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watch Thool’s immersive Total Nobrum mixtape movie
Here's a late dark horse contender for your year-end lists: weirdo electronic group Thool take us on an immersive audiovisual journey through a balmy, disorienting haze of left-field prog, boogie, balearica, and other assorted unclassifiable hypnagogic pop oddities...
Pacific Coliseum – Ocean City
Just in time for the start of spring, Jamison of Teen Daze shares the transportive, hazily glistening balearic vibes of the lead single and title track from the debut of his new project, Pacific Coliseum. As breezy and nostalgic as "Ocean City" is making us feel at the moment, I anticipate…
100% Electronica reissues SOFTWARE’s 1988 LP Digital-Dance
George Clanton's 100% Electronica label is set to reissue Digital-Dance, the obscure and transportive 1988 LP from German duo SOFTWARE. Warm, sparkling tropical island vibes, described as "the holy grail of german berlin-school balearics", so you know it's right up our a…
premiere: Peaking Lights - 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 instrum…
Mark Barrott – Sketches From an Island 3
Mark Barrott releases the latest installment of his Sketches From an Island (the "island" in question being Ibiza; if you missed it, last year's LP was a blissful Balearic masterpiece): Sketches From an Island 3 is a glowing, breezily tropical summer gem, and it's a perf…
Recycle Culture – AYA

Add this one to an already impossibly varied and consistently stellar year for the prolific Recycle Culture: soaring new single "AYA" -- which RC calls a "strange oceanic blend of female vocal chant and balearic electro-pop" -- joins that new Taylor Swift remix, Drown Me Up, &quo…
Atelje – Ode to Studio
Former Studio wizard Dan Lissvik unveils the starry first new jam from his newest project, Atelje. Update: and another track, "Transition":

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