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video: Noah – 像自己

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Japan's Noah shares another flickering gem from her stellar new album Thirty, coming next week. Video directed by John Smith, who you might know from his sick Jessy Lanza vids. Thirty is out October 18th on Flau.

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Noah – メルティング・ブル ー (Melting Blue)

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Japanese artist Noah shares a track from her forthcoming LP Thirty, which her label flau calls a "synth-streaked, lo-fi love letter" to her current home city of Tokyo. The record is "a diary of associated images told with all the glitz, energy, messy chaos and nostalgia that the Japanese capital conjures", and lead single "メルティング・ブル (Melting Blue)" feels like a softly glowing, neon-hued synthesis of vaporwave and Japanese city pop that makes for a haunting rendering of the mystique and intrigue of the city at night...

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Powder – New Tribe

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An exhilaratingly vivid new techno excursion from the cubicle to the club courtesy of Tokyo producer/DJ Powder, taken from her new 12" / compilation Powder in Space, coming next month. Animated video by AC-bu:

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Still Corners takeover: Midnight Diner

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A wonderful slow vibe with long scenes of cooking beautiful food and storytelling. -- Still Corners

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Aya Gloomy – Drive / I Sink

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Hear two new tracks from Tokyo's Aya Gloomy, taken from her debut 12", out February 2017 via the great Big Love:

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Mood Hut readies new release on Japanese label Snaker

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Vancouver's Mood Hut crew is set to drop a new comp next month on Japanese label Snaker, featuring what sounds like very soothing and blissed-out tracks by Jack J, Pender Street Steppers, and more, all with very appropriate titles like "Rain Dance", "Lunar Milk", "Love Festival", etc. (full details + descriptions of each track here). Cover art by MUSTONE. Chill preview after the jump:

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video premiere: Cuushe – Tie

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Cuushe's "Tie" gets some elegant and totally mesmerizing animated visuals, perfectly encapsulating the alluring and mysterious neon glow of the late-night-in-Tokyo vibes emanating from her stellar Night Lines EP, out now on Cascine/Flau...

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video premiere: Cuushe – Lost My Way

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White Denim takeover: Ephemeral Eyes

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These guys kill it on the regular. -- Josh, White Denim

Sapphire Slows – Can I Get Out of This Silence (Eyedress remix)

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