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Throwing Shade – Pure Life


Versatile London producer Throwing Shade hits us with a spooky change of pace from her breezy, sugary lead single "Sweet Tooth" on this much darker new one. The almost spectral "Pure Life" is taken from Throwing Shade's 19 Jewels EP, out May 19 via OG London blog/label No Pain in Pop...

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video premiere: Throwing Shade – Sweet Tooth


London producer Throwing Shade's shimmery, Emily Bee-assisted "cosmic R&B" confection "Sweet Tooth" gets a quite literal visual interpretation, as a bunch of dudes get straight up sugar-faced, honey-lipped, and candy-eyed by some unknown assailant...

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video: Beliefs – “Catch My Breath”


video premiere: Echo Lake – “Breathe Deep”


Beautifully tripped-out video for Echo Lake's hypnotic new single "Breathe Deep," shot last month at 136 Shaftesbury Avenue in London in a former church that we're told is "sadly now likely to be demolished...

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video: Grimes – “Beast Infection”


Just got word that the great No Pain In Pop will be re-issuing covergirl Grimes' brilliant debut LP Geidi Primes -- one of our favorite albums of 2010, originally released by Arbutus exclusively on extremely limited cassette and as a free download -- on vinyl and CD on August 8...

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mp3: Echo Lake – “Sunday Evening”


Here's another shimmering psych-pop gem from Echo Lake's debut 12" EP Young Silence, which drops next week on No Pain in Pop. If you're still somehow unfamiliar with the London band at this point, EP opener "Sunday Evening" is as good an intro as any to the band's hypnotic and enveloping Galaxie 500-inspired "swoon-pop" (their words, but entirely accurate):


Young Silence is out on Valentine's Day on No Pain in Pop...

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Echo Lake – “Young Silence”


Here's the new video for the title track from Echo Lake's forthcoming Young Silence 12" EP, which drops on Valentine's Day on No Pain In Pop. Sort of like a low-budget -- and cooler looking -- version of Radiohead's "House of Cards" video, but instead of lasers, these ghostly apparitions were rendered with nothing but a Kinect and some custom software by Daniel Nixon of XXJFG fame...

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Forest Swords' limited new Rattling Cage 7" single is out today on No Pain In Pop. We posted the daunting title track last month, and here's the equally immense b-side:


The Rattling Cage 7" is limited to 300 copies...

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rattling cage

rattling cage

"Rattling Cage" is the latest daunting, spectral psych-dub death march from Liverpool's amazing Forest Swords, taken from his new single, due next month on the great No Pain In Pop. Check the appropriately tense video below, and pre-order the single on limited 7" vinyl (300 copies) here...

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video premiere: Veronica Falls | “Beachy Head”

video premiere: Veronica Falls | "Beachy Head"

The video for "Beachy Head," the sinister new single from London's Veronica Falls, was directed by Philippa Bloomfield. The Beachy Head 7" single is out today on No Pain In Pop:


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