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presenting U.S. Girls at El Club in Detroit

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We are excited to announce that we will be helping to present some shows this fall at our favorite venue in Detroit, El Club, in the city's vibrant Mexicantown neighborhood. We're kicking things off with the great U...

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premiere: Moon King – Apartment Fire

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Detroit-via-Toronto artist Daniel Benjamin aka Moon King continues to explore and hone his penchant for funky, slightly warped Prince-inspired retro dance-pop jams with his exceedingly charming and infectious new single "Apartment Fire", out today on Arbutus Records...

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premiere: Moon King – I’ve Stopped Believing

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Daniel Benjamin aka Moon King follows up last summer's Hamtramck '16 with a slinky, slightly uneasy dance-pop jam, featuring the great David Carriere of TOPS on guitar. There's a pensive, disillusioned vibe to "I've Stopped Believing", which deals with Daniel decamping from Toronto to live in Detroit's Hamtramck neighborhood after feeling let down by his suddenly unrecognizable hometown. He tells us about the track:

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Omar-S x Nite Jewel – Confess to U

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Last year's magical Omar S x Nite Jewel collab "Sky Train" had to be one of the most slept-on tracks of the year, a charmingly tender and sweet boogie-house jam featuring an infectiously warm vocal and the vibiest of grooves (which we would have given anything to see performed live in its ideal setting at sunrise in Tulum). Thankfully "Sky Train" was not a one-off, as the dream duo have recreated that balmy, alluring magic on the resplendent new single "Confess to U", out on Omar-S' own FXHE Records. Listen below, as the duo cruise around LA in a red Corvette and hit the beach in the track's dreamy Brian Kage-directed visuals:

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video: Karriem Riggins – Bahia Dreamin’

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Directed by Calmatic. Karriem Riggins' Headnod Suite is out now on Stones Throw.

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Yaeji x Gorilla vs. Bear takeover: MOUTH x EAR 02

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Ali Berger has been at Katoi, a northern Thai eatery in Detroit, for the past year. He’s since then helped develop a music program there, booking DJs and playing records every Tuesday. Ali’s music is super danceable but has a weirdness to it that makes it really unique...

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video: Danny Brown – Ain’t it Funny

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Directed by Jonah Hill:

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Omar S x Nite Jewel – Sky Train

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The tenderest, chillest vibes from Detroit's Omar S + LA's Nite Jewel. Listen to the vocal mix of "Sky Train" below and grab the 12" here. Thanks to Exit Someone for the heads up.

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polaroids: Dej Loaf // 30 Days in LA

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Dej Loaf in Los Angeles, California // polaroids by Faith Silva shot on the Impossible Project instant film at #Red Bull's #30DaysinLA. More after the jump...

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stream Danny Brown’s new record Atrocity Exhibition

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Yet another amazing album arrives a few days ahead of its Friday release date: listen to Danny Brown's Atrocity Exhibition in its entirety below...

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