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premiere: TOPS announce new album Sugar at the Gate, share lead single “Petals”

TOPS SUGAR AT THE GATE

We are beyond psyched to premiere the new single from one of our favorite bands of the last half-decade or so, Montreal's TOPS. "Petals" is a sinuous, timeless soft-funk-pop jam with some of the most bitingly relatable lyrics you'll hear in 2017 -- “got a phone full of numbers and a list full of names / no one to call / not much to say, anyway” -- taken from the group's stellar forthcoming album Sugar at the Gate, which was recorded in LA at a spot called "Glamdale," a mini-mansion and former brothel out in Glendale...

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Palmbomen II creates a trippy new age talk show for his new record Memories of Cindy Pt. 1

CINDY

Dutch producer Kai Hugo, aka Palmbomen II, shares the surreal and transfixing vaporwave-y video for his new 12" EP Memories of Cindy Pt. 1, a record that ranges from lo-fi techno/house club tracks to soothing, mystical new-age infomercial vibes...

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new Chastity Belt – “Different Now”

I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone

"Different Now" is the opening track from Chastity Belt's new LP I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone, out June 2nd on Hardly Art. Video/"Hunger Strike" homage directed by Bobby McHugh.

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stream Hater’s You Tried

HATER YOU TRIED

We've heard a few of the lovelorn highlights from You Tried, the emotional new LP from Malmö, Sweden’s Hater, out next week on PNKSLM, and now you can stream the record in all its glory below, via Hype Machine:

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hear the stunning debut from Sweden’s Demen

demen02

We're excited to introduce the newest addition to the esteemed Kranky roster (home to such luminaries as Grouper and Benoit Pioulard, among others), a reclusive and enigmatic new Swedish artist from Stockholm named Irma Orm, aka Demen...

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You’ll Never Get To Heaven – Beyond the Clouds

IMAGES YNGTH

You've already heard the lovely title track and the heartbreaking follow-up single, and today London, Ontario duo You'll Never Get To Heaven share yet another gem from their stellar new Images LP. "Beyond the Clouds" is one of the album's dreamiest highs, floating above the haze like a mystical, soft-focus Canadian version of Dear Tommy...

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february 2017 mix

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Listen to our February 2017 monthly mix, featuring the best new tracks from the past month from Superorganism, Yaeji, You'll Never Get To Heaven, Julia Lucille, Purple Moonlight + more:

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Yaeji shares hypnotic new track “Noonside”

YAEJI

Beautifully hypnotic new track + visuals from Kathy Yaeji Lee, aka Yaeji. A soothing and danceable meditation "about waiting in line at border patrol" that finds the 23 year-old Seoul/NYC producer softly cooing at just a decibel or two above a gentle ASMR whisper, "Noonside" is the opening track from Yaeji's amazing and addictive new EP, out next month on Godmode...

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get ready for the Oscars with this chopped & screwed Moonlight mixtape

PURPLE MOONLIGHT

Featuring screwed versions of songs from and inspired by the Moonlight soundtrack, approved by the man Barry Jenkins, who is a big fan of the Arcade Fire track. Give this movie all the awards:

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Hoops share a track from their forthcoming debut LP Routines

HOOPS ROUTINES

Bloomington's Hoops share the first glimpse at their stellar forthcoming debut LP Routines, and the group stays pretty true-to-form in the best possible way with the typically melodic, blissed-out and easy guitar pop gem "Rules", which I believe floated around in solo demo form for a bit last year...

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