Carol Rich's obscure 1984 electro-disco gem "Computered Love" appears on the new compilation Intenta: Experimental & Electronic Music from Switzerland 1981-93, coming next month on Geneva label Les Disques Bongo Joe.
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
With their magical self-titled debut LP, Stockholm duo Gustav + Vanilla aka Morabeza Tobacco have created what we can safely say is the vibiest record of 2019. You've already heard the glittery, endlessly charming, lo-fi chillwave/disco hits "TTYL", "Ally McBeal", and "Orinoco", and the full record is finally, officially dropping in all its glory tomorrow on Luminelle
Stockholm duo Morabeza Tobacco -- aka Vanilla Stillefors + Gustav Jennefors -- share the final single before releasing their stellar, long-awaited debut LP later this month on Luminelle. Like last year's irresistible chillwave hit "TTYL", the glittery lo-fi throwback "Orinoco" finds the duo in peak nostalgia mode, with Vanilla taking the lead on vocals this time around...
London's Georgia drops a throbbing, neon-hued electro anthem, and it sounds a bit like a modern update of Giusy Dej's all-time classic "Follow Me" meets a lost Robyn jam. Check the NYSU-directed video below:
Here's a dreamy, sensuous Valentine's day gift from Pecas, aka Brooklyn-via-Madrid artist Sandy Davis. Pecas' twitter bio describes her sound as "gotha nova" (which we are proclaiming best new genre name), and misty new dream-pop slow jam "T-Shirt" has an ethereal but just vaguely creepy vibe that walks a fine line between seductive and playfully sinister: "I'll wear your
Genre-defying Glasgow duo and recent Scottish Album of the Year Award nominees Free Love (fka Happy Meals) just dropped a stellar double A-side single on their own label Full Ashram, featuring the absurdly infectious, bilingual acid-italo-disco-pop anthem "Pushing Too Hard", backed with the slightly darker and much trippier "July"...
Ramona Gonzalez aka Nite Jewel brings the glittery disco-funk on her surprise follow up to last year's stellar Real High. Listen to "On Your Own" + "The Joke's On You", out today on Nite Jewel's own Gloriette Records: