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Magdalena Bay release mini-mix vol. 1, check the new vid for “Nothing Baby”

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L.A. duo Mica Tenenbaum and Matthew Lewin aka Magdalena Bay bless us with a badass DIY video for the final unreleased pop banger from their mini-mix vol. 1 mixtape, officially out everywhere today...

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Vivian Girls announce reunion record Memory, share new song “Sick”

VIV GIRLS MEMORY

Whoa here's a pleasant surprise to start the day: Vivian Girls are back! Katy, Cassie, and Ali will return with new record Memory, "an album filled with personal reflections on toxic relationships, the false promise of new love, mental health struggles, and finding ways to accept oneself amidst it all", coming in September on Polyvinyl...

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GORILLA VS. BEAR MODERN YACHT ROCK 2019 SUMMER MIX

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Presenting the fourth annual installment in our series of modern yacht rock summer mixtapes: this year's mix was loosely inspired and guided by Light in the Attic's absurdly dope Pacific Breeze compilation of late '70s and early '80s Japanese City Pop that dropped this spring, which the label says lands in some nebulous zone encompassing "easy listening with mutant exotica, tilted techno-pop, and steamy boogie bubbling beneath the gloss"...

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Automatic – Too Much Money

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LA post-punk band Automatic share a blazing jam from their forthcoming debut LP Signal, which a press release says "ties together their taste for dub reggae, motorik rhythms, and gnarly synth work inspired by bands like NEU! and Suicide with the eerie atmosphere of films by auteurs like David Lynch and Dario Argento...", coming in September on Stones Throw:

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Lisel – Vanity

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Lisel shares the third track from her glorious debut LP Angels on the Slope, coming July 26th on Luminelle. In speaking with Billboard, who premiered the track this morning, Lisel expands on the song's concept, and the idea that, "somehow we have space inside our heads to swing back and forth from immobilizing self-doubt and uncertainty to a starry-eyed self-indulgence that allows us to think we’re magical and special, that maybe we could be the one to make something beautiful, majestic...

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premiere: Couch Prints – Tell U

photo: Cameron Tidball-Sciullo
photo: Cameron Tidball-Sciullo

Queens-based trio Couch Prints make their alluring debut with "Tell U", a balmy, softly glowing track that drips with yearning and smoldering emotion. According to the band, the song came together after a series of big moves -- Denver to France and back, a serendipitous meeting in Paris with singer Jayanna that set things in motion, with everyone ultimately ending up in New York -- and is a reflection of "that feeling of transience and movement and leaving the past behind; whether that’s moving homes or ending a relationship or just changing yourself day by day...

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premiere: Maria Usbeck – Nostalgia

photo: holland brown
photo: holland brown

Maria Usbeck shares the second single from her lovely new album Envejeciendo, coming next month via Cascine. The radiant, soothing synth-pop gem "Nostalgia", which comes complete with one the most spot-on visualizers we've seen, undulates and shimmers like hazy morning sunlight reflecting off concentric waves, conjuring a very specific and relatable feeling that's as warm and wistful as the song's quite literal title implies...

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Jenny Hval announces new album The Practice of Love, shares new track “Ashes to Ashes’

JENNY HVAL THE PRACTICE OF LOVE

Brilliant Norwegian artist Jenny Hval returns, as beguiling and mystical as ever, with a beautiful trance-pop gem from her new album The Practice of Love, coming in September on Sacred Bones. Listen to lead single "Ashes to Ashes" below, and pre-order the LP on limited sand-colored vinyl here:

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