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listen to Charli XCX’s Pop 2 mixtape

CHARLI XCX

Charli XCX's Number 1 Angel mixtape is one our favorite records of 2017, and this new one -- featuring Carly Rae Jepsen, Caroline Polachek, MØ, and stellar production from A. G. Cook (Charli calls him "the hero of this mixtape") + SOPHIE -- might be even better. Listen to the whole thing below:

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gorilla vs. bear’s songs of 2017

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Before we even have time to second guess our albums of the year list, here are our favorite songs of 2017. While plenty of our old favorites are well repped -- including TOPS, Burial, Shabazz Palaces, SZA, Sufjan, Laurel Halo, et al. -- it was an exceptionally great year for exciting new artists, with Men I Trust, Yaeji, Playboi Carti, Kelly Lee Owens, Aldous Harding, Bernache, and so many more dropping some of the most essential songs of the year. Hit play on that 5+ hour Spotify playlist, and follow along with the list below:

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RAMZi announces Péze-Piton LP

ramzi peze-piton

RAMZi's latest EP for Mood Hut was one of our favorite releases of the year, and now the colorful Berlin-based Canadian producer has announced her new LP Pèze​-​Piton, out digitally today via RAMZi's bandcamp...

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LOMA – BLACK WILLOW

LOMA BW

Loma is the new collaborative project from the incredible Dripping Springs, TX band Cross Record + Shearwater's Jonathan Meiburg, and today the group graces us with some beautifully mystical vibes in the form of the devastating, ASMR-inducing first single from their forthcoming album, with a powerful and haunting accompanying video from director Andrew McGlennon...

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vibe out to Pender Street Steppers’ laid-back new EP

PENDER STREET STEPPERS

Another breezy and blissed-out trip from the Mood Hut crew:

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premiere: NADINE – Ultra Pink

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You aren't going to encounter many more immediately endearing debuts than NADINE's forthcoming full-length oh my, a playful, warm, almost loungy collection of deceptively sophisticated pop gems that somehow manage to feel instantly familiar, but also continue to unfurl and reveal their understated magic over repeat listens...

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stream Yaeji’s EP2

YAEJI

We've already heard a few of the hits from this thing, but now you can stream Yaeji's second stellar EP of 2017 in its entirety below:

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stream Sassy 009’s hypnotic debut Do you mind EP

SASSY 009 EP

Following a couple of extremely hypnotic and restorative singles that we've had in heavy rotation on our SiriusXM show from the moment we heard them, Oslo's Sassy 009 shares one of the most promising and lowkey life-giving (it's the flute) debuts of the year, officially out Friday on Hard Up / Luft Recordings:

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premiere: stream Lou Rebecca’s exquisite dancefloor anthem “Tonight”

LOU REBECCA

We've already breathlessly praised the magic of Austin-via-Paris synth-pop chanteuse and ballerina Lou Rebecca's self-titled debut cassette, so we were very happy to hear this week that Holodeck has announced additional plans to release the EP on limited 12" vinyl...

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premiere: Hoops announce vinyl release of Tapes #1-3, share new “On Letting Go” video

HOOPS TAPES

Hoops' Routines remains one of our favorite records of 2017, but our intro to the group's warm and breezy guitar pop came via Drew Auscherman's beloved youtube-classic Tapes releases in late 2015 and early 2016...

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