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stream Erika de Casier’s stellar debut LP Essentials

photo: peter dupont
photo: peter dupont

If we didn't adequately hype this one up enough with the Sade and Smerz comparisons when we premiered her dreamy "Good Time" video a couple weeks back, allow us to try again: Copenhagen's Erika de Casier just dropped her debut record on a Thursday, and it's one of the year's best...

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video premiere: Erika de Casier shares intoxicating new single “Good Time”

photo: peter dupont
photo: peter dupont

Copenhagen's Erika de Casier shares the dreamy video for her intoxicating new single "Good Time", taken from her forthcoming debut LP Essentials, coming May 16th on Erika's own label Independent Jeep Music...

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photos: Pitchfork Midwinter Chicago

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grouper

Pitchfork's first-ever Midwinter Festival graced the beautiful Art Institute of Chicago over the weekend, boasting a formidable and diverse lineup that featured Jlin, Deerhunter, DJ Koze, Yves Tumor, Slowdive, Zola Jesus, Kamasi Washington, Joey Purp, and many more...

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Smerz drop new Have fun EP on XL, share video for “Worth It”

SMERZ WORTH IT

Norwegian duo Smerz share a self-directed video for "Worth It", taken from their Have fun 12" EP, out today on XL Recordings. Featuring 3D animation by Yilmaz Sen, Natalia Stuyk, and Smerz's own Catharina Stoltenberg:

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video: Smerz – Have fun

SMERZ HAVE FUN

Directed + edited by Smerz:

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video: Smerz – Half Life

HALF LIFE

Smerz – Half Life

Half Life - Single

Norwegian duo Smerz share yet another murky and extremely heady late-night banger that has us even more psyched for their forthcoming XL debut:

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watch Smerz’s shadowy “no harm” video

smerz no harm

Norwegian experimental club-pop duo Henriette Motzfeldt + Catharina Stoltenberg aka Smerz share another sick track from their forthcoming XL Recordings debut. Check the shadowy Smerz-directed video for "no harm" below:

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polaroids: Smerz at MOCA Los Angeles

SMERZ LA VII

Copenhagen-via-Norway duo Smerz rocked the Museum of Contemporary Art in LA last night. All photos by Faith Silva on the Impossible Project's glossy new metallic frame film. Click for more:

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Smerz drop new single “Oh my my” for XL Recordings

Oh my my

Norwegian duo Catharina Stoltenberg + Henriette Motzfeldt -- aka Smerz -- return with a hypnotically whirring new single for XL Recordings, once again eliciting those distinctive, blurred late-night club vibes that made their debut EP Okey one of the most magical and original releases of 2016. Watch the Michella Bredahl-directed video for "Oh my my" below, and catch Smerz live later this month when they play their first-ever U.S. shows in Brooklyn/SF/LA:

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