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Body San – Metro Overhead

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Portland's Body San is set to drop a new 12" next month via those most reliable purveyors of hypnotic late-night grooves and undisputed best bio writers in the game, 100% Silk. Hazily seductive, nocturnal new-age house vibes that the label has dubbed "Memphis design funk" and "skymall fusion", both of which feel somehow astoundingly accurate...

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video: CHROMATICS – I’M ON FIRE

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Merry Christmas from CHROMATICS. Check the video, filmed 12 years ago by Johnny Jewel + Nat Walker, of the group in the studio in Portland recording their slow-burning cover of the Springsteen classic:

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Liz Harris’ “pop group” Helen unveils another track: listen to “Violet”

HELEN

Last month, Liz Harris of Grouper announced the debut LP from her "pop group" Helen, and unveiled the record's stellar lead single "Motorcycle", a track that we said at the time maintained "all the beautiful, delicate haze of a Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill-era Grouper song, before erupting into a glorious, blown-out fuzz-pop jam...

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listen to the title track from Pure Bathing Culture’s Pray For Rain

Pure Bathing Culture Pray for Rain

Are you rough and ready tumble, are you careless like a child?
When you lost her did you smile, do you stumble are you wild?

Currently in love with the danceable/devastating (occasionally at the same time) new Pure Bathing Culture full-length; here is the title track...

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Liz Harris’ pop group Helen announces debut LP the original faces, hear first single “Motorcycle”

HELEN THE ORIGINAL FACES

In case you missed their excellent 7" single from a couple years back, Liz Harris of Grouper also plays in a "pop group" called Helen with some Portland friends (Jed Bindeman of Eternal Tapestry + Scott Simmons of Eat Skull)...

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video premiere: Dylan Stark – Shelter

HEARTLAND

On his debut LP Heartland, young Portland producer Dylan Stark utilized thousands of samples from "video games, children’s television programmes, Pokemon, trees growing, glaciers retreating, choirs from the Melanesian islands, the US womens cheerleading championships" and other unlikely sources to create massive, highly emotional, and often cathartic dance music...

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Pure Bathing Culture – Wildest Moments (Jessie Ware cover)

PBC WILDEST MOMENTS

video premiere: Wampire – The Hearse

WAMPIRE

Directed by Raphaël Pfeiffer. Wampire's Curiousity is out on Polyvinyl.

mp3 premiere: Pure Bathing Culture – “Pendulum”

PURE BATHING CULTURE MOON TIDES ART

Portland's Pure Bathing Culture follow up one of our favorite releases of 2012 with the swaying, smoldering lead single / opening track from their lovely forthcoming debut LP, Moon Tides. The wistful "Pendulum" sets the record's emotional tone and firmly establishes that these two are no longer a Vetiver side-project, as Sarah Versprille's warmly glowing voice and disarming way with words never fail to tug at our heartstrings...

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mp3: Grouper – Image Of True Death FACT mix

GROUPER FACT MIX

Download a somber, unsettlingly eerie new mix from Portland's Liz Harris for FACT, entitled Image Of True Death. No tracklist / more info here:

mp3:
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