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video premiere: Memoryhouse – Dream Shake


"Maybe it’s not too late, to learn how to celebrate…"

As much as we certainly appreciate and enjoy a well-done emoji video, we're glad Memoryhouse gave this one the lovely IRL visuals it deserves...

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video: Sofie Winterson – Dreams


If you missed the stellar new EP from Amsterdam's Sofie Winterson that we premiered earlier this week, this lovely video for the title track is a good place to start. Directed by Bear Damen. Dreams is out now on Magnetron...

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Memoryhouse – Dream Shake


Memoryhouse shares a sweet emoji-filled "lyric video" for "Dream Shake" (not an Hakeem Olajuwon reference, as far as I can tell), the dreamily wistful lead single from the duo's forthcoming LP Soft Hate...

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mp3: MADEIRA – Let Me Down


New music from New Zealand's Madeira, aka Kim Pflaum, Yumi Zouma's former vocalist. "Let Me Down" is the latest release from Ryan Hemsworth's Secret Songs series, which means you can download it for free below:

premiere: Ocean Hope – By Your Side


Here's the gorgeous/auspicious debut from Corinth, Greece duo Ocean Hope, who you may already be familiar with from their appearance on the dreamy new single from fellow Grecian duo Keep Shelly in Athens...

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premiere: listen to Hazel English’s dreamily wistful “Fix”

Hazel English

The first two songs we heard from Oakland-via-Australia songwriter Hazel English were modest, shimmery indie-pop gems that felt tailor-made for breezy days spent at the beach, daydreaming your way through the dog days of summer...

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premiere: Yumi Zouma – Right, Off the Bridge from the group’s EP Collection 12″


Yumi Zouma is set to drop a limited new 12" that collects all the New Zealand group's hits — including both of their stellar, now-sold-out EPs, along with that beautiful Air France collab/cover, and the previously unreleased "Right, Off the Bridge" — on one very fancy deluxe vinyl package (pictured above). The first 500 records come on translucent vinyl with "blue haze" and a colored silkscreen wrap; listen to the silky new jam below and pre-order the 12" here. Full tracklist after the jump. Catch the Yumis live (along with Korallreven, Chad Valley, Lemonade, Cuushe, and more) at Cascine's 5YR Anniversary party on September 17 at Brooklyn's Wythe Hotel.

Yumi Zouma's EP Collection 12" is out September 18.

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Liz Harris’ “pop group” Helen unveils another track: listen to “Violet”


Last month, Liz Harris of Grouper announced the debut LP from her "pop group" Helen, and unveiled the record's stellar lead single "Motorcycle", a track that we said at the time maintained "all the beautiful, delicate haze of a Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill-era Grouper song, before erupting into a glorious, blown-out fuzz-pop jam...

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listen: Beach House share gorgeous new single Sparks


Beach House unveil a dreamy new jam from their beautiful, long-awaited new album Depression Cherry: with its distorted, cascading washes of shoegaze guitar, "Sparks" isn't necessarily the most indicative of the whole record and the band's promised "return to simplicity" -- a promise on which they deliver gloriously, by the way -- but it feels like the perfect choice for the album's lead single, and a triumphant, achingly gorgeous return from one of our favorite bands...

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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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