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In collaboration with fashion house Kenzo and i-D Magazine,M.I.A. glows in the dark in the Daniel Sannwald-directed visuals for her latest single, “Y.A.L.A” (an acronym for “You Always Live Again”), from her newly released album, Matangi. She is such a unique artist.
Watch the M.I.A.’s video for “Y.A.L.A.” below. [iTunes]
English electronic duo AlunaGeorge discussed touring in America and their hit record “You Know You Like It” with Billboard at the magazine’s New York City studio before hitting the stage. Aluna’s distinct vocals accompanied George’s stripped down arrangement on “You Know You Like It” and “Attracting Flies”—two songs from their debut album, Body Music, which is in stores now.
Watch AlunaGeorge’s interview with Billboard below.
Watch AlunaGeorge’s “You Know You Like It” performance below.
Watch AlunaGeorge’s “Attracting Flies” performance below.
If you’re a lover of house music from the late ’80s and early ’90s house music, “It’s Party Time” by London-based producer Lokiboi is just for you.
Stream/ download Lokiboi’s “It’s Party Time” below.
Sango is bringing that chill vibe for the summertime. The rising Michigan-based producer’s debut album, North, fuses smooth rhythms and electronic elements with chopped vocal samples. As noted from the album’s description, “North features collaborations from a diverse group of artists like Australia’s Ta-ku, cinematic downtempo producer Atu, nu-soul singer JMSN, story-telling rapper WALDO, newcomer vocalist Brea and Dpat who produced ‘Remember You’ for Wiz Khalifa and The Weeknd.”
Stream North by Sango below. [iTunes]
English-based DJ and electronic producer Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (TEED) put his spin on Disclosure‘s house record, “F For You,” from the duo’s newly released, debut album entitled Settle. TEED stripped the original track’s bass line, added a more prominent, bouncy bass line and weaving melodies in the break section, while maintaining the echoing vocals and dance floor feel of the original.
Listen to Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs’ remix of “F For You” by Disclosure below.
Watch the video for the original track by Disclosure below.
Saxophonist/electronic artist JayLotus, hailing from Houston, Texas, transformed Little Dragon’s jazzy, upbeat record, “After the Rain,” into a mellow electro-infused, hip-hop tune. The original track from Little Dragon’s 12-track, self-titled debut album released back in 2007.
Stream/download JayLotus’ remix to Little Dragon’s “After the Rain” below.
Remember the R&B jam “If You Love Me” by Brownstone? Well, producers and djs Brenmar and Murlo, hailing from Chicago and London respectively, remixed the ’94 record giving it some fresh, house music flavor.
Stream/download Brenmar and Murlo’s remix of ”If You Love Me” by Brownstone below.
Howard and Guy Lawrence, a British electronic brother-duo known as Disclosure, recently dropped their impressive, debut album entitled Settle. The 14-track project, produced entirely by the duo, encompasses high-energy rhythms, layered synths and deep basslines that aren’t over-saturated like a lot of house/dance records in recent years. Settle features performances from AlunaGeorge, Jessie Ware, Jamie Woon and more.
Stream snippets of Discloure’s album, Settle, below.