Video: Prince Po and Oh No – “1st Word To What Was Last Said”

It’s complicated.

Video: The Juan MacLean – “A Place Called Space”

New Juan MacLean album, In A Dream, due out 9/16.

Video: Pink Mountaintops = “The Second Summer of Love”

Lo-fi ’80s throwback fetishizing.

Video: Tommy Trash – “Lord of the Trance”


Sounds: Slimkid3 & DJ Nu-Mark feat. Del and Murs – “Bouillon”

So… many… veterans…

Video: Dilated Peoples – “Good As Gone”

New Dilated Peoples album, Directors of Photography, out 8/12.  Check out new video, beats by DJ Premier, visuals courtesy of the Salton Sea.

Video: J Rawls feat. Rashad – “Rio”

WORLD CUP (I don’t really care, but still).

Travel: Atlantic City’s Pleasant Surprises

I wrote this piece for CNN Travel about things to do in AC beyond gambling. Read it here.

Video: American Football – “Never Meant”

15 years later, this song still gives me pleasure shivers.

Video: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Deeper”

Sounds: Caribou – “Can’t Do Without You”

New Caribou album doesn’t come out till October, but here’s a nice taste of what’s to come.

Sounds: Duran Duran – “Girls On Film (Luxxury Edit)”

Baron Von Luxxury’s take on classic D2.

Video: R.A. The Rugged Man – “Definition Of A Rap Flow”

R.A. is so nice.

Sounds: Simian Mobile Disco – “Parson’s Noise”

Another silky smooth house banger from Simian Mobile Disco, off of Ralph Lawson’s forthcoming Content Part 2.0 sampler.

Travel – On The Edge of the World: Iceland’s Westfjords

I wrote this story about Iceland’s Westfjords this past winter, and it’s running now at CNN Travel. Read it here.