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Dec 07, 2021

Helado Negro (Miami-born, New York-based artist Roberto Carlos Lange) has announced a world tour set for 2022 in support of his new album, Far In. The 30-date tour will feature stops in Mexico, U.S., and Europe. Tickets go on sale this Friday (Dec. 10) at 10 a.m. local time. Lange has also shared a live video for the track “There Must Be a Song Like You.” More

Sep 29, 2021

Helado Negro (Miami-born, New York-based artist Roberto Carlos Lange) is releasing a new album, Far In, on October 22 via 4AD. Now he has shared its third single, “La Naranja,” via a video of Lange making some freshly squeezed orange juice. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Saint Etienne, Geese, Helado Negro, W.H. Lung, and More

Plus The Fiery Furnaces, La Luz, My Morning Jacket, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 27, 2021

Welcome to the 32nd Songs of the Week of 2021. It was an eclectic week for new tracks and there were lots to choose from (hence we have a slew of honorable mentions). More

Aug 25, 2021

Helado Negro (Miami-born, New York-based artist Roberto Carlos Lange) is releasing a new album, Far In, on October 22 via 4AD. Now he has shared its second single, “Outside the Outside,” via a video consisting of home movie footage of his family’s south Florida house parties in the 1980s. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Low, Geese, Colleen Green, Morly, and More

Plus Damon & Naomi, John Grant, SPELLLING, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 25, 2021

Welcome to the 24th Songs of the Week of 2021. Today was a blockbuster new album release day. It saw the release of new full-lengths by Modest Mouse, Lucy Dacus, The Mountain Goats, John Grant, SPELLLING, Faye Webster, Matthew Dear, Lightning Bug, Pom Pom Squad, Hiss Golden Messenger, Gaspard Augé, Hiatus Kaiyote, Squirrel Flower, and more. But it was also a strong week for new singles. More

Jun 21, 2021

Helado Negro (Miami-born, New York-based artist Roberto Carlos Lange) has announced a new album, Far In, and shared its first single, “Gemini and Leo,” via a video for it. More

Tune-Yards Cover The Breeders and Helado Negro Covers Deerhunter for 4AD’s 40th Anniversary Album

Bills & Aches & Blues Due Out April 2; Listen to the Next Five Tracks Now Including Efterklang and Bing and Ruth

Mar 17, 2021

Legendary UK label 4AD are celebrating their 40th anniversary (which was technically last year) with Bills & Aches & Blues, a new compilation album in which current artists on the label cover songs by other artists on the label. The whole album is due out April 2, but they are also releasing it each vinyl side (or five tracks) at a time and today we get Tune-Yards covering The Breeders’ “Cannonball,” Helado Negro covering Deerhunter’s “Futurism,” Spencer covering Grimes’ “Genesis,” Efterklang covering Piano Magic’s “Postal,” and Bing and Ruth covering Pixies’ “Gigantic.” More

Helado Negro Covers David Bowie’s “Sound and Vision” for Upcoming Bowie Tribute Album

Modern Love: A David Bowie Tribute Album Due Out May 28 via BBE Music

Feb 25, 2021

British label BBE Music has shared a cover of David Bowie’s 1977 song “Sound and Vision” by Helado Negro (aka Roberto Carlos Lange). It will be featured on their upcoming Bowie tribute compilation album, Modern Love: A David Bowie Tribute Album, which is due out May 28 on BBE Music. More

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 Beirut. More

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 Ought, SUUNS, and Amen Dunes. Now it’s Helado Negro’s turn to weigh in. More




Reviews

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

Nov 28, 2014

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