We had the honor of premiering the first ever video from Laeticia Acra aka Japan, Man a few months back, for her single "Stop Staring", which remains one of the dreamiest and most instantly endearing songs of 2019. Today, the 14-year-old Beirut artist more than delivers on the promise and charm of that debut with another wonderfully lilting, understated soft-funk gem in new track "The Law", which is accompanied by some sweetly nostalgic black & white visuals, starring + directed by Acra herself:
It's a wild, year-end-list busting week out here for new music, with Clams, Stott, and twigs all dropping brilliant new records, but make sure you don't sleep on Vegyn's incredible new one Only Diamonds Cut Diamonds. Check the new Joshua Gordon-directed video for "Debold" + stream the whole record below:
We thought about skipping out on this one since we just posted up the Halloween mix, but there were too many sick new tracks released this month. Presenting our newest monthly mix for OCTOBER 2019, featuring our favorite tracks from the likes of TOPS, Clams Casino, Panda Bear, Toro y Moi, Caroline Says, Vegyn, Eartheater, Otha + more:
Montreal producer + composer Michael Silver aka CFCF drops the long-awaited 4th installment in his legendary Night Bus mix series. This one was over 3 years in the making, and Silver says that it is, in many ways, "the most personal thing I've ever made". Listen to the mix, which features amazing new night bus remixes of a few classics, and check the tracklist below:
Halifax duo Babette Hayward + Tynan Dunfield aka Vogue Dots return with a gorgeous new track and video, which we have the honor of debuting here today. Like their stellar previous singles (which remain sick as hell), "Melatonin" is a shimmery dream-pop gem that has a hazy air of warm, cozy wistfulness that envelops and soothes...
It's already been a bountiful year for diehard Panda Bear fans like us, with the release of his beautiful LP Buoys and his bumping new single "Playing the Long Game", and today, Noah Lennox blesses us again with a Halloween gift in the form of a long-awaited digital version of last year's sweet, previously vinyl-only A Day With the Homies EP...
Directed by Art Camp & Saad Moosajee:
L.A. duo Magdalena Bay keeps their flawless pop banger streak intact by dropping THE Halloween bop of the season. "Killshot" is a slinky, lovesick dance-pop anthem that the duo says is about, "unfulfilled yearning, about getting so caught up in romantic suspense that you feel your heart may burst." Watch the group's spooky and yet still absolutely fire DIY video below + check the lyrics/download here.