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Son Lux – Lost It To Trying

The man behind Son Lux is Ryan Lott, a classically trained multi-instrumentalist, who’s renowned for working with Sufjan Stevens, Arcade Fire, These New Puritans as well as composing music for the New York-based ensemble yMusic (known for working with Justin Vernon on

Listen: Son Lux – Lost It To Trying

It’s not every day, or even every month, that a genuinely original electronic track is released. Especially in these days of mass acc…

Listen to Son Lux’s sax-filled new song, “Easy”

On October 29th, composer and electronic musician Ryan Lott, a.k.a. Son Lux

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Thoroughly OBSESSED (yes, IN ALL CAPS) with this remix of San Fermin‘s critically-acclaimed single ‘Sonsick’ by Downtown Records act

Known to many as one third of s/s/s – a collaboration project with Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti, Ryan Lott – aka Son Lux – releases his third album next Monday (29 October) via Joyful Noise Recordings. A full stream of which is available from today here at Best Fit.

Lost It To Trying - Son Lux

Ryan Lott has collaborated with an impressive and incredi…

Son Lux's incredible third album, Lanterns, is out now on Joyful Noise Recordings

Photos of The Twilight Sad Backstage with Best Fit

The Twilight Sad recently played Liverpool’s East Village Arts Club as part of their UK tour. We sent our photographer Mike Hughes

FOLLOW SEAN ADAMS Ahead of tonight's performance at the DiS-curated AIM Awards show at The Lexington, which will be headlined by those magnificent Scots The Twilight Sad…

For those that don’t participate on the Mothership and for those that do and want to see the “full” article that I submitted plus another chance to listen to some great tunes.

Joywave: How Do You Feel? EP [Review + Stream]

Joywave: How Do You Feel? EP [Review + Stream]

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St. Lucia with Joywave at Nashville’s Cannery Ballroom on Thursday, October 2, 2014 // Tickets On Sale July 25th at Noon // Pre-Sale on July 24th until 10 p.m. using the Code: NIGHT) // Ticket Link

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The first annual (I would assume) Kerfuffle bill is highlighted b…

Easy Street Records: The Fresh Sheet! New Releases 8/19

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Dr. John: Ske-Dat-De-Dat … The Spirit of Satch (Concord) Occasionally an album comes out and your jaw drops because it does virtually

Downbeat Readers Poll 2014 Downbeat Magazine has opened it's poll for the 2014 reader's choices. Submit your ballot here and do not be influenced by my choices ;-)

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Bushby - Forwards Is Down, Back Is Up

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Artist: Mermaids Title: Who’s That Girl Label: Glasgow Underground Genre: Deep House Quality: 320 kbps

Even in the fertile creative world of metal, some of the most progressive purveyors feel stifled. The insatiable drive for dar…

Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. is painted over

Despite an online campaign and intervention from the office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, a mural in downtown Los Angeles for the indie rock band Foster the People has been painted over after the work ran afoul of preservation codes for the historic Santa Fe Lofts.

Autumn in June is an indie-electronic artist from South Central LA- yes, Indie Electronic music from the hood!…

August 6, 2014 · 3:11 pm

“…a straight up summer smash, the kind of dance track that hangs in an era-less vacuum; the kind of tune makes you feel like you’re in a movie montage, that begins in the hazy magic hour and splices together every amazing moment till dawn.”

Upcoming: Carolyn Wonderland, Death, Jason Aldean, Legion, Lily Allen, Pointer Sisters, etc.

1st Annual Cajun Zydeco Fest: With Chubby Carrier, Jamie Bergeron, Bayou Roux, Step Rideau, Zydeco Dots. Sun., September 7, 12pm, $20. Cypress Saloon, 12710 Telge, Cypress, 281-304-7777.

Country music dominates the first three slots on the weekly slate of Hot Tours based on ticket sales reported from summer treks by

New Music: @bobatl

With the world focused on fighting for justice for Mike Brown, Bobby Ray decides to say a few words himself on the entire issue. Produced by himself,

On the advent of the release of Taylor Swift’s album announcement and new video premiere, Wondering Sound assembled a roundtable of critics and writers to weigh in on the song and its implications.

B.o.B is the latest artist that pays homage to the unfortunate killing of 18-year old teenager Mike Brown that has shocked the country. Titled "New Blac…

Smooth Jazz Therapy: Euge Groove

A new CD from the incomparable Euge Groove is invariably amongst the highlights of any smooth jazz year so it will be no surprise to hear that his latest offering, ‘Got 2 Be Groovin’ (which will hit the streets August 19 on Shanachie Records) finds him, as ever, at his immaculate best.

GUITARIST/COMPOSER PETER WHITE SET ENERGIZES HIS ACOUSTIC SOUND ON SMILE, OUT OCTOBER 7, 2014

New Heads Up recording completes trilogy of original material

Chart-Topping Multi-Instrumentalist EUGE GROOVE Keeps The Groove On New CD

GOT 2 BE GROOVIN’ Featuring Peter White, Paul Brown, Elliott Yamin, Trin-i-Tee 5:7’s Chanel Haynes & More

Tonight in L.A.: Future Islands, Marvin Gaye Tribute (John Legend), Rick Springfield, SD3, Quilt, Little Daylight, Hawthorne Heights, Tanlines, Black Gatsby

Your Wednesday show slate:

► Dance moves ready? Future Islands plays the sold-out Fonda Theatre behind their new album “Singles” (and they also appear at the

The Prinnie Stevens story sure is an interesting one. She cut her teeth in musical theatre, was signed as part of a girl group in the United States and released an independent single all before becoming a household name as part of the inaugural edition of 'The Voice'.

Michael Brown's death and the situation in Ferguson have prompted plenty of attention from musicians both locally and nationally. Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, J. Cole, Nelly, John Legend and more have voiced support for Brown's family and decried police tactics in Ferguson.

Tonight in L.A.: Future Islands, Marvin Gaye Tribute (John Legend), Rick Springfield, SD3, Quilt, Little Daylight, Hawthorne Heights, Tanlines, Black Gatsby

Your Wednesday show slate:

► Dance moves ready? Future Islands plays the sold-out Fonda Theatre behind their new album “Singles” (and they also appear at the

The Prinnie Stevens story sure is an interesting one. She cut her teeth in musical theatre, was signed as part of a girl group in the United States and released an independent single all before becoming a household name as part of the inaugural edition of 'The Voice'.

Michael Brown's death and the situation in Ferguson have prompted plenty of attention from musicians both locally and nationally. Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, J. Cole, Nelly, John Legend and more have voiced support for Brown's family and decried police tactics in Ferguson.

New Music: @bobatl

With the world focused on fighting for justice for Mike Brown, Bobby Ray decides to say a few words himself on the entire issue. Produced by himself,

On the advent of the release of Taylor Swift’s album announcement and new video premiere, Wondering Sound assembled a roundtable of critics and writers to weigh in on the song and its implications.

B.o.B is the latest artist that pays homage to the unfortunate killing of 18-year old teenager Mike Brown that has shocked the country. Titled "New Blac…

Don Omar To Release 'The Last Don 2' This Fall

Reggaetón star Don Omar will feature fellow Puerto Rican reggaetón colleagues

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA DEBUTS THEIR ROCK OPERA

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will wrap up 2014 by performing their rock opera The Christmas Attic live for the first time…

The Streamy Awards honor the best in online video and the creators behind it. This 4th edition of…