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Album Of The Week: Lydia Ainsworth Right From Real

The music isn’t the first thing you’ll notice about Lydia Ainsworth’s video for “Malachite,” one of the year’s best clips. Visually, the clip is a hypnotic nightmare, a cryptic tableau of street-dancers dressed like ghouls and moving like dream-logic wraiths. It’s shot in some nondescript warehouse space and made to look like a single shot, [...]



Jaden Smith – “Blue Ocean”

We already knew Will Smith’s kids are into cool music, having cited the Purity Ring samples on Jaden’s mixtape The Cool Cafe and Willow’s Radiohead-sampling “Sugar And Spice.” But I’m not sure I ever expected their taste for the underground to manifest itself in an outright weird piece of work. And honestly, “Blue Ocean,” the [...]



Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Soulful Shade of Blue – A Medley

An eclectic medley of ramblin’ folk, African rhythms and mellow tunes to usher in that October breeze. Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Soulful Shade of Blue – A Medley Brook Benton – Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright Miriam Makeba – Oxgam Bob Lind – Fennario Tom Paxton – Last Thing On My Mind The Beach Boys – […]

Charli XCX – “Break The Rules (Tiësto Remix)”

Charli XCX’s sophomore album is now a few months away, but with the era of “Boom Clap” probably ending soon, the record label seems to be betting on “Break The Rules” taking its place on the charts. They’ve just released a Tiësto remix for the song, which means the label’s bringing out the big guns. [...]



Watch Local Natives Cover Little Dragon’s “After The Rain” With Moses Sumney

“After The Rain” is a soulful selection from Swedish pop experimentalists Little Dragon’s self-titled 2007 debut album. Los Angeles indie-rockers Local Natives must be big fans because, apropos of nothing, they decided to cover it during a recent performance at Santa Monica Pier. Karen O collaborator Moses Sumney sat in for the performance. Watch footage [...]



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