Jesse Kanda, who used to make very different sounds roughly 100 blog years ago in the myspace era as Friend, and then went on to collaborate with such luminaries as Björk, Arca + FKA Twigs on some of their iconic visuals, shares his first release as doon kanda. Kanda's heart EP is out now on Hyperdub. Listen below:
Burial's surprise Young Death / Nightmarket 12" is now available for purchase via Hyperdub (edit: it's already sold out, but you can still purchase digitally). After listening to questionable vinyl rips all weekend long, I can already promise that we will inevitably rank this thing way too high on our year-end list, but every new Burial release feels like such an event and inspires such an intense emotional/visceral reaction upon first listen that I think it's warranted. Listen to both tracks below:
We're psyched to premiere the beautifully shot, Desmond Penn-directed new visuals from one of the brightest young luminaries in footwork, Teklife's DJ Taye. With its elegantly chopped samples -- that tinkling, cascading piano and an almost mournful woodwind melody lend the song an unmistakably poignant vibe -- deftly woven into Taye's distinctive skittering drum and bass patterns, the soulful, DJ Manny-assisted "Burnin Ya Boa" is one of the highlights from the producer's very dope Move Out EP, out this week on Hyperdub...
The intensely anticipated collab from enigmatic UK producers Burial + Zomby officially arrives this Friday on limited one-sided white vinyl 10" via Hyperdub. "Sweetz" will also appear on Zomby's forthcoming full-length Ultra; listen now on the more illicit corners of the internet (youtube) or in a more fragmented/annoying but official capacity below:
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Jessy Lanza's stellar sophomore LP Oh No is officially/finally out this week on Hyperdub, but you can check it now over at Noisey (along with an insightful interview in which Jessy talks about Drake, yacht rock, how her work in the Galleria inspired the new record, and more) or listen below...