Museum Of Love: “The Who’s Who Of Who Cares”

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October 15th, 2014
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And here we go again. Finally, New York-based duo Museum Of Love, the project of former LCD Soundsystem drummer Pat Mahoney and his longtime friend Dennis McNany, aka Jee Day, dropped their eponymous debut album on DFA Records. One of our favorite tracks from that record is “The Who’s Who Of Who Cares”, a great, groove-filled jam that has been on repeat on our car stereo for a while now. This is Museum Of Love at their best. What’s not to love? Museum Of Love’s self-titled debut LP, which also features the pair’s previous singles “Monotronic” and “Down South”, is out now. Buy it here.

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The Juan MacLean: “A Simple Design” Video

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September 26th, 2014
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If there was an album that we’ve been playing on repeat mode on our car stereo for a while now, it would definitely be “In A Dream”, the excellent third album from The Juan MacLean, the duo of John MacLean and LCD Soundsystem’s Nancy Whang. Today, we’re treated to this video for one of the record’s standout tracks, the epic disco groover “A Simple Design”. Peep the clip above, and make sure to check out another new track from the album, “You Were A Runaway”, below. The “In A Dream” LP is out now via DFA Records. Get it here.

Directed by Gabe Imlay and Juliet Rios.

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Shit Robot: “Hip House” Mixtape

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September 13th, 2014
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The mighty Shit Robot, aka Dubliner Marcus Lambkin, recently dropped his newest single “Do It (Right)”, featuring vocals from legendary Chicago house artist Lidell Townsell, taken from his second album “We Got A Love”. The digital version of the single comes with something special: an exclusive cassette mixtape of classic hip house, mixed from vinyl by Mr.Robot himself. And it’s a great one! You can now stream the two 30-minute mini-mixes of Shit Robot’s “Hip House” mixtape below. Also, make sure to check out the cool lyric video for “Do It (Right)”, a tribute to old-school house records. Directed by Jeff Conway.

Side A:
Mah So – L Feat. MC Wik – Black Acid
MC B. Feat. Daisy Dee – Crazy (Mad Mix)
Twin Hype – For Those Who Like To Groove
King Bee Feat. Michele – Must Bee The Music
Farley Jackmaster Funk & The Hip House Syndicate – Free At Last
Deskee – Let There Be House (West Bam Mix)
Mantronix – Don’t You Want Some More

Side B:
The Dismasters – Small Time Hustler
Nefatini – Don’t Stop
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Doug Lazy – Let The Rhythm Pump
Adventures of Stevie V – Dirty Cash (Money Talks)
Shit Robot Feat. Lidell Townsell – Do It (Right)
KC Flight – Planet E
Mantronix (Feat. Wondress) – Got to Have Your Love (Club with Bonus Beats)

The “Do It (Right)” EP, backed with remixes by the likes of BareSkin, Lord Of The Isles, and Lidell Townsell himself, is out now via DFA Records. Get it here.

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Sinkane: “How We Be” Video

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September 10th, 2014
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Sudanese-born, New York-based singer and multi-instrumentalist Ahmed Gallab, better known as Sinkane, has shared this beautifully shot video for his soulful, groovy single “How We Be” and it fits the track perfectly. The Nick Bentgen-directed video features Beacon’s Finest Step Team and many other dancers. “How We Be” is taken from Sinkane’s superb new album “Mean Love”, out now via City Slang/DFA. Buy it here.

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Dan Bodan: “Jaws Of Life”

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August 27th, 2014
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After dropping the Great Skin-produced single “Soft As Rain” back in July, Berlin-based singer-songwriter Dan Bodan is now giving us another taste from his upcoming debut album “Soft” for DFA. Here’s the sax-infused track “Jaws Of Life”, a delicate, emotive electro-pop song, which was co-produced with Stadium. It’s another fine example of Dan Bodan doing what he does best.

Dan Bodan’s debut LP “Soft” arrives on October 28th via DFA.

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The Juan MacLean: “A Simple Design”

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August 12th, 2014
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Back in June, we featured the eight-plus-minute space-disco jam “A Place Called Space”, the first taste from The Juan MacLean’s upcoming third full-length album “In A Dream”, which will arrive on September 16th via DFA. Today, we’re treated to a stream of the record’s new single “A Simple Design”, which once again features LCD Soundsystem’s Nancy Whang on vocals. The tune is yet another solid synth disco groover. “This is a song about being stuck, paralyzed and unable to move forward, the sort of self-imposed distress that causes you to take five years to make a new album,” says Juan. After getting your fill of “A Simple Design” above, you can pre-order the album here.

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Sinkane: “How We Be (Lexx Remix)”

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August 6th, 2014
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Before his new solo album “Mean Love” drops next month via City Slang/DFA, Sudanese-born, New York-based singer and multi-instrumentalist Ahmed Gallab, aka Sinkane, has shared this superb remix of his funky, soul-drenched track “How We Be” by Swiss DJ/producer Lexx. With his groove-filled remix, Lexx brings some serious dubby goodness. Give it a spin above, and enjoy the ride.

Sinkane’s new album “Mean Love”, the follow-up to 2012′s LP “Mars”, will arrive on September 2 via City Slang/DFA. Pre-order your copy here.

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Dan Bodan: “Soft As Rain”

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July 17th, 2014
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Canadian-born, Berlin-based electronic pop singer-songwriter Dan Bodan, who first wowed us with his excellent 2012 single “DP” b/w “Aaron” for DFA, is now set to release his debut LP, entitled “Soft”, for the label in October. And to whet our appetites in the meantime, Dan Bodan has shared the forthcoming record’s first single, the Great Skin-produced “Soft As Rain”, a song about “sex, cleansing, and finding new love.” With its lush synth tones and Bodan’s crooning vocals, “Soft As Rain” is a sleek slice of electro-pop for loose, romantic, wistful moments. It’s definitely worth checking out.

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The Juan MacLean: “A Place Called Space”

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June 25th, 2014
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It’s been a long time coming, but the third full-length album from The Juan MacLean, the duo of John Maclean and Nancy Whang (of LCD Soundsystem fame), will finally drop on September 16th via DFA. Entitled “In A Dream”, the nine-track record follows their last LP, 2009′s “The Future Will Come”. You can now get the first taste of what’s to come via this video for the album’s lead single “A Place Called Space”, an epic eight-plus-minute tune of synth-disco goodness. You can pre-order the album here.

Visuals by Tyler Brodie.

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Larry Gus: “With All Your Eyes Look” Video

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June 25th, 2014
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Check out this ace animated video for “With All Your Eyes Look” from Greek-born, Milan-based singer/producer Panagiotis Melidis, aka Larry Gus. Taken from his excellent debut LP “Years Not Living”, released last year on DFA Records, “With All Your Eyes Look” is out now with some fine remixes by the likes of Black Deer, Tuff Sherm, and Cut Hands. You can stream the whole thing here.

Directed by Seth Brau.

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