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:
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
We regrettably never got around to posting this one when it dropped during last week's Radiohead + James Blake-induced daze, but this is without question one of the best tracks of the year and the leading contender for our personal "official summer jam 2016", taken from Montreal producer Kaytranada's very tight new album 99.9%. That Gal Costa flip is flawless and the Martin C. Pariseau-d
Spectral new one from mysterious UK producer Mssingno, featuring what sounds like a Burial-esque "Rock Your Body" vocal sample, taken from XL's new XL Chapter VI compilation, which also features new tracks from Kaytranada, Zomby + more:
Awesome new jam from Brooklyn's Lorely Rodriguez, aka Empress Of, taken from her forthcoming debut LP, out late summer on Terrible / XL. Buy "Water Water" here, and go see Empress Of Thursday night in Joshua Tree with Jamie xx + Jon Hopkins, and at a 5-night residency April 28 through May 2, with special guests in NYC at Elvis Guesthouse...
We've been waiting for this one for a minute: like-minded London producers/visionaries SOPHIE + A. G. Cook introduce their new creation, QT, and her anthem "Hey QT", probably the fizziest, bounciest and most infectious jam of 2014. No word yet on an official release (looks like XL and Diplo are involved), but in the meantime we'll be listening to this frustratingly short preview of the