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DIANA ARE ANYTHING BUT A FAMILIAR TOUCH
DIANA ARE ANYTHING BUT A FAMILIAR TOUCH

Toronto’s intellectually artful pop trio DIANA have just announced the upcoming release of their second album, Familiar Touch. It follows up their excellent debut Perpetual Surrender from three years ago. To mark the announcement, they’ve dropped the second single...

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EVER RESTLESS, THE OCEAN PARTY ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM
EVER RESTLESS, THE OCEAN PARTY ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM

Merely a year after releasing their last record Light Weight, prolific and ever present Melbourne pop stalwarts The Ocean Party recently announced the release album of number six, Restless. Last week they released the album’s title track, a measured...

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CLÉA VINCENT SHARES FIRST TRACK FROM DEBUT ALBUM
CLÉA VINCENT SHARES FIRST TRACK FROM DEBUT ALBUM

Last month Parisian artist Cléa Vincent shared the first single, ‘Jmy attendais pas’ from her forthcoming debut LP, Retiens mons désir. It’s a super nice mix of pop and nu-disco with a subtle bass groove. We’re going by some...

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FRANCIS FINALLY RETURN WITH NEW ALBUM
FRANCIS FINALLY RETURN WITH NEW ALBUM

We’ve heard very little of Falun five piece Francis since the release of their EP, This Must Be Blood back in 2012 which heralded a new direction for the quintet. But news of a new album, Marathon set for...

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KELELA TO FINALLY RELEASE HALLUCINOGEN
KELELA TO FINALLY RELEASE HALLUCINOGEN

Los Angeles independent artist Kelela is set to release the long awaited follow up to her debut album/mixtape, Cut For Me released back in late 2013. It’s not that she hasn’t been busy in that period releasing a single...

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TABLE TALK WITH GRAND COURRIERS
TABLE TALK WITH GRAND COURRIERS

Earlier this month, Minneapolis duo Grand Courriers released their third single, the melacholic and introspective, yet warm, ‘Table Talk’. As with their previous two singles, Donald Lawson and Brady Lundy show once again they have an uncanny ability to...

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ARBES EP DEBUTS SWIMMINGLY
ARBES EP DEBUTS SWIMMINGLY

Swimmer, the debut EP from Melbourne surf pop outfit Arbes, originally released in Australia digitally back in May, last week scored a limited edition cassette release through London DIY label Sports Day Records. Consisting of Jess Zanoni’s affectively constructed...

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KOTOMI RELEASES TRACK NUMBER FIVE OF 2015
KOTOMI RELEASES TRACK NUMBER FIVE OF 2015

Los Angeles artist Lauren Hillman’s Kotomi project just keeps the pop gems coming with her new track, ‘Bright Side’. It’s the fifth self released track self released by the independent and DIY Hillman this year, the first of which,...

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RECORD REVIEW: POP SINGLES – ALL GONE
RECORD REVIEW: POP SINGLES – ALL GONE

In the form of their debut album, All Gone, Melbourne trio Pop Singles have released a melodically powerful and taut record full of jangly and edgy guitar, driving, restless bass lines and imperfectly perfect drums topped off with a...

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RECORD REVIEW: DIRTY PROJECTORS – SWING LO MAGELLAN
RECORD REVIEW: DIRTY PROJECTORS – SWING LO MAGELLAN

Any Dirty Projectors release has always intially served to confound and challenge its listener. The Brooklyn based David Longstreth led project continues down this path with the Projectors latest album Swing Lo Magellan, a wide and varied sonic landscape...

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