Articles tagged radiohead, deep house, dubstep, electronica, moby, dj james christian

14 Apr 2016 // 11:38 AM

Katy B - “I Wanna Be” (Singles Going Steady)

Katy B's "I Wanna Be" is one of the reasons why pop music is considered by many to be generic and bland.

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12 Apr 2016 // 2:20 AM

Ital Tek: Hollowed

Ital Tek releases this year's best album to date.

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11 Apr 2016 // 2:53 PM

Ital Tek - “Cobra” (Singles Going Steady)

This is a "big" sound, full of reverb and beats that make your chest vibrate. Pretty amazing.

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22 Mar 2016 // 12:30 PM

Classixx - “Grecian Summer” (Singles Going Steady)

Classixx returns with another bright, bubbling over, neo-funk dance track that pulsates with a certain effusive optimism that somersaults in your stomach.

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Bakermat - “Ballade” (audio) (premiere)

Dutch producer Lodewijk Fluttert (a.k.a. Bakermat) is known for his minimalist style of electronic music that draws in soul and jazz influences.

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Ital Tek - “Reflection Through Destruction” (Singles Going Steady)

Tension building never sounded so gracefully constructed.

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BLOND:ISH: Welcome to the Present

With their full-length debut, BLOND:ISH demonstrate just how better suited they are for the singles market.

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Rustie: EVENIFUDONTBELIEVE

How many pixie sticks can you eat before you puke? How amped can you get before you’re just depleted? Is hi-end the new bass? How does it feel to live inside a Lisa Frank coloring book?

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Moby and the Void Pacific Choir - “Almost Loved” (Singles Going Steady)

When Belle and Sebastian did this kind of quantized, Euro jam thing, it was cute because we felt they somehow didn't know any better.

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1 Oct 2015 // 2:20 AM

Various Artists: µ20

As writer Rory Gibb once asked himself, "What on earth is this music?"

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“Why Don’t You Try Writing Your Own Songs?”: ‘The Bends’ and Its Cover Songs

Three unique takes on tracks from The Bends, spanning the stripped-down acoustic to the full-fledged orchestral, represent how these songs still have the power to stun two decades later.

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14 Apr 2015 // 11:06 AM

PopTalk: Can Some Artists Become Immune to Serious Criticism?

In the eyes of critics, can David Lynch ever make a bad film? Or Kanye West a bad album?

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Radiohead’s ‘The Bends’ and the Escape from Alternative Nation

While OK Computer is important in its own right, The Bends transformed Radiohead from being a potentially indistinguishable Alternative Nation contributor to a band who has redefined the term "rock" for the past two decades.

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The Leap: The Universe of Difference Between ‘Pablo Honey’ and ‘The Bends’

In jumping forward from the lackluster Pablo Honey, Radiohead finally started becoming the Radiohead that is idolized today.

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This Is Our New Song: ‘The Bends’ and the Reformation of Alternative Rock

The Bends was the genesis of Radiohead’s perceptive, forward-thinking tendencies, which would go on to inspire countless musicians in myriad ways.

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Too Smart to Be Naïve, Too Young to Be Jaded: ‘The Bends’ and Teen Angst

Even teenagers two decades removed from The Bends' original release can still find deep emotional connections to its depiction of isolation and dissatisfaction.

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The Annotated Guide to the Music Videos of ‘The Bends’

With one album Radiohead left an impressive music video legacy, one that would extend to later masterpieces such as OK Computer.

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Uncool Britannia: Radiohead’s ‘The Bends’ vs. Britpop in a Battle for the Soul of Britain

The successors to Radiohead and The Bends are a generation who liked how the film started, but lost the script halfway through.

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All Things Reconsidered: Radiohead’s ‘The Bends’ (20th Anniversary)

The Bends is 12 songs, perfectly arranged, each running three to five minutes. Together they form the blueprint on which so many rock bands owe their entire careers, particularly those in the alternative rock fold.

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Between the Grooves of Radiohead’s ‘The Bends’

PopMatters begins its look back at Radiohead's The Bends today. Here we examine The Bends track by track, examining it from angles spanning the cultural to the theoretical.

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