Presenting our newest monthly mix for JULY 2019, featuring our favorite tracks from the past month from the likes of Jessy Lanza, BEA1991, Jenny Hval, Magdalena Bay, Baltra, Carla Dal Forno, Bodywash + more:
Australian artist Annika Schmarsel aka Alice Ivy drops the absurdly charming video for her glorious new sunshine soul anthem (and her favorite song she's ever written) "In My Mind", featuring a triumphant and effortlessly cool assist from Ecca Vandal...
Presenting our newest monthly mix for JUNE 2019, featuring our favorite tracks from the past month from the likes of BEA1991, Clairo, Brijean, Jai Paul, the Stranger Things 3 soundtrack, Burial, + more:
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
Featuring that new one from Glass Candy, an incredible new Desire instrumental called "Lately" and an unreleased version of their song "Tears From Heaven", Johnny Jewel's "Reach for the Beach", and more:
With the 2018 U.S. Open now in full swing and our friends at RACQUET recently dropping the 7th edition of their always stellar mag, we thought it would be tight to mix up some fitting end-of-summer vibes from the likes of Tirzah, Anemone, Channel Tres, Yumi Zouma, MUNYA, and more to soundtrack the new issue. Pick up issue #7 here + listen to the mix below:
Presenting the third installment in our series of annual modern yacht rock summer mixtapes: As always, we’re expanding the yacht rock universe here to include more modern sounds inspired by those classic easy listening FM-gold guilty pleasures of the late '70s and early '80s, while occasionally veering off into balearica, pillowy soft funk, sophisti-pop, long-lost obscurities, exotica, and darker
le Rayon Vert (the green ray), i love all his movies, but this one stuck with me for some reason, the woman's character is helpless, extremely sensitive, romantic and desperate, i love the Jules Verne 'Rayon vert's legend at the end. it's graceful... -- Melody Prochet