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video: Smerz – Half Life

HALF LIFE

stream Sassy 009’s hypnotic debut Do you mind EP

SASSY 009 EP

Following a couple of extremely hypnotic and restorative singles that we've had in heavy rotation on our SiriusXM show from the moment we heard them, Oslo's Sassy 009 shares one of the most promising and lowkey life-giving (it's the flute) debuts of the year, officially out Friday on Hard Up / Luft Recordings:

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Smerz – Half Life

Half Life - Single

Norwegian duo Smerz share yet another murky and extremely heady late-night banger that has us even more psyched for their forthcoming XL debut:

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SASSY 009 – Are you leaving

Are You Leaving - Single

Oslo's SASSY 009 share another gorgeous, hypnotically flickering electronic-pop jam -- that fluttering new age flute manages to simultaneously soothe and rip -- taken from the group's Do You Mind EP, out November 3rd on Hard Up / Luft Recordings...

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watch Smerz’s shadowy “no harm” video

smerz no harm

Norwegian experimental club-pop duo Henriette Motzfeldt + Catharina Stoltenberg aka Smerz share another sick track from their forthcoming XL Recordings debut. Check the shadowy Smerz-directed video for "no harm" below:

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SASSY 009 – Pretty Baby

Sassy 009

Oslo's SASSY 009 share their gloriously woozy new jam "Pretty Baby", a flickering, pulsating banger that the group says is about "being obsessed with someone without knowing what you're attracted to, so you become obsessed with that person without knowing them...

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Anna of the North shares the beautiful title track from her new album Lovers

Lovers - Single

Norwegian dream-pop duo Anna of the North shares the balmy, glowing title track from their beautiful forthcoming LP Lovers, coming this September:

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you might be sleeping

jakob ogawa

Clairo, an extremely versatile young Boston artist to whom we were just introduced earlier this month by Drew of Hoops, collabs with Oslo's Jakob Ogawa on a dreamy soft-pop duet, taken from the latter's forthcoming debut EP. Listen to the exceedingly charming and lovely "You Might Be Sleeping" below:

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Anna of the North – Baby

ANNA OF THE NORTH

Oslo's Anna of the North shares her twinkling new single, a swaying, swoony slow-dance that radiates so much youthful, wistful anticipation that someone should probably make it some kind of official international 2016 prom anthem...

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photos: Øya Festival 2012

FRANK + TYLER :: OYA 2012

Frank Ocean + Tyler, the Creator :: Øyafestivalen 2012

Over the last week, some of the best artists in the world converged in Oslo, Norway, to play Øyafestivalen, the greenest festival in Europe, and from the looks of Faith Silva's gorgeous photos, the chillest, most relaxed festival anywhere. Check out Faith's dreamy pics -- featuring Chromatics, Jessie Ware, Frank Ocean, Feist, John Maus, Purity Ring, Tyler, the Creator, Lee Scratch Perry, Best Coast, Yelawolf, Holy Other + more, all shot on The Impossible Project's Nigo Edition instant film -- and read her recap after the jump...

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