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Review: FKA Twigs – LP1 [Album]

An interesting stage persona can make all the difference to a singers career. *Prince* may be a brilliant musician, but it’s hard to separate the legend of his music from his eccentric style and inability to retain a moniker. The thing is, sometimes a quirky persona can cloud a genuine talent, and…

TV Party: Mutual Benefit Talks Fullmetal Alchemist

Have you ever watched Fullmetal Alchemist? I haven’t! Luckily, I had Jordan Lee — the mind behind the beautiful chamber-folk band Mutual Benefit — to tell me all about the series, and his experience watching it with his little brother. (It’s sort of like Disney’s Life-Size, with Lindsay Lohan and Tyra Banks? Except anime, and [...]

Krill – “Turd” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Last year, the Boston band (and Band To Watch) Krill landed a spot on our list of the Best New Bands Of 2013 on the strength of their album Lucky Leaves. More recently the band explored the concept album in miniature with the EP Steve Hears Pile In Malden And Bursts Into Tears, which amplified [...]

James Murphy Is Using U.S. Open Tennis Data To Make 400 Hours Of Music

As the former frontman of LCD Soundsystem, James Murphy has earned enough goodwill that he can spend the rest of his life farting around with film scores and coffee, and nobody will have any right to get mad about it. Murphy’s latest project is very much in the farting-around category, but it’s pretty interesting in [...]

The History Of Apple Pie – “Jamais Vu”

London band the History Of Apple Pie are getting ready to release their new album, Feel Something, and today they share a new single titled “Jamais Vu.” It follows “Tame” and “Don’t You Wanna Be Mine?”, the latter of which came out as a standalone single last year. The new song’s title refers to the [...]