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If you haven’t caught onto the latest British Invasion, you’re missing out on all the fun. An influx of talented producers from across the pond have been reviving UK Garage to much acclamation. The latest ones to break onto the scene, Bondax, are a bit of an anomaly. The teenage duo, comprised of George Townsend […]

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The Lawrence brothers — and no, I’m not talking about these brothers — are back with “You & Me,” another vivacious groove to get your weekend started. By now it’s fact that Disclosure have a knack for picking some seriously sultry singers to pair with their addictive two-step. The duo have already released singles with Jessie […]

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Fresh off his Vice featurette, Web 1.0 preservationist Jerome LOL hits us with a languid remix of Classixx’s recent single, “Holding On.” The song shifts the bright funky bassline into a more subdued melody that has a much mellower feel. Known almost more for his visual aesthetic than his sound, Jerome is fascinated by the […]

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Not much is known about the Italian duo, aptly named — at least at this point in their career — Wildmen. Their single “Haters Gonna Hate,” which comes off their self-titled debut, sounds like Black Rebel Motorcycle Club meets the Black Lips with a dash of Black Flag. It starts out with a gentle folk […]

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The Juan Maclean returns after a two-year hiatus with a new single entitled “You Are My Destiny.” The song, co-written by Nancy Whang, feels like a natural progression for the longtime DFA artist; his sound started with a similar feel to LCD’s self-titled debut and has developed a deeper electronic aura. In fact, James Murphy […]

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BBC Radio 1 hit the nail on the head naming Jonas Rathman as one of their Future Stars of 2013. After blowing us away with his Tobago EP last year, the Swede is back with another salacious single titled “Bringing You Down” that will have you stripping off your clothes in two shakes of a […]

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Born from the ashes of Chicago Indie band Scattered Trees, ON AN ON have started their 2013 off strong with the release of their debut LP, Give In, this past January. Their sound is reminiscent of Monsters of Folk and Broken Social Scene, which isn’t too surprising with Dave Newfield on production duty. The band […]

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Britain’s best boy band, Hot Chip, have given Foals‘ “My Number” the electronic treatment. It’s quite different from the original and I can’t say which I like more. Hot Chip toss their signature slinky bass lines and other studio sounds into this remix, but it’s decidedly less dancey and down-under (read: Cut Copy and Empire […]

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RAC are back with another tasty remix, this time a take on the Killers’ “Runaways.” In the same vein as their signature indie-electronic sound, the track starts out with cosmic synths and a tropical melody as RAC gently morph the rock anthem into a dance beat. The song succeeds because of its simplicity; RAC strips out […]

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Its been a little over three years since Victoria Hesketh — the English bird more commonly known as Little Boots — blessed us with her album Hands, but now she’s back at it with a new EP soon to be released under her not-quite-anonymous moniker, “LB.” The first track, titled “Superstitious Heart,” features the production […]

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