chad valley

premiere: hear Chad Valley’s glorious new single “Up Again”
We've been trying to tell y'all chillwave never left, and today the man Hugo Manuel aka Chad Valley proves us right by coming through with the smoothest, sweetest, most blissful Balearic-pop dream. And although Manuel is rightfully not a huge fan of the often dismissive "chillwave" tag, &q…
listen to Cascine’s The First Five Years mixtape (curated by us)

As we continue to celebrate the 5th anniversary of one our favorite labels in the world, we've lovingly and carefully curated this perfect (in our opinion), hour-long Cascine 5YR mixtape, made up of some of our personal favorite tracks from the label's deep and consistently stellar catalog. Featurin…
Cascine turns 5
As tireless curators, purveyors, and lovers of fine modern pop music (that tends to fall on the dreamier side of the spectrum) over the past half-decade, our friends at Cascine have become one my personal most beloved and revered labels...
premiere: Keep Shelly in Athens – Oostende
Forest Family alums Keep Shelly in Athens unveil another lovely balearic-tinged pop dream from their forthcoming debut LP, and it's a lush, swooning example of the kind of hopeful melancholy that they've always done so well. At Home is out September 17 on Cascine. KSiA heads back over to t…
mp3: chad valley – “ensoniq funk”
Here's the latest uplifting, soft-focus summer jam from Chad Valley, the self-described "sun-drenched balearic pop" project of Jonquil's Hugo Manuel. "Ensoniq Funk" appears on his forthcoming self-titled EP, due out November 16 on new Service-offshoot Ca…
anything

Jonquil's Hugo Manuel recently sent over the latest track from his new "sun-drenched Balearic pop" side-project Chad Valley. The shimmering, wistful "Anything" will make a nice addition to your "Ibiza sunrise smooth jams" playlists (if you have 'em) alongside the latest…