house music

Duck Sauce: Captain Duck

Duck Sauce (aka Armand Van Helden and A-Trak) returns with an upbeat tune driven by a danceable groove, soulful samples and glitzy house elements. “Captain Duck” marks the third release of 2020 for

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From a rhythmic collaboration to a charitable cover of Silent Night, a few of our favorite tracks from this week Phoebe Bridgers feat. Fiona Apple and Matt Berninger: 7 O’Clock News / Silent Night

KAYTRANADA feat. Pharrell Williams: Midsection

Pulled from Haitian-Canadian producer Kaytranada’s newest album, BUBBA, “Midsection” interpolates genres from the acclaimed artist’s birth nation into his modern, ultra-successful song structure. With

Peggy Gou: Starry Night

Originally released as an Apple Music exclusive, Peggy Gou’s “Starry Night” plays by typical house music rules—hi-hats, machine claps, a thumping bass line, and prominent piano chords—and leans into
Redefining Black Masculinity with Channel Tres

Redefining Black Masculinity with Channel Tres

With the release of his new EP 'Black Moses,' the Compton-bred artist challenges the way Black men are perceived in society.

Disco’s Revenge: House Music

What legendary DJ Frankie Knuckles called “Disco’s Revenge,” house music gathered steam months after Chicago’s “Disco Demolition” in 1979—in which 55,000 fans attended a White Sox baseball game in

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Infectious post-punk, eccentric folk, luminous French house and more music this week Michael Kiwanuka feat. Tom Misch: Money British artists Michael Kiwanuka and Tom Misch connect on an infectious

Cassius: Cassius 1999

DJ, producer and pioneer of the French electronic music scene, Philippe “Zdar” Cerboneschi has sadly passed away. Cerboneschi formed Cassius with Hubert Blanc-Francard (aka Boom Bass) in the late

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A pair of long-awaited releases, a Squeeze cover, a house banger and more new music this week Jai Paul: Do You Love Her Now Billed as a double B-side, “Do You Love Her Now” and “He,” is Jai Paul‘s
The Wistful Yet Energizing Dance Music of RÜFÜS DU SOL

The Wistful Yet Energizing Dance Music of RÜFÜS DU SOL

Cameron Hood recommends the contemporary Australian alternative-dance music RÜFÜS DU SOL and it’s single “No Place” from the album “Solace.”

Beyond Heaven: Chicago House Party Flyers from 1983-1989

For fans of electronic music, design or all things retro, Beyond Heaven: Chicago House Party Flyers from 1983-1989 will deliver the goods. Collected by Mario “Liv It Up” Luna (who DJed in the city

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Nu-disco, ominous psych-rock, a bilingual bop and more in our weekly musical wrap-up Holy Ghost!: Anxious Holy Ghost! (aka Nick Millhiser and Alex Frankel) has been making synthpop, nu-disco bops for

Yaeji: One More

Super-talented singer/songwriter/DJ/producer Yaeji (aka Kathy Yaeji Lee) has released yet another hypnotic track that blends classic 4×4 house with pop sensibilities. “One More” is a lush, layered

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An emotional music video, a Califone cover and more new music this week Sylvan Esso feat. Collections of Colonies of Bees: Funeral Singers (Califone Cover) This cover of experimental folk-rock band

The Blaze: Queens

“Queens” is the latest single—and movie-like music video—from French electronic duo The Blaze. Cousins Jonathan and Guillaume Alric comprise the band’s entire creative team—helming everything from

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Playful hip-hop, atmospheric electronic, kooky indie-pop and more in our weekly musical round-up Skylar Spence: Carousel From his upcoming EP, “Carousel / Cry Wolf,” out 5 September, Skylar Spence

Disclosure: Where Angels Fear To Tread

Disclosure (English-born brothers Howard and Guy Lawrence) has released a pair of singles in preparation for their upcoming LP. The most recent, “Where Angels Fear To Tread,” is a funky, upbeat rework

A-Trak + Todd Terry: DJs Gotta Dance More

Two famous figures in DJing and productionA-Trak and Todd Terrycombine forces on “DJs Gotta Dance More.” In an ode to “the good old times” when DJs struggled to break onto the scene, Todd Terry tells
Boyd Jarvis, Whose Synthesizer Fueled Dance Music, Dies at 59

Boyd Jarvis, Whose Synthesizer Fueled Dance Music, Dies at 59

Boyd Jarvis behind a mixing board in Manhattan in 2015.