Jessie Ware What's Your Pleasure

'What's Your Pleasure?': Jessie Ware Finds What Feels Good Again

"Push, press, more, less...here together, what's your pleasure?" Jessie Ware is no stranger to dance music. That's how we first met her a decade ago, crooning across skittering, mind-melting productions from acts like SBTRKT and Joker, as well as lifting off with the popular Disclosure remix of…


Jessie Ware Save A Kiss

'Save a Kiss': Jessie Ware Supplies the Disco Optimism We Need

For just under a decade, Jessie Ware has proven she is physically incapable of leading us astray. The English singer-songwriter's supplied sophisticated, succulent disco servings for the past few months from her forthcoming fourth studio album What’s Your Pleasure? pre and mid-quarantine, from…


MuuMuse Approved: Little Boots - "Shake"

It's been just over two years since BBC Sound of 2009 winner Little Boots, née Victoria Hesketh, unleashed Hands. The stunning dance-pop debut (read the MuuMuse review now!) resulted in several gems, including the hypnotizing "Stuck On Repeat" and the RedOne-produced "Remedy" a storming pop tune…


Beth Ditto: I Wrote The Book (Video Premiere)

Photo courtesy of SPIN. Madonna's making a serious comeback these days...and she's not even the one making the music. After Christina Aguilera's (critically panned) homage to "Express Yourself" with the video for "Not Myself Tonight", and the current brouhaha surrounding Lady Gaga's "Born This Way"…


Now Streaming: Preview Beth Ditto's Upcoming Simian Mobile Disco-Produced Solo EP

This morning, Deconstruction Records released a surprise early Christmas present: A 2-minute SoundCloud preview of Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto's upcoming 4-track solo EP, produced by Simian Mobile Disco. The stream includes all four songs on the EP, including "Goodnight Good Morning," "Do You…


Florence And The Machine: Lungs (Album Review)

"Happiness hit her like a train on a track, coming towards her stuck still no turning back," Florence Welch whispers above the lulling ukulele of "Dog Days Are Over," the opening track off of her first full-length release. And before anyone can say much of anything, the ropes have been let loose,…


Simian Mobile Disco Announce New Album!

Hot off the press (release)! Simian Mobile Disco have announced the release of their follow-up album, Temporary Pleasure, due out on August 17th on Wichita Recordings. The album will feature collaborations with artists including Beth Ditto, Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip, and Jamie Lidell. TRACKLISTING…


Peaches: I Feel Cream (Album Review)

Peaches, Peaches, Peaches...check out your Chrissy behind now. On her fifth studio album, I Feel Cream, the Queen of Electrocrap has decided to let her hair down (wayyy down if you've seen the video for "Talk To Me") and invited some super cool collaborators into the creamery. Among them? A slew of…


MuuBits: April 21

It's been a while since I've taken a spin 'round the blogosphere for you Muusers. Let's go again, shall we? Over at XO, Steve's still going gaga (in the non-pop-star-wannabe sense) for Antigone. Make sure to check out the little mixtape widget for her debut album, AntigoneLand, released online this…


All Right, All You Men, You Boys...

HOW DID I MISS THIS?!! According to the LA Times Blog, Peaches has been hard at work diddling her skittle with Simian Mobile Disco and Drums of Death for this upcoming album, I Feel Cream, due out on May 5 on XL Recordings! In lieu of the new, Drums of Death has spliced together a massive mix-tape…


Cansei de Ser Sexy

Today is a Sunday. Hate em. I hate Sundays with a passion. But the weird thing about Sundays is that I always fall into a trend of researching and discovering new artists to enjoy for the remainder of the week. But I also lie around lazily for hours at a time in my underwear, as I am demonstrating…