BEST OF … JULY 2015

After chronicling the best of 2015 so far last month, I’m back with a monthly recap for the hot-as-hell July we just endured. While the month may have lacked in quantity in terms of albums released, the quality of the month’s best is among the best of the year. As for the singles of July […]

MUSIC NEWS: Disclosure x Usher Coming Tomorrow

Disclosure just teased a new collaboration with Usher via their Facebook page. No word on whether an original song or a reworking of previous material is on the way, but regardless, it’s great to see the Lawrence brothers attract some of the biggest names in music. (Facebook) UPDATE According to DIY, the collaborative effort will […]

CURRENT: Disclosure – “F For You” (feat. Mary J. Blige)

And the gifts just keep on coming from the UK electronica duo! This time, they team up with R&B legend Mary J. Blige for a remix of Settle track “F For You.” The original was already one of the more soulful tracks on their debut LP, but MJB takes the track to new heights. She sounds […]

CURRENT: Bishop Nehru – “You Stressin”

Electronica duo Disclosure have been keeping busy ever since their immaculate debut LP Settle hit stores last summer. Their post-Settle work has thus far proven the brothers to be beyond capable of working in other genres. Just this past weekend, Q-Tip posted a picture of himself on Instagram with Guy and Howard Lawrence, and now the […]

YEAR IN REVIEW: 10 Best Covers/Remixes of 2013

In this installment of the feature Year In Review, I take a look back at the best remixes and covers of 2013.

YEAR IN REVIEW: 2013’s Best New Artists

We’ve reached the last month of 2013, as hard as that may be to believe. As the release schedule shrinks during December, now’s as good time as any to begin reflecting on the highlights of the past 11 months. Today, I bring you my favorite new artists of 2013. Some of these artists had previously […]

CURRENT: Disclosure, Nile Rogers, Sam Smith & Jimmy Napes – “Together”

  What do you do for a follow-up to one of the most beloved electronica albums of the year? For Disclosure’s Guy and  Howard Lawrence, following up their phenomenal debut LP Settle apparently means releasing one-off singles that rival the best moments on the stellar long player. After the gargantuan “Apollo,” the brothers have once […]