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Ride – Weather Diaries [2017]

Ride – Weather Diaries [2017]

Ride have announced details of their long-awaited new album ‘Weather Diaries’. The shoegazers’ first record in over 20 years finally has a release date and tracklist. The four-piece, considered to be pioneers of shoegaze, last released a full-length record, ‘Tarantula’, back

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March 24th, 2017

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Secret Shine – There Is Only Now [2017]

Secret Shine – There Is Only Now [2017]

UK-based shoegaze/dream-pop band Secret Shine is back with There Is Only Now, the album melds the textured guitar drive of shoegaze with the heightened, diaphanous drift of dream-pop. Back in the early 1990s, Secret Shine was courted by and joined the roster of the renowned ...

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March 21st, 2017

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Cherry Glazerr – Apocalipstick [2017]

Cherry Glazerr – Apocalipstick [2017]

On Apocalipstick, their sophomore album, the Los Angeles rock trio, Cherry Glazerr, fronted by Clementine Creevy, have offered their fiercest recordings yet, full of shredding jams, furious howls, and self-aware swagger. In the few short years since Cherry Glazerr released ...

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March 18th, 2017

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Real Estate – In Mind [2017]

Real Estate – In Mind [2017]

Real Estate have announced a new album, In Mind — the follow-up to their 2014 LP Atlas. It’s out via Domino Records. They have also shared the first song from the record, as well as its accompanying music video. The “Darling” video (directed by Weird Days) features the band ...

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March 17th, 2017

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Porcelain Raft – Microclimate [2017]

Porcelain Raft – Microclimate [2017]

On his third full-length as Porcelain Raft, Mauro Remiddi continues to put out sumptuous dream-pop that’s easy to mistake as style over substance. With Microclimate, Remiddi grows as a songwriter/arranger while refining the subtlety of his approach. The third ...

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March 15th, 2017

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Blonde Redhead – 3 O’Clock EP [2017]

Blonde Redhead – 3 O’Clock EP [2017]

Blonde Redhead’s Rather Beautiful ‘3 O’Clock’ EP: An expansive, yet remarkably personal document. EP is out via Wa Kuru Records in collaboration with the Italian label Ponderosa. The four tracks on the EP are shaped by the Blonde Redhead’s 2016 ...

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March 13th, 2017

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Jay Som – Everybody Works [2017]

Jay Som – Everybody Works [2017]

On her first proper album as Jay Som, Melina Duterte, 22, solidifies her rep as a self-made force of sonic splendor and emotional might. If last year’s aptly named Turn Into compilation showcased a fuzz-loving artist in flux—chronicling her mission to master bedroom ...

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March 8th, 2017

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Broads – Vacancy [2017]

Broads – Vacancy [2017]

Described as “an aural wonderland” (Paul Gough, The Inside Sleeve, Radio National), Vacancy is Broads at their most expansive and intoxicating. With guest appearances by acclaimed Melbourne musicians Alex O’Gorman on bass, Sarah Galdes on drums, Matt Dixon ...

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March 4th, 2017

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Peter Silberman – Impermanence [2017]

Peter Silberman – Impermanence [2017]

The arrangements of the songs on Impermanence, Brooklyn singer Peter Silberman’s first solo album, are so minimal and sparse that they make his exquisite recordings with his group the Antlers seem positively rococo. On intimate tracks such as Maya and Karuna, Silberman’s ...

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March 3rd, 2017

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Tennis – Yours Conditionally [2017]

Tennis – Yours Conditionally [2017]

Tennis have announced their next studio album, Yours Conditionally. The fourth album from husband-and-wife team of Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore is out via Mutually Detrimental. It marks their first release since Ritual in Repeat in 2014. Denver indie pop duo and sailing ...

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March 1st, 2017

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Letting Up Despite Great Faults – Alexander Devotion EP [2017]

Letting Up Despite Great Faults – Alexander Devotion EP [2017]

Letting Up Despite Great Faults’ Alexander Devotion is a set of songs with breezy synth-bliss; a swirl of indie pop that is so irresistibly stuck in their 80s groove. A bittersweet dream pop with a sting in the tail. With their Alexander Devotion EP, Letting Up Despite

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February 20th, 2017

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Crushed Stars – Displaced Sleepers [2017]

Crushed Stars – Displaced Sleepers [2017]

Displaced Sleepers is the first Crushed Stars album in four years, but Todd Gautreau has been busy in the interim. Since starting out 20 years ago as Tear Ceremony, Todd Gautreau and his Simulacra label have been turning out thinking persons’ chill-out music on a consistent ...

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February 12th, 2017

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Vinyl Williams – Brunei [2016]

Vinyl Williams – Brunei [2016]

On “Brunei”, Vinyl Williams brings things into sharper focus. The percussion is much tauter and more regimented, and the krautrock leanings are increasingly noticeable. On his 2015 album Into, Vinyl Williams expanded the scope of his arrangements, added some new ...

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February 3rd, 2017

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Jay Som – Turn Into [2016]

Jay Som – Turn Into [2016]

The San Francisco musician who performs as Jay Som (a moniker meaning “Victory Moon” and pulled from a baby name generator a la Childish Gambino) toured with Mitski and Japanese Breakfast, released a 7” on Fat Possum, opened for Peter Bjorn and John, signed to Polyvinyl, and

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January 22nd, 2017

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California Snow Story – Some Other Places [2016]

California Snow Story – Some Other Places [2016]

David Skirving began California Snow Story in 2001 after leaving Scottish band Camera Obscura. David was a founder member and original guitarist of Camera Obscura and he gave the band their name. He wrote four songs on their debut album Rare UK Bird and guitar parts for ...

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January 16th, 2017

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Charlie Hilton – Palana [2016]

Charlie Hilton – Palana [2016]

Best known for fronting Portland trio Blouse, Charlie Hilton sets out on her own with Palana, her first solo offering to be released via Captured Tracks. Listening to Palana feels like waking up, only to find yourself stoned in a field during the summer of love, which by all

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January 12th, 2017

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