Since the release of his debut full-length, Magic Monday, Michna (born Adrian Michna) has been making a name for himself with his particular blend of funk-driven hip-hop, and more often than not, this means a horn section is involved. Check this track for further evidence.
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Disco-style synths, hard-hitting electro beats, and incessant chanting. Welcome to the frenzied world of Devin Booze and Sarah Reynolds (a.k.a. Ear Pwr). The duo has unleashed this track, off its forthcoming Super Animal Brothers III, to liven up the afternoon.
Super Animal Brothers III is out May 19.
David P. Madson (a.k.a. Odd Nosdam) showcases both his love of skateboards and his fondness for multiple genres on his latest release, T.I.M.E. File this track under orchestral avant-hop. T.I.M.E. is out now.
What happens when the boys from Hot Chip get their hands on a track from kuduro DJ/production team Buraka Som Sistema? This rowdy, bouncing remix that combines techno rhythms with Latin sensibilities and should please fans of both groups. The original version of "Kalemba (Wegue Wegue) appears on BSS' debut full-length, Black Diamond, out April 7.
Straight from Santiago, Chile comes this layered, dream-pop number by RH+. The group's latest album, Quintana Roo, marks its second full-length and the first to hit U.S. shores. For fans of The Postal Service, Stereolab, or even M83. Quintana Roo is out now.
What better track to get a remix than one entitled "Beatdown Breakup?" Jason Drake, otherwise known as one of Brooklyn's busiest remixers Cassettes Won't Listen, splices up Broken Spindles' no-wave original of this cut and turns it into an off-kilter hip-hop number here.
The Whip's X Marks Destination will finally hit the U.S. in less than two weeks. To gear up for the occasion, check out the final track off the album, in which electro and rock 'n' roll go head-to-head. X Marks Destination is out March 3.
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