stream Arca collaborator Jesse Kanda’s new EP heart
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:
Evenings – “Friend [Lover]”
Glowing, newly remastered "healing shit" from Virginia producer Evenings, taken from his lovely/forthcoming Yore LP, out April 16 via our friends at Friends of Friends.
memory cassette x friend
Memory Cassette's debut 7" EP Call & Response is out this month as a co-release between the great Acephale Records (home of SALEM, CFCF, & Air France) and the Tough Alliance's Sincerely Yours label. There are some stellar remixes coming too, from the likes of Weird Tapes, CFCF, Sail A Whale, and others, including this tropical version from Friend in 320 kbps, courtesy of Acephale: m
new friend
Here's a new tropical summer tune from London's Jesse Kanda, aka Friend, whom you might recall from his stellar re-imaginings of songs from Air France and Peter Bjorn and John. "Doki" is taken from Friend's upcoming EP, Shima; also make sure to hit up his myspace page to check a couple more tracks from the EP and his sunny remix of Memory Cassette's haunting "Last One Awake... Read
never content
Another sunny, "HI-NRG" (his words) Air France edit from London's Jesse Kanda, aka Friend. Check Air France's original version here. mp3: Look for Friend's debut EP, Shima, in the very near future. *************** previously: mp3: ***************
the golden filter x peter bjorn and john
To be honest, I could take or leave most of Peter, Bjorn, and John's post-Writer's Block output, including the instrumental thing they did, and the first couple of tracks I've heard from the new LP. But a couple of stellar remixes have surfaced in the last couple of days that warrant your attention: a "dark weird tribal disco mix" (his words) from London's Friend, and an official re-wor
(image) mp3: the tough alliance :: neo violence (shazam remix) **************************** ****************************