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stream the lovely debut EP from Austin-based Parisian Lou Rebecca

LOU REBECCA

Austin's esteemed Holodeck label (S U R V I V E, Troller, Marie Davidson, etc.) just dropped the excellent debut EP from Austin-based Parisian Lou Rebecca over on their bandcamp page, and upon initial listens, it feels like quite the auspicious introduction...

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Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – “An Intention”

KAS

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith shares the first single from her new record The Kid, out in October on "twilight colored double vinyl" via Western Vinyl:

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Pye Corner Audio x Faten Kanaan – The Darkest Wave

THE DARKEST WAVE

New single from Pye Corner Audio + Faten Kanaan, taken from PCA's new 7", limited to 500 copies, out today on Polytechnic Youth. Stream "The Darkest Wave", a nod to "some 70’s Carpenter-eque VHS chillwave soundtrack", below:

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ela minus – ceremony

elaminus_ADAPT

Bogotá, Colombia electronic artist Gabriela Jimeno, aka ela minus, shares an enchanting new track from her forthcoming Adapt EP, out next week. It's a bright and nimble synth gem that recalls Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's poppier side, but the track's light effervescence is tempered by a distinct, bittersweet melancholy and nostalgia for "Ceremony", and the disheartening lack thereof. Gabriela says of the track:

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listen to “She’ll Kill You” + “A Kiss” from the Stranger Things soundtrack

STRANGER THINGS ELEVEN

I can't recall any film/television score's release being as feverishly anticipated as this one: volume one of the Stranger Things OST, the perfect soundtrack for "bike rides and monster hunts", courtesy of Kyle Dixon + Michael Stein of Texas band S U R V I V E, officially drops tomorrow on Lakeshore Records...

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premiere: S U R V I V E – A.H.B.

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We're psyched to premiere the opening track from the brilliant forthcoming full-length from Austin analog synth wizards S U R V I V E, due this fall on Relapse Records. While we're hesitant to throw the word "epic" around haphazardly, it certainly applies to the group's thrilling, darkly gleaming, otherworldly synth odysseys, which are truly transportive and majestic (there's a reason half of the group was tapped to score the best supernatural alien adventure since the '80s, and they delivered an eerie instant classic)...

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Boy Harsher – Yr Body is Nothing

BOY HARSHER

Yr Body is Nothing is the darkly beautiful and very emotional new record from Boy Harsher, on which the duo explores "the connection between fear and desire" via their eminently danceable take on shadowy, visceral post-industrial synth-pop...

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premiere: EKKAH x DāM-FunK – What’s Up

HEY BECKS

UK disco-pop duo EKKAH get a dose of neon-glowing cosmic funk from the legend DāM-FunK on "What's Up", taken from the group's very tight new double A-side single (with the glittery "Space Between Us" on the flip side)...

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premiere: Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – Wide Awake

KAS :: EUCLID

In addition to her recent sound design work on Panda Bear's glorious animated "Boys Latin" video, and a forthcoming collab with electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani that we are now very psyched about, "modular synth sound sculptress" and composer Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith has an entrancing new full-length of her own called Euclid due next week on Austin's Western Vinyl...

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mp3: Black Milk – “Computer Ugly Ugly / Why Worry”

SYNTH OR SOUL BLACK MILK

Fresh off one of the year's best hip-hop singles to date, Detroit's Black Milk is set to drop one of the very few essential Record Store Day releases from this year's selection, in the form of his vinyl-only Synth or Soul 12"...

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