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To Rococo Rot remix 12" out Nov 5th incl Four Tet & more.

To celebrate the rerelease of the three classic *To Rococo Rot records *between 1997 and 2001, City Slang have asked two friends and fans to rework their favourite tracks of these albums.

*Four Tetʼs Kieran Hebden* chose the brooding minimal collage *He Loves Me* from the band’s 1997…

The Guess Who: Key & Two-9 May or May Not Be Fucking Your Bitch

Slava P doesn’t understand the question and won’t respond to it. Even though you’ve probably never heard of Atlanta’s Key!, ‘Guess Who’ feels comfortably familiar. It sounds like what would happen if A$AP Rocky wrote a snap-dance song ($napdance?). The greatest songs are the ones that you can’t help but memorize. The songs that grab… Continue reading »

Moving Pictures: “Before We Run” by Yo La Tengo

By Yo La Tengo’s standards, “Before We Run,” the closing track to their forthcoming album, Fade, is practically succinct. For comparison’s sake, “All the Glitter is Gone,” from 2009′s Popular Songs, clocked in at over 15 minutes. “The Story of Yo la Tengo,” from 2006′s I’m Not Afraid of You and I’ll Beat Your Ass, [...]