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Joanne Robertson – HEAT

A fragile, quietly devastating new track from Dean Blunt collaborator Joanne Robertson, out this summer on World Music, the new imprint started by Blunt & Inga Copeland:
new Dean Blunt – “Papi”
Here's the romantic, Pink Floyd-sampling first single from Dean Blunt's new LP The Redeemer, out May 1 on Hippos in Tanks / World Music. Just as bizarre and heartbreaking as Blunt's devastating "The Narcissist," though in very different ways...
mp3 premiere: d’Eon – “Transparency pt. II”
Here's another smooth R&B track from Montreal composer/singer d'Eon's forthcoming LP, out next week on Hippos in Tanks. The frustrated lover's plea "Transparency Pt. II" is a soulful, evolved sequel of sorts to last year's "Transparency,&am…
mp3: new Sleep ∞ Over – “Bathsalts”

Here's an eerie, hazed new slow-burner from Austin's Stefanie Franciotti, aka Sleep ∞ Over, which Chocolate Bobka informs us is "a cassette screw created by running sound through two different speed controlled tape decks..." "Bathsalts" will appear in some sort of altered state o…
mp3: How To Dress Well x d’Eon
dis mag just premiered this rework of d'Eon's "Transparency" by How To Dress Well, and while we are documented fans of the original version, HTDW's take is next level. Tom Krell says:
"For this song, I really wanted to do something that d’Eon…
mp3: Grimes – “Vanessa”

Here's an otherwordly new jam from Claire Boucher, aka Grimes, taken from Dark Bloom, Boucher's forthcoming split 12" EP with her Montreal homie d'Eon. The soaring "Vanessa" represents the bolder, slightly more polished version of Grimes' cosmic "space-station pop" that wowe…
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Sleep ∞ Over – “Casual Diamond”
In the time since we released Sleep ∞ Over's transcendent Outer Limits 7" single last Spring on Forest Family, two of the band's three members left to form a new group, leaving the status of the project's future somewhat vague for a minute there...

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