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ALBUM ANNOUNCE // Tomas Barfod Announces New LP ‘Love Me’ Out June 9th (10th in US), Stream Mini-Mix Now

After the release of the stunning Pulsing EP last month and widely buzzed about SXSW performances this year, Tomas Barfod has announced a new album Love Me out on June 9th (10th in US) via Secretly Canadian. The release continues the silky and gorgeous production from Tomas that we already love plus some guest vocalists including fellow SC artist Luke Temple [Here We Go Magic], Dead Oceans artist Night Beds, and constant collaborator Nina K.

For a preview of the new album, Tomas has shared a mini-mix featuring new music from the album and more. Listen to the above our on our Soundcloud here.

Also, in the UK and Denmark only Tomas has a special Record Store Day release of new single “True to You” featuring Gruff Rhys [Super Furry Animals] on our YouTube / Soundcloud.

Pre-order Love Me now via SC Distribution, iTunes, Amazon, and your local record store.

Click more to see the new album’s artwork, track list, and tour dates for Tomas.
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Jens Lekman Announces New Album, “I Know What Love Isn’t”

Jens Lekman announces his first full length in five years! Titled I Know What Love Isn’t, it’s the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Night Falls Over Kortedala. The album is out on September 4.

The opening track sets the stage for what’s to come: a simple melody picked out on an echoey upright piano, like a disused one you might find in a schoolroom or church. The tune, “Every Little Hair Knows Your Name” is bittersweet but gentle, with a sustain that fades into the acoustic guitar and twinkling flourish of chimes on “Erica America,” the album’s first single – listen below.

See Jens on tour! Dates listed HERE.

MUSIC GO MUSIC Announce Full-Length Debut, Expressions

LA’s mysterious, cosmic disco group know as MUSIC GO MUSIC have readied a debut full-length, Expressions, due Oct. 6, in both vinyl and compact disc formats. Expressions collects Music Go Music’s previous, highly acclaimed 12″ releases all for the fantastical merriment of your mind and body. Read about how members Torg, Gala Bell and Kamar Maza created the pop revelation that is Expressions (complete with footnotes!) HERE.

Here is what music’s illuminati has said about the songs of Music Go Music:

“When people talk about the rebirth of disco, this is how it should be, manic zombifications reanimated from the Abba songbook, wired with Philip K Dick paranoia and Donna Summer euphoria.” — NME

“They begin with a bright-eyed Scandinavian sashay and end with a ten-minute Mediterranean disco romp featuring programmed drums, making detours along the way into rainy day ballads and guitar infernos. The cumulative effect plays like the greatest hits of dance saviors that never existed…and indeed, they probably should only be performed from inside an aquadome at the bottom of the Caspian Sea, or at least during a summer-long residency in Ibiza.” — Fader

“There is a late seventies, post-’I Feel Love’ disco feel to ‘Warm in the Shadows,’ and, whether or not it was their ambition to find that sound, it’s nonetheless a mightily refreshing dose of looseness and euphoria… One thing is for sure: the ambition for a long-lasting dynasty of overblown, slightly crackpot pop excess is there. ” – Stool Pigeon

AUDIO

Faust by I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness
All White Everything by JJ
Wedding Day by Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon
Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs

VIDEOS

Runaway by Electric Youth

Dynasti by JJ

Sunspot by Suuns

COMING SOON

Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain (Deluxe Edition)
2XCD / 2XLP

SHOWS TODAY

Gardens & Villa
Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom

Tig Notaro
Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall Ballroom

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