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[B3SCI Records] Swimming Tapes – Soft Sea Blue EP

Today is the day! On B3SCI Records and the venerable Hand in Hive is ‘Soft Sea Blue’, the new EP from Swimming Tapes. The EP features four tracks including “Queen’s Parade” which Wonderland said “cemented them as one to watch” and new track “Alison” which Clash calls the band’s “latest wonder” and a “guitar pop gem”. More details about the EP can be obtained here at B3SCI Records. If you’re in or around London, Swimming Tapes play The Lexington on Wednesday (Sep 20) and info on the show can be obtained here.

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09-15-17

Aaron Taos – Bangs

Aaron Taos’ consistent high-level output keeps rolling on the subtly melancholic surf-y “Bangs”.

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09-08-17

Great News – Wonderfault

Great News, the Norwegian trio with a penchant for big hooky reverb pop levels up on anthemic new one “Wonderfault”.

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09-06-17

Headclouds – Flowers

Newcastle UK’s Headclouds debut online with strong warm-temperature guitar pop of “Flowers”.

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08-30-17

Twain – Solar Pilgrim

The Keeled Scales label will release Twain’s forthcoming Rare Feeling LP on October 20th. “Solar Pilgrim” the first stream from the LP is a stunning bit of plaintive soulful pop from an especially gifted stable of songwriters and is one of the best tracks of the year.

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08-30-17

Nathan Ball – Waste of Time

Pop breakout-in waiting Nathan Ball previews reverb-outfitted latest in the form of tuneful lovelorn new one “Waste of Time”.

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08-21-17

Yellow Days – Hurt in Love

The big-voiced kingpin of darkest drama pop Yellow Days floors us yet again with latest “Hurt in Love” which is one of the best songs of the year.

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08-11-17

A House in the Trees – Tuesday Afternoon

South London crew A House in the Trees stream the A+ dark pop “Tuesday Afternoon” from forthcoming “What Am I Supposed To Do?” EP for Handsome Dad Records.

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08-11-17