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I had the opportunity to speak with Arthur Delaney, of HÆLOS. Through our conversation, I discovered that HÆLOS embodies a stark contrast to the typical machinations of the music industry. Their lyrics are raw and honest, challenging the status quo. They’ve complemented this potent lyricism with shimmering vocals, trip-hop melodies and an impressive display of musicality from each of the members: Dom Goldsmith, Lotti Bernardout, and Arthur Delaney. HÆLOS has been frequently

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As part of 2013 Forward Festival in DC, PAN label head Bill Kouligas sat down for a Q&A session before his set at Tropicalia; about a dozen people were in attendance to hear Kouligas speak.  In the time since 2013, Kouligas and PAN have widened the scope of their sound and broadened their fan base with cutting edge, critically acclaimed albums from Objekt, Lee Gamble, and M.E.S.H. among others.  The

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Eskimo Recordings has been a label on the forefront of experimental electronica, indie dance, and nudisco for the past 15 years. If you dig through their portfolio of releases, you’ll find the stunning likes of Satin Jackets, Prins Thomas, Aeroplane, Anoraak, and Kraak & Smaak. It’s a roster that would make any fan of independent dance music, disco edits, and crate digging salivate. The Belgian imprint’s focus on delivering euphoric dance aesthetics

Beat Tape 2 by Tom Misch
It’s a scorching summer weekend. You’re en route to the beach: driving down the highway with the windows down and the stereo blasting your tunes. What music is bumping on your stereo? I can’t help but imagine it’s none other than the infectious track by Tom Misch titled, “Beautiful Escape (feat. Zak Abel).”  This song is off of Beat Tape 2, released in August 2015. The song is a glorious blend of jazz guitar cadences, trip-hop beats, and the luscious, soulful stylings

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The year 2016 has seen a significant decrease in the quantity of releases from the PC Music camp since the 2015 acquisition by Columbia Records. In the interim, the content has progressed massively in terms of full-fledged, quality productions. The latest offering from the London collective has arrived in the form of label boss, A.G. Cook’s, first proper single release of the year. The upbeat ballad, “Superstar,” was released today as