Want to know what’s been going into the collective ears of EBHQ? Read our regular hack to the best music the internet has spat out over the past seven days.
With Grimes’ Visions dominating the year, it’s no surprise to find it dominating your top selections. Find out what other LPs our readers chose as their Best Of 2012, and celebrate the new year with the sounds of the old.
Hello and welcome to the V I D E O D R O M E #36, serving nothing but the latest cool music videos from around the world. #1 Julia Holter – Marienbad (directed by Rick Bahto) We can’t wait for Julia Holter‘s new album Ekstasis, which will be released in march. But her first … Continued
Johnny Jewel has been a busy boy. Just released via iTunes and on general release (including on Vinyl) at some point early this year, Symmetry – Themes for an Imaginary Film contains a mammoth 32 tracks of sparkling, shimmering electro jams. Collated from recordings going back to 2008 the record was finally finished last May … Continued
It’s been ages since we’ve heard much of anything from Chromatics. After releasing their stunning 2007 debut Night Drive, they’ve just sort of…been chillin’. We’d heard all kinds of interesting rumors behind the silence: producer Johnny Jewel left to focus on Desire. No wait, he replaced frontwoman Ruth with Desire vocalist Megan Louise. Well … Continued
New York’s Glass Candy are back with their very particular brand of disco-homage. ‘Warm in the Winter’ sees the duo of Ido No and Johnny Jewel dusting of their machines for a skewed 12″ that incorporates some pretty kooky lyrics on the title track, e.g “I’m happy like a monkey. Oh Oh Oh” over undulating … Continued