Helado Negro

The 5 Best Songs We Heard This Week: Death From Above 1979, Tim Hecker

Our music editor Jillian Mapes is taking a well-earned break from song-roundup duties today, which means you get me LARPing Chris Weingarten and nerding out over Tim Hecker instead. Rejoice! It’s not just our experimental electronic hero this week, though — there’s also the long-overdue return of Blonde Redhead and the longer-overdue return of Death from Above 1979, along with a new track from the inimitable Young Thug and a piece of pleasant summery weirdness from Helado Negro. Bam. … Read More

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10 MP3s You Need to Download for Free This Week: Chromatics, Hype Williams

It’s Friday, which means that another week is over — cue wild cheers! — and also that it’s time for another installment of our regular roundup of downloadable MP3 goodness from around the web. This week there’s a new track from the ever-prolific Johnny Jewel and Chromatics, along with Hype Williams’ suitably strange tour EP, various material from Australia, covers of varying quality from Wall and Nite Jewel, our very own Silent Drape Runners getting all Christmas-y, and various other action as well. Since all this costs precisely nothing, what are you waiting for? All the download links await after the jump. … Read More

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