A brief history of one of pop music’s most iconic rhythms.
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These are our curators’ walk-up songs — the music that plays when you arrive at the party, when you’re walking down the street or when you’re just feeling cool and confident.
Independent artists have been mining ’80s funk influences and twisting them into entirely new shapes, resulting in some of the most forward-thinking dance music of the last decade.
These recordings soundtracked our year in meaningful ways. They inspired us, challenged our expectations and attested to the diversity of talent and vision wielded by today’s leading music-makers.
The similarities across today’s reggae, West African afrobeats, and soca have allowed listeners to consume content across cultural and musical divides like never before. And over the last couple years,…
It’s official—the holidays have arrived. Whether you’re knee deep shoveling snow, battling fellow shoppers in the mall, running off those sugar cookies, or trudging through the airport security line, we…