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7 Best Songs of the Week: Karen O and Danger Mouse, Mercury Rev and Margo Price, and More

Plus Ryley Walker; The Good, The Bad, & The Queen; The Twilight Sad; and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 16, 2018

This the closest we've come in awhile to skipping Songs of the Week due to a lack of truly worthy songs. But we were able to at least come up with a Top 7 (as opposed to our usual Top 10), even if it includes two covers and two album tracks. One thing that saved it was our #1 song, which was released this morning. More

Nov 13, 2018

Helado Negro (Miami-born, New York-based artist Roberto Carlos Lange) has announced a new album, This Is How You Smile, and shared its first single, "Please Won't Please." He's also announced some tour dates, including some opening for BeirutMore

Björk, CHVRCHES, Feist, Etc. Part of Planned Parenthood 7-Inches; Watch Video Feat. St. Vincent

Video Also Features Zach Galifianakis and John Legend; Project Also Features Bon Iver, Elliott Smith, Sharon Van Etten, and More

Apr 10, 2017

7-Inches for Planned Parenthood is a new 7-inch box set with 100% of the proceeds being donated to Planned Parenthood.  More

Nov 21, 2014

Yesterday was the first day of Le Guess Who? We set Laura Studarus to Holland to cover the action.  More

Premiere: Helado Negro Mixtape (Le Guess Who? Edition)

Nov 20-23 in Utrecht, Netherlands

Nov 14, 2014

Le Guess Who? is sneaking up on us. With just a few short days until the Netherlands music fest kicks off, we’ve already featured mixtapes from OughtSUUNS, and Amen Dunes. Now it’s Helado Negro’s turn to weigh in. More



Reviews

This Is How You Smile

This Is How You Smile

RVNG

Mar 04, 2019

The title for Helado Negro's spectral and triumphant seventh studio album--This Is How You Smile--derives from a Jamaica Kincaid story titled "Girl" that is narrated from the perspective of a mother giving her daughter advice on how to survive in the world.  More

Le Guess Who 2014: Awards Edition

November 23rd, 2014

Nov 28, 2014

Trying to recap/relive Le Guess Who? is a daunting proposition.  More