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Premiere: Sego – Fool Around

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B3 fave L.A. band Sego’s latest stream is “Fool Around” from upcoming “A Long Long Way From The Fringe” EP out September 11 on Dine Alone Records. The L.A. twosome ably blend pop primacy and a keen feel for rhythm and song construction on “Fool Around” which we’ve been bumping on the reg. The Kitsune-approved Sego are working on a full length LP due for release in early 2016. Stream/get psyched with the B3 Premiere of “Fool Around” below.

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08-10-15

Premiere: Kassassin Street – Radio Silence

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Portsmouth UK upstarts Kassassin Street debut lead track “Radio Silence” from their forthcoming first EP. The five piece have been accumulating a bit of a buzz on England South Coast, selling out shows in Portsmouth, Southampton and Worthing as well as appearances in the Hype Machine Popular Chart and Spotify Viral Chart. “Radio Silence” is a kinetic jolt English power pop of the best sort bridging accessibility and songwriting smarts with a visceral guitar-led aesthetic that is very impressive. We’re very pleased to B3 Premiere “Radio Silence” from Kassassin Street below.

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08-10-15

Premiere: Haux – Caves

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Berkshire UK native Woodson Black a/k/a Haux channels pinpoint modern pop songwriting (think Ben Leftwich or Aquilo) through the frame of sweeping and stunning electronic instrumentation. Single “Caves” with its numerous turns of brilliant melody and broad but subtle hook-laden accessibility amounts to a wide-net platform from which the talented Haux can build a recording career. The “Caves” single is out today and available for streaming on Spotify. Stream the B3 Premiere of the video for Haux’s “Caves” below.

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08-06-15

Premiere: Vandetta – Number One (Isaac Aesili Remix)

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Photo Credit: Rosalyn Lee

New Zealand producer Isaac Aesili outfits Vandetta’s new one “Number One” with an expansive jazz-infused new mix. The Aesili remix is a component part of Vandetta’s new remix EP, due August 14th, that will feature brand new takes on tracks from the Singaporean artist’s 2013 self-titled debut EP. Stream the B3SCI Premiere of Isaac Aesili’s remix of Vandetta’s track “Number One” and get her new remix EP when it drops on August 14.

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08-05-15

Premiere: Reighnbeau – Ghost

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Reighnbeau is Albuquerque, NM electronic musician Bryce Fletcher. “Ghost”, the latest stream from Reighnbeau, fits a whirl of kaleidoscope electronics and shards of vocal clips against a soft touch set of layered rhythms. Sample the B3SCI Premiere of Reighnbeau’s “Ghost” below and look for more material from Reighnbeau on deck very soon.

7.31.15 Albuquerque, NM @ Dos Equis Stage
8.29.15 Denver, CO @ Rhinoceropolis
9.20.15 Albuquerque, NM @ Sister w/ Laetitia Sadier (of Stereolab)
9.21.15 Santa Fe, NM @ AHA progressive Arts Festival
10.18.15 Annandale on Hudson, NY @ Bard College

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07-29-15

Premiere: House of Blondes – I Always Wanted To Live Like That

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New York trio House of Blondes will follow up their lauded 2012 LP Clean Cuts on August 1st with new second LP Stranger Still. Second single, “I Always Wanted To Live Like That”, succeeds on it’s beautiful and sweeping turns of melody that when sat within the frame of the track’s dramatic droning synths blend into some really stunning and affecting chord voicings. Stream the B3 Premiere of “I Always Wanted To Live Like That” from House of Blondes below.

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07-28-15

Premiere: My Body – BKNY (Wild Ones Remix)

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Brooklyn-based duo My Body ready new “Six Wives Remixed” EP. To complement the twosome’s recent Bug Hunt Records EP release, My Body have commissioned QQQ, Peter Fonda, Palemen and new favorites Wild Ones to remix tracks from the six song set. On their remix for “BKNY” (which we are very pleased to premiere), Wild Ones select for a spacious unhurried frame for My Body singer Jordan Bagnall’s warmly sonorous alto with A+ results. Stream the B3 Premiere of Wild Ones’ remix of My Body’s “BKNY” below and look for My Body on select US dates in July and August and for the “Six Wives Remixed” EP on July 17th via Bug Hunt.

My Body – ‘Six Wives Remixed’:
1. All I Can ( QQQ Remix )
2. Make It Good ( Palemen Remix )
3. BKNY ( Wild Ones Remix )
4. BKNY Pt 2 ( Zula Remix )
5. Boys ( Fielded Remix )
6. Explode ( Pete Fonda Remix )
7. Explode Pt. 2 ( DoublePlusGood Remix )

Tour Dates:
Jul 12 Cambridge, MA – The Middle East Upstairs
Jul 17 Brooklyn, NY – Shea Stadium
Jul 29 Seattle, WA – High Dive
Aug 01 Salem, OR – Ike Box
Aug 02 Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios

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07-06-15

Premiere: Little Wolves – Home (Prod. RAC)

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Photo credit: Koury Angelo – Red Bull Sound Select – Content Pool

Little Wolves are the L.A.-based project of longtime collaborators Samuel Jacob and Ronnie Watson. For new track “Home” the band have team with super producer Andre Anjos a/k/a the prime mover of the indie hitmakers RAC. “Home”, which will be released as a single as part of Red Bull Sound Select’s Listen Up! series (also featuring tracks from AWOLNATION x Steve Aoki, Baby Baby and Gemini Club), is an excellent neatly-tipped synth-pop number fitted with pinpoint hooks and RAC’s signature production shine. Stream the B3 Premiere of Little Wolves’ RAC-produced new track “Home” below.

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06-16-15

Premiere: Killing Moon’s New Moons Vol. IV

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UK label Killing Moon’s New Moons compilation is one of music’s best and most consistent sources for early music from about to breakout bands. Slaves, Fickle Friends, Laurel, Racing Glaciers and many more have made pivotal pre-breakthrough appearances on the compilation. New Volume IV which is out digitally on June 22 carries carefully constructed playlist that includes tracks from Magic Man, HUNTAR, Racing Glaciers and Moors. We’re very pleased to premiere the stream of Killing Moon’s New Moons Vol. IV compilation below.

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06-12-15

Premiere: Jojee – I Don’t Give A

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“I Don’t Give A” is the debut track online for New York-based singer Jojee. “I Don’t Give A” which is produced by Hypem remix monster Mickey Valen cruises a summery, piano-led frame boosted by Jojee’s neat melodically cool alto. Jojee recently collaborated with electro hitmakers Savoy and Sound Remedy and is plotting further solo material in the very immediate future. Stream the B3 Premiere of “I Don’t Give A” from Jojee below.

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06-10-15

Premiere: Gemini Club – Fret and Regret

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Photo: Drew Reynolds: Red Bull Sound Select : Content Pool

Gemini Club are the Chicago-based band of producer/keyboardist Dan Brunelle, lead singer/guitarist Tom Gavin, DJ/electronics Gordon Bramli and drummer Ryan Luciani. The CHI crew broke through last year with their Sirius Alt Nation #2, the anthemic “Sparklers”. Here, GC return with the rhythmic indie rock and roll of “Fret and Regret”. Galvanized by clanking syncopated bass, layered polyrhythms and handclaps and scene set with stabs of percussive guitar measured just right, “Fret and Regret” is a confident and powerful reminder of just how good Gemini Club can be. We’re very pleased to B3 Premiere “Fret and Regret” the new single from Gemini Club.

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06-09-15

Premiere: Among Savages – If You See Her

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L.A. via Nashville artist Peter Barbee a/k/a Among Savages is readying three new singles for release this summer. “If You See Her”, a cooly layered track built around chant-y/vaguely gospel-derived melodic phrases and a visceral punchy repeating synth figure, is the first release of the trio and very comfortably earns the B3 co-sign of approval. Stream the B3SCI Premiere of “If You See Her” from Among Savages below.

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05-26-15