoul and…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2017 - 10:11 am

The Range – “New Lots” & “With You” (Feat. Jim-E Stack)

Last year, the Range released an excellent album, Potential, and followed it up with the accompanying Superimpose EP. Today, he's shared his first two new…
James Rettig | June 21, 2017 - 11:14 am

The Range – “Retune (Redo)”

For his contribution to the Our First 100 Days project, the Range (aka Brooklyn-based producer James Hinton) has offered up a "redone" version of "Retune,"
James Rettig | February 13, 2017 - 12:17 pm

The Range – “Florida” VR Video

Last year, James Hinton, the Brooklyn-based producer who records as the Range, released Potential, a great album built around samples of musicians who he discovered…
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2017 - 11:50 am

Anti-Trump Charity Project Offers 100 New Songs From Artists Like Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, & Mountain Goats

Our First 100 Days is a charity project that will release one new song per day for the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency.
James Rettig | January 13, 2017 - 11:45 am

Phantogram – “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore (The Range Remix)”

Phantogram and the Range both have solid 2016 albums to their name, and they're touring North America together this fall. To promote the joint travels,…
Chris DeVille | October 10, 2016 - 2:38 pm

Watch The Range’s Superimpose Documentary, Stream New EP

The Range has just released Superimpose, the documentary accompaniment to his new album, Potential, one of our favorites of the year so far. The documentary,…
James Rettig | August 4, 2016 - 12:40 pm

The Range – “True Value”

The Range's Potential is one of the best albums of the year so far, and its fascinating YouTube narrative angle was pursued in conjunction with…
James Rettig | July 28, 2016 - 11:56 am

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am

The Range – “Copper Wire”

The Range has shared another track from his new album, Potential, which comes out at the end of the week. "Copper Wire" features sampled vocals…
James Rettig | March 22, 2016 - 10:48 am

Artist Portraits From Stereogum’s SXSW 2016 Showcase

Stereogum is in Austin right now for SXSW and last night, we put on an official showcase at Bud Light Factory at Brazos Hall with…
Stereogum | March 17, 2016 - 10:20 pm

The Range – “Five Four” Video

The Brooklyn-based producer James Hinton -- bka the Range -- will release his new album Potential at the end of March. We heard its first…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 29, 2016 - 11:24 am

The Range – “Florida”

Electronic producer the Range is known for remixing other artists' stuff, and by remixing I mean flipping the shit out of it. His How To
Collin Robinson | January 20, 2016 - 2:13 pm