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26 May 2016 // 9:32 AM

Kaytranada - “Lite Spots” (Singles Going Steady)

It's a testament to Kaytranada's skill as a songsmith that a cut this jumbled and frenetic, this high-on-something, sounds so totally pure.

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Jane Monheit: The Songbook Sessions - Ella Fitzgerald

Jane Monheit, known for her retro style and interpretation of Ella Fitzgerald, works with trumpeter and producer Nicholas Payton to create a dramatically up-to-date, occasionally truly daring take on Ella.

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25 May 2016 // 2:20 PM

Filastine - “The Cleaner (Abandon: Part II)” (video) (premiere)

Filastine specializes in a cinematic brand of electronic music that utilizes many global influences alongside found sounds, percussion, vocals, and acoustic instruments.

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - “Enola Gay” (1980) (Singles Going Steady Classic)

"Enola Gay" is perhaps the quintessential embodiment of OMD's sound -- a romantic epic told through two alternating, and often intersecting, synthpop riffs.

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24 May 2016 // 1:05 PM

Hazmat Modine - “Moving Stones” (video) (premiere)

Hazmat Modine return with their third album that highlights their 10-year history and their adventures traveling the world, absorbing new influences and spreading American roots musics far and wide.

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24 May 2016 // 2:20 AM

µ-Ziq: RY30 Trax

British synth wunderkind Mike Paradinas takes a trip back to the '90s with another fascinating archival release.

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23 May 2016 // 9:12 AM

Lone - “Vapour Trail” (Singles Going Steady)

"Vapour Trail" is a great song and clearly displays a more refined side to house music as a genre.

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Robert Glasper: Everything’s Beautiful: The Recordings of Miles Davis Reimagined by Robert Glasper

Robert Glasper honors a jazz legend in the best way possible.

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My Robot Friend: Open the Book

After seven years away from the spotlight, My Robot Friend returns with a record that's an awful lot of fun even when it lacks cohesion. Dean & Britta as well as Andre Williams join in.

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Max Hatt / Edda Glass: Ocean of Birds

Dedicatedly low-tempo as it may be, the passion put into this album makes for an easy listen.

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20 May 2016 // 9:33 AM

CC DUST - “Never Going to Die” (Singles Going Steady)

"Never Going to Die" is the debut single from Mary Jane Dunphe's new synthpop project CC DUST.

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James Blake: The Colour in Anything

James Blake had it in him to release a great album here. He just chose not to.

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18 May 2016 // 11:30 AM

Pantha du Prince - “In an Open Space” (video)

Pantha du Prince's warm, minimal techno pulls you deep into his imagination.

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Moby’s Memoir ‘Porcelain’ Is Exceptional and Incisive

Rock memoirs rarely live up to expectations, but Moby’s Porcelain is an exception.

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18 May 2016 // 2:20 AM

Digitalism: Mirage

As Digitalism continues to bring back the ghosts of old songs, Mirage demonstrates the duo’s willingness to welcome new ghosts, promising them a more audacious future.

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Pantha du Prince - “Frau Im Mond, Sterne Laufen” (Singles Going Steady)

Pantha du Prince's latest single unsurprisingly features a wonderful late-night chillout vibe.

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Mark Pritchard: Under the Sun

Under the Sun is Pritchard discovering his own voice through the voices of others who continue to inspire him today.

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Transcendental Night with Jazz Legends Sun Ra Arkestra and Pharoah Sanders

Red Bull Music Academy's spiritual jazz evening included legends Sun Ra Arkestra and Pharoah Sanders plus a set from Kamasi Washington.

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13 May 2016 // 8:10 AM

Young Magic: Still Life

Young Magic's smoldering ambient-pop drifts into new sonic territories on Still Life.

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Ralph Alessi: A Trumpet King for 2016

Quietly, brilliantly, Brooklyn-based jazz trumpeter Ralph Alessi is everywhere at once, defining the music with flexibility and freedom.

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

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"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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