Month: October 2014

Listen: Oyinda – The Devil’s Gonna Keep Me

:: Stream ‘my personal track of the day’ below and look out for Oyinda´s EP in the near future.


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Artist: Oyinda
Title: Rush Of You
Release Date: October 07, 2014
Label: Oyinda


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Debut Album: Flight Facilities – Down to Earth (2014/10/27) [Full Album Stream] / New Music Video ‘Sunshine’ [feat. Reggie Watts]

:: A very decent electronic pop and dance album!

Sydney’s duo of Hugo Gruzman and James Lyell, better known as Hugo & Jimmy or likewise Flight Facilities, initially started making music by remixing other artists. They have been releasing singles and EP’s of their own now since 2010, and time’s arrived for their debut full-length: Down To Earth is out now and you can take a full listen.

Down To Earth was officially released on October 27, 2014 via Australia’s Future Classic label / Glassnote Records. Germany and Austria already saw released on October 24. The album is available as download, CD and 2×12″ white vinyl LP. You can buy digitally from iTunes or order your physical copy directly from the Flight Facilities Store. The store also offers the digital album on a lovely, plane-shaped usb stick.

Sunshine is the new single taken from Down To Earth. The track features New York comedian and musician Reggie Watts and come with a music video shot by Rhett Wade-Ferrel, watch/listen above. Previous single Two Bodies features vocals by award-winning singer-songwriter Emma Louise, check out the song below.


Down To Earth is now streaming in its entirety below (via Spotify), you simply need to install the app. The set of fourteen tracks features last year’s wonderful single Clair De Lune featuring Brooklyn-based vocalist Christine Hoberg as well as the previously released tracks Stand Still (featuring Micky Green) and Crave You (featuring Giselle). Down To Earth also features contributions by Melbourne’s own Owl Eyes, hotly tipped rapper Bishop Nehru, Stee Downes and Kylie Minogue.

Flight Facilities are touring Australia until November 21. Afterwards they will be playing four European and two US shows, check out the dates below.

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Flight Facilities - Down to Earth (2014)

01. Intro
02. Two Bodies feat. Emma Louise
03. Sunshine feat. Reggie Watts
04. Waking Bliss
05. Stand Still feat. Micky Green
06. Apollo
07. Clair De Lune feat. Christine Hoberg
08. Hold Me Down feat. Stee Downes
09. Heart Attack feat. Owl Eyes
10. Merimbula
11. Why do you feel feat. Bishop Nehru
12. Down to Earth
13. Crave You [Reprise]
14. Crave You feat. Giselle


Upcoming Tour Dates:
Sun 06 Nov 2014 // Adelaide, Australia // HQ
Tue 08 Nov 2014 // Fremantle, Australia // Metropolis
Wed 12 – Fri 14 Nov 2014 // Melbourne, Australia // The Forum
Sat 15 Nov 2014 // Brisbane, Australia // The Tivoli
Thu 20 – Fri 21 Nov 2014 // Sydney, Australia // Enmore
Thu 27 Nov 2014 // Berlin, Germany // Lido
>> The full touring schedule is available here.

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Read more:
The Line Of Best Fit − Flight Facilities – Down To Earth [Review]


More ‘Flight Facilities’ on Music Pickings:
2013, Dec 21 − Clair De Lune (feat. Christiane Hoberg)

New EP: Niia – Generation Blue (2014/10/28) / New Single ‘Body’

:: One to hear, check it out!


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Artist: Niia
Title of EP: Generation Blue
Release Date: October 28, 2014
Label: Something Local

1 Body 
2 Numb
3 Seeing Red
4 Generation Blue
5 Telephone
6 Breaking


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More ‘Niia’ on Music Pickings:
2013, Dec 11 – New Single: Generation Blue (2013/12/10)
2013, Apr 27 – New Single: Made For You (2013/02/12)


New Single: Charlie Winston – Lately [Lyrics Video] (2014/10/14)

:: Excellent song! Charlie Winston is back!

It’s been a while since we heard from Charlie Winston. The Cornwall-born singer/songwriter released his last studio album Running Still in late 2011 in France (early 2012 rest of Europe) and now it’s finally time for some new music. Lately, his new single, is the first track taken from his upcoming fourth full-length Curio City which is scheduled for release on January 15, 2015.

Lately was released in France on October 14, 2014 via Afishant Records Ltd. (under exclusive license to Atmosphériques). You can buy the digital single from iTunes. The lyric video for the song is streaming above.

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Charlie Winston - Lately (2014)

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More ‘Charlie Winston’ on Music Pickings:
2012, Apr 21 − New Single: Where Can I Buy Happiness [Official Video]
2012, Jan 19 − Charlie Winston & Medi – Lonely Boy
2012, Jan 11 − Live Session: Charlie Winston – Crazy (Cover) / – Hello Alone
2011, Nov 02 − New Album: Charlie Winston – Running Still

New EP: William Arcane – Reckless (2014/10/20) [Full Album Stream]

:: ‘Stay A While’ is a gorgeous tune!


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Artist: William Arcane
Title of EP: Reckless
Release Date: October 20, 2014
Label: Pictures Music

1 Reckless
2 Stay A While
3 Sunfades
4 Grey Hours


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More ‘William Arcane’ on Music Pickings:
2013 Jun 10 – New EP: Permanence (2013/06/10) / Track ‘Want Somebody’


New Album: Deptford Goth – Songs (2014/11/03) [Full Album Stream] / New Single ‘The Loop’

:: Quiet and beautiful, stripped-back and thoughtful pop songs to enjoy!

Only in March last year, South London singer and producer Daniel Woolhouse aka Deptford Goth released his debut album Life After Defo, an excellent collection of beautiful, minimalistic pop songs. Now signed to London-based indie label 37 Adventures, it’s already time for his sophomore LP Songs. Following the singles The Lovers and Two Hearts shared in August and September, the album will be out next Monday – and you can take a full listen now!

Songs drops officially in the UK/Europe on November 03, 2014 via 37 Adventures.  The set of eleven tracks is available as download, CD and 12″ vinyl LP. You can buy digitally from iTunes (you’ll receive all three singles immediately upon pre-order) or order your physical copy of Songs from Rough Trade. Lossless lovers can also buy the digital album in any possible format from the 37 Adventures Bandcamp.

The album is now streaming in its entirety over at Pitchfork Advance. Make sure you take a listen before the stream is taken down upon album release. The Loop is the third track taken from Songs, listen above. A music video is supposed to follow soon, I’ll update this post as soon as it’s released. Previous single Two Hearts now also comes with a music video directed by Aneil Karia and Daniel Woolhouse, watch and listen below.

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Deptford Goth - Songs (2014)

01. Relics
02. Do Exist
03. The Lovers
04. We Symbolise
05. Code
06. The Loop
07. A Circle
08. Near to a River
09. Dust
10. Two Hearts
11. A Shelter, A Weapon
12. The Lovers (Alternative Mix) [Bonus Track]

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Wed 19 Nov 2014 // London, UK // Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
Thu 26 Feb 2015 / London, UK // Heaven

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More ‘Deptford Goth’ On Music Pickings:
2014, Sep 29 − New Single: Two Hearts (2014/09/16)
2014, Aug 22 −  New Single: The Lovers (2014/08/13)
2013, Mar 08 − Debut Album: Life After Defo (2013/03/18) [Full Album Stream]
2013, Feb 10  − New Song: Deptford Goth – Union
2012, Sep 24 − People Get Still / Debut EP ‘Youth II’

New EP: Panda Bear – Mr. Noah (2014/10/23)

:: Panda Bear is back!


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Artist: Panda Bear
Title of EP: Mr. Noah
Release Date: October 23, 2014
Label: Domino Recording

1. Mr Noah
2. Faces In The Crowd
3. Untying the Knot
4. This Side Of Paradise

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