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James Blake shares acoustic cover of Frank Ocean’s ‘Godspeed’

It’s been a very blonde week for James Blake. In addition to dying his hair platinum, Blake shared a stripped back cover of Frank Ocean‘s Blonde track, “Godspeed.” The original’s soft electric pianos and subtle background elements are ditched for only Blake at his piano, a move that lets the melody and Blake’s stunning vocals […]

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James Blake shares acoustic cover of Frank Ocean’s ‘Godspeed’

It’s been a very blonde week for James Blake. In addition to dying his hair platinum, Blake shared a stripped back cover of Frank Ocean‘s Blonde track, “Godspeed.” The original’s soft electric pianos and subtle background elements are ditched for only Blake at his piano, a move that lets the melody and Blake’s stunning vocals […]

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Stream Above & Beyond’s acoustic cover of ‘Twin Peaks’ theme song, ‘Falling’

Above & Beyond had to put their widely anticipated Acoustic III tour on hold this year, but the GRAMMY-nominated trio has reunited with Zoë Johnston to give fans a taste of what would have been. Paavo Siljamäki, Tony McGuinness, and Jono Grant’s reunion with their serial collaborator and live band has resulted in a cover […]

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Dabin issues full five-track acoustic edition of ‘Wild Youth’

In a moment where the cravings for inspiriting music are at an all-time high, Dabin has come through with a generous supply of just that, officially submitting the acoustic adaptation of his sophomore LP, Wild Youth. After repeatedly hinting at the project’s eventual delivery, then sharing a breakdown of the original effort’s lead single to […]

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Dabin issues full five-track acoustic edition of ‘Wild Youth’

In a moment where the cravings for inspiriting music are at an all-time high, Dabin has come through with a generous supply of just that, officially submitting the acoustic adaptation of his sophomore LP, Wild Youth. After repeatedly hinting at the project’s eventual delivery, then sharing a breakdown of the original effort’s lead single to […]

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Dabin issues full five-track acoustic edition of ‘Wild Youth’

In a moment where the cravings for inspiriting music are at an all-time high, Dabin has come through with a generous supply of just that, officially submitting the acoustic adaptation of his sophomore LP, Wild Youth. After repeatedly hinting at the project’s eventual delivery, then sharing a breakdown of the original effort’s lead single to […]

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Illenium, X Ambassadors offer broken-down acoustic of ‘In Your Arms’

Nine months later and Illenium’s album, Ascend still preserves the same charm that it did upon the initial listen. While he may have admitted his next sonic phase this past April, issuing a follow-up collaboration alongside Excision, Illenium is far from finished with reshaping the pieces of his third full-length project. Having already been subjected […]

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Illenium, X Ambassadors offer broken-down acoustic of ‘In Your Arms’

Nine months later and Illenium’s album, Ascend still preserves the same charm that it did upon the initial listen. While he may have admitted his next sonic phase this past April, issuing a follow-up collaboration alongside Excision, Illenium is far from finished with reshaping the pieces of his third full-length project. Having already been subjected […]

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Illenium, X Ambassadors offer broken-down acoustic of ‘In Your Arms’

Nine months later and Illenium’s album, Ascend still preserves the same charm that it did upon the initial listen. While he may have admitted his next sonic phase this past April, issuing a follow-up collaboration alongside Excision, Illenium is far from finished with reshaping the pieces of his third full-length project. Having already been subjected […]

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Frank Ocean submits acoustic versions of ‘Cayendo’ and ‘Dear April’

Frank Ocean has returned to modern sonic circles with aplomb, submitting his first release since 2019’s “In My Room,” “Cayendo,” and “Dear April.” Not entirely new to the ears of Ocean’s listeners, the familiar singles were both previously premiered at the creative’s PrEP+ debut in October 2019, but have now landed on streaming platforms, treating […]

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Frank Ocean submits acoustic versions of ‘Cayendo’ and ‘Dear April’

Frank Ocean has returned to modern sonic circles with aplomb, submitting his first release since 2019’s “In My Room,” “Cayendo,” and “Dear April.” Not entirely new to the ears of Ocean’s listeners, the familiar singles were both previously premiered at the creative’s PrEP+ debut in October 2019, but have now landed on streaming platforms, treating […]

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Martin Garrix strips down ‘Used To Love’ in acoustic rendition [Stream]

After garnering three official remixes, Martin Garrix’s “Used To Love” has resurfaced in a reworked format yet again, as Garrix and the song’s featured vocalist, Dean Lewis, drop off an acoustic take of their collaboration. Although a large part of Garrix’s sonic prowess derives from his characteristically momentous dance drops, each of which would be […]

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Martin Garrix strips down ‘Used To Love’ in acoustic rendition [Stream]

After garnering three official remixes, Martin Garrix’s “Used To Love” has resurfaced in a reworked format yet again, as Garrix and the song’s featured vocalist, Dean Lewis, drop off an acoustic take of their collaboration. Although a large part of Garrix’s sonic prowess derives from his characteristically momentous dance drops, each of which would be […]

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Mija sheds DJ chops for debut full-length album ‘Desert Trash,’ shares title track [Watch]

Mija might best be described by her chameleonic quality as an artist. Constantly evolving and challenging her creative boundaries, she’s dipped into fashion and visual art while maintaining a successful career as a DJ and musician. She’s come a cosmically long way since her Bonnaroo sunrise set alongside Skrillex in 2014, and now she’s reaching […]

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Alison Wonderland strikes emotional chord with the acoustic rendition of ‘Peace’

Alison Wonderland has shared a glorious acoustic rendition of her hit 2019 single, “Peace.” The original was the Australian heavy hitter’s second release of the year behind her collaboration with Dillon Francis “Lost My Mind,” in promotion for their co-headlining tour. “Peace” was followed with well-received remixes from the likes of Kaivon, Nightcall, QUIX and […]

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Alison Wonderland strikes emotional chord with the acoustic rendition of ‘Peace’

Alison Wonderland has shared a glorious acoustic rendition of her hit 2019 single, “Peace.” The original was the Australian heavy hitter’s second release of the year behind her collaboration with Dillon Francis “Lost My Mind,” in promotion for their co-headlining tour. “Peace” was followed with well-received remixes from the likes of Kaivon, Nightcall, QUIX and […]

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Zedd and Kehlani sonically de-accessorize ‘Good Thing’ in acoustic rendition [Watch]

Live from New York, Zedd and Kehlani undress “Good Thing.” Removing both the ticking clock sample that’s become Zedd’s sonic signature and the single’s synth-pop infrastructure, the collaborators deliver an intimate acoustic rendition of the commercial favorite. The sonically de-accessorized version that Zedd and Kehlani proffer, with the aid of Beijing-headquarted tech entity, Lenovo, relies on a […]

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Watch Vera Blue’s acoustic rendition of Flume’s ‘Rushing Back’

2019 has been the year of comebacks and especially so for Flume, whose surprise delivery of mixtape Hi, This is Flume breathed fresh familiarity onto the electronic scene. After nearly three years since his sophomore LP Skin, the Grammy-winning producer has stopped at nothing to catalyze his return with marked artistic growth in the form […]

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Watch Vera Blue’s acoustic rendition of Flume’s ‘Rushing Back’

2019 has been the year of comebacks and especially so for Flume, whose surprise delivery of mixtape Hi, This is Flume breathed fresh familiarity onto the electronic scene. After nearly three years since his sophomore LP Skin, the Grammy-winning producer has stopped at nothing to catalyze his return with marked artistic growth in the form […]

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Dylan Matthew’s soothes the soul in acoustic rework of Seven Lions, SLANDER, and Dabin’s ‘First Time’

In October of 2018, Seven Lions teamed up with SLANDER and Dabin to release blissful single, “First Time,” on Seven Lions’ imprint Ophelia Records. Dylan Matthew is the vocalist on the original track, and he has come forward with his own acoustic version of the song, showcasing the beautiful melody in a new light. Matthew […]

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