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video premiere: Prince Innocence – Sharon Stone

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Toronto duo Prince Innocence share the final video from their stellar Blue Star EP, for the timeless, starry-eyed EP highlight "Sharon Stone". Inspired in part by the film that made the song's namesake a star, and by vintage Disney sing-along VHS tapes, the elegantly dream-like video was shot in Toronto and just out outside of Oaxaca City, Mexico, and directed by the group's own Talvi Faustmann...

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KRAKÓW LOVES ADANA – “FOLLOW THE VOICE”

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Hamburg, Germany duo Kraków Loves Adana share the self-directed video for their striking Johnny Jewel-produced debut single, out this Friday on Italians Do It Better. The group is currently in the studio with Johnny preparing their forthcoming full length to be released sometime early next year, and if it sounds anything like the majestic, undeniably emotional electro-pop drama of "Follow the Voice", fans of Chromatics are in for a treat...

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premiere: Lou Rebecca directs + stars in her dazzling new “Desire” video

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As Paris-born, Austin-based synth-pop artist/dancer/covergirl Lou Rebecca gears up to play her album release show tonight at the Mohawk in Austin, we are honored to debut Lou's beautiful self-directed video for glittery album highlight "Desire", taken from her excellent full-length debut Restless...

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premiere: wished bone – hold me

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We found ourselves instantly captivated by the curiously haunting "dark twee" of LA-via-Ohio artist Ashley Rhodus -- aka Wished Bone -- upon hearing her wonderful 2018 LP for Gold Flake Paint's Human Noise Records, Cellar Belly, a collection of charmingly eccentric and inviting gems that each felt a bit like its own little miniature self-contained world...

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video premiere: Alice Boman – Wish We Had More Time

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Sweden's Alice Boman debuts the devastating opening track from her forthcoming new LP Dream On, coming in early 2020 on PIAS. "Wish We Had More Time" is a transcendent, heartbreaking elegy that feels both intimate and expansive at once, thanks in part to Boman's cinematic influences (she cites Moonlight and Paris, TX as inspirations), and that fact that this was her first time working with Grammy-nominated producer Patrik Berger (Robyn, Charli XCX, Lana Del Rey, etc...

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premiere: Hater – Four Tries Down

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Malmö, Sweden indie pop luminaries Hater are gearing up for their first-ever U.S. tour, announced today with a moving new jam, taken from the group's forthcoming 7" single. "Four Tries Down" finds the band as dreamily bittersweet as ever, Caroline Landahl's effortlessly poignant voice hushed and reserved as she lulls us through choppy waters, her emotional plea only erupting into its full urgent, devastating force for the song's stormy coda...

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premiere: Nina Keith – In The Woods We Both Saw It, Weren’t Dreaming

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We're psyched to premiere this stunning new track from Philly contemporary classical composer Nina Keith, taken from her forthcoming debut full-length MARANASATI 19111, a profoundly reflective and beautiful album that "delves deeply into the memory networks of childhood...

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premiere: Maria Usbeck – Nostalgia

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Maria Usbeck shares the second single from her lovely new album Envejeciendo, coming next month via Cascine. The radiant, soothing synth-pop gem "Nostalgia", which comes complete with one the most spot-on visualizers we've seen, undulates and shimmers like hazy morning sunlight reflecting off concentric waves, conjuring a very specific and relatable feeling that's as warm and wistful as the song's quite literal title implies...

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premiere: Alice Ivy shares the video for her joyous new summer jam “In My Mind”

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Australian artist Annika Schmarsel aka Alice Ivy drops the absurdly charming video for her glorious new sunshine soul anthem (and her favorite song she's ever written) "In My Mind", featuring a triumphant and effortlessly cool assist from Ecca Vandal...

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premiere: stream Brijean’s balmy debut EP Walkie Talkie

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Our intro to Bay Area "backroom disco" duo Brijean -- the project of percussionist Brijean Murphy, who has worked with GvsB favs Toro Y Moi, U.S. Girls, and Poolside, among others -- came via the shimmery, sensuous single "Show and Tell", which sounds a bit like Stereolab gone full-on dreamy disco-pop, Brijean's silky vocals wafting over an infectious tropical groove that feels destined to soundtrack countless pool parties and topdown twilight drives up the coast...

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