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watch MUNYA’s dreamy set for CBC First Play Live

MUNYA CBC FIRST PLAY LIVE

Fresh off her triumphant SXSW debut last week in Austin, Saguenay's self-described "new synth folk" producer/songwriter/chanteuse MUNYA performs a selection of highlights from her enchanting EP trilogy -- North Hatley, Delmano, and the new Blue Pine EP -- for CBC's First Play Live...

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video: Barrie – Darjeeling

DARJEELING

Brooklyn group Barrie share the sparkling opening track from their debut LP Happy To Be Here, coming this May on cherry red vinyl via Winspear. Video directed by Zach Stone + Madeline Leshner:

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premiere: Spain’s Terry vs. Tori share their dreamy new single “Braille”

TERRY VS TORY BRAILLE

Sevilla, Spain group Terry vs. Tori share the lovely first single from their forthcoming debut LP Heathers, coming soon. From the track's familiar opening sounds of someone flipping a cassette and sliding it back into the tape deck, you already know you're in for a wave of instant nostalgia, and Terry vs...

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stream Maria Somerville’s All My People

ALL MY PEOPLE

Dublin's Maria Somerville just dropped her beautifully hypnotic and spectral new album All My People, which we described earlier this month as "gorgeous, hazy, distant-but-intimate dream pop that at times recalls a more bucolic Grouper". Get lost in the record below, and pick up the limited white vinyl 12" here (1 copy left as of this posting!), or purchase the regular vinyl edition directly from Maria at one of her upcoming shows, or at your local (online) record store:

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premiere: Death and Vanilla – A Flaw in the Iris

Death And Vanilla - A Flaw In The Iris COVER

Malmö, Sweden group Death and Vanilla share the haunted opening track from their forthcoming LP Are You A Dreamer?, premiering here today with our highest recommendation for fans of Mazzy Star, Broadcast, and Twin Peaks...

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MUNYA – Benjamin

photo: josh aldecoa
photo: josh aldecoa

Quebecois artist Josianne Boivin aka MUNYA continues to captivate and delight with her sweet, gently psychedelic dream-pop on new single "Benjamin", which happens to be her first track sung in both English and French, making it all the more charming...

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premiere: Maria Somerville – This Way

This Way _ art

We've been entranced for weeks by the title track from Galway, Ireland artist Maria Somerville's forthcoming self-released debut LP All My People, an eerie, vaguely foreboding lullaby that Maria says was influenced as much by experimental, ambient, and club music as it was by traditional Irish folk ballads...

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video: Ellis – All This Time

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Toronto's Linnea Siggelkow aka Ellis shares the prismatic video for one of the emotional highlights from her lovely 2018 debut EP The Fuzz, soon to get a much-deserved, proper vinyl release via Fat Possum. Video directed by Andy Friesen + Linnea Siggelkow. Watch below, look out for Ellis down in Austin at SXSW in March, and pre-order the record on limited coke bottle green vinyl here.

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French for Rabbits – Highest Hill

Highest Hill - single cover design

New Zealand group French For Rabbits share their lovely and poignant new single, taken from their forthcoming LP, out early next year via our friends at Muscle Beach Records. "I wanted to make you feel as hollow as I felt, I wanted to make you feel as sorry as hell", sighs a heartbroken Brooke Singer, her dreamy voice softening the cutting lament with a serene, wintry wistfulness for the way things were, and a stoic resignation that they'll never be the same...

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MUNYA – If I’m Gone Tomorrow (It’s Because of Aliens)

MUNYA

Saguenay, Quebec's Josianne Boivin aka MUNYA continues to regale us with her endlessly charming and dreamy "new synth folk" on "If I'm Gone Tomorrow (It's Because of Aliens)", her first release sung in English...

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