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premiere: Prince Innocence – Noches
Toronto duo Talvi Faustmann + Josh McIntyre aka Prince Innocence make their long-awaited return with a gleaming new jam, taken from the group's forthcoming Blue Star EP. "Noches", which Josh tells us is the first of a series of collabs with the great Joel Ford, is another masterful example of the kind of danceable late-night synth-pop that Prince Innocence does so well, smoldering with v
Young Ejecta’s soaring Build a Fire remixed by Napolian + Ellie Herring on new 12″
Leanne Macomber + Joel Ford released the most epic Young Ejecta jam yet over the summer, and now they're dropping an extremely limited Build A Fire 12" featuring two inspired remixes of the soaring track -- including a beautiful, spacey re-imagining by Ford's regular collaborator Napolian + a pulsing dancefloor re-work by Ellie Herring, each taking Macomber's heartrending plea to entirely dif
premiere: Young Ejecta returns with triumphant single “Build a Fire”
Leanne Macomber + Joel Ford return with the biggest and most emotional Young Ejecta track yet: "Build a Fire" is a glittery, romantic electro-pop anthem, with Ford's skyscraping retro-futuristic synths and throbbing '80s dancefloor beats sending Macomber's ethereal, heartbreakingly bittersweet vocals soaring into the stratosphere...
premiere: stream Airbird’s No Origin EP
The ever-prolific Joel Ford follows up his stellar run of diverse recent releases from Young Ejecta, Airbird & Napolian, and Autre Ne Veut (among others) with a dazzling new solo EP under his Airbird moniker, out this Friday on Driftless...
video premiere: The Pheels – Don’t Play Yourself
Thanks to our man Joel Ford for the heads up on this hazy, narcotic stoner-R&B jam from young ATL duo Curtis Fields + Phil Jones (the latter also records as Dog Bite and HAUNTED), aka the Pheels. Check the psychedelic visuals for their new single "Don't Play Yourself" below, and listen to another promising track from the crew here...
photos: Gorilla vs. Bear x Hype Machine SXSW 2016
Our official Gorilla vs. Bear 2016 SXSW showcase at Mazda + Hype Machine's Hype Hotel offered a glimpse into the future of pop music on a beautiful Thursday night in east Austin, from Negative Gemini's frenetic, club-ready experimental electronic pop that began the evening (I heard at least a few people compare her vibe to an early Grimes set circa 2011) to headliner Charli XCX's first-ever, next-

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