Editors’ Picks

SONG OF THE DAY: Swans, “A Little God in My Hands”

If only more of our weeks ended like this

SONG OF THE DAY:
Fatima Al Qadiri, “Szechuan”

SONG OF THE DAY:
Evian Christ, “Waterfall”

A war between the producer's experimental side and the clubs he's looking to clobber in the months ahead

SONG OF THE DAY:
Coldplay + Jon Hopkins, “Midnight”

Chris Martin turns into... James Blake?

SONG OF THE DAY:
HTRK, “Blue Sunshine”

This is no ordinary love

SONG OF THE DAY:
The Afghan Whigs, “Algiers”

A heart-sinking ballad that begins with a trusty old "Be My Baby" beat

SONG OF THE DAY:
Karen Gwyer, “Lay Claim to My Grub”

Torrential waves of techno, with a weightless outro that lets the producer's synths finally speak

SONG OF THE DAY:
Shlohmo + Jeremih, “No More”

Kinda like the claustrophobic R&B of the Weeknd, if his last LP wasn't such a mess

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
Joel Vandroogenbroeck
Biomechanoïd

Brainticket's synapse-frying frontman makes H.R. Giger proud on a lost Krautrock classic

SONG OF THE DAY:
Kelela + Gifted & Blessed, “The High”

Well this one's pretty brutal

SONG OF THE DAY: Banks, “Brain” (Produced by Shlohmo)

The ante on her debut album has officially been upped

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
Harold Budd
Abandoned Cities

Numb piano notes and leering synth lines drive a long overlooked dark ambient LP

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
TM404
TM404

A heady dose of "somnolent acid" for night owls and Roland addicts

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
Black Deer
Black Deer

A peace treaty between the loft party set and anyone who blasts Ashra, Popol Vuh and Klaus Schulze on long drives

SONG OF THE DAY: Perc, “Take Your Body Off”

About as blistering as noise techno gets

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
Molly Nilsson
The Travels

John Maus' favorite Swede delivers her most fully realized LP

SONG OF THE DAY: Ricardo Villalobos and Max Loderbauer Remix Neneh Cherry

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
Logos
Cold Mission

Lumbering through a vortex of cocked guns, broken glass, shimmering synths, chirping crickets, and muffled MCs

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
Snow Ghosts
A Small Murmuration

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
Shifted
Under a Single Banner