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#songoftheday / REVIEW: CARLY RAE JEPSEN: WARM BLOOD


"Warm Blood" is the fifth track to be released from Carley Rae Jepsen's upcoming album E•MO•TION (out August 21st) and it's easily the best. Produced and co-written by Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, it sounds exactly like what you'd expect a collaboration between them to sound like, which,...
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#albumoftheday / NEW REVIEW: MIGUEL: WIlDHEART

If I’m being entirely honest, I expected this album to be incredibly dull. I’m not a fan of your average R&B and that’s what I thought this album would be, based on songs and collaborations by Miguel that I heard in the past. But, wow, this is an experimental mix of R&B, pop,...
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SINGLE SPOTLIGHT: IAMX: “HAPPINESS”

IAMX is the solo moniker of Chris Corner, formerly of Sneaker Pimps. (I only mention Sneaker Pimps because they were one of my favorite bands and I still love them.) Thus far, IAMX has released five studio albums along with a live album, a remix album and a few EPs. His first release...
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KILLER AUDIO: Class Actress – “GFE”


Welcome back, Class Actress! What an amazing tune! Pure electropop bliss. Lovely mix of warm electronic beats and glimmering synth. And the vocals... Sweet and sultry, ripened to perfection... The girlfriend experience has never sounded better!...
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: CHUNGKING’S LEADING LADY, JESSIE BANKS

Recently I reviewed Chungking’s incredible new album, Defender. It was a rave review during which I gave the album very high praise, comparing it to some of the greats, like Goldfrapp and Ladytron.  I highly recommend that you read the review before reading the following interview with Chungking’s charismatic lead vocalist, Jessie Banks!  But,...
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EP SPOTLIGHT: GOLDROOM: IT’S LIKE YOU NEVER WENT AWAY

It’s Like You Never Went Away is the stunning debut EP by Goldroom, a DJ who’s been getting some serious accolades as of late. And when you listen to this, you’ll know why. Not only is he a beat maestro, he can write some serious pop tunes to boot. Here, he delivers four...
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VIDEO + TOUR DATES: LITTLE BOOTS

Little Boots has just unveiled her new video for Better in the Morning, which was premiered by Fader, as you can see above.  A lovely video to go with a lovely song, what more can I say?  Here’s Little Boots herself on her tour and more: “I’m honoured to have some incredible support acts...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: CHUNGKING: DEFENDER

Chungking released their much-praised debut album We Travel Fast way back in 2003. Their 2007 album Stay Up Forever is a veritable electronica-meets-trip-hop masterpiece. During more recent years the Brighton-based trio — Jessie Banks, Sean Hennessy and Ben Townsend — have worked with Richard X and WARP Records’ Jamie Lidell. Perhaps more impressive...
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  • INFINITE: REALITY
    INFINITE: REALITY Release Date:  7/15/15 Label:  Woolim Entertainment, Loen Entertainment Following numerous solo and sub-unit activities, Infinite makes their big comeback with their excellent fifth mini-album, Reality. Following numerous solo and sub-unit activities, Infinite makes their big comeback with their fifth mini-album, Reality. YouTube Video:  Yes Asia Read more > read more
  • YUKI: 好きってなんだろう…涙 / となりのメトロ - Single [Sukitte Nandarou...Namida + Tonari no Metro]
    YUKI: 好きってなんだろう…涙 / となりのメトロ - Single [Sukitte Nandarou...Namida + Tonari no Metro] Release Date:  7/29/15 Label:  Epic Records It's been almost a year since Yuki released Daredemo Lonely, but I'm quite happy to say that she's back with this, her new double A-side single, Sukitte Nandarou...Namida + Tonari no Metro. It's been almost a year […]
  • VIZ Media Announces BORUTO Anime Film Premiere In 80 U.S. Cities
    IZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, announces that it has partnered with Los Angeles-based film distribution company ELEVEN ARTS to present BORUTO: NARUTO THE MOVIE in a series of exclusive theatrical engagements around the United States starting on October 10th. read more
  • D.HOLIC: MINI-ALBUM VOL. 1: CHEWY CHEWY
    D.HOLIC: MINI-ALBUM VOL. 1: CHEWY CHEWY Release Date:  7/13/15 Label:  Windmill Entertainment Chewy Chewy is D.Holic's first mini-album, but it's really a glorified single since it only consists of two songs, an intro and an outro. D.Holic is a South Korean girl group formed in 2014 by H.Mate Entertainment. They debuted on October 23, 2014 […]
  • MINX: LOVE SHAKE
    MINX: LOVE SHAKE Release Date:  7/7/15 Label:  Universal Music South Korea Minx is a K-Pop girl group produced by Happy Face Entertainment, the agency behind Dalshabet. Their new mini-album is worth your time and K-Pop dollars. Minx is a K-Pop girl group produced by Happy Face Entertainment, the agency behind Dalshabet. The rookie group's five […]