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Cyril Hahn

Top 40 Dance/Electronica Singles Of 2013 (10-1)

Concluding our countdown of the best dance/electronica singles of 2013, (40-31 is here, 30-21 is here, 20-11 is here), here are numbers 10-1. 10) Western Disco – “The Sun” Surely the only Ibiza anthem to begin with a recorder, this charming Pied Piper-style slice of Balearic house instantly lodged itself in the brain on first listen, while its lush synths, laid-back grooves and gospel-tinged vocals also helped to create this […]


Bonobo The North Borders

Top 20 Dance/Electronica Albums Of 2013 (10-6)

Continuing our countdown of the best full-length dance/electronica releases of 2013 (20-16 is here, 15-11 is here), here are numbers 10-6. 10) Thundercat – Apocalypse Much less of a chin-stroker than his Brainfeeder labelmates, singer-bassist Thundercat took in everything from melancholy-drenched electro soul (“Tenfold”) to 70s yacht-rock (“Without You”) to fully-fledged party funk (“Oh Sheit It’s X”) on a wondrously hook-laden second effort which proved he’d fully outgrown his mentor, […]


Klangkarussell

The August Electronic Music Playlist

From euphoric Ibiza house to melancholic trip-hop ballads to playful Scandinavian electro-pop, here’s a look at five of the best dance/electronic tracks that are scheduled for release in August.   Klangkarussell – “Sonnentanz (Sun Don’t Shine)” A number one across Europe last year in its original instrumental form, Austrian duo Klangkarussell’s sun-kissed blend of jazzy saxophone and chilled house-pop beats has now been given a further euphoric edge thanks to […]


london grammar

Introducing: London Grammar

A fondness for echo-laden guitar riffs and minimal atmospheric production, an apparent reluctance to be pop stars (until recently, only one black-and-white photo of the group existed online), two guys, one girl – it’s little wonder that enigmatic trio London Grammar have been hailed as the younger siblings of The xx. The hushed guitars and sparse beats of “Hey Now,” the track which has received nearly 400,000 plays since it […]