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Talaboman (John Talabot + Axel Boman) – Safe Changes

TALABOMAN

John Talabot + Axel Boman share the mesmeric first full track from The Night Land, their forthcoming collaborative LP as Talaboman, out next month on R&S. Listen to "Safe Changes" below, and pre-order the record on double gatefold vinyl here:

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premiere: Julia Lucille – Eternally

CHTHONIC

We're psyched to debut the devastating opening track from Chthonic, the new full-length from Austin's Julia Lucille. Julia counts two of our favorites -- Alela Diane + Sibylle Baier -- among her biggest influences, and the stunning incantation "Eternally" is every bit as disarming and lovely as the most haunting gems in that ethereal dream-folk lineage...

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premiere: listen to You’ll Never Get To Heaven’s heartbreaking “To Be Fair”

YNGTH (Megan Campbell)

Images, the haunting forthcoming LP from Canadians Chuck Blazevic + Alice Hansen aka You'll Never Get To Heaven, is officially our favorite record of 2017 so far (apologies to Julie Byrne, Migos, Hater, Talaboman, RAMZi, Hand Habits, Sampha, etc)...

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stream Hand Habits’ lovely new record Wildly Idle

HAND HABITS WILDLY IDLE

Wildly Idle, the beautiful, heartstring-tugging new record from Meg Duffy aka Hand Habits, is out next week on Woodsist, but you can stream the record below in its entirety, courtesy of Hype Machine:

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preview Talaboman’s (John Talabot + Axel Boman) The Night Land

THE NIGHT LAND

John Talabot + Axel Boman share a preview of the sprawling, eight-and-a-half minute journey "Loser's Hymn", taken from their stellar new record as Talaboman, The Night Land, out March 3rd on R&S. The duo says the record is "an attempt to reach our subconscious and to document our dreams...

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listen to Laure Briard’s new Sorcellerie EP

LAURE BRIARD

We've been big fans of French artist Laure Briard's elegant blend of classic yéyé vibes, vintage garage psych, and irresistible Stereolab-esque pop for a while now, and her brand new Sorcellerie EP might be her trippiest and most enchanting record yet...

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stream Julie Byrne’s gorgeous new record Not Even Happiness

JULIE BYRNE NOT EVEN HAPPINESS

Julie Byrne's new LP Not Even Happiness is one of a very small handful of great records we've heard so far in 2017, and although it's not officially out until next week in North America, you can now stream the whole thing below (via Hype Machine) and download it on Byrne's bandcamp.

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download Caroline Polachek’s soothing instrumental album Drawing The Target Around The Arrow

CEP Drawing The Target Around The Arrow

Chairlift's Caroline Polachek shares an expansive and immersive instrumental album of "functional" ambient music under the name CEP (her initials), via The Creative Independent. Entirely composed, produced, and mixed by Polachek, the soothing Drawing The Target Around The Arrow (she describes the album as "something for dance performances or yoga or just walking") is out today on Panonica, and you can download it for free here...

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premiere: hear Swedish indie-pop group Hater’s lovesick anthem “Had It All”

HATER YOU TRIED

We're excited to premiere the new single from our favorite record of the year -- so far, 18 days in -- from Malmö, Sweden's Hater. It takes something very special to get us this psyched about indie pop these days, and in Hater's case, that is the raw emotional heft of frontwoman Caroline Landahl's gorgeous, achingly bittersweet vocals, perpetually swaying between comforting and devastating...

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premiere: stream Exit Someone’s Dry Your Eyes tape

EXIT SOMEONE DRY YOUR EYES TAPE

Montreal's Exit Someone, a group we fell in love with almost a year ago on the strength of their wonderful debut single, follows up a great recent non-EP jam and a low-key beautiful Robert Palmer cover with their first official physical release, out today on Atelier Ciseaux...

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