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Caroline Says announces new Ohio River EP, shares title track

CAROLINE SAYS OHIO RIVER

Austin's Caroline Says is set to follow up one of the most beautiful records of 2018 with her new Ohio River EP, coming November 22nd on Western Vinyl. She talks about the gorgeously wistful title track, which was inspired in part by Springsteen and a Steely Dan classic:

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Eartheater – Fontanel

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Alexandra Drewchin aka Eartheater drops another gem from her incredible new Trinity mixtape, coming this Friday on her own Chemical X label. Listen to the beautiful, fathomless, Dadras-produced new track "Fontanel" below:

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Otha – Tired and Sick

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Norway's Otha quickly established herself as one of our favorite new artists on the strength of last year's empowering and hypnotic dance-pop tracks "One of the Girls" + "I'm On Top", and today she graces us with another exhilarating club anthem -- and her first new release of 2019 -- in "Tired and Sick"...

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premiere: Malibu shares transcendent ambient gem “Tilting on Windmills”

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We first became aware of French ambient producer Malibu via her stunning contribution to PAN's incredible mono no aware compilation from a couple of years back, and today we're psyched to premiere an exquisitely glowing and enveloping track from her debut EP One Life, coming November 1st on limited 12" via UNO NYC / Joyful Noise...

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gorilla vs. bear’s songs of the decade | 2010-2019

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Almost impossible to follow up the best ALBUMS OF THE DECADE list we've seen this decade (SO FAR), but here are our favorite songs of the past 10 years, lovingly culled from a running list of over 500 tracks, all of which we adore...

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september 2019 mix

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Presenting our newest monthly mix for SEPTEMBER 2019, featuring our favorite tracks from the past month from the likes of Carla Dal Forno, Teebs + Panda Bear, CHROMATICS, Danny Brown, Grimes, JPEGMAFIA, Men I Trust, Jenny Hval + more:

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stream + download CHROMATICS’ stellar new album Closer To Grey

cover Chromatics - Closer To Grey

Just in time for Halloween, CHROMATICS come through with the most pleasant musical surprise of the year with their stunning new record Closer To Grey. While your initial reaction upon hearing the news of the unexpected release earlier today may have understandably been one of disappointment that this isn't Dear Tommy, that feeling fades away about halfway through the haunting "Sound of Silence" cover that opens the record, and the sentiment quickly evolves into "holy shit this is amazing" after hearing instant classic bangers "You're No Good" and "Twist the Knife", the late night, almost trip-hop-esque vibe of "Light as a Feather" and "Touch Red", and the absolutely timeless and gorgeous "Move a Mountain", all of which are among the best things the band has ever done...

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gorilla vs. bear’s albums of the decade | 2010-2019

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As we come up on 15 years existing as a blog, we are pleased to present our favorite releases of the decade. When we did this back in 2009 — that list still mostly holds up, with a few exceptions — we got Carles to write the foreword. It's a relic of an era that feels like an eternity ago, but one thing he said still rings true: "We have lived through this. Now we shall reflect upon this".

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premiere: Lou Rebecca directs + stars in her dazzling new “Desire” video

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As Paris-born, Austin-based synth-pop artist/dancer/covergirl Lou Rebecca gears up to play her album release show tonight at the Mohawk in Austin, we are honored to debut Lou's beautiful self-directed video for glittery album highlight "Desire", taken from her excellent full-length debut Restless...

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James Massiah – Natural Born Killers (Ride for Me)

JAMES MASSIAH

Some days twitter can be more than just an absolute cesspool of a website: shout out to writer Laura Snapes for this tweet earlier today that introduced us to the sickest video we've seen this year, from South London poet + producer James Massiah...

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