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


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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Mark Barrott – Sketches From an Island 3


Mark Barrott releases the latest installment of his Sketches From an Island (the "island" in question being Ibiza; if you missed it, last year's LP was a blissful Balearic masterpiece): Sketches From an Island 3 is a glowing, breezily tropical summer gem, and it's a perfect transportive complement to that new Domenique Dumont record we can't stop bumping...

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premiere: Postiljonen ushers in summer with soaring new single “Wait”


Sweden's Postiljonen follow up their 2013 soft-Balearic-dream-pop masterpiece Skyer with a sweeping, sumptuous new summer night jam, inspired by "the Balearics, widescreen cinema and massive 80s pop anthems...

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Recycle Culture – AYA


Add this one to an already impossibly varied and consistently stellar year for the prolific Recycle Culture: soaring new single "AYA" -- which RC calls a "strange oceanic blend of female vocal chant and balearic electro-pop" -- joins that new Taylor Swift remix, Drown Me Up, "Back to the World", In Transit II, the brilliant Doss remixes, Puzzle Logic, etc...

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Atelje – Ode to Studio


Former Studio wizard Dan Lissvik unveils the starry first new jam from his newest project, Atelje. Update: and another track, "Transition":

Recycle Culture – Drown Me Up


As we patiently await the proper release of In Transit II, Recycle Culture soothes + relaxes once again by sending over his latest gorgeous release, Drown Me Up. Grab it here for $2, then just let the peaceful, languorous Balearic waves wash over your bleary lil head:

drown me up by Recycle Culture

mp3 premiere: Anthems – Up in Mine


Impeccable timing for this lovely, transportive debut single from Paris group Anthems, which will be soundtracking today's unseasonably balmy 70°+ forecast here in TX. "Up in Mine" is a floating/fleeting balearic pop daydream, produced by Anthems' labelmates and fellow Parisians, Champions League, whose own breezy new single "Ebiza" was one of our favorite late-2013 discoveries...

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premiere: Keep Shelly in Athens – Oostende


Forest Family alums Keep Shelly in Athens unveil another lovely balearic-tinged pop dream from their forthcoming debut LP, and it's a lush, swooning example of the kind of hopeful melancholy that they've always done so well. At Home is out September 17 on Cascine. KSiA heads back over to the States this fall for a co-headlining tour with Chad Valley; check those dates after the jump...

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Postiljonen – “Atlantis”


Another beautiful, soaring summer anthem from one of our favorite records of 2013 so far, Postiljonen's Skyer, out later this month on Best Fit Recordings. "Atlantis" video coming soon:

premiere: Chad Valley – “Fall 4 U (feat. Glasser)” (Lissvik Remix)


Ex-Studio mastermind Lissvik enhances the steamy Careless Whisper vibes on his smooth Balearic rework of Chad Valley + Glasser's already pretty sexy single "Fall 4 U." Chad Valley's debut LP Young Hunger -- which also features the likes of Twin Shadow, El Perro Del Mar & others -- is due next month on Cascine...

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