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Tunez: Lady Gaga x Born This Way x Twin Shadow Remix

Lady Gaga: Born This Way (Twin Shadow Remix) In an unlikely pairing, Twin Shadow mastermind, George Lewis Jr., takes on Lady Gaga – stripping away its 90′s club beat and replacing it with the synth-dream sound synonymous with TS. What do you think?
SXSW: a bright ass donk.

SXSW: a bright ass donk.

So the music portion of SXSW kicks off tomorrow. We’ll be bringing you a bunch of dope shit – till then check out this mini photo update from Monday’s goings on. Be sure to check out the highlighter yellow donk (?) below.

TUNEZ: Chilly Gonzales x You Can Dance

“ivory tower, you can dannnce.” so i really like this song [sans the intro], but ummmm…… this video. there are a lot of donks. Antwan would like that. Chilly Gonzales: You Can Dance christopher

Tunez: Jamie Woon

Jamie Woon comes to us fresh off of the BBC’s Sound of 2011 list (along with fellow newcomer James Blake) – snagging the number 4 spot. In just one listen, you’ll see why this guy is getting so much attention. Dude can sing, period. But I’m curious of what will come of this guy. Is...
LOL: Antwan Duncan Named "Internet Style Icon"

LOL: Antwan Duncan Named “Internet Style Icon”

Mad props to I Think You’re Swell founder and #1 boss hog, Antwan Duncan, as he was named an “internet style icon” by, Tel Aviv based, Zooz Magazine. So, I guess this kid really does have swag or steez (i’m still struggling to understand what those concepts are)? If you really want to see what...

Tunez: Darwin Deez//\\ Live!

Last week we caught up with purveyors of pop, Darwin Deez. Brooklynite, by way of Wesleyan, Darwin Smith played to a sold out show in Philadelphia. Deez is unabashedly pop, with all the shimmering hand claps you might expect [+ more]. Grab their self-titled debut album now, and for a different side of Darwin, grab...

TUNEZ: Rye Rye//\\Whip My Hair

Rye Rye just released her latest mixtape, Ryeot PowRR. And with DJ Sega in as the role of producer you’ve got 18 tracks of hyper Bmore Club shuffle. Rye Rye leaves no stone unturned, taking on some of pops biggest hits of the past year or two including: Miley Cyrus (lulz), Willow Smith, Ke$ha (lulz...

VIDEO: James Blake “The Wilhelm Scream”

The internet has been all a buzz with this kid. But this time, it actually lives up to the hype. Check out James Blake’s self-titled debut EP, out today.

Tunez: Geographer x Penny & The Quarters

After the unexpected deaths of both his sister and father, Geographer founder Michael Deni left his home in New Jersey and trekked west, where he found himself in San Francisco. There he found cellist, Nathan Blaz and drummer, Brian Ostreicher and formed 8-bit synth trio, Geographer. Their brand of angelic vocals, synth-pop, and timely cello...

Tunez: Young Prisms (Live!)

Young Prisms: Feel Fine Last week, we caught a glimpse of rising San Franciso quintet Young Prisms. Although their sound is rooted in psychedelic, beach-pop, YP prefers to leave the hooks at home, instead favoring complexity and confusion — and this was definitely true of their live show. You can pick up their full length...

Tunez: Young Galaxy x Cloud Nothings

Another delightful outfit out of the what seems to be never ending provider of good music, Montreal. Young Galaxy make soothing dream pop. For their third full length album, Shapeshifting (out February 8th), YG makes an intentional hard turn into new musical territory, pushing aside their “shoegazier” tendencies for a crisper electronic sound. You can...

Tunez: The Luyas x Le Gros Ballon

The Luyas are montreal art-pop trio Jessie, Pietro, and Stefan. Too Beautiful To Work is wonderfully chaotic, fusing an array of noises and an incredibly complex time signature. Their second full length, by the same name, is due out February 22. The Luyas: Too Beautiful To Work Le Gros Ballon make beautiful, cinematic music. And...