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Premiere: Drinker – Which Way Is South

“Which Way Is South” is the debut track online for the LA/NYC duo of Aaron Mendelssohn and Ariel Loh a/k/a Drinker. The minimal, transportative “Which Way Is South” (as well as a forthcoming EP) is the result of a two month collaboration between composer Loh (who recently scored Sundance film The Eyes Of My Mother) and songwriter Mendelssohn (formerly of Brooklyn band The Yes Way). “Which Way Is South” is the first stream from Drinker’s “Happy Accident” EP which is coming soon from Dollar Slice Records. Stream the B3SCI Premiere of “Which Way Is South” below and if you’re in L.A. you can catch Drinker at Hotel Cafe on May 10th.

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04-27-17

Hazel English – More Like You

Marathon will release a new double EP on May 12 from Aussie in Oakland, CA Hazel English. The 2x EP will feature a new set of songs in the “Just Give In” EP (from which the sunny and cool “More Like You” is excerpted) and her debut EP from last year “Never Going Home”. Stream B3-approved “More Like You” below

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04-17-17

Dom Robinson – Good Love

“Good Love” new from Leeds UK songwriter Dom Robinson is an exquisite bit of songwriting. Taking on a haunting, poignant character with it’s spare instrumentation and whirl of vocal multi-tracks, “Good Love” hits a number of quite moving moments on its way to a very impressive overall listen. Spin “Good Love” below.

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01-30-17

Julie Byrne – I Live Now As a Singer

Basin Rock will release Julie Byrne’s Not Even Happiness LP on Friday (Jan 13). “I Live Now As a Singer”, ostensibly the LP’s final preview stream, has a cinematic, quietly towering, hymnal quality to it that stopped us straight away. The track moves sort of like a processional inside a kind of far-off dream patiently ebbing about it’s 4:04 duration with a cool tranquil beauty. Stream “I Live Now As a Singer” below.

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01-10-17

Bruno Major – Easily

“Easily” is the latest from North London new favorite Bruno Major. The ease melodically with which Major operates through a comparatively difficult narrative of a relationship evolving beyond its earliest phases; creates a particularly potent juxtaposition we dig.

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12-01-16

Laurel – Maybe Baby

“Maybe Baby” is the latest example in a string of poignant, visceral, dark pop songs from Southampton UK singer Laurel. Armed with a powerfully immediate voice and a to the point melodic calculus, Laurel’s potent pop sustains with “Maybe Baby” is impressive run against the grain of the current pop milieu. A++

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11-22-16

Molly Burch – Try

Molly Burch announces signing to the great Captured Tracks and details of debut LP Please Be Mine with stream of first track “Try”.

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11-18-16

[B3SCI Records] Zella Day – Man On The Moon / Hunnie Pie

Out today on B3SCI is “Man On The Moon / Hunnie Pie” the new 7″ single from Zella Day. The direct follow-up to Zella’s Kicker LP, the new limited 7″ comes printed on white sparkle vinyl with a full color jacket and dust sleeve. For further details on the “Man On The Moon” single, check out B3SCI Records.

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11-18-16