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premiere: stream Brijean’s balmy debut EP Walkie Talkie

brijean walkie talkie

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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premiere: ISLAND teams up with WEDIDIT to release an immersive new single

ISLAND x WEDIDIT

We were introduced to genre-defying Welsh duo ISLAND sometime last year via their incredible ISLAND Joints mixtape that dropped back in 2014, and we still regularly return to the expansive and strangely evocative tape...

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premiere: download Peaking Lights’ radiant new disco jam “Conga Blue”

CONGA BLUE

LA duo Peaking Lights usher in spring with a glorious new psych-disco jammer: the balmy, epically grooving "Conga Blue" beams with the kind of feel-good tropical/cosmic vibes that the group always does so well, and will see a proper 12" vinyl release this summer (complete with instrumental and a bonus b-side track) as part of a series of singles and 12"s that the duo will be releasing over the next few months via their own Two Flowers label...

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download Ana Caprix’s new M6 Ultra EP

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The mysterious London tropical trance producer just dropped a free new EP on soundcloud; listen to the lush and very dreamy Dido-sampling "Can't See At All" + download the whole record below:

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Domenique Dumont – Comme Ça

DOMENIQUE DUMONT - COMME ÇA

This one was a last-minute entry on our records of the year (SO FAR) list, from a mysterious artist named Domenique Dumont. Even Domenique's own label, the Paris-based Antinote Recordings, claims to know nothing about the artist (please), but he/she has created a blissful, dreamily aquatic world via an elegant collision of dub, tropicalia, chillwave, ye-ye, bossa nova, techno, balearic, and every other genre/vibe you could possibly need for the beach...

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video premiere: Las Robertas – Marlene

LAS ROBERTAS MARLENE

Costa Rica's Las Robertas drop their first ever, appropriately fuzzed-out official video, for the group's buzzing, super catchy garage pop jam "Marlene". Directed by Lourdes Martínez. Las Robertas' Days Unmade LP is out now on Arts & Crafts México...

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