Tag Archives: Hercules and Love Affair

Out This Week 7/15

The UK dominates this week of new releases with standout albums from two British duos. The mysterious twosome known as Jungle release their self-titled debut with XL Recordings, which KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes as “an excellent set of retro-futuristic electro-funk with shimmering keyboards, funky guitar lines, rubbery beats, layered falsetto vocals and lyricsRead more...

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Album Review: Hercules and Love Affair - DJ-Kicks

Nu-disco god Andy Butler and his Hercules and Love Affair project have been blowing our minds for years now. With the self-titled, Butler cultivated a disco masterpiece, full of slow burn and tainted love that needed to be danced to. Then, with last year’s excellent Blue Songs, he moved in a slightly more house drivenRead more...

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Album Review: John Talabot - fIN

It’s difficult to wake up one day and decide you want to be an electronica artist. Fruity Loops and other music production freeware have improved to a point where it is relatively easy to make bedroom dubstep or house. You can string a song together with a handful of drum loops and some synth lines,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 9th BONNIE “PRINCE” BILLY & THE CAIRO GANG with Sir Richard Bishop @ Showbox at the Market Kentucky-born musician Will Oldham, AKA Bonnie “Prince” Billy has been playing and recording his solemn, lyrical folk for close to two decades. While 1999′s I See A Darkness is considered by many to be his magnumRead more...

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Saturday Afternoon Artist: Hercules and Love Affair

It’s not every day that you get to see one of your all-time favorite bands.  This Wednesday at Neumo’s New York band Hercules and Love Affair play a live show. Their songs are a mix of club beats and jazzy/soulful pop.

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