Grimes (aka Claire Boucher) has announced a 10th anniversary reissue of her seminal 2012 album ‘Visions’.

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The reissue will be sold exclusively through the vinyl subscription service Vinyl Me, Please. The LP will come on 180-gram magenta and green galaxy vinyl, and will ship with an exclusive art print and liner notes written and illustrated by Boucher herself. It’s available for purchase here.

Reflecting on opening track ‘Infinite Love Without Fulfillment’, Boucher commented: “Wow, I can hear myself learning how to make music in this song. I remember doing the vocal over the drums and then randomly trying that baseline and being like whoa! And kinda spiraling into this experiment.”

‘Visions’ was the electronic artist’s third studio album. Bolstered by singles ‘Oblivion’ and ‘Genesis’, it was her first on 4AD, and … Read more

The masked boys of Electric Polar Bears are continuing to make waves in the dance scene following their massive release of over 10 original tracks and remix packs over the course of 2021. They have an impressive list of collaborators, from working with superstar Paris Hilton to massive Australian artist, tyDi

Now, they’re back, this time teaming up with immensely talented vocalist Katie Sky (credits include: Ultra, Circus, OWSLA), for the melodically driven pop-dance song, “Could Shoulder“. It’s a sizzling track sure to warm you up in the dead of winter. Katie provides a captivating vocal that pairs perfectly with the upbeat, emotionally charged arrangement provided by EPB. The drop is big and can’t help but send thoughts of main stage festival vibes through your head.

“I loved writing this one – I knew the boys [EBP] always like getting something about Ice or

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Australian dream pop artist Hatchie has announced her second full-length album ‘Giving The World Away’ and shared a video for the single ‘Quicksand’.

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‘Quicksand’ was co-written with Dan Nigro, the producer and songwriter who worked closely with Olivia Rodrigo on her breakout hit ‘Drivers License’ and her debut album ‘Sour’.

In its music video directed by Nathan Castiel, Hatchie – real name Harriette Pilbeam – lounges in a limousine as it traverses the city at night. On the chorus, she sings: “If I had everything I wanted would I want more? / Would I keep fighting if there’s nothing left to fight for? / Sometimes I feel like I’m just sinking into quicksand.”

Watch the video here:

‘Quicksand’ is the first single from the second full-length Hatchie album ‘Giving The … Read more

Apparently at one time, Chicago-based group The Color of Cyan were a more vox-forward outfit, but the seem to have deigned to wipe past work from memory. Now the focus is on two things: pitch-perfect guitars and beautiful ambient production work. The result is their, for all intents and purposes, debut album, Agape, and with the level of mastery displayed on this LP, it’s hard to imagine they were doing anything else.

Since the Google slate has been wiped of any previous work, it’s hard to speculate what The Color of Cyan sounded like prior to 2020 with with Agape absolutely bursting with emotive and masterful guitar work, soaring atmospherics and analog drums, there’s plenty to look at and appreciate in this one album. The band say that the switch to voxless work was inspired by COVID, both from a practical and philosophical standpoint. The album was recorded by the … Read more

Katy Perry will make her return to Saturday Night Live later this month, with the pop star booked in as the musical guest for the show’s January 29 episode.

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The episode, which will be hosted by actor Willem Dafoe, will mark Perry’s fourth time performing on SNL, after appearances in 2010, 2013 and 2017.

Sharing the news on Twitter, Perry indicated the performance would draw on her current Las Vegas residency, PLAY. “Can’t wait to bring my slice of Sin City to the Big Apple,” she wrote.

Perry’s Las Vegas residency kicked off on December 29, taking over The … Read more