Warmed up for a winter tour: A Q&A with Sweater Beats

When Antonio Cuna — who performs under the name Sweater Beats — emerged onto the electronic music scene, Cuna brought with him a bevy of influences from a diverse background. Cuna was born in the Philippines and later moved to the suburbs of Maryland, where he grew up listening to
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AlunaGeorge struggle to find a new identity in ‘I Remember’

One-hit wonders are the most unfortunate byproduct of the pop industry. Either they fade to obscurity, disguise themselves in cult-classic acclaim or, worse yet, use everything but the kitchen sink in pursuit of another radio-ready bop. British pop duo AlunaGeorge — comprised of lead singer Aluna Francis and George Reid
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Troye Sivan has sensual prowess on ‘Wild’

Contrary to its title, the second major label release from YouTube star and singer-songwriter Troye Sivan is far from WILD. Musically, it is the exact opposite. Rather than a gritty, cutthroat wilderness, this work is a short collection of masterfully crafted and carefully produced songs that resembles a sonic utopia.
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Tunesday – Dedicated to What’s-Your-Name

Dear what’s-your-name, it’s me. I’m that guy who was too scared to say a word to you in your class all semester. I’m that guy who was too nervous to approach you on the bus when I saw you reading one of my favorite novels. I’m that guy who was
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On Tour: Flume

Harley Streten started making music as a teenager after tinkering with a music programming CD that came packaged with his breakfast cereal. Now, at 21 years old, Streten is known by his stage name, Flume, and his “high-brow dubstep” (as was described to me by the lighting engineer) has made
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