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Purity Ring‘s trap-pop gets another mesmerizing visual treatment in a new video for “Lofticries.” Directed by AG Rojas, the piece for the Shrines slow jam features four characters encountering strange life-death situations, or as Rojas tells Pitchfork, it explores “the stoicism of of physically connected characters confronted by surreal, climactic moments.” See for yourself above. […]

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In keeping up with their recent string of grandiosity, the Joy Formidable have released a beast of a video for the explosive Wolf’s Law single, “This Ladder Is Ours.” Watch as the Welsh trio battles the dust storm of the century using nothing but the unbridled power of rock and roll. Hey, it’s gotten them […]

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It’s about time. You would think that over a year since releasing “Trojans” and making a name for themselves across the globe, Australia’s Atlas Genius would have made a video for their breakout debut single by now. Better late than never though. Check out the eye-catching piece for the Through The Glass EP track, out […]

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Abel Tesfaye rounds out a busy week, which included the release of new songs “Valerie” and “Twenty Eight,” with an official video for “The Zone.” The track, originally featured on The Weeknd‘s second mixtape, Thursday, makes a remastered appearance on his upcoming major label debut, Trilogy. Get down with the balloons and brooding — plus […]

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Young Magic get kaleidoscopic in their new video for “You With Air.” The visual metamorphosis marks the latest single off the Australia-via-NYC trio’s debut LP, Melt. Get hooked on the trippy, genre-bending track and grab a copy of Melt, out now on Carpark. You can also catch them on tour with Purity Ring in January […]

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If anybody was going to release a new track on Halloween, it would be Crystal Castles. In true holiday spirit, the haunting Toronto duo have dropped “Affection,” another song off their upcoming LP, (III). This time around, though, Alice Glass and Ethan Kath’s work isn’t the usual experimental fare, instead going for a beat-centric approach […]

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Shad‘s video for “It Ain’t Over” opens with a plea to Lenny Kravitz who, along with being “uncommonly talented and handsome,” also serves as the refrain for the song thanks to a sample of his 1991 hit, “It Ain’t Over ’til It’s Over.” Assuming the London, Ontario rapper doesn’t hear from Kravitz’s lawyers any time […]

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It seems there is no shortage of anonymous music projects emerging from London these days. Pale is the latest of the bunch, whose debut track “Too Much” has already started to make waves hardly a week after going public. The track plays like a sensual, minimalist version of the Knife, laid over lyrics begging whether […]

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One watch through Solomon Grey‘s video for “Firechild” and you would think the band had an army of industry brass behind them. In reality, the UK/Australia duo — comprised of Tom Kingston and Joe Wilson — has been writing and operating without any financial backing for the past three years. Today is the outfit’s first […]

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