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Montreal’s Bodywash announce debut LP Comforter + share soaring opening track “Reverie”

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You've already heard their shimmering lead single "Eye to Eye", and today, Montreal's Bodywash share the glorious, tone-setting opener from their resplendent debut LP Comforter, coming soon on Luminelle...

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Jai Paul returns with a new white label vinyl 12″ single + an official download of his legendary leaked 2013 record

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Jai Paul is back. Go here now to listen + purchase the Do You Love Her Now / He (both instant additions to our songs of the year playlist) white label vinyl 12", limited to 500 copies (update: sold out). You can also pay whatever you'd like to download his infamous leaked EP here. Jai Paul talks about the new tracks and the mythology and misconceptions surrounding the now legendary leaked record in a long note for fans included with the download of the leaked EP:

(UPDATE: stream the new songs and the leaked EP below)

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may 2019 mix

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Presenting our newest monthly mix for MAY 2019, featuring our favorite tracks from the past month from the likes of Erika de Casier, Avalon Lurks, Big Thief, Men I Trust, Lisel + more:

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stream Morabeza Tobacco’s dreamy self-titled debut LP

MORABEZA TOBACCO

With their magical self-titled debut LP, Stockholm duo Gustav + Vanilla aka Morabeza Tobacco have created what we can safely say is the vibiest record of 2019. You've already heard the glittery, endlessly charming, lo-fi chillwave/disco hits "TTYL", "Ally McBeal", and "Orinoco", and the full record is finally, officially dropping in all its glory tomorrow on Luminelle, but you can stream the whole thing right now courtesy of our homie David Dean Burkhart's always lovingly-curated youtube channel...

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stream Erika de Casier’s stellar debut LP Essentials

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photo: peter dupont

If we didn't adequately hype this one up enough with the Sade and Smerz comparisons when we premiered her dreamy "Good Time" video a couple weeks back, allow us to try again: Copenhagen's Erika de Casier just dropped her debut record on a Thursday, and it's one of the year's best...

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Montreal’s Bodywash sign to Luminelle, release new song “Eye to Eye”

BODYWASH

We're beyond psyched and proud to announce the signing of Montreal band Bodywash, the project of songwriters Rosie Long Decter + Chris Steward, to Luminelle Recordings. The group's beautiful debut full-length, on the horizon for later this year, is one of the most elegantly dreamy and intoxicating albums we've heard in quite some time, a timeless but undeniably modern union of swelling and emotionally moving dream-pop, indie rock, and shoegaze buoyed by exquisitely shimmery electronic elements, recalling everything from You Forgot It In People and vintage Souvlaki-era Slowdive to classic '90s IDM and trip-hop...

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Morabeza Tobacco drop glittery lo-fi disco jam “Orinoco”

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morabeza tobacco

Stockholm duo Morabeza Tobacco -- aka Vanilla Stillefors + Gustav Jennefors -- share the final single before releasing their stellar, long-awaited debut LP later this month on Luminelle. Like last year's irresistible chillwave hit "TTYL", the glittery lo-fi throwback "Orinoco" finds the duo in peak nostalgia mode, with Vanilla taking the lead on vocals this time around...

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Baltra announces debut LP, shares first single with 박혜진 park hye jin

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We've been huge fans and admirers of NYC producer Michael Baltra for a few years now, so we're extremely psyched about today's news that his debut LP Ted, titled in honor of his late father, is finally coming this summer on Baltra's own imprint, 96 & Forever...

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Deradoorian – Disembodied Improvisations

photo: sean stout
photo: sean stout

As we patiently await the release of the first recorded material from her Decisive Pink project with Kate NV (which sounds like it's going to be sick as hell, by the way), Angel Deradoorian shares a glowing, transportive collection of beautiful experimental explorations that she calls "raw, improvised tunes", entitled Disembodied Improvisations Vol. 1. Deradoorian says on instagram about the project:

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stream Kornél Kovács’ stellar new album Stockholm Marathon

KORNEL KOVACS STOCKHOLM MARATHON LP

The Studio Barnhus crew stays absolutely killing it this year, blessing us with more than our fair share of their distinct style of vibrant and adventurous house music that works as well as a soundtrack for whatever you're doing right now -- work, commuting to work/school, late-night walks, flying, daydreaming -- as it does up in the club...

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