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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
new Andy Stott - Butterflies
Manchester producer Andy Stott returns this spring with new LP Too Many Voices, the follow-up to 2014's excellent Faith in Strangers. The press release cites legendary Japanese group Yellow Magic Orchestra as an inspiration for this one (coincidentally, YMO was also a major influence on the incredible new Jessy Lanza record), and hypnotic lead single "Butterflies" glows with a lighter to