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Janelle Monáe – “Electric Lady” Video

Janelle Monáe’s blast of an album, The Electric Lady, came out almost a year ago. So it’s a bit of a surprise to be getting a video for its title track today — but hey, any Janelle Monáe-related news is good news, right? The video shows Monáe going to an Electro Phi Beta sorority party [...]

Roland’s PLUG-OUT SH-101 Doesn’t Work in Many Hosts; What You Need to Know

Roland’s PLUG-OUT introduces a new way to deliver electronic musical instruments. You get a plug-in you run on your computer, but then the same sound-making code can be loaded onto hardware – the AIRA SYSTEM-1 synth keyboard. The good news is, the future-y stuff all works perfectly well. As we reported in our initial hands-on, … Continue →

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My Man Shafe’s Philadelphia Summer

Brad Beatson follows the DENNIS System I’ve been to Philadelphia once, on a high school field trip, where I only recall window shopping at Mitchell & Ness. Although plenty of Passion of the Weiss writers and friends call the city home, I haven’t made the 99 mile trip south since. This video makes me feel like a fool for not… Continue reading »

Ex-Breathers – “Pocket” (Stereogum Premiere)

Some of our favorite albums this year get so much across in so little time. Say Yes To Love by Perfect Pussy clocks in around 24 minutes; Deep Fantasy by White Lung is barely 23. Florida hardcore band Ex-Breathers fall into that category — their EP, ExBx, packs 12 songs into 11 and a half [...]