Check out videos from artists playing the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival, July 13-15 in Chicago. We've also got a FREE 29-track eMusic sampler (http://ow.ly/c2kzW) to go with it, including 29 songs from Youth Lagoon, Beach House, Kendrick Lamar and more.
Conventional wisdom about R.E.M. holds that the group's best records were made in their early, indie years and that their work for Warner Brothers, though commercially successful, was creatively fallow. And, like much conventional wisdom, this is patently false.even a cursory run through eight of the nine studio records R.E.M. recorded for the W.B. finds that shorthand lacking. Read more about R.E.M.s Warner Bros. years here: http://emu.sc/q0mjW5
As arbitrary as the term "electronica" may be, we can't think of a better umbrella to slip dance music's many sample-driven shades under. Not to mention living room listens like the trip-hop templates of Portishead, the subterranean techno of Gas, or the space lounge soundscapes of Air.
Welcome to our ever-evolving Electronica Guide, which can be read in full here: http://emu.sc/pIoLzb