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LAUREL – San Francisco

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“San Francisco”, the gritty, intimate, potent new track from LAUREL, is our favorite song of the week.

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05-13-16

Jordan Rakei – Talk To Me

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Sample the dynamic whirl of jazzy chords/idioms set about “Talk To Me”, the excellent new bit of rhythmic pop from London-based Jordan Rakei.

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05-13-16

AM – Precious Life

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Los Angeles-based AM channels mid 70’s soul-influenced AM pop (track reminds a bit sound and fidelity-wise of “How Long” by Ace or a way less hokey “Brandy” by Looking Glass) on coolly-produced “Precious Life” .

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05-13-16

Trails and Ways – My Things

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The Bay Area purveyors of Lusophonically-linked indie pop, Trails and Ways, mark out a strong return on “My Things”.

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05-13-16

Brasstracks – Good Love (Feat. Jay Prince)

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The BK brassmen Brasstracks team up with emcee on the rise Jay Prince for lush minor-keyed head-nodder “Good Love”.

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05-11-16

Pegasus Warning – Come Close

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Songwriter Guillermo E. Brown a/k/a Pegasus Warning tips a sublimely arranged melange of cool chord changes and breezy & visceral R&B melodies on “Come Close” from upcoming new LP.

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05-11-16

Chaos in the CBD – Global Erosion

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The Kiwi brother-brother twosome Chaos in the CBD set a expertly framed dynamic of jazzy horns-washed house music on stellar “Global Erosion”.

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05-11-16

Klangstof – Island

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Freshly inked to Mind of a Genius (Gallant, ZHU, THEY), Norwegian act Klangstof operate around a T-Yorke-ian idiom of majestic orchestration and vast song structuring on new on “Island”.

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05-11-16

Project Pablo – Closer

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The Montreal artist heads up new 12″ “Beaubien Dream” (and the debut release of SOBO (Sounds of Beaubien Ouest)) with full stream of cooler “Closer”

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05-06-16

Anna Straker – Late Night Swimming

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“Late Night Swimming” is the debut single for London artist & Years & Years collaborator Anna Straker.

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05-06-16