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premiere: Joseph Shabason – Aytche

AYTCHE

Here's the most calming, dreamlike track you'll hear today: saxophonist Joseph Shabason, who you know from his work in Destroyer and as part of brilliant Toronto band DIANA, shares the first single from his beautiful new solo record Aytche, out this summer on esteemed Austin label Western Vinyl...

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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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listen to Kedr Livanskiy’s icy new winter mix

KEDR LIGHTS DALLAS TEXAS

To tide us over while we anxiously await the follow-up to her brilliant 2016 debut release January Sun, Russian Kedr Livanskiy has shared a beautiful and otherworldly new winter mix, complete with the seasonally appropriate tags #ambient, #russianexperimental, and #sadgood...

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premiere: stream Airbird’s No Origin EP

AIRBIRD NO ORIGIN

The ever-prolific Joel Ford follows up his stellar run of diverse recent releases from Young Ejecta, Airbird & Napolian, and Autre Ne Veut (among others) with a dazzling new solo EP under his Airbird moniker, out this Friday on Driftless...

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TUC – 4×5 83×2

TUC

Decompress for the evening with this ethereal and hypnotically rippling new techno track from Melbourne's TUC, complete with some incredibly soothing accompanying visuals. The dream-like "4x5 83x2" is out now on 12" via Salt Mines. Thanks to Kieran for the heads up:

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Nmesh + Telepath – The Path To Lost Eden

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Vaporwave OGs Nmesh and Telepath explore the dankest/thickest tropical vibes on their epic "2-hour conceptual split album" The Path To Lost Eden, out today on (almost sold-out) cassette via Dream Catalogue...

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2 8 1 4 – Huīfù

2 8 1 4

Get lost in the hazy, rainy nightbus vibes of the latest release on LA's Not Not Fun label, 2 8 1 4's Atarashī Ni~Tsu no Tanjō. The record is a collaborative effort between vaporware OGs telepath + Hong Kong Express, who've created a darkly beautiful and dystopian ambient cinescape in a similar (albeit considerably floatier) vein as another NNF classic that still gets regular play around here, Sand Circles...

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premiere: Botany – Jotu

BOTANY DIMMING AWE

"Low-end might be associated with thunder, or the sound of a mother's heartbeat as heard from inside the womb, or an approaching stampede, or earthquake. Low-end generally indicates something bigger and more powerful than you"BotanyDimming Awe, The Light is Raw is the expansive new full-length from DFW native and current Austin resident Spencer Stephenson, aka Botany...

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mp3 + video: Recycle Culture’s official remix of Valet’s “Clouds”

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The most versatile producer in the game™ Recycle Culture just sent over his beautiful, swirling psychedelic (official) remix of Valet's "Clouds" — taken from one of our favorite records of the year so far — that we kind of want to listen to on loop forever, complete with a trippy visual accompaniment that he also created...

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listen to Nicolas Jaar’s Nymphs III 12″

JAAR NYMPHS III

Nico Jaar follows up the release of Nymphs II + the generous free release of his early 2015 LP/film soundtrack Pomegranates with his new Nymphs III 12". Listen to both sides -- "Swim" + "Mistress" -- below or here...

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