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ALBUM ANNOUNCE // Luke Temple Readies Solo Album ‘Good Mood Fool’, Releases Stream of “Katie” via SPIN

You may know him as the frontman of Here We Go Magic, however, Luke Temple will be releasing a new solo album, Good Mood Fool, through Secretly Canadian this October! In this solo effort, Luke pairs down his instrumentation to just his voice, a drum machine, a bass guitar, and a Juno-1 synthesizer. SPIN premiered the album’s poppy second track, “Katie”, this morning and you can listen to it above or HERE on YouTube.

Peep the track list and album artwork below and then pre-order Good Mood Fool at Secretly Canadian Distribution, Amazon, iTunes and your local record store. If you want to see Luke play his new solo material live, check him out this Thursday, July 25th at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn with TEEN and White Bike.

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WATCH // Porcelain Raft Premieres First Single “Think Of The Ocean” With Video, Reveals Album Cover And Tracklist

Porcelain Raft premiered the song “Think Of The Ocean” today, from the upcoming Permanent Signal release, with visuals also by Mauro Remiddi (recording under the PR moninker since 2010). Permanent Signal is a phrase that symbolizes a phone line that is without a connection for a long period of time, a state Remiddi related to while being on tour, away from friends and family. Recorded at the end of 2012, Permanent Signal found Remiddi selling the instruments he used to record his full-length debut, Strange Weekend, in order to “start with a new color palette.” Using new tools and sounds, Remiddi also enlisted the help of Jonny Rogoff (Yuck) on drums, Darby Cicci (Antlers) on bass and Gaspar Claus (collaborator of Sufjan Stevens and The National) on cello.

Watch the visual for “Think Of The Ocean” above and check the tracklist and album cover below for Permanent Signal out August 20th on Secretly Canadian.

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NEW VIDEO // Dungeonesse “Nightlight” premieres on Stereogum

Dungeonesse‘s “Nightlight” video (directed by Ariana Natale) premiered today on Stereogum. Watch the video above and after you enter your dream state check out their self-titled album out now right HERE.

Jens Lekman Premieres Video for “Erica America,” Announces U.S. Tour with Taken By Trees

Jens Lekman premiered his new video for “Erica America” earlier this morning on SPIN. Marc Hogan writes, “His head freshly shaved, his attire unusually dark and drab, the Swedish singer and songwriter brings the exquisite heartbreak of ‘Erica America’ to life beside a dingy, turquoise-hued freight elevator in the song’s starkly arresting new video.” You can watch the Marcus Soderlund directed video above. The first single off of Jens’s I Know What Love Isn’t, you can purchase “Erica America” today from Amazon and iTunes.

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New Jens Lekman Track, Link to Pre-order EP

Jens Lekman has released a brand new track from his forthcoming EP. It is the title track, An Argument With Myself and is available now on Pitchfork for streaming and download. You can also pre-order the EP right here. A limited edition of the pre-order will have clear vinyl (while supplies last). Jens says, “In the case ‘Jens Lekman vs. Jens Lekman,’ we will look closer at the evidence presented – the photo I had carried in my breastpocket for a whole year, the pressed honeysuckle, the wind so rich on summer and so sweet – how are these things connected and why are they relevant?” An Argument With Myself EP will be out on Secretly Canadian on September 19 in the UK, September 20 in the US (Service in Scandinavia).

Jens has also announced a series of European tour dates. Click through for details.

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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
Atlanta, GA - The Earl

Luke Temple
Nashville, TN - Exit In  w/ Foxygen, Dub Thompson

Suuns
Amsterdam, NL - Tolhuistuin

The War On Drugs
Los Angeles, CA - The Fonda Theatre  w/ Cass McCombs

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