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"Molten young lovers"

Airiel aren't the most prolific band in the world, but when they do release something, it tends to be big and ambitious. Molten Young Lovers is only the Chicago-based dream pop group's second proper full-length since forming in the late '90s. The overall sound of the group seems chiefly influenced by British groups like Kitchens of Distinction, Ride, Swervedriver and most likely the Stone Roses,
[ file under: dream pop ]

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Caiti Baker is her own Genre. Combining the Blues, Soul and Big Band influences ingrained in her since birth, with the R&B, New Jack Swing and Hip Hop of her adolescence, you have a sound; an energy and a presence like no other. Sitting atop warm soulful hip hop production laced with lo-fi guitar, bent double bass and bold horn lines, Caiti’s stunning and lyrically lush vocals soar through padded harmonies only a genre defying musician can create.
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"Turn out the lights"

Julien Baker’s solo debut, Sprained Ankle, was one of the most widely hailed works of 2015. The album, recorded by an 18-year-old and her friend in only a few days, was a bleak yet hopeful, intimate document of staggering experiences and grace, centered entirely around Baker’s voice, guitar, and unblinking honesty. The album appeared on year-end lists everywhere from NPR Music to New York Magazine’s Vulture.
[ file under: folk-a-singer ] nulla di nuovo sotto il sole...cdalso available in LP

"A flame my love, a frequency"

French multi-instrumentalist Colleen (Cécile Schott) is fearless in her willingness to explore new sounds and new ways of creating music as a solo performer. On her new album ‘A Flame My Love, A Frequency’ she introduces the most drastic change to her music since she began singing on her fourth album, setting aside the viola da gamba she is known for in exchange for all electronic instrumentation - Moog pedals and Critter and Guitari synthesizers. Colleen has been praised by Pitchfork, Uncut, Mojo, The Wire, Magnet, FACT, Stereogum, The New York Times, Exclaim, Relix, Resident Advisor, Paste, The Quietus and more.
[ file under: modern classical ]

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Charlotte Gainsbourg’s fifth album Rest is her first album in 7 years. Rest, produced by French electronic musician SebastiAn, was released on November 17 and features collaborations from Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Paul McCartney, Owen Pallett, Connan Mockasin, among others.
[ file under: french pop ]

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"Jersey devil"

Matt Mondanile's sixth full-length album as Ducktails, Jersey Devil, is a mature, multi-faceted work that showcases the New Jersey musician's return to his DIY roots. Drawing inspiration from diverse sources, including the cosmic jazz fusion of Haruomi Hosono, the album is a huge leap forward in songwriting and production. Mondanile started working on the record in Los Angeles prior to his departure from Real Estate, in a cramped, stuffy warehouse space he converted into a modest studio.
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"Face your fear"

Curtis Harding's new album Face Your Fear is out October 27 on Anti-. New York Magazine already named the forthcoming album one of their most anticipated fall releases lauding Harding’s scorching voice while Clash UK hails recent new track On and O” as a blistering slice of dancefloor soul that recalls prime Curtis Mayfield and late 60s Motown. The new album follows 2014’s Soul Power, on which Rolling Stone called Harding an artist you need to know.
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Calling an album full of Italian-disco “Tonight” is a total declaration of intent. Without mercy. Carlos Valderrama and company’s third album doesn’t let you rest for even a second. Blood, sweat, and tears on the dance floor. Syncopated rhythms, instrumental exuberance, unforgettable melodies.
[ file under: disco pop ]

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"Adios senor pussycat"

A soulful and poetic genius, fate, bad luck and circumstance and often conspired to deny him his rightful dues. Loved and lauded by fellow artists and critics alike, he started out in the early 1980s with The Pale Fountains, with whom he recorded a brace of acclaimed albums, Pacific Street (1984) and …From Across The Kitchen Table (1985). He subsequently formed Shack with his brother John and went on to record five albums over almost twenty years including the much loved and acclaimed Waterpistol and HMS Fable in 1999.
[ file under: pop at his best ]

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"New energy"

Written and produced by Kieran Hebden.
Created on a laptop computer using Ableton Live software to control and mix VST plugins as well as manipulations of audio recordings. Plugins used for sound generation include Omnisphere, Kontakt, Dexed and Arturia V Collection. Additional synthesiser programming on LA Trance by Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith.
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