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premiere: Rafting – Loading Screen
premiere: Rafting – Loading Screen
Columbus, Ohio experimental electronic pop artist Dallin Stevenson aka Rafting shares his floating, softly shimmering new single, "Loading Screen". With Stevenson's tender, yearning vocals and wistful lyrics -- "We can never be too far away / you and me can arrive / in this life / on time" -- and those pillowy, soft-funk synths, "Loading Screen" occupies some dream-l
MUNYA – North Hatley
MUNYA – North Hatley
Psyched to stumble upon these delightfully woozy lazy-summer-day gems from Montreal's Josianne Boivin, aka MUNYA. Check out her brand new mini-EP of dreamy, gently sun-warped French indie-pop below + grab it on bandcamp (and if you're feeling it, check her lovely Beach House cover as well):
GORILLA VS. BEAR YACHT ROCK 2017 MIX
GORILLA VS. BEAR YACHT ROCK 2017 MIX
Presenting our second annual summer mixtape of modern yacht rock vibes: Like last year, we’re using the term "yacht rock" loosely here, to include myriad sounds inspired by smooth, sumptous soft rock grooves, while occasionally veering off into balearica, pillowy soft funk, sophistipop, cosmic disco novelties, psych-soul, and darker forms of hypnogogia. Listen/download + check the full t
Surfing – Deep Fantasy
Surfing – Deep Fantasy
Our friends at 100% Electronica are reissuing Deep Fantasy, the 2012 record from Melbourne, Australia artist Surfing, releasing the cult favorite for the first time ever on vinyl. If pressed to categorize this thing, we'd file the record under vaguely psychedelic lite-funk/dream-pop, or the dreaded (not by us, but you know) "chillwave/hypnogogic pop" tag...
Abelard – I’m OK For Now
Abelard – I’m OK For Now
Australian producer Abelard drops two bright and super smooth new "adult-contemporary glitterfunk jams": stream "I'm OK For Now" (which features a sample from the Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis-produced '80s jam "Change of Heart") + "Who Are You in Reality?" below, and pay whatever you'd like for them here.

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