Best of 2018 | Kristina Picks
Best Remix Daniel Avery, “Quick Eternity (Four Tet Remix)” Four Tet’s remixing skills are unparalleled because he is a mastermind of sampling. He transforms any track he remixes by creating an original work of art using loop machines and tape recorders. He’s the kind of producer that in less than ten seconds can chop up a two second sample from a stem, slow it down 100 times, source another worthy sample from his


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This month, Losi quietly dropped his debut EP, MADE TO MOVE AIR, on bitbird. The EP includes three songs, “Heart Attack,” “Losi Anthem,” and “Sunday Sunday.” “HEART ATTACK” starts it off with a triumphant entrance. Featuring strong dewdrop arpeggios and classic lock-step marching-band beats, this track stomps onto the scene prepared to slay. Moving into the core of the EP, Losi chose to introduce a self-created anthem. Tune in to “LOSI ANTHEM”


Marie Davidson - Working Class Woman
In trying times, there is catharsis in existential horror. No album in 2018 comes close to being as suffocating and as bleakly humorous than Marie Davidson’s latest album Working Class Woman, released this month on Ninja Tune. Davidson’s bonafides are unquestioned: she has appeared on DFA, CitiTrax, and HOLODECK among other labels and her mastery of exquisite sound design are on full display on this album. Working Class Woman is


Well folks! They’re back! After announcing a break from touring in February 2017, the powerhouse EDM brothers Howard and Guy Lawrence from the UK known famously as “Disclosure” are back and funkier than ever! Their latest track “Funky Sensation” samples the powerhouse disco vocalist Gwen McCrae, who is well-known for her 1975 disco hit “Rockin Chair,” and also released three other 80s inspired disco tracks over the weekend too titled


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When covering dance music, one of the biggest challenges a writer faces is having to both classify the music under a broad umbrella of genres while also doing everything they can to distinguish a piece of music from all the rest. In 2018, no sound highlights the difficulty of this task more than what is referred to as deep house. With everything from warm DJ Koze grooves to fiery tribal