Tag Archives: dance music

Disclosure Feat. Lorde – Magnets

2.3M views in one day. Rolling Stone reviews the new clip: Lorde leaves an illicit lover lasciviously devoted and enflamed in the striking new video for “Magnets,” the New Zealand singer’s collaboration with UK production duo Disclosure. “Magnets” is one of a number of high-profile collaborations on Disclosure’s new LP, Caracal, which also features The Weeknd, Sam Smith, Miguel and ...

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Shamir – In For The Kill

Dance sensation Shamir has released the third single from his critically-raved launch album. Stereogum recaps the clip: Shamir plays an alien in the new Anthony Sylvester-directed video for “In For The Kill,” which sees him piloting a UFO around our planet and catching the attention of a whole bunch of humans on the ground, drumming up a lot of press ...

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Young Galaxy – Factory Flaws [AUDIO]

Canadian electronic popsters Young Galaxy are out with a gorgeous new single from their forthcoming album Falseworks, due on October 30th. Vocalist Catherine McCandless might remind you of Annie Lennox and this latest track evokes some of that glorious Chicane melancholy. I cannot stop playing this. Already on my best of 2015 playlist. Their 2013 track Pretty Boy made my ...

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John Grant – Disappointing [VIDEO]

John Grant, one of my favorite artists in recent years, takes us on a tour of a bathhouse in this new great track which features a vocal assist from an unseen Tracey Thorn of Everything But The Girl. Grant’s Pale Green Ghosts topped my best of 2013 list and he followed that up last year with I Try To Talk ...

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Dave Audé Featuring Olivia Newton-John & Chloe Lattanzi – You Have To Believe [VIDEO]

Olivia Newton-John and her daughter have teamed up with dance producer Dave Aude on a track which borrows heavily from ONJ’s 1980 smash Magic, which was the biggest hit from the Xanadu soundtrack, spending four week atop the Billboard pop singles chart.

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New Order – Restless

Two weeks ago we got the audio clip and today we get the production video. The Guardian reviews: Directed by Spanish filmmakers NYSU, whose past credits include work with Wild Beasts and Philip Selway of Radiohead, the video centres on a 21st-century revamp of the legend of Excalibur. The ancient tale’s sword remains, but its medieval theme is threaded through ...

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Shamir: Unplugged On NPR

For the latest installment of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series, dance sensation Shamir performed three tracks from his critically-raved debut album. NPR’s Bob Boilen writes: When I first saw Shamir at NPR Music’s SXSW showcase, the 20-year-old singer popped on stage with a Yo Gabba Gabba T-shirt and proceeded to light up the night with his disco-infused funk and joyful ...

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New Order – Restless

Via Pop Matters: “Restless” takes me back to Club Paradiso in Amsterdam, a church converted into a dance club. There is a reason why New Order never grow old or fade. Their sound has become archetypal of not only an era, but also of specific nighttime emotions. New Order has become synonymous with that eloquent longing that only comes at ...

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Galantis – Peanut Butter Jelly

Music Times recaps: Galantis has released the music video for its funky track “Peanut Butter Jelly.” Taken from their debut album Pharmacy, Galantis takes you to a supermarket, “Galantis Pharms,” where people are infected with the groove and have no choice but to strip and dance. Things start to get a little out of hand towards the end as people ...

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Janet Jackson – No Sleeep

TIME recaps: It’s been five years since Janet Jackson’s last album and four since her last tour, but 2015 is unquestionably the year of the Janet comeback. She’s already announced a world tour and a new studio album—her eleventh—and Friday morning she debuted the first video for a song off that album. The video for “No Sleeep” (spelled with an ...

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IAMX – Happiness

Diffuser reports: In some circles, British musician Chris Corner is best known as a founding member of ’90s trip-hop outfit Sneaker Pimps. But in more modern circles, he’s known as IAMX – his electro-pop alter ego with five albums to his name since emerging about a decade ago and a sixth – Metanoia – on the way. Corner told us ...

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First Ladies of Disco – Show Some Love

Martha Wash, Linda Clifford, and Evelyn “Champaign” King. (Via JMG reader Jonathan)

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Robyn – Love Is Free

Pitchfork raves: Pop has been playing house again for a couple of years now, but few acts have tapped the genre’s origins in sexual, social liberation as well as Robyn, Jägerstedt, and Falk do here. In brisk, unrelenting rotation, every element of the track gets a moment in the spotlight and dictates its own individual physical response: the shimmy of ...

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TRAILER: New Order’s Music Complete

Rolling Stone reports: New Order will release their first album in 10 years when the dance icons return with their new LP Music Complete on September 25th. The band’s 10th studio album, their first since 2005’s Waiting for the Sirens’ Call, will also mark New Order’s first full-length release without longtime bassist Peter Hook, who left the group in 2007. ...

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Janet Jackson – No Sleeep

E! Online reports: It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! Janet Jackson debuted her highly anticipated new single “No Sleeep” to much fanfare Monday morning. The 49-year-old singer, who is recording her first album in seven years and will kick off a world tour later this year, worked with veteran producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis on the laid-back ...

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This Is An Ad For Something

After a minute or so of all these buff dancing boys, you might not notice that this is an ad for one of Eliad Cohen’s circuit parties. And an ad for Stoli and for the photo-sharing app Viber. The track is new from Sarit Hadad, who competed for Israel at Eurovision 2002.

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Madonna – Bitch I’m Madonna (Remix)

Via Billboard: Billboard has the exclusive premiere of the Sick Individuals remix of Madonna’s new single “Bitch I’m Madonna.” Listen to the thumping reworking below. “Bitch I’m Madonna,” which features Nicki Minaj, is the third single from Madonna’s Rebel Heart album. “Bitch” follows “Living For Love” and “Ghosttown,” which both reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs chart. Remixes ...

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Terror Pigeon – BYOYOLO

A chunky 80s pop/dance vibe, a little bit of drag, some bondage gear, and a chorus that insists you “go out and fuck the shit out of your dreams.” What’s not to like?

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Funk Bassist Louis Johnson Dies At Age 60

Via the New York Times: Louis Johnson, a bassist who had a string of funk hits with the Brothers Johnson and worked as a session musician for Quincy Jones, notably on the Michael Jackson albums “Off the Wall” and “Thriller,” was found dead on May 21 at his home in Las Vegas. He was 60. His death was confirmed by ...

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Giorgio Moroder – Deja Vu (Megamix)

Via Stereogum: Next month, the Italo-disco genius Giorgio Moroder will release Déjà Vu, his first album in many years, and he’s found an innovative way to tell us how the album will sound. In a new five-minute video, we hear short clips of every track on the album, set to an effects-heavy video of a couple dancing. It’s not an ...

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