Articles tagged chillwave

9 Aug 2017 // 11:20 AM

Zola Jesus - “Exhumed” (Singles Going Steady)

Zola Jesus is too powerful for this mortal coil, and this dramatic track proves it.

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Washed Out: Mister Mellow

Mister Mellow is an album of interludes and abstract experimentations as much as it is a pop record.

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21 Jul 2017 // 5:00 AM

Toro y Moi: Boo Boo

Boo Boo is an engaging, immersive album that unfolds itself over repeated listens.

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22 Jun 2017 // 2:20 AM

Com Truise: Iteration

On his first full-length album in five years, Seth Haley, a.k.a. Com Truise, unleashes his usual battery of vivid retro-synth anthems.

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7 Jun 2017 // 11:19 AM

ODESZA - “Late Night” (Singles Going Steady)

ODESZA’s "Late Night" is the perfect segue from spring into summer.

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10 May 2017 // 6:23 AM

Nite Jewel: Real High

Further refining her sound and losing the murk that made her previous releases blog favorites, Real High finds Nite Jewel’s Ramona Gonzalez easing just that much closer to the mainstream.

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19 Jan 2017 // 3:30 AM

Bonobo: Migration

Migration does not so much change course from Bonobo's prior work as refine it to its artistic pinnacle.

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When the Forms Start Taking Shape: An Interview with Bonobo

Bonobo: "I moved to L.A., but I don't really have a base anywhere: there's no base in England, there's no base here, it's just sort of me and wherever I am is where home is."

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3 Oct 2016 // 2:30 AM

Tycho: Epoch

Epoch may very well be a stunning and unexpected surprise release from post-rock collective Tycho, but its unexpected appearance is the least interesting thing about such an accomplished set.

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Toro Y Moi: Live From Trona

Toro Y Moi revitalizes old songs of his and ends up with one of the best live albums this year.

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Com Truise: Silicon Tare

The latest EP from Com Truise cements Seth Haley as one of today's most consistent beat makers, for better and worse.

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18 Feb 2016 // 4:05 PM

Com Truise - “Diffraction” (Singles Going Steady)

This makes me want to put my leg warmers on and rock a scrunchy-clad high pony in a dingy Bushwick basement.

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Devereaux - “List It” (video) (premiere)

The chillwave auteur returns with a video full of humor and social commentary.

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Krisp - “167” (audio) (premiere)

Dark post-punk and propulsive new wave find a happy medium on this new track by the Miami band.

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Keep Shelly in Athens: Now I’m Ready

The birthplace of Western Civilization have been on the phone. They want their groove back.

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23 Oct 2015 // 2:05 AM

Toro Y Moi: Samantha

Samantha sees Toro Y Moi going back to his roots in a move that struggles to be more than just another chapter in his career.

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NRVS LVRS - ‘The Golden West’ (album stream) (premiere)

The San Francisco band skillfully create a hooky indie pop hybrid on their debut album.

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Devereaux - “Bikini” (video) (premiere)

Normally a beach nuisance, seagulls bring some grace to this dreamy new video.

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28 Jul 2015 // 2:20 AM

High Tides: High Tides

High Tides swirls nostalgia, synthesizers and neon-coated pop together for a sun-bleached beauty

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Honeychrome - “Machine” (audio) (premiere)

Chillwave and new romantic merge on Honeychrome's new single.

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