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"Red kite"

Saint Etienne‘s Sarah Cracknell released her first solo full-length, Lipslide, back in 1997. Now she’s back with a new one this summer.
The album was recorded and produced by Carwyn Ellis (Colorama, Edwyn Collins) and Seb Lewsley and also features guest appearances from The Rails and Nicky Wire of Manic Street Preachers.
[ file under: saint etienne ]
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"No no no"

No No No album by Beirut was released on September on the 4AD label. Beirut's fourth full-length album, No No No, has songwriter/singer Zach Condon swaying away from 2011's more indie pop The Rip Tide back toward the European folk-infused eccentricity of the band's first two LPs, and hanging out somewhere in between.
[ file under: folktronika ]
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Rachel Grimes is a pianist, composer, and arranger based in Kentucky – most renowned for her work in Rachel's, the groundbreaking chamber-rock ensemble that introduced an entire generation of underground rock fans to the unexpected similarities and appeal of neoclassical music. This is her first new solo album in six years and features members of Loscil, Rachel’s, Shipping News and Amsterdam Sinfonietta.
[ file under: rachel's ]
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"Days gone by"

Bob Moses will release their debut album, Days Gone By, on September 18th. Domino presents a limited edition pressed on 180gsm silver vinyl with a download card featuring the album and two additional bonus tracks. Alternating between brooding dancefloor burners and moments of reflective, downbeat repose, Days Gone By is a record that’s not in a rush to get to its destination, preferring to subtly, slowly seduce rather than sway and swagger into submission, weaving a rich spectrum of sensation over the course of its ten tracks.
[ file under: downbeat ]
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In December 2012, Jaga’s main songwriter, Lars Horntveth, left Norway and moved to Los Angeles. There, on the other side of the world, inspired by the space around him, the size of the sky above him, the endless light flashing past as he drove round the city at night, he began composing the new suite of works which would become Starfire.
[ file under: scando-nova ]
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"Invite the light"

Second full length album from Dam-Funk. 20-track, 80-minute album features Snoop Dogg, Q-Tip, Flea, Ariel Pink, Junie Morrison, Jody Watley, Computer Jay, Nite Jewel, JimiJames, Jane Jupiter, Novena Carmel, Leon Sylvers III and IV. Design by Freddy Anzures.
[ file under: funkhip-hop ]
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"In colour

In Colour the debut album from Jamie xx is finally upon us. Released on his spiritual home of Young Turks, In Colour is a kaleidoscopic journey through club music and all executed with a level of production talent that vastly outweighs his peers. Having come into fruition back in 2009 when he produced the startling debut album from his group The xx which blended a mixture of post-punk minimalism and indie electronica to huge critical acclaim.
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"Didn't he ramble"

Didn’t He Ramble, the second solo outing from acclaimed singer songwriter Glen Hansard, will be released September 18 via Anti- Records. The new album is his first in over three years and follows 2012’s solo debut Rhythm & Repose, which Billboard hailed as Hansard at his most engaging. The album, which was recorded in New York, Dublin, Chicago and France, is Hansard’s most intimate and elegant record since his work in Once and features guest appearances by John Sheahan (Dubliners), Sam Beam (Iron and Wine) and Sam Amidon. Glen Hansard is the celebrated principal songwriter and vocalist/guitarist for the influential Irish group The Frames.
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Kuniyuki Takahashi has released umpteen albums under his Koss alias for the label since, and here delivers another: the eerie, beautiful and evocative Silence. Inspired by his love for piano players such as Bill Evans, Abdullah Ibrahim and Lyle Mays, the album fund Takahashi in full on ambient mode, combining dub techno style textures and field recordings, with ambient electronics and beautiful piano lines.
[ file under: japambient ]
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"Original faces"

Helen is a pop group from Oregon. Liz Harris (vocals/lead guitar), Jed Bindeman (drums/tambourine), Scott Simmons (bass/guitar) and Helen (backup vocals). Originally started with the intention of being a thrash band, it turned into something else entirely. The Original Faces was recorded over a period of several years in Portland by the band members and their friends Nick, Chris, and, largely, Justin Higgins. Written together, some songs based on Liz and Scott's demos.
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"A thoughtiverse unmarred"

''This is an artist whose spirit of independence has scattered her presence over as many contexts as her psychedelic, jazz-inflected neo-soul sensibility can carry her.''

''Music is in the blood for singer-songwriter Georgia Anne Muldrow.''
--Rolling Stone

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The latest album from Helios, Yume takes its title from the Japanese word for dream and delivers an otherworldly ambient/electronic hybrid that’s cinematic in scope yet intimate in emotion. In making the album, composer/multi-instrumentalist Keith Kenniff (the artist behind Helios) has created a warm sonic tapestry from luminous guitar lines, elegant piano work, ingeniously crafted rhythms, and lo-fi electronic elements.
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"Sounding lines"

A new chapter. Co-architect of Afro-beat, the legendary drummer Tony Allen has taken over percussion duties. Individually, von Oswald, Loderbauer and Allen are formidable and hugely influential musicians. As a trio, they’ve conjured something truly remarkable.
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"Have you in my wilderness"

Have You In My Wilderness is Julia Holter’s most intimate album yet, a collection of radiant ballads. Her follow-up to 2013’s widely celebrated Loud City Song explores love, trust, and power in human relationships. While love songs are familiar fodder in pop music, Holter manages to stay fascinatingly oblique and enigmatic on her new album.
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"So many colours"

Jose Padilla has created an album for dancing wildly, relaxing wholly in nature, and losing yourself in. It is a true musical journey covering all angles of the balearic scene and reminiscent of one of the classic Cafe Del Mar compilations but in one artist album, and that artist is Jose Padilla.
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Versions is a collection of avant dub/disco jams. These are versions of Idjut Boys’ own music throughout the years. There are hundreds of hours of music stuck in their vaults, and hundreds of versions, edits, dubs, remixes and free jams.
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"Home economics"

The UK duo Prinzhorn Dance School have spent years refining a sound that was almost entirely free of excess and impurity to begin with. Their self-titled 2007 debut was an austere ikebana arrangement of bass, drums, vocals, and guitar that felt like an exercise in making a post-punk record out of the fewest number of notes possible. Home Economics is in some ways an even more spartan album than its predecessors.
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"Music complete"

The long awaited album will be New Order’s first full studio release since 2005’s Waiting For The Siren’s Call, and their debut for Mute. Music Complete finds the group revitalised, and where the group has previously pushed toward electronics or guitars, here the two are in balance. Music Complete also marks a return to the studio for Gillian Gilbert, this is her first album with New Order since 2001’s Get Ready.
[ file under: new wave ]
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Roman a Clef is Ryan Newmyer and Jen Goma (of A Sunny Day in Glasgow) along with producer extraordinaire Kurt Feldman (Ice Choir). Fusing densely ambitious pop-craft with lush and inventive production, Roman a Clef is releasing their debut record Abandonware on Infinite Best.
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"From sleep"

“It’s an eight-hour lullaby,” Richter, one of Britain's leading contemporary composers, said in a statement released on Wednesday, which adds that the piece, which features electronic sounds and a lulling cello line, is literally "intended to send the listener to sleep".
[ file under: classical ]
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On Multi-Love, Unknown Mortal Orchestra frontman and multi-instrumentalist Ruban Nielson reflects on relationships: airy, humid longing, loss, the geometry of desire that occurs when three people align. Where Nielson addressed the pain of being alone on II, Multi-Love takes on the complications of being together.
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"Prom king"

Skylar Spence, formerly known as Saint Pepsi, is the electronic music project of American musician, producer and vocalist Ryan DeRobertis.
In January 2015, DeRobertis announced that Saint Pepsi would hence be known as Skylar Spence, as well his debut commercial album Prom King, set for release in September 2015. Skylar Spence is the name of a song off his original 2013 Saint Pepsi album. The name change was made to avoid confusion, as well as copyright disputation over the use of the name Pepsi.
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Recorded at home over the course of a year, Nature evolved as a collaboration between Owens, Fauria, and drummer/bassist/keyboardist Mark Burden. The album finds the trio crafting enveloping layers of guitars, synthesizers, and reverb to create a shimmering, wide open sound.
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Apollo Recordings is proud to announce Synkro’s long awaited debut album Changes. Having forged his career in the dubstep era, with nearly 40 releases to his name, Synkro AKA Joe McBride has always resisted easy classification - his music winds together such diverse influences as Boards Of Canada, dBridge, Burial and Oneohtrix Point Never, whilst still remaining utterly unique.
[ file under: new electronica ]
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