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Kiki Hitomi – Galaxy

KIKI HITOMI

Taken from Kiki Hitomi's wonderful new solo debut LP Karma No Kusari, a vivid and haunting collection of "Japanese enka, 8-bit psychedelica and mutated digi dub" out now on Jahtari:

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NV – Binasu

Binasu

Thanks to Adam for the heads up on Russian experimental pop luminary Kate Shilonosova, aka NV, and her entrancing and addictive new album Binasu. The adventurous, genre-defying record is teeming with otherworldly, '80s Japanese new wave-indebted pop vibes, and with songs like the very kawaii "Kata" and the twinkling title track recalling the bright playfulness of some of Miharu Koshi's more out-there stuff, it's quickly become one of our favorite underground gems of 2016 so far...

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Skylar Spence x GvsB takeover: Aoyama Killer Story

RA MU // Aoyama Killer Story


Skylar Spence's awesome new record Prom King is officially out today, and to celebrate, we've asked him to take over the site all day. He's got some really amazing stuff lined up for you guys, so hang out for a while, and stay up on all of his posts throughout the day here...

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Noah – Flaw

NOAH SIVUTIE

Haunting, floating new single from Japanese artist/composer/producer Noah, taken from her forthcoming full-length Sivutie, out June 22 on Flau. Purchase "Flaw" here.

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video premiere: TOPS – Destination

TOPS x THE EDITORIAL


goodbyes often come in waves. . .

nice time in japan

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Montreal's TOPS unveil a soothing "ambient nature video" / love letter to Japan, created for the beautiful, low-key Picture You Staring highlight "Destination"...

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Cuushe – Daze

CUUSHE // NIGHT LINES

Japan's Cuushe unveils another hypnotic track from her excellent new "noir storybook" / EP, Night Lines (album art of the year so far, too), out April 7 via Cascine / Flau.

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mp3: download Noah’s MOOD mixtape

NOAH // MOOD

Download Japanese producer Noah's dreamy new MOOD mixtape, out today via flau, here.

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premiere: Cuushe – Tie

CUUSHE NIGHT LINES


Tokyo's Cuushe follows up one of the best records of 2013 with an intoxicating new jam from her forthcoming, dream-like Night Lines EP, due this spring as a collaborative release from two of our favorite labels, Cascine + the Tokyo-based flau...

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Panda Bear – The Preakness (Motorik demo)

PBVSGR PREAKNESS

A re-worked version of Panda Bear's live favorite / 2011 release "The Preakness", taken from the Japan-only version of Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper.

video premiere: Cuushe – Lost My Way

CUUSHE LOST MY WAY

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