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premiere: Jenn Champion announces new album Single Rider, listen to lead single “Time to Regulate”

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Seattle's Jenn Champion follows up her awesome and highly gif-able new video with the official lead single from her stellar new album Single Rider, coming this summer on Hardly Art. Jenn says in a press release that the new record was inspired by the eminently relatable feeling that, "sometimes you are sad and you just want to dance about it"; that sentiment is conveyed beautifully on the glossy, defiant late-night dancefloor anthem "Time to Regulate"...

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Johnny Jewel releases surprise LP Themes From Television, shares video for “Red Door”

THEMES

Video directed by Radka Leitmeritz. Johnny Jewel's Themes From Television is out today on gatefold 2xLP 180g red vinyl via Italians Do It Better. Watch the video + stream the record in its entirety below:

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premiere: wished bone – reasons

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photo by joshua cobos

Courtesy of Glasgow's Human Noise Records, the new label from our friends at Gold Flake Paint, comes this curious and utterly enchanting "dark twee" (the artist's words) wonder from Los Angeles-via-Athens, Ohio group Wished Bone...

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MUNYA – North Hatley

MUNYA MINI EP

Psyched to stumble upon these delightfully woozy lazy-summer-day gems from Montreal's Josianne Boivin, aka MUNYA. Check out her brand new mini-EP of dreamy, gently sun-warped French indie-pop below + grab it on bandcamp (and if you're feeling it, check her lovely Beach House cover as well):

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premiere: stream the glorious debut LP from Sweden’s Boys

BOYS NORA

Sweden's Nora Karlsson aka Boys delivers on all of the promise of last year's perfect Alvvays-esque jam "Rabbits" on her glorious new LP, out this week on Stockholm label PNKSLM. Rest in Peace is an alternately soaring and wistful indie-pop mini-opus that spans the last 5 years of Karlsson's life, starting when she was just 17...

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Tirzah shares glowing track from her Mica Levi-produced debut LP Devotion

TIRZAH

Such a sweet, beautiful jam from London artist Tirzah's debut LP Devotion, out this summer on Domino. This one's an automatic addition to our songs of the year playlist, and this is the second album called Devotion in as many days that we're suddenly very psyched about...

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announcing Hana Vu’s How Many Times Have You Driven By EP out this summer on Luminelle, watch the animated video for “Cool”

HANA VU EP FRONT

We are extremely proud to present the unclassifiable new record from 17-year-old Los Angeles-based artist Hana Vu, out this summer on our label Luminelle Recordings. Written and produced entirely by Hana and mastered by Clay Jones (Modest Mouse, Sunflower Bean), How Many Times Have You Driven By is the sound of a young songwriter fearlessly doing her own thing, without regard for genre or the latest trend...

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listen to Bella Boo’s hypnotic new Fire 12″, out now on Studio Barnhus

BELLA BOO FIRE

Stockholm's Studio Barnhus crew drops an intoxicatingly woozy EP of warm & fuzzy, low-key late night bedroom dance jams from Bella Boo. According to the label, Bella Boo recorded the new 12" "between bedroom studios in Ladbroke Grove and Hornstull, where she would hook up a dusty old Tanzbär, press record and sing straight into the laptop microphone over fuzzy r&b harmonics and snappy analog drums...

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Anemone shares swirling French-pop gem “Bout de Toi”

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Love to our friends at Gold Flake Paint for premiering the charming new single from Montreal's Chloé Soldevila, aka Anemone, taken from her forthcoming Baby Only You & I EP, out next week on our new label Luminelle Recordings...

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premiere: Buzzy Lee – No Her

BUZZY LEE NO HER

We've been fans of Sasha Spielberg's music since the moment we heard that stunning Leonard Cohen cover by Just Friends, Spielberg's collaborative project with her longtime bff Nico Jaar. So we're extremely psyched to premiere the emotional second single from Facepaint, the stellar Jaar-produced debut EP from Spielberg's new project, Buzzy Lee...

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