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A. G. Cook

A. G. Cook shares “Hollywood Ambient” mix, remixes Grimes, Rihanna, Katy Perry…

PC Music‘s mastermind A. G. Cook called his remix of Grimes “Flesh Without Musk”. A. G. Cook was one of

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Friday Fix: 20 songs about SKIN

This week, Arca made his come back with an amazing new track called “Piel”, which means “skin.” Here is a


HIGHCLOUDS MIX: TALLISKER offers an eclectic feminine bedroom mix (Free DL)

Glasgow-based French artist TALLISKER is still preparing the release of her “HELIOTROP EP” on November 11. Following the release of

Deer Du Bois Playlist #116

Deer Du Bois Playlist 116 indie pop

Every Wednesday on HighClouds, from now until death do us part, we publish the picky playlists of our Brussels’ friend and collaborator Deer Du Bois. He has been demonstrating a real talent in highlighting emerging and talented acts and imposes himself as a real talent-spotter. Every week, his playlist is a sharp and buzzing selection of new discoveries in indie and pop music. And lucky you: we are now your fresh and fun place to weekly seat and savor his delightful “indie.tronic.dream.pop.chill.wave” cocktail. So, do you mind a cup?

From Rebel Girls to Dancing Queens

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I don’t believe in coincidence. As I was taking the subway to hear a lecture on music and its role in the lives of the LGBTQ community, a tune randomly popped up on my Spotify shuffle mode: “Smalltown Boy” by Bronski Beat. To many of my straight friends, it’s a nice tune with a good eighties beat. Sadly to Kate Ryan, plastic queen of Eurodance, it’s a good song to turn into a cringe-worthy ballad. But to me and queers around the world, this song is a true anthem of gay liberation. Why is that?

Rihanna’s “Needed Me” video is hardly NSFW

Rihanna released the video for “Anti” new single “Needed Me” which is by the way one of the best tracks of this long-awaited eighth studio LP. It was directed by famous film director and producer Harmony Korine, who notably wrote Larry Clark‘s controversial movies “Kids” and “Ken Park”, and directed “Spring Breakers”. He also have some experience in music videos and songwritting as he has previously worked for The Black Keys, Cat Power, Björk and so on.

Cruel Youth – Diamond Days

Cruel Youth Diamond Days

Teddy Sinclair (known in the past as Natalia Kills before her X Factor scandal) recently started a new musical project under the name of Cruel Youth, with the collaboration of Willy Moon who is, by the way, her husband. After an interesting first single “Mr. Watson“, the duo is back with another track that follows the same recipe: a heavy dose of retro atmosphere with a pinch of modern soul à la Amy Winehouse. The rendition can only sound timeless, like the diamonds. It is therefore not by chance that this new single is named “Diamond Days”.