So it was really tough to pick ten albums from a year so full of fascinating new music–and even tougher to rank them in some kind of order. Some albums I listened to a lot ended up being left off the list (ceo, Kid Cudi, Coco Rosie, Arcade Fire), while other artists only released EPs […]

…and the result is the hybrid sound of “I’m Not in Love,” a cover of an 80s song by Platinum Blonde that originally appeared on the recent Crystal Castles album. The new version evokes immediate nostalgia with Smith’s perfect-as-ever vocals, making his duet with the robot-voiced girl at the end into a striking human-versus-machine kind of moment. Cool. Watch […]