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Laure Briard – Toi et Moi

LAURE BRIARD

Laure Briard follows up last year's lovely Révélation with the sublime and classic-sounding lead single from her forthcoming new LP, recalling the '60s golden age of vintage French pop. Sur la Piste de Danse is out June 24th on Paris label Midnight Special. Video by Michelle Blades. You can check the album's closing track "Laure" (shades of Gainsbourg et Birkin) below as well:

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video premiere: Phèdre – ZASTROSZY

ZASTROSZY

Toronto duo Phèdre and the HATAW interpretive dance crew/"CYBORGS" get a little bit surreal at a carnival midway in the vibrant video for the group's frenetic, genre-defying new single "ZASTROSZY"...

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Jensen Sportag – Retrosport

JENSEN SPORTAG

Here are four breezy unreleased deep tracks from Nashville purveyors of "difficult easy listening", Jensen Sportag: according to their label Cascine, each month the group will be "mining their archives and posting four tracks that were never officially released"...

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March 2016 mix

gvsb_march2016

Listen to our March 2016 monthly mix, featuring new tracks from the past month by Negative Gemini, Merely, Maria Usbeck, Mall Grab, Japanese Breakfast + more. March was a particularly good month if you like to dance:

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Sam of Yumi Zouma shares new song as Zen Mantra

ZEN MANTRA

Sam Perry of Yumi Zouma shares the warped and woozy first single from his solo psych-pop project Zen Mantra: “Second Skin” elicits an eerie nostalgia and the inescapable tinge of vague melancholy that tends to go along with that, but there’s a brightness that comes from Perry’s pop sensibility shining through the song's dark undertones. Sam says of the new record:

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hear an achingly beautiful song from Cindy Lee’s new MALENKOST cassette

CINDY LEE ALWAYS LOVERS

Cindy Lee, the experimental pop project from former Women guitarist/singer Pat Flegel, follows up one of the best albums of 2015 with MALENKOST, an 11-song cassette release on Vancouver label Isolated Now Waves...

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Kedr Livanskiy – Sgoraet (Burning Down)

KEDR LIVANSKY INSTAGRAM

Thanks to Josh for the heads up on this sprawling, ominous new track from Russian underground dance-pop producer/singer Kedr Livanskiy, inspired by "the otherworldliness of Russian winter", "the feeling of impending death and transition to another state when winter is over", Laurel Halo, Autechre, Inga Copeland, and Mazzy Star, among other things...

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premiere: Negative Gemini – You Never Knew

NEGATIVE GEMINI // YOU NEVER KNEW

Fledgling Brooklyn label 100% Electronica continues their streak of releasing some of the most exciting and substantial pop music around these days, with the glorious new single from producer and future future-pop star Lindsey French, aka Negative Gemini...

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album premiere: George Clanton – 100% Electronica

GEORGE CLANTON // 100% ELECTRONICA

Of all the wonderful new music that Skylar Spence introduced us to during his site takeover on Friday (there was a lot), George Clanton and his brilliant new record 100% Electronica stood out as our absolute favorite...

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stream Skylar Spence’s new record Prom King

PROM KING

Prom King is out later this week (September 18 on Carpark), and to celebrate, we have the man formerly known as Saint Pepsi taking over the site on the day of the album's release. Come chill with him all day on Friday, and in the meantime, you can listen to the new record below:

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