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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton - Statuette

The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die

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The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die is an American indie rock band from Connecticut.

The lineup is ever changing and the music is full of emotion and energy. Great melodies and lyrics.

Just good music!






PREORDER THE ALBUM HERE!!!



http://www.theworldisabeautifulplace.com/

https://theworldis.bandcamp.com/music

Thursday, September 21, 2017

INTERSTELLAR MOTEL RADIO

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 'Interstellar Motel Radio' is the second full album from the Brazilian band Electric Lo-Fi Seresta

The name of the band kind of lets you know what kind of music you will be diving into. Dreamy melodies, subdued beats and ambient textures that will take you on a very strange trip, if you let them.












DOWNLOAD THE NEW ALBUM FOR FREE!!!
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!



https://soundcloud.com/electric-lo-fi-seresta


https://electriclofiseresta.bandcamp.com/music




Monday, September 18, 2017

Iris

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Iris is a four-piece shoegaze band from Toronto.

Heartbreaking melodies and sublime vocals.

Striking and meaningful music that will move you.







BUY THE NEW EP HERE!!!

RECOMMENDED!!!



https://iriss.bandcamp.com/music






BELAU - WICKED ft. ANTONIA VAI

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Lissie - Boyfriend

Cosmo's Midnight

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Cosmo's Midnight consists of Cosmo and Patrick Liney, twins that are a from Sydney.

Cosmo's Midnight produce a variety of styles within electronic music often with Pop and R&B elements. They've been making this type of music for over 4 years and have it down to a science.












https://soundcloud.com/cosmosmidnight



Friday, September 15, 2017

Gary Numan - My Name Is Ruin

The Black Heart Death Cult

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Australian-based Psych Rock band The Black Heart Death Cult have released their debut EP, 'Black Rainbow'. It's full of distorted guitars, howling vocals and propulsive basslines.

Truly a wall of sound. Turn this one up.

Just be careful.











BUY THE EPHERE!!!

SO GOOD!!!



https://theblackheartdeathcult.bandcamp.com/music

https://soundcloud.com/thegrandrapids








We Invented Paris - Fuss

Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Travelling Band - Into The Water

The Breaks



Seriously impressive debut EP from Uk-based The Breaks.

Dream-pop/shoegaze that is emotive, intense and enchanting.

Put on your headphones and get lost.








HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

DOWNLOAD THE EP FOR FREE!!




https://thebreaks.bandcamp.com/releases

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Chams

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'Lettre d’Amort’ is an EP by French producer Chams. It was written after a journey he took through the Alps. He tried to capture some of the life changing feelings and emotions he felt in this EP.

I had some really moving moments when listening to this.

Extremely visceral.





RECOMMENDED!!!


https://soundcloud.com/chaams








Purity Ring - Asido

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Summer Heart

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Swedish synth-pop producer David Alexander AKA Summer Heart makes inviting, blissed out tracks that are the perfect for remembering hot summer nights filled with skinny dipping and other unforgettable adventures.

Loving this album right now.

Great headphone music.








BUY THE NEW ALBUM HERE!!!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!



https://soundcloud.com/summer-heart

https://summerheart.bandcamp.com/music





SOFI TUKKER - F*ck They

Friday, September 08, 2017

Gabrielle Aplin

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Here is another UK singing sensation. Her name is Gabrielle Aplin and she's got one hell of a voice.

She makes catchy, energetic electro-pop.

Here is her new single.



More from her later this year.

http://www.gabrielleaplin.co.uk/


https://soundcloud.com/gabrielle-aplin







Tigercub - The Divided States Of Us

Airships on the Water




Airships on the Water is the solo recording project of Take Shapes drummer Russel Hensley.

The whole album was written, performed and recorded by Russel himself. It's filled with adept drums, mellow bass, versed guitar and pensive piano.

It's an impressive solo album from an already skilled and busy musician.









BUY THE ALBUM HERE!!! (NAME YOUR PRICE)






https://airshipsonthewater.bandcamp.com/music




Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Monday, September 04, 2017

Present Paradox

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I've posted about Present Paradox (AKA David Kleinekottmann ) before, when he released his 'Acute' album in 2015.

He released another album in January (Space For Wishes) and I feel horrible that I only got around to listening to it now. It's yet another stunner.

Full of accomplished guitar work, incisive lyrics and stirring melodies. Two year have gone by since the last album and his musical prowess has increased significantly.

This album is captivating from the moment you hit play.








BUY IT HERE!!!!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!





https://presentparadox.bandcamp.com/music

http://www.presentparadox.de/

https://soundcloud.com/presentparadox





Mermaidens - Satsuma

Diet Cig - Harvard

Saturday, September 02, 2017

El Niño & The Southern Oscillations




Fans of Aphex Twin's 'Selected Ambient Works' will enjoy the new release from El Nino & The Southern Oscillations.

Sweet beats and soothing synths.








BUY THE ALBUM HERE!!!!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!


https://elninoandthesouthernoscillations.bandcamp.com/





The War on Drugs - Pain

Friday, September 01, 2017

Chris Coco

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London-based Chris Coco has been working as a DJ since the acid house explosion of the late 80s.
He has edited DJ magazine, worked for BBC Radio 1 on the after hours show The Blue Room. He has made artist albums for Warp and Distinctive Records. He has made compilations for Playboy, Ministry of Sound, EMI Classical and Trojan Records. His music has appeared on many compilations including the big ones, Cafe Del Mar and Hotel Costes. His music has been featured Sex And The City, Nip Tuck, House and many other TV shows. Long story short, he knows his stuff.

He also just released a perfect soundtrack to your end of summer party entitled 'My Favorite Place (Before Sunset)'.

Get party started, the drinks flowing and the grooves will do the rest.








The album is released on October 6th.


PREORDER THE ALBUM HERE!!!


Here is a great mix he did for Electronic Groove 2 years ago. This one is great for the car or headphones.

SO CHILL!!!!






http://www.chriscoco.com/

https://chriscoco.bandcamp.com/music





The Mynabirds - Shouting At The Dark

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Loyal Lobos

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Columbia-born singer/songwriter Andreas Silva, otherwise known as Loyal Lobos, has released a new single in preparation for a new EP coming out later this year.

It's very, very good. A sweet mix of indie-americana.



Here is one of her older tunes.




One to keep an eye on for sure.



https://soundcloud.com/loyal_lobos

https://loyallobos.bandcamp.com/





Elliot Root - 10,000

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

LCD Soundsystem - tonite

Ruin!Ruins!



Ruin!Ruins! is a fantastic instrumental post-rock band from Russia. Full of heavy guitars, cellos, pulsating drums and driving bass.

Their newest album was release this month!

ROCK!










BUY THE ALBUM HERE!!!




https://ruin-ruins.bandcamp.com/releases


Gang of Youths - The Deepest Sighs, the Frankest Shadows

PRIYYA

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This is quite a treat. Sultry vocals and downtempo beats.

Think Lana Del Rey, but smarter, with a multicultural flavor to her sound.

Perfect for those nights when you just want to chill.




This is my personal favorite. Sooooooo good.




RECOMMENDED!!


https://soundcloud.com/priyya

https://priyya.bandcamp.com/releases







Monday, August 28, 2017

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Suzanne Santo - Ghost In My Bed

Boneage

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Boneage is Lev Vasilets and Daniella Dubinskaya. The duo hail from Moscow and make a very dreamy mix of electronica and pop.

Lush synths, expert programing and her golden voice make one hell of a package.








https://soundcloud.com/boneagemusic







Thursday, August 24, 2017

Lomboy

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Tanja Frita, the mastermind behind Lomboy, has had a pretty wild life. She was born in Australia, lived in Sweden, Spain, Belgium, Japan and now resides in Paris.

Sounding like a vaporwave lounge act, she produces some of the most fun, relaxing and interesting music I've heard in awhile.

I LOVE THIS!







Here is their newest single, 'Loverboy'.




HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!!

BUY THEIR MUSIC HERE!!!


https://lomboy.bandcamp.com/music

https://soundcloud.com/lomboy-music





Tash Sultana - Murder To The Mind (Live On Triple J One Night Stand)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Flexout Audio

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Here is another label you should really check out.

Flexout Audio is a London based record label established in 2011.

This one is for the bass heads. They put out many stylish takes on DnB.

You might want to turn this UP!




















Here is a compilation celebrating their 5 year anniversary.




BUY THEIR MUSIC HERE!!!!




https://flexoutaudio.bandcamp.com/music

https://soundcloud.com/flexoutaudio

http://www.flexoutaudio.co.uk/wordpress/



Lights - Skydiving

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Coasts - Let Me Love You

SISTERS


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Andrew Vait and Emily Westman are 'Sisters'. Their debut album 'Drink Champagne' showcased an already polished sound that is full of rich harmonies and extremely danceable music.

This is one of those albums that never leaves my phone or car.

I gotta have it if I need it!!







Their new album, "Wait Don't Wait', drops in October. Here is the first single, 'Heart Beats'.





HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!!!

BUY THEIR MUSIC HERE!!!


https://soundcloud.com/sisterstheband

https://sisterstheband.com/

https://iheartsisters.bandcamp.com/music




Saturday, August 19, 2017

LYONE

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LYONE (pronounced "lion") is a singer, songwriter and music producer who now resides in France. Born in Kiev, Ukraine, raised in Athens, Greece she became interested in music at a very young age. She got her start by playing classical and jazz piano but later she ventured into the world of electronic pop music. Her new album, 'Middle Class Dreamers', dropped in May.

I'm really enjoying this one right now.










BUY THE NEW ALBUM HERE!!!!



https://soundcloud.com/lyonemusic

https://lyone.bandcamp.com/music








Harbour

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Harbour is a 5-piece indie/pop/rock group from Cincinnati, Ohio.

Very catchy and lots of fun.

If you're like me, your fingers will be tapping to every beat and you'll be singing along with every track.

Good stuff.










BUY THE ALBUM HERE!!!!




https://soundcloud.com/harbour-the-band

http://www.harbourtheband.bandcamp.com/





The Cribs - Rainbow Ridge

Thursday, August 17, 2017

HAMJAM

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Australian band Hamjam is a collaborative project between Hamish Rahn and James Ireland. They just released their newest collaboration entitled 'a​/​s​/​l?'.

The whole album is full of awesomely weird (and mostly chill) electronica.

Too cool for school.








BUY THE ALBUM HERE!!!



https://soundcloud.com/hhhamjam

https://hhhamjam.bandcamp.com/music



Ojivolta - Live remix - Portugal. The Man - 'Feel It Still' // KYLE - 'iSpy' ft. Lil Yachty

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Trailer Trash Tracys

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Susanne Aztoria and Jimmy Lee and the creative force behind Trailer Trash Tracys, an English experimental rock/dream pop band that originated in London, England.

Exceptional vocals complimented by offbeat and superb electronica.

Dreamy and sublime.











BUY THE NEW ALBUM HERE!!!

RECOMMENDED!!!



https://soundcloud.com/trailer-trash-tracys-official

http://trailertrashtracys.com/

Tombstones In Their Eyes - Always There

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Gordi

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Australian artist Sophie Payten (AKA Gordi) is about to release her debut album, Reservoir.

It's a very personal and passionate album that mixes folk and electronica. Soft and explosive at the same time, it's truly a unique listening experience. Having written this at the ripe age of 24 she is setting the bar for her future works pretty high.

Lovely!





BUY IT HERE (out August 25th - pre-order now)


https://soundcloud.com/gordi-music

https://gordi.bandcamp.com/music

Dead Seem Old - Mischief

Monday, August 14, 2017

The Blassics

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Haling from Hämeenlinna, Finland, The Blassics are a seven-piece live band that make an amazing mix of raw afrobeat and funk.

In their own words...

"The Blassics is the love child of two Finnish fans of rhythm music, Juha Sarkkola (Frankifier, DJ Frank Safka) and Tuure Tammi (Panda el Mundo, Incredible Mama). "Got a little help from our friends. The music wrote itself. It happened in a wooden house in a peaceful state of mind."

Ya dig?












HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!

BUY THE NEW ALBUM HERE!!!


https://theblassics.bandcamp.com/music

http://www.theblassics.com/


Manchester Orchestra - The Gold

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Blondes

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The new album 'Warmth' is a lovely bit of experimental techno from New York-based duo Blondes.

Perfect for the club or headphones. It's easy to get lost while listening to this.

So good.











BUY THE NEW ALBUM HERE!!!

RECOMMENDED!!


https://soundcloud.com/blondes

http://blondeblondeblondes.tumblr.com/

https://blondes.bandcamp.com/music

Andrew Johnston - Redheads

Monday, August 07, 2017

Zita

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Zita.

Remember that name. It'll soon be as well known as Lindsey Stirling and others of her caliber.

Zita is a Hungarian violinist and producer who makes a mix of world music and new age electronica. It is emotional, vibrant and just really, really cool! Each track feels like a sweeping epic. You can really feel the passion in the music.

I am honestly shocked she isn't more well know. She should be doing movie soundtracks and headlining stadiums! She needs to release an album soon!!

Egyszerűen elképesztő. (it's freakin' awesome!)









HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

https://soundcloud.com/musicbyzita

Emmit Fenn - Modern Flame (feat. Yuna)

Friday, August 04, 2017

Black Grape - Pop Voodoo

Brandon Luedtke

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This is my first introduction to Austin-based Brandon Luedtke. He makes americana/folk music with a nice hint of blues.

His lyrics are poignant, straightforward and engaging. The music is very skillfully put together with mandolins, cellos and harps all lending their sounds to transport you to another time and place.

This albums transcends my normal views on this type of music (I know this is blasphemy but I only like a few Dylan tunes, just not a big fan).  How's that for a sound bite, "Better than Dylan!"

Anyone can enjoy this at any time, anywhere. Regardless of your background. You can be sitting around a campfire, wearing headphones or on a cross country road trip. You can be in your office, at the gym or at home with the family.

It will move you. It will speak to you in some way. Something that a lot of music doesn't seem to do anymore.

I look forward to hearing more from him in the future.

Enjoy. I know I did.









BUY HIS NEW ALBUM HERE!!!!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!



http://brandonluedtke.bandcamp.com/

https://soundcloud.com/brandonluedtke

http://www.luedtkemusic.com/




A Thousand Hours - Shipwreck

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Clarke and the Himselfs

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Imagine if you combined the pop sensibilities of Brian Wilson with the fuzz rock of Mike Watt and you start to get an idea of what Clarke and The Himselfs are and where they can take you, sonically speaking.

Basically a one-man-band started by Clarke Howell, he has been cranking out albums for the past four or five years.

He's like a lo-fi solo version of Arcade Fire.

Brilliant!

I LOVE THIS!!







BUY THE NEW ALBUM HERE!!!!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!


https://clarkeandthehimselfs.bandcamp.com/music

http://www.clarkeandthehimselfs.com/

Illyin Pipes - Waking Up

Sunday, July 30, 2017

NoMBe

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Noah McBeth (alias Nombe) was born in Germany and now lives in California. His music combines Electronica, Soul, and Indie-rock. He has been around music all his life...oh and his godmother is Chaka Khan. That kinda helps give you a good musical push in the right direction.

So chill, so sultry, so funky, so nice.









RECOMMENDED!!!

This is another rising star for sure.


https://nombe.bandcamp.com/

http://nombemusic.com/

The Japanese House - Saw You In A Dream

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Allison Crutchfield

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'Tourist in This Town' is the debut solo album from Allison Crutchfield. Here she has made an essential album for any fan of the 90's indie-pop Sound (think Belly and The Breeders). The heartfelt lyrics resonate as the catchy melodies and twangy guitars make you smile and leave you with that warm and fuzzy feeling.

Truly an exquisite pop experience.











BUY THE NEW ALBUM HERE!!!




https://allisoncrutchfield.bandcamp.com/music







El Niño & The Southern Oscillations - Austerlitz

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Buttertones - Matador

Here Lies Man

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Outstanding Afrobeat infused Stoner Rock from this California-based foursome. Imagine Fela Kuti mixed with Black Sabbath and you'll get where they're coming from.

This has been on heavy rotation in the car the last few weeks. Groovy AF!!!








HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

BUY THE ALBUM HERE!!!



https://hereliesman.bandcamp.com/

http://hereliesman.com/


Thursday, July 27, 2017

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - The Lord Of Lightning vs Balrog

Basement Revolver

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Wearing their 90s influences on their sleeve, Basement Revolver has managed to do what few bands can....make something unique. These Canadian rockers are one to keep an eye (and ear) on.

You can hear bits of The Pixies, Catherine Wheel and others in their sound but the combination of fantastic music and angelic vocals raise them above the crowd.

Seriously one of the best things I've heard all year.

I expect great things from Basement Revolver.





HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

BUY THE NEW EP HERE!!!


Here are a few tracks from an EP they released last year.





https://basementrevolver.bandcamp.com/music

https://www.basementrevolver.com/