New Release Picks: The Rapture and Blood Orange

New York City punk-funk outfit The Rapture (DFA) release a long overdue gem. Chock-full dance floor intentions with heartfelt lyrcis. If you are already a fan, you will love this. (Out September 6, 2011)

Dev Hynes’s latest incarnation (aka Lightspeed Champion) now Blood Orange.  Soulfully, tinged with the glamour and drama of ’80s underground:  Flock of Seagulls, China Crisis, Duran Duran et al..(Out August 30, 2011)