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CINDY LEE - ACT OF TENDERNESS

Cindy Lee is the experimental no wave / blues / trans-pop project from former Women (and more recently, Androgynous Mind) guitarist/singer Patrick Flegel. "Power and Possession" is taken from the group's intensely dark and cathartic new album Act of Tenderness, an eerie fever dream of flee…
Jack J – Thirstin’ / Atmosphere 12″

We stay riding the Mood Hut summer chiller vibes with this preview of two new tracks from the Vancouver crew-member / Pender Street Stepper Jack J. The Thirstin' / Atmosphere 12" is out next month on Future Times; listen below + hear more of the b-side "Atmosphere" in :
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An addendum to yesterday's amazing and revelatory Panda Bear takeover: Noah introduced us to Vancouver's Mood Hut crew, and we've been seeking out and consuming as much of their material as possible in the last 24 hours. Namely, Jack J's Looking Forward to You 12" + his group Pender Street Step…
Tei Shi – M&Ms

Here's a soulful, time-stretching future-pop gem from promising Brooklyn (by way of Bogotá + Vancouver) newcomer Tei Shi. "M&Ms," which feels a bit more expansive/sprawling than you might expect from a 4-minute pop song, is taken from Tei Shi's forthcoming, appropriately named Saudade …
video: White Poppy – “I Had a Dream”
More from the latest round of quality releases to emerge from L.A.'s Not Not Fun camp: here's the title track from the debut cassette from Vancouver's Crystal Dorval, aka White Poppy, out now on the label. Dorval's sweet + blurry submerged melodies occasionally recall a slightly poppier Grouper, as …