MISUN – “Give It Up” (Stereogum Premiere) STEREOGUM

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The DC/LA project MISUN (pronounced ‘me•sun’) play a bubbly, quietly chaotic brand of electro-pop that they’ve taken to calling “aquawave.” When we chatted with them during CMJ a few years back, Misun Wojcik spoke explicitly about an undying love for the Strokes and Julian Casablancas, but their latest offering ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

23 Foundational Dance Songs Of Pasquale Rotella’s Empire Kcrw Music

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Pasquale Rotella has been at the forefront of dance music culture since the ’90s. He got his start throwing underground parties here in Los Angeles and has built an empire with his company Insomniac. That troupe puts on Electric Daisy Carnival, Nocturnal Wonderland ….Read More Via:: KCRW MUSIC

‘This Changes Everything’ Director Avi Lewis On Why He’s Disappointed With President Obama On Climate Change Variety – Music

Canadian director Avi Lewis’s climate change-themed documentary “This Changes Everything,” made in tandem with the eponymous best-seller by journalist and activist Naomi Klein, who is his wife, launched from the Toronto film festival in September. It has since screened around the world in the run up to climate change conference ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Argentina: Up Next! Pablo Rabe Variety – Music

Pablo Rabe took Ventana Sur’s Open Veins Best Picture Award last year with his debut “Tejen,” about a young woman’s atrophied body being rebuilt through a meticulously crafted onirism. Harsh “Tejen” also snagged Blood Window Kudo at 2014’s Mar del Plata Fest and a honorable mention at Portugal’s 2015 Fantaspoa. ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Chairlift – “Romeo” STEREOGUM

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Last month, Brooklyn pop-mutation specialists Chairlift announced the impending release of Moth, their third album, and they shared the video for their slick, impressive first single “Ch-Ching.” But if that song had you worried that Chairlift were through being weird, then their new track “Romeo” should be some consolation. ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Choir Of Young Believers – “Serious Lover” (Stereogum Premiere) STEREOGUM

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At the back end of 2013, Choir Of Young Believers frontman Jannis Noya Makrigiannis was burnt out. Following a year-long tour and the release of previous album Rhine Gold, Makrigiannis grew disillusioned about the future of the Danish orchestral pop band, taking a break from songwriting and instead seeking solace ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM