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  • 7 years ago

    Daft Punk, whose twerping, bleepy music has lately hit such a global chord, has also crafted a distinct visual aesthetic. As an extension of its experiments with imagery, the French duo has established a film production company, Daft Arts, through...

  • 7 years ago | Reviews

    Kid Creole and the Coconuts — possessed of a flavorful, beat-driven energy with a slight urban touch — were a staple of the hip musical experience in the Eighties. Prior to that time, however, central figure Kid Creole was known as Aug...

  • 7 years ago | Reviews

    Barcelona, Spain-based duo the Pinker Tones uses its nonconformist Catalan background as something of an excuse for its unconventional approach toward music. On their third full-length, Wild Animals, Professor Manso and Mr. Furia channel their ecc...

  • 7 years ago

    There is a part in Nick Hornby's novel About a Boy where Kurt Cobain's image on a T-shirt is described as Jesus. For many, that idea is not far from the truth. Is there anything more iconic than a dead rock star? Anything more romantic, even, than...

  • 7 years ago | Reviews

    The music of Brazil is constantly being revitalized. The latest hotspot, the state of Pernambuco, doesn't boast the flavorful vibe of Rio or the hefty smack of São Paulo. In fact Pernambuco's capital city, Recife, was once named the fourth-...

  • 7 years ago | Reviews

    From its debut to this third album, Hot Chip has traveled an uneven path. The British quintet started out experimenting with sound sources and working entirely beyond conventional parameters, but by its sophomore effort had become bizarrely electr...