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video premiere: Hayden Pedigo – Good Night

GOOD NIGHT

Here's a welcome, soothing change of pace from our friends at Driftless, a label that has blessed us with releases from the likes of CFCF, Young Ejecta, Ellie Herring, Airbird, and others since their inception in 2013...

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Forever – Falling

photo: michael brock
photo: michael brock

Psyched to debut this dope new one from Forever, aka June Moon, a Montreal pop provocateur who's been responsible for some of our favorite jams of the past year or so, as part of soft-rock group Exit Someone and seductive "paradise party" duo Cafe Lanai...

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Jesse (of Pure X) – De-pression

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Jesse Jenkins of the beloved (dearly departed?) TX band Pure X shares another stellar single from his solo debut Hard Sky, due next month on Uniform Group. According to the label, the new record is the sound of Jesse "simultaneously laughing at life’s inevitable struggles while accepting that he is barely hanging on", and that sentiment is beautifully expressed on "De-pression", a tender, woozy gem that confronts bleak realities -- “what happens when you lost the time, that you had before...

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Shine 2009 – D4WYL

Shine 2009 - D4WYL (Jaakko Pallasvuo)

Helsinki duo Sami Suova & Mikko Pykäri -- aka Shine 2009 -- make their long-awaited return with lovely new single "D4WYL", out today on Cascine. Beginning with Sami Suova's familiar wistful voice over twinkling piano and gradually swelling into Shine 2009's signature '90s breakbeats and club nostalgia, it's a sumptuous, seductively dreamy love letter with a dark side...

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BOYBOY – AFRAID

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LA-via-New Zealand lowkey electro-pop luminary Sam McCarthy -- aka BOYBOY -- is back with another undeniable jam, his first since last year's immaculate and actually sort of uncanny little run of absurdly catchy singles that still tend to dominate just about every playlist I make...

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video: Dzang – I Know You’re in Love With Me

DZANG I KNOW YOURE IN LOVE WITH ME

LA's Dzang shares the first track from his vibey forthcoming record 3G, due this summer on the producer's own eponymous label. The irresistible "I Know You're in Love With Me" features Olivia Kaplan, whose vocals lend Dzang's softly shimmering groove a dreamy, smoldering glow...

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premiere: journey to Finland’s hinterlands in Maud Geffray’s gorgeous POLAAR video

MAUD GEFFRAY

We're psyched to premiere the stunningly beautiful and surreal visuals for the title track from French artist Maud Geffray's debut solo LP POLAAR, out next month on Paris label Pan European Recording...

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video premiere: Yumi Zouma – Text From Sweden

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Lovely New Zealanders Yumi Zouma share the dreamy self-directed video for one of the many highlights from the band's breakthrough 2016 LP Yoncalla (one of our favorite records of last year). The group's Charlie Ryder tells us about the near-deadly perils of filming the apparently more-dangerous-than-it-looks video for "Text From Sweden", the first vid the band has done all on their own:

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video premiere: Fishbach – un autre que moi

image: Sofia Fernandez Stenstrom
image: Sofia Fernandez Stenstrom

Flora Fischbach, aka Fishbach, an intriguing new French artist who Angel Olsen really really doesn't hate, shares the shadowy, cinematic visuals for her darkly mysterious and danceably funky new synth-pop throwback "un autre que moi"...

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premiere: Jefre Cantu-Ledesma – A Song of Summer

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Prolific experimental multi-instrumentalist Jefre Cantu-Ledesma shares a blissed-out track from his majestic forthcoming LP On the Echoing Green, out soon via Mexican Summer. Cantu-Ledesma says that the record "...

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