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Let me introduce you to Odesza. Odesza is a project labored over by Catacombkid and BeachesBeaches, a production duo from Seattle. If ambient electronica is your thing, I think you guys will get along just fine. Looking to beef up your autumn chillwave mix? We highly recommend adding “I Want You,” off Odesza’s aptly-named Summer’s […]

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In an act of unpredictable pop collaboration, Pink and fun. frontman Nate Reuss have joined forces to bring us “Just Give Me a Reason.” Pink tones down her usual adrenaline-soaked vocals for a softer sounding duet with Mr. Reuss. The song tells the story of a pair falling out of love, but hope for the […]

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An enchanting video for “It’s Only Life” has surfaced from The Shins’ Port of Morrow release, a sparkling production by director Hiro Murai, who previously worked behind the camera for the likes of St. Vincent, Bloc Party, and Usher. The video takes us on an adventure through a post-apocalyptic suburbia with an imaginative and brave […]

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Florence + The Machine’s video for “Breaking Down” is the dreamy retro vacation film you wish your parents filmed back in the day, complete with Florence Welch sitting poolside sporting vintage sunnies. With a calendar-conscious debut, this surprisingly patriotic production unloads a heavy dose of nostalgic Americana — including star-spangled pinwheels and a waving American […]

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Lykke Li joins the all-star cast responsible for Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac. The Swede’s contribution is a cover of “Silver Springs,” a rendition perhaps just as heartbreaking as the original. A story of love lost, “Silver Springs” was inspired by the demise of a romance between Nicks […]

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Lana Del Rey released a video today for “National Anthem,” the latest single off her debut album Born To Die. The Anthony Mandler-directed piece lasts nearly 8 minutes and features a surprising cast of characters. Taking inspiration from the Hollywood of yore, the story begins in film noir style as we see Lana take the […]

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Cadence Weapon is the stage name of Rollie Pemberton, a Canadian rapper who’s words prove poetic in more ways than one as the artist has prestigiously served a two-year term as Edmonton’s Poet Laureate. In Cadence Weapon’s latest effort, Hope In Dirt City, Pemberton finds an intriguing balance between samples and live instrumentals, one that […]

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Swedish sweetheart Jens Lekman has released a new video for “Erica America” off his forthcoming album, I Know What Love Isn’t. Directed by the seasoned Marcus Söderlund, who has also lent his eye to projects from the likes of Miike Snow, Lissie, JJ, and The XX, the simple video features Lekman playing his guitar in […]

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Long-time indie heavyweights The Shins have released a video for Port Of Morrow cut “No Way Down.” The piece takes us behind the scenes of the band’s Portland studio. Filmed from a modest hand-held camera perspective, the video observes what appears to be a casual practice session. The simplicity of it all is beautiful and without embellishment. With […]

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Ever wondered what it would be like to go on tour with a band? Lucky for you, the guys in Polarsets invite you to experience a true family roadtrip with them via their hand-held-recorded video for “Distance,” a cut of their recent Exotica EP. Throughout Polarsets’ globe-trotting adventure, we are taken on a journey via […]

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