4AD Summer: Gang Gang Dance’s Lizzi Bougatsos

Lizzi Bougatsos can do it all. As the howling frontwoman for electro-grime outfit Gang Gang Dance (pictured center), and a prominent visual artist in New York’s downtown art scene, there’s no question that she’s a force to be reckoned with. The last Gang Gang … Continued

4AD Summer: Confessions of Twin Shadow

George Lewis Jr. has a need for speed. When he’s not crafting hazy, new-wave songs as Twin Shadow, the 27-year-old Brooklynite likes to go hog-wild on his 1972 Triumph Bonneville. He loves motorcycles so much that he actually named himself in their honor. “Twin is a type … Continued

4AD Summer: SpaceGhostPurrp Doesn’t Make Crispy-Ass Music

SpaceGhostPurrp credits his trademark sound to a childhood spent listening to hip-hop’s original gangsters. His family, he says, played records by UGK and Eazy-E around the house, music that instilled in him a rigid notion of what hip-hop should sound like. “The kids nowadays, they’re used to hearing … Continued

4AD Summer: Purity Ring Are Set to Shine

Megan James and Corin Roddick grew up in the frosty Canadian city of Edmonton, Alberta, which, according to them, is the “kind of place you have to leave to do anything that isn’t involved with the oil industry.” But neither one of them had any intention … Continued