Tag Archives: dance music

15. DJ Koze – Knock Knock

Every year needs a dance album; something easy to listen to that can also make you move. DJ Koze has been on my radar as one of the best DJ’s in the game since his DJ Kicks project from 2015 … Continue reading

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4. A.A.L. – 2012-2017

Nicolas Jaar became one of my favorite musicians in 2016 when he played the first ever show at Meow Wolf. He played for almost 2 hours, mixing an incredible array of music and weaving a special creation for all of … Continue reading

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41. Rustie – EVENIFUDONTBELIVE

On my first listen of this album I felt somewhat underwhelmed. After “Attack” was released last year with Danny Brown rapping maybe one of the best verses of my short rap listening career, I though Rustie would come back with … Continue reading

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2. Jamie xx – In Colour

“I know there’s gonna be good times” was my favorite line from my favorite song off my second favorite album of the year. I have found something socially altering in a lot of my other top albums but honestly Jamie … Continue reading

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39. Caribou – Our Love

Caribou- Our Love Dance music is a fickle beast. With everything from EDM to trance to whatever they tried to make me listen to at Fiestas last year, I have always been wary of anything that falls under this ambiguous … Continue reading

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HM: Programs- Promises

Athens, Georgia is a meca for music, with Neutral Milk Hotel, R.E.M. and Of Montreal all hailing from the little college town. The scene itself is extensive with large touring acts coming at least once or twice a week. And … Continue reading

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Cough Cough- Everything Everything

Synthesizer, bass and the highest of falsetto voices all added up and sprinkled on top of a thunderous one-two drumbeat punctured by a sharp snare cannot, simply cannot create something bad. And Everything Everything has not failed. Their opening track, … Continue reading

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