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Chromeo – White Women

If you did a dance remix of Hall and Oates with Daft Punk and added a dash of Duran Duran, you’d get something like the hot new album “White Women” by Chromeo. Before you accuse the artists of racism, take a breath because the title has a double meaning. What was the inspiration behind the album title? The musicians admitted that […]

Sam Smith x Nile Rodgers x Disclosure x Jimmy Napes – Together

Yes, this is real and official.

Gladkill – What Goes On

The Bay Area has its fair share of talented residents, with a number of key players calling the EDM epicenter home. A hub of creativity for decades, the electronic scene has expanded to include dozens of genres, with new hybrids born every day. Gladkill’s particular sonic breed serves up a new interpretation of dancefloor euphoria, […]

EMPT Presents: Indaba Music Weekly – KAASI “Where We Started” (feat. Jessica Sophie)

There really is something special about KAASI’s sound. When you get to the root of what makes a great recording shine above a field of hundreds, it’s usually the combination of sonic quality, texture, and an emotional connection you can’t fake. Each of KAASI’s tunes has that deepness that can’t be explained in necessarily tangible […]

EMPT Presents Indaba Music Weekly: 3rrΘR – Signs

3rrΘR’s self describes his music as “progressive house”, and yet his tunes don’t follow the traditional trajectories as his contemporaries in the scene. Sure, there are the occasional white noise risers and trance influenced synths, but his sound slips you into a more brooding, darker mood than a Tiësto track. Raised in Dubai, but living […]

EMPT Presents Indaba Music Weekly: TÂCHES – “Don’t You Know”

UK Bass music has certainly grown immensely in the past decade. From the recent chain of events that begot Grime/UK Garage/Jungle to Dubstep to Post-Dubstep and Future Garage, there’s undoubtedly more energy in the London underground scene than anywhere else in the world. This week, we discovered a track lying around on our site called […]

Noctambule

This blog is going to be about music but from time to time I’ll post other notable art etc. In this case it’s a Terry Richardson photoshoot of Daria Werbowy. It’s from 2007 but I always find myself revisiting it. Very chic. This captures a feel too close to home, I’m a big fan. These […]