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Alex Rajabi — aka Plaster Cast — just released his beautiful (and eminently danceable) new Permanence EP, out today on the always stellar Zoom Lens label. The record features one of our favorite tracks of last year ("Sunless"), as well as the stirring, Rich Homie Quan-sampling "Gravity", a guest spot from Foxes in Fiction on the ethereal "Undecided", and the chill-inducing build of closing track "Zero Point Field"...
Vancouver's Mood Hut crew is set to drop a new comp next month on Japanese label Snaker, featuring what sounds like very soothing and blissed-out tracks by Jack J, Pender Street Steppers, and more, all with very appropriate titles like "Rain Dance", "Lunar Milk", "Love Festival", etc. (full details + descriptions of each track here). Cover art by MUSTONE. Chill preview after the jump:
Sam Perry of Yumi Zouma shares the warped and woozy first single from his solo psych-pop project Zen Mantra: “Second Skin” elicits an eerie nostalgia and the inescapable tinge of vague melancholy that tends to go along with that, but there’s a brightness that comes from Perry’s pop sensibility shining through the song's dark undertones. Sam says of the new record: