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stream Vince Staples’ Prima Donna EP


"War Ready", the incendiary, James Blake-produced proper opening track from Vince Staples' new Prima Donna EP, with its brilliant use of that iconic vintage 3000 verse, is already probably our most-played track of 2016...

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Ishmael Butler of Digable Planets / Shabazz Palaces x Gorilla vs. Bear takeover


To celebrate the vinyl reissue of Digable Planets' incendiary, ahead-of-its-time classic Blowout Comb, we're extremely honored to hand over the keys to one of our favorite artists of all time, DPs (and now Shabazz Palaces) visionary Ishmael Butler...

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


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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video: Preteen Zenith – “Breathe”


Footage of 1970's 16mm films (Use Your Eyes by Hans Halberstadt and Light Is Many Things by Paul and Glenda Fillinger) compiled by Michael Allen of Project Ion, with music by Preteen Zenith. "It's little children dreaming in God's great outdoors and it's grown-ups who have kept the faith in childhood, seeking inspiration for their work in the things that are all around them...

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White Denim – Live at Third Man 12″


We are of the opinion that no band deserves the live LP treatment more than Austin's White Denim, so we were psyched to hear that Jack White felt the same way, and would be releasing the band's Live at Third Man session on his Third Man imprint...

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download Bodies of Water’s new LP, Twist Again


L.A.'s Bodies of Water is giving away their new record as a free download for the next few days over on their Soundcloud page. Download a couple of Twist Again highlights below, and if you're into it, make sure to grab it on vinyl from the band here...

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mp3: Jamie xx – “Far Nearer” + “Beat For”


This one's been floating around in various forms for months, but you can now hear (and purchase) the glorious final version of Jamie xx's steel drum jam "Far Nearer" just in time for summer below. Grab the limited 12" -- which features the also stellar "Beat For" on the flip -- from Numbers:

Jamie xx :: Far Nearer

Jamie xx :: Beat For

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mp3 premiere: The Sandwitches – “Sirens & Bells”


The music bloggers behind Ears of the Beholder and See The Leaves have founded a new label called City Limits, with the noble goal of producing "collectable time capsules that highlight the best of local music scenes...

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radiohead vinyl giveaway


While you guys argue about The King of Limbs' rightful place in the band's illustrious discography, we're giving away Radiohead's first six albums on 180 gram vinyl (Kid A + Amnesiac both come on two 10" 140 gram LPs)...

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eternal summers 10″

eternal summers 10"

Just a heads up to let you know that the 2009 self-titled debut EP from Virginia's Eternal Summers -- one of last year's best -- is now available on 10" vinyl from Chimney Sweep Records. I was lucky enough to snag a copy of the 10" at SXSW, and can confirm that the duo's hazy, heartfelt "dream punk" sounds even better on glorious heavy duty vinyl...

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