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[POP] Katy Perry’s “Swish Swish” Is a Hot Mess! [POP] Katy Perry’s “Swish Swish” Is a Hot Mess!
Deep House / Feature / Op-Ed / Pop / Top 40
[POP] Katy Perry's "Swish Swish" Is a Hot Mess!
By: James Kabat

On Friday, May 19th, Katy Perry released the third track off of her fifth studio album, Witness, entitled Swish Swish. The Roland Clark-sampling and Duke Dumont-produced deep house track seems to have all of the right ingredients in terms of producti ... Read More
[POP] Katy Perry’s “Swish Swish” Is a Hot Mess!
[INDIE POP] Washed Out Makes Vibrant Return With Summery New Track “Get Lost” [INDIE POP] Washed Out Makes Vibrant Return With Summery New Track “Get Lost”
Chill Pop / Indietronica / News
[INDIE POP] Washed Out Makes Vibrant Return With Summery New Track "Get Lost"
By: Grace Fleisher

HEY MAN TAKE A HIT AND GET LOST With the indie pop outfit Washed Out's first release since 2013's Paracosm album. It seems the king of chill wave Ernest Green has returned! This time complete with enticing sounds off both the sax and ivory keys, sure ... Read More
[INDIE POP] Washed Out Makes Vibrant Return With Summery New Track “Get Lost”
[THOUGHTS] Frank Ocean’s Recent Withdrawals Lead to Recollections of Inconsistency [THOUGHTS] Frank Ocean’s Recent Withdrawals Lead to Recollections of Inconsistency
Chill / R&B / Rap / Sounds
[THOUGHTS] Frank Ocean's Recent Withdrawals Lead to Recollections of Inconsistency
By: Patrick Smith

In the months following Frank Ocean's critically acclaimed Blonde album, he has been, contrary to the past, in line with what is now expected, if not demanded, of popular artists in contemporary times: a continuous stream of releases, consistent and ... Read More
[THOUGHTS] Frank Ocean’s Recent Withdrawals Lead to Recollections of Inconsistency
[NEWS] Random Rab Presale Available For New Album “Formless Edge” [NEWS] Random Rab Presale Available For New Album “Formless Edge”
Experimental / News / Sounds
[NEWS] Random Rab Presale Available For New Album "Formless Edge"
By: Dane Remo

Earlier this year there was talk about Random Rab gracing us with a new album, "Formless Edge." With the release of the first single, "A Little More Free," we have been getting teased. I kind of like it though. Well, the time is near but has not quit ... Read More
[NEWS] Random Rab Presale Available For New Album “Formless Edge”
[INDIE ROCK] alt-J Proves It’s Beyond Definition, Release Sweeping New Track “Adeline” [INDIE ROCK] alt-J Proves It’s Beyond Definition, Release Sweeping New Track “Adeline”
Dance Rock / Indie Rock / News
[INDIE ROCK] alt-J Proves It's Beyond Definition, Release Sweeping New Track "Adeline"
By: Grace Fleisher

I started listening to alt-J midway through high school. The English indie rock outfit's breakout track "Breezeblocks" was as the cliche goes, "the soundtrack to my life" upon its release. I had recently withdrawn myself from an admittedly two-way em ... Read More
[INDIE ROCK] alt-J Proves It’s Beyond Definition, Release Sweeping New Track “Adeline”
[DANCE] Soulwax Debut Hourlong Essential Mix Featuring Unreleased Music [DANCE] Soulwax Debut Hourlong Essential Mix Featuring Unreleased Music
Dance Rock / Energetic / News
[DANCE] Soulwax Debut Hourlong Essential Mix Featuring Unreleased Music
By: Grace Fleisher

Late March the Belgian DJ brothers Stephen and David Dewaele released their latest Soulwax album From Dewee. Fresh off their release the masterful Soulwax has followed suit with an entirely new collection of tunes written specifically for Pete Tong's ... Read More
[DANCE] Soulwax Debut Hourlong Essential Mix Featuring Unreleased Music