London experimental synth outfit Eaux have announced details of their debut LP, Plastics. This follows the band’s i EP, and will be released on June 2 via ATP Recordings. You can listen to the lead track off the record “Head" below.
Young Magic, the Brooklyn duo of Melati Malay and Isaac Emmanuel, are prepping to release their sophomore record Breathing Statues on May 6 through Carpark Records. They’ve already shared the single “Fall In” and its video, and now they’ve unleashed another single, “Holographic”. Check it out below.
Rising London songstress Lucy Taylor, aka Pawws, has announced details of her debut ‘Sugar’ EP which is due for release via Best Fit Recordings on June 16th. The EP’s title-track was also streamed today alongside the EP announcement. Listen to it below.
The Horrors have shared the video for “So Now You Know”, the latest single from the band’s new album Luminous, due out May 6th via XL Recordings. Faris Badwan sings to us in the desert as some local kids convulse either deep in the throes of some spiritual possession or a meth binge. Watch it below.
Florida avant-pop collective Hundred Waters will release a new album on May 27th via Skrillex’s label OWSLA. Entitled The Moon Rang Like a Bell, the 12-track offering includes previously-released tracks “Down from the Rafters” and “Cavity”, as well as the just-revealed “XTalk”, which you can stream below.
British indie quartet Glass Animals just dropped a new single from their upcoming debut album, ZABA (out June 9). Entitled “Pools”, the track “encapsulates their breezy electro-pop with a sticky chaser of R&B”. Listen below. [via]
Cancer is a new duo consisting of two Danish singers: Nikolaj Manuel Vonsild of When Saints Go Machine and Kristian Finne Kristensen of Chorus Grant. The two songwriters and friends have for more than one year been working on creating a new and unique musical universe. Our first taste of their upcoming mini-album, Ragazzi, set to to be released on June 9 via Tambourhinoceros, is “Same Color as Digital Photography”, “an exquisitely delicate track that sounds incredibly impressive from the very first listen”. Enjoy. [via]
British indie-pop act Fear of Men will release their highly anticipated debut album Loom on April 22 (a day earlier in the UK), via Brooklyn’s Kanine Records. It follow’s last year’s early cut compilation, Early Fragments. Listen to it in full now over at Pitchfork Advance.
Over two years since the release of their self-titled debut EP, hotly tipped Vancouver duo Evy Jane return with their new single, the gorgeous “Closer”. It’s their first release on the UK’s ever exceptional Ninja Tune imprint, and a preview to their forthcoming second EP. Check it out below.
Colorado indie-pop husband-and-wife duo Tennis have unveiled the video for their song “Cured of Youth”, taken from last year’s Small Sound EP. Directed by Scott Laidlaw, the clip draws inspiration from the title sequence of late ’80s TV show Quantum Leap. Watch it below.
Real Estate have shared the video for “Crime,” taken from their latest album, Atlas. Directed by Tom Scharpling, the video stars actor Andy Daly (Eastbound & Down, currently starring on Review from Comedy Central), who just so happens to hail from the very same hometown as the band: Ridgewood, New Jersey. Watch it below.
Norwegian nu-disco maverick Prins Thomas is streaming his new album, III, in full ahead of its release date (April 28th via his own Full Pupp label). The 11-track record is packed with nebulous textures, and finds Thomas continuing to explore his penchant for spacey, minimal dancefloor compositions. Take a listen below, courtesy of Hype Machine.
A little over a week ago we introduced you to London producer TĀLĀ through her fantastic debut track “The Duchess”, and now she’s back with a new one titled, “Serbia”. Both will appear on her upcoming debut EP The Duchess, which is due out on June 2nd via Aesop. Pre-order the three track EP here, and check out “Serbia" below.
The Black Keys will release their new album, Turn Blue, on May 13th via Nonesuch. The band’s already unveiled the hypnotic lead single “Fever”, and today they return with the album’s title track, a slow-burning slice of psychedelia. Listen below.
Lana Del Rey has unveiled her new single “West Coast”, which will appear on her forthcoming sophomore album Ultraviolence. Co-penned by longtime collaborator Rick Nowels, the track was produced in Nashville by The Black Keys‘ Dan Auerbach. Check it out below.
Throwing Shade is the production name for DJ and artist Nabihah Iqbal based out of London. She has her own show on NTS Radio, broadcast on the first Saturday of every month, where she plays rare music and field recordings from all over the world. Next month, Nabihah will be releasing her debut ‘19 Jewels' EP on No Pain In Pop. Below, check out the project’s lead track “Sweet Tooth”, a gorgeous slice of “cosmic R&B”.
Brooklyn based atmospheric folk band Wilsen, fronted-by British born Tamsin Wilson, are set to release their new EP next month. In advance of that they have shared the title track, “Magnolia” and it really is quite something. Listen below.
London-based soul singer Kwabs is releasing his new EP, Pray For Love, this May. We’ve already heard the title track from the upcoming release and now we get to hear another one, the SOHN-produced “Something Right.” Listen below.
Norwegian disco producer Todd Terje has unveiled the video for “Leisure Suit Preben,” taken from his excellent debut LP It’s Album Time. Directed by Espen Friberg & Emil Høgset, the clip details a day in the life of Preben, an Oslo gentleman characterized in the video description as a “singer, dancer and party animal.” Watch it below.
British indie-pop act Fear of Men will release their debut album Loom on April 21 through Brooklyn’s Kanine Records. We’ve already heard several tracks from the record— “Alta”, ”Waterfall”, ”Seer”, ”Luna”— and now they’ve let another shiny album cut go, “Descent”. Listen to it below.
Filipino bedroom producer Eyedress has dropped his first ever mixtape, Hearing Colors, as a free download. “Recorded in his bedroom in Quezon City, Manila it’s twelve songs (including last year’s stunner “Nature Trips”) of exciting beats, delicate electronic meditations and otherworldly pop vocals by Idris and his friend Skint Eastwood.” You can stream it below, or grab a free download at eyedress.hearing-colors.com. [via]
On June 9, Tri Angle Records signee and former Altar of Plagues frontman James Kelly (aka WIFE) will release his debut album What’s Between. The record was produced in collaboration with The Haxan Cloak, lie and Roly Porter, and “Heart Is A Far Light" is out first taster of it. Have a listen below.
Blood Orange has unveiled a new video for a remix of Cupid Deluxe standout “Uncle ACE” by London producer Kindness, featuring vocals from Chicago house legend Robert Owens. The video is set in Hynes’s hometown of Ilford in Essex and shows scenes of where he grew up, went to school and payed football. Watch it above. [via]
Canadian DJ/producer Jacques Greene will release a new three-track EP, Phantom Vibrate, on April 28 via LuckyMe. Today, he’s shared a video for his recent single “No Excuse," directed by TRUSST / Melissa Matos. Watch it above.
On May 5, Lykke Li will release her new album, I Never Learn, the highly anticipated follow-up to 2011’s Wounded Rhymes. Today, she’s shared a video for her recent single “No Rest For The Wicked,” directed by Tarik Saleh. Watch it above.
Genre-blending multi-instrumentalist Tom Vek has shared the first track, “Sherman (Animals In The Jungle),” off his just-announced third studio album Luck, out June 9 through Moshi Moshi Records. Stream the track via the lyric video below.
In a couple of weeks, Jamie xx releases a new 12″ single, “Girl” / “Sleep Sound”, and the flip now has an accompanying video, directed by Sofia Mattioli. The video explores the idea of how music can be created by only having silence and creating sound with the use of imagination. It is captured beautifully with help from 13 members of the Manchester Deaf Centre responding to vibrations in the air from the track. Watch it above. [via]
London electronic duo Labyrinth Ear will release their debut album, The Orchid Room, on 14th April. We've already heard the album's lead single “Crescent Moon,” and they’ve now shared another great track called “Lorna.” Listen to it above.
Brett is a band from Washington, D.C. that plays pop music with electronic and guitar elements. Freshly signed to the wonderful Cascine label, the home of alltomorrowmusic favorites Yumi Zouma amongst others, the five-piece band are set to release their debut (‘LP’) in May. Here’s a cut from the release, “Chalon.”
London-based singer-songwriter Douglas Dare is releasing his debut album, Whelm, on May 12 via Erased Tapes. We’ve already heard album cut “Nile,” and today we’re getting another taste with “Swim." Listen and download above.
Zane Lowe has just premiered Little Dragon’s new single, “Paris,” as today’s “hottest record in the world.” The song will appear on the band’s fourth album, ‘Nabuma Rubberband’, which will be released on May 13 and follows their previously released track “Klapp Klapp.” Listen to it above.
London-based musician Hari Ashurst, aka Bayou, unveils “Airlock,” a bedroom-pop gem taken from his upcoming ‘Loopback' mixtape, set for release on May 12 via Double Denim (blog-turned-indie label that Ashurt co-founded in 2010). Listen to it above.
SZA’s Top Dawg Entertainment debut, Z, will hit stores tomorrow on April 8. To build the anticipation, we’ve been blessed with another soulful cut from the singer. For this one, SZA reaches out to her TDE labelmate Kendrick Lamar to create a newer version of “Babylon,” a track that came out in early March. Take a listen above.