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Nite Jewel Featured on New Droop-E Track – “N the Traffic”

Welcome to Tuesday. Nite Jewel recently joined forces with Droop-E, a rapper and producer out of the Bay Area. What we have now is the new track “N the Traffic,” from Droop-E’s forthcoming EP Hungry and Humble (details at Pitchfork). Listen to the song above!

“…all shimmering, spring water-clear chords and cavernous wobble. It’s both weightless and heavy while avoiding the pitfall of tipping the scale too far in either direction.”PITCHFORK

Ramona has a few tour dates coming up later this month and also in April! See where exactly she will play HERE.

Stream SUUNS’ New Album at AOL Spinner, Band Set to Tour North America & Europe Extensively


Suuns’ new album will not be out until March 5, but you can stream Images Du Futur in full now at AOL Spinner. Like what you hear? Head to SC Distribution or iTunes to pre-order the album.

The band is soon headed out on tour in support of the new record. Dates include North America and Europe, as well as a much anticipated stint at Austin’s SXSW in just a few weeks. See the full schedule and ticket links HERE.

Early Love for IMAGES DU FUTUR

“The gentle psychedelia of Suuns is perfectly suited to the placid, unsettling visions that vocalist Ben Shemie is singing about here.” -PITCHFORK

“SUUNS is clearly still making music that grabs your insides first and then engages your brain after, just on this one effort, they are doing it in a gentler, more restrained way – like the stroke of a lion’s paw before it unfurls its claws and tears your heart out.” -NOISEY

“…if “Edie’s Dream” is any indication, the foursome will be heading a little deeper down the rabbit hole on their upcoming album, Images Du Futur…Creepy and meditative vocals, delayed guitar, and a spine-tingling sense that some lunatic is patiently waiting around that shadowy corner to stab you in the neck. Fun stuff…” -CHICAGO READER

Dungeonesse Announces Self-Titled, Debut Album – Out May 14, Stream New Single, “Shucks,” Now

Make your way to the dance floor – Dungeonesse announce their self-titled, debut album! Set for release on May 14, Dungeonesse is comprised of ten bumping tracks, perfectly selected to give the listener just what they want (need); a surefire for getting your body up and moving. We’re envisioning late night/early morning, summer dance parties with this record on repeat. You can stream the latest single “Shucks” above or at Pitchfork! On it, Wasner’s Ciara-like breathy coo comes to the fore over Ehrens’ gigantic production – Top 40 with a connoisseur’s touch. Album artwork featured below, with the track listing at the end of the post!

You’ll remember that Dungeonesse is the newly minted pop project of Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak, Flock of Dimes) and Jon Ehrens (White Life). We shared the first taste back in November with the “Drive You Crazy” video.

Dungeonesse Track Listing
1. Shucks
2. Drive You Crazy
3. Show You
4. Private Party
5. Nightlight
6. This Could Be Home (Featuring TT The Artist)
7. Wake Me Up
8. Cadillac (Featuring DDm)
9. Anywhere You Are
10. Soon

 
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WATCH // Nightlands Shares New “I Fell In Love With A Feeling” Video, Releases Sophomore Album – ‘Oak Island’

Dave Hartley, the man behind Nightlands and bassist for The War On Drugs, releases his sophomore album Oak Island. The record is a sci-fi exploration of love – a journey only available in an aural space. It is easy to fall in love with this album and after a listen or two, you’ll find it increasingly hard to go. A certain curiosity grows into everlasting fascination. Don’t believe me? Start with the new video and let us know how it goes (watch above).

If you are late to game and did not pre-order the record, get your copy now – available at SC Distribution, local record stores and iTunes!

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“The pairing of these beautifully harmonized vocals with drum beats that go back and forth between a lazy laid back afternoon day and the busy decent into night life give Oak Island a sense of late 1970s summer touched with golden sunlight.”The Vinyl District

“Oak Island is both an untamed beast and an inviting fantasy world worth inhabiting.”eMusic

“So it goes on Oak Island, 35 minutes of romantic and robotic soft rock, a crush mixtape for the Uncanny Valley….it’s a fantastic accompaniment for winter: so much of the digitally processed and pitch-shifted guitar shimmers like tinsel, the percussion jingles, nylon strings, and dulcimers contribute to a mix that’s thick and boozy as eggnog.”PITCHFORK

SUUNS Announce Sophomore Album ‘Images Du Futur,’ First Single “Edie’s Dream” Available for Streaming

Suuns are coming at you with the their brand new album, Images Du Futur. Recorded during the winter and spring of 2012 in their hometown of Montreal, the album came to be during the Quebec student protests. Propelling off of what Ben Shemie calls a “a climate of excitement, hope and frustration,” Suuns sought to build and expand on the ground laid by their debut album. Today we got the first taste of Images Du Futur. Listen to the single, “Edie’s Dream,” above or at Pitchfork! The album is officially released on March 5, 2013.

See Suuns live in concert! They play M Pour Montreal Music Festival on Friday at La Sala Rossa. In addition to playing shows, Suuns have curated Belgium’s Sonic City Festival. See all their tour details below!

TOUR DATES:
11/16/12 – Montreal, QC – La Sala Rossa w/ Sun Airway
11/30/12 – Utrecht, NL – Le Guess Who? Festival
12/01/12 – Kortrijk, BE – Sonic City Festival
12/02/12 – Kortrijk, BE – Sonic City Festival
12/03/12 – Paris, FR – Point Ephemere
12/04/12 – Brighton, UK – Prince Albert
12/05/12 – London, UK – Village Underground
12/07/12 – Camber Sands, UK – ATP Festival
12/08/12 – Camber Sands, UK – ATP Festival
12/09/12 – Camber Sands, UK – ATP Festival

AUDIO

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
Silver Timothy by Damien Jurado

VIDEOS

Busy Baby (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod

Innocence by Electric Youth

Conversations by Woman's Hour

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Electric Youth
Innerworld
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Cayucas
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