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Fleur & Manu‘s video trilogy for M83‘s Hurry Up We’re Dreaming comes to a close with a piece for album standout “Wait.” Created in conjunction with the Creator’s Project, part three closes out the tale of F&M’s runaway super-kids that began in “Midnight City” and “Reunion.” “Wait” is an ambiguous end to the story, presenting […]

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Kate Boy‘s “In Your Eyes” isn’t the first time we’ll liken a Swedish act to the Knife and it surely won’t be the last. Drawing plenty from their aforementioned predecessors along with compatriots Niki & The Dove, “In Your Eyes” melds tribal percussion and air-searing synths with alluring female vocals to create a powerful track […]

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L.A. indie rock outfit Saint Motel is back with a video for “Benny Goodman,” the new single off their latest full-length, Voyeur. Directed by frontman A/J Jackson, the piece pays homage to the rags to riches story of legendary jazz musician Benny Goodman (who broke out while on the verge of going broke with a […]

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The Neighbourhood were quick to follow-up last week’s premiere of “Let It Go” with a brand new video for the track. Keeping with the noir aesthetic of just about everything else they’ve done — Instagram acccount included — the piece reveals the tortured side of a housewife living in Middle America. Check it out above. […]

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Say hello to Heavy Roc‘s latest signing, Die Mason Die. A Londoner by way of Australia and Wales, the artist born Samuel Mason is making some mighty powerful music at only 19 years young. A self-described “ghost folk” artist, Die Mason Die falls somewhere near the darker end of Mumford and Sons’ catalog. He’s already […]

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It’s good to know Darwin Deez is still alive. The New York artist is back after an extended period of silence with a new track, “Free (The Editorial Me),” the first single off his sophomore LP, Songs For Imaginative People. Darwin says the songs on his upcoming record will have a “king-size” quality to them, […]

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There’s still a whole month left in the year, but we have a hunch INK are going to top the list of our favorite new artists of 2012. The London duo floored us — along with the folks over at the Guardian — with their debut track, “INK Goes On.” The two have done it […]

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If you’re like us, you have yet to get over “Cough Cough,” the incredible first track to emerge off Everything Everything‘s upcoming sophomore LP, Arc. So you can imagine we were a bit overwhelmed last week when the Manchester experimental outfit decided to drop “Kemosabe,” the first official single off said album. Though less on […]

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Avec Sans announced their existence to the world this summer with their explosive debut track, “Heartbreak Hi,” and a Hype Machine-dominating cover of Bon Iver’s “Perth.” The London duo steps things up with their latest effort, “The Answer,” a towering electro-pop anthem reminiscent of Icona Pop, HAERTS and DWNTWN. From the sound of it, expect […]

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“The Hunter” is the latest to come from ON AN ON, a Chicago/Minneapolis-based trio born from the ashes of the now-defunct Scattered Trees. A follow-up to the group’s mesmerizing debut track, “Ghosts,” ON AN ON’s second effort is an anthemic synth and percussion onslaught perfected at the hands of producer Dave Newfeld (Broken Social Scene, […]

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