Nicolas Jaar

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Hear Nicolas Jaar Remix Florence + the Machine’s “What Kind of Man”

On June 2, Florence + the Machine makes her epic return to the spotlight with her brand new album How Big How Blue How BeautifulThe album will be out via Republic in the US and Island in the UK. We’ve already heard “What Kind of Man,” the lead single, but today we get a shift in that. Producer and multi-instrumentalist Nicolas Jaar has gotten his hands on the single and turned it into a ravishingly long dance track.

The 12-minute remix starts off with modest club beats before Jaar makes way for an explosive rhythm that …

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Members of Darkside, The Antlers, Real Estate, More to Play Glasslands Farewell Show

New York City’s DIY venues are slowly closing up. 285 Kent is deceased, Death by Audio is now done, and in a little over a month, Glasslands will be as well. The venue will be putting on several exceptional final shows before they close their doors. Today, they announced a big holiday party that will likely sell out ASAP, as well.

Titled ‘Dave Harrington & Friends Holiday Spectacular!,’ the show will see a house band led by Darkside‘s Dave Harrington joined by numerous guest singers of Brooklyn bands: The Antlers‘ Peter Silberman, Bear In Heaven‘s Jon Philpot, …

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Hear Darkside’s Dark Industrial Remix of St. Vincent’s “Digital Witness”

Electronic musician, record label owner, student, and all around renaissance man Nicolas Jaar never seems to stop working. His Other People label recently shared a single from his Just Friends project, announced the upcoming solo EP from Dave Harrington, and have now shared a new Darkside remix of St. Vincent‘s “Digital Witness.”

Darkside, aka Jaar and Harrington, have set aside their sultry dark French jazz sound in favor of a more industrial stomp. Their remix drops Annie Clark’s vocals down so it sounds like The Knife, turn her bright horns into pulsing metalwork, and slip a shaking bassline into …

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Stream Nicolas Jaar’s Hour-Long John Lennon Memorial Mix

December 8 marked the 33rd anniversary of John Lennon’s murder, and to honor the icon, electronic musician and DJ Nicolas Jaar shared an hour-long mix. Titled “OUR WORLD,” the mix can be heard in full below off his Other People label.

Jaar’s mix pulls together the typical array of sounds found in his music: drone, film music, experimental piano works, and heavy beat-orientated snippits. The mix begins with a Lennon interview and a news broadcast piece covering his death. About 20 minutes in, you can hear a Black Friday clip of a fight at a Wal-Mart, and the end of …

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Rumored (leaked) lineup for Coachella 2012

The new year is rolling around and with it comes another year of great music. Next spring is the Coachella Valley Music and Fine Arts Festival, a huge (sweaty) gathering of celebrities, rich folk, and hipsters.  To entertain these individuals, hundreds of musicians will flock to the Coachella Valley to play.

A Goldenvoice insider has revealed a rumored list of artists set to perform at the 2012 Coachella festival. Not every artist has been confirmed, but the list inside gives a pretty good depiction of what the next festival’s lineup will look like.…