stream new releases from I Break Horses, Little Simz, Eve Owen, Okkyung Lee + more
This week's new release recap runs the gamut from cinematic Swedish dream-pop and urgent UK rap, to soothing ambient soundscapes about seagulls and gorgeous experimental chamber music + more...
Kate NV – BUG
Kate NV shares the latest in her series of wonderful illustrated "postcards" created for each track on her new album для FOR. The swirling, flittering "жук BUG" is brought to life with two unique postcards, featuring some appropriately whimsical dancing bug/human hybrid creatures, illustrated in Kate's inimitable style...
watch the surreal short film for Kate NV’s ДЛЯ FOR
Moscow director Sasha Kulak creates an immersive, wonderfully smeared and surreal visual world to complement Kate NV's new album ДЛЯ FOR, out now on RVNG Intl. Watch below:
OMMA – Sol Pleureur
Here's a wonderfully soothing new song and video from Moscow producer, multi-instrumentalist, and playtronica genius Olga Maximova, aka OMMA, out today on the always stellar Coastal Haze. "Sol Pleureur" radiates a playful wistfulness and a dreamlike nostalgia that is incredibly warm and comforting, particularly when set to OMMA's old childhood VHS home movies, and the song takes on an ev
video: Kedr Livanskiy - keep your word
Russian underground producer Yana Kedrina -- aka Kedr Livanskiy -- drops the gritty new visuals for "Keep Your Word" (the "stupidest song of the album"), taken from her brilliant debut EP January Sun. Directed by Yana with her friend Konstantin Bushmanov, it feels like something you might've stumbled upon watching some late-night Soviet public access version of Amp in the mid '
NV – Binasu
Thanks to Adam for the heads up on Russian experimental pop luminary Kate Shilonosova, aka NV, and her entrancing and addictive new album Binasu. The adventurous, genre-defying record is teeming with otherworldly, '80s Japanese new wave-indebted pop vibes, and with songs like the very kawaii "Kata" and the twinkling title track recalling the bright playfulness of some of Miharu Koshi's m
watch an enthralling short documentary about Russian underground music
"a film set in a world where borders are everywhere, the money's worth half, and anyone can steal ableton"