New Yorkers SOFI TUKKER landed on the indie dance/pop map last year with their international hit “Drinkee”. The twosome are back at it on the exotic groove-propelled “Hey Lion” which draws on Brazilian rhythmic influences as well as currents trends in dance music. We’re into all that and we’re into “Hey Lion” which belongs in your ears ASAP.

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Towkio – G W M (Feat. Vic Mensa)


Chicago team Savemoney spots up for an ace new collaboration/three-ball between Towkio and Vic Mensa and producers Mr. Carmack and Kenny Segal. The Carmack sound on “G W M” (Gang With Me) is a cool fit around the disparate flows/timbres of Towkio and Vic Mensa. Dagger.

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Joe Hertz – Stay Lost (Feat. Amber Simone)


Ah yes, the perfect bit of soulful/R&B-laced/90’s-y (whatever we’re calling it) indie pop to close out the week is “Stay Lost”, the new track from London-based producer Joe Hertz. Juicebox will release the single next week and we fully intend to be wrapped up in all its soulful charms until at least then. What a track.

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Marian Hill – Down

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The B3 Recs alums Marian Hill return today with a spare and cool piano-driven new track in the person of “Down”. A smart minimal piano figure is track’s main engine providing a slick jazz-tinged frame for Sam Gongol’s lilting alto. Welcome back MH.

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Arthur Moon – Wind Up


BK sextet Arthur Moon pen a poignant paean to 2016 life, “Wind Up”. Constructed around a restrained rhythm track and bit of keyboard and guitar to add dynamics, “Wind Up” is sobering and sublime mirror modern western society. Check it. We like it.

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Paper Giants – Mind


The spare and soulful UMO/Tame Impala-inspired “Mind” is the second track online for New Zealand act Paper Giants. Locked tight to a cool mid-tempo groove and atmospherically enhanced by reverb-washed guitar leads, “Mind” is a neat pace change that we’re digging. Listen below.

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[B3SCI Records] The Big Pink – Empire Underground EP

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Out today on our B3SCI Records is “Empire Underground”, the first new music from UK duo The Big Pink in over three years. Featuring single “Hightimes” which Pigeons and Planes noted would “immediately find its way into the memories of every listener” and Stereogum called second track “Beautiful Criminal” “a bit of a departure for the Big Pink, but the risk had plenty of reward”. Further details about the EP including purchase info can be found here at B3SCI Records. The band are currently in North America playing a series of dates (including SXSW) through the end of April.

03/04 – Marble Bar – Detroit, MI**
03/05 – Rumba Cafe – Columbus, OH**
03/06 – Duck Room – St. Louis, MO**
03/07 – Subterranean – Chicago, IL**
03/09 – Frequency – Madison, WI**
03/10 – Rave Bar – Milwaukee, WI
03/11 – Turf Club – Minneapolis, MN**
03/12 – Vega – Lincoln, NE**
03/13 – Bottleneck – Kansas City**
03/17 – Reeperbahn Festival Official Showcase @ Lucille @ SXSW – Austin, TX
03/17 – Austin Waterloo Road @ SXSW – Austin, TX
03/18 – Austin Tuned In @ Easy Tiger @ SXSW – Austin TX
04/18 – Mayan – Los Angeles, CA*
04/19 – Observatory – Santa Ana, CA*
04/20 – Soda Bar – San Diego, CA+
04/22 – Pop Scene @ Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA+
04/23 – Dante’s – Portland, OR+
04/24 – Neumo’s – Seattle, WA+
04/25 – Biltmore Cabaret – Vancouver, Canada+
*Supporting The Kills
**w/ guests The Heirs
+ Headlining + supporting guests TBC

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SXSW 2016: B3SCI x Disco Naivete x Hype Machine

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B3SCI is pleased to announce that we’ve teamed up with the very awesome Disco Naivete to host and curate a showcase this year at Mazda + Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel. This year’s line-up features the esteemable Minnesotans Polica, R&B star in the making Gallant, faves Honne, and a pair of cool pop up and comers, Transviolet and Coast Modern, PLUS a DJ set from Louis The Child. The show opens up at 12 Noon on Friday March 18th at 1100 E. 5th St. in Austin. Many thanks to DN, HM, Mazda and all the other sponsors who helped make this showcase a reality. We are psyched! See you there.

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