Must-Hear Tracks

New Track: Flume – Skin Companion EP II (Full Album Stream)

:: Hottttt!


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Cover Art:
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Artist: Flume
Title of EP: Skin Companion EP II
Release Date: February 17, 2017
Label: Mom+Pop Under Exclusive License from Future Classic

Track Listing:
1. Enough feat. Pusha T
2. Weekend feat. Moses Sumney
3. Depth Charge
4. Fantastic feat. Dave Glass Animals


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Follow ‘Flume’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud

Read more: Behind the Beat interview with HNHH

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More ‘Flume’ on Music Pickings:
2016, Sep 07 – New EP: Flume – Skin Companion
2016, Feb 05 –  New Album: Skin (2016/02/05) / Track ‘Smoke And Retribution feat. Vince Staples & Kučka’
2015, May 29 – New Track: Some Minds [Official Music Video]
2014, Mar 22 – Listen: Flume & Chet Faker – What About Us
2013, Nov 27 – New Single: Flume & Chet Faker – Lockjaw
2013, Jan 21 – New Single: Left Alone ft. Chet Faker [Official Video]
2012, Dec 14 – What You Need

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New Single: Little Dragon – High (2017/02/14)

:: Love. Love. Love.


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Cover Art:
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Artist: Little Dragon
Title of Single: High
Release Date: February 14, 2017
Label: Lilla Draken Recordings HB

Upcoming Tour Dates:
4/13/17 Pioneertown, CA @ Pappy & Harriets
4/14/17 Indio, CA @ Coachella
4/16/17 San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park
4/18/17 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory OC**
4/21/17 Indio, CA @ Coachella
4/22/17 Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl^^
4/23/17 Scottsdale, AZ @ Live Wire
4/25/17 Dallas, TX @ Majestic Theater**
4/26/17 Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater**
4/27/17 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall**
4/29/17 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
4/30/17 St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant**
5/2/17 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall**
5/3/17 Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre**
5/4/17 Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall**
5/5-7/17 Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Beats Festival
7/22/17 Squaw Valley, CA @ Wanderlust Festival
7/26/17 Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks^^
7/29/17 Cooperstown, NY @ Brewery Ommegang^^
7/31/17 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE^^
** with Goldlink
^^ with Glass Animals
>> The full touring schedule is available here

Follow ‘Little Dragon’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud

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More ‘Little Dragon’ on Music Pickings:
2014, May 13 – New Track: Paris / New Album ‘Nabuma Rubberband’
2014, Feb 15– New Album: Nabuma Rubberband (2014/05/13) / First Single ‘Klapp Klapp’
2012, Jul 05 – New Single: Sunshine
2011, Sep 19 – Little Dragon European tour dates
2011, Sep 09 – Seconds (Syd the Kyd Remix)

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Listen: Júníus Meyvant – Color Decay

:: Floating Harmonies!


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Júníus Meyvant is the artist name of Vestmann Islands born singer-songwriter Unnar Gísli Sigurmundsson. As a young boy he was an eccentric to a small degree and he only loved two things, skateboarding and painting. Every now and then he asked the Muses if he should learn to play an instrument but his wild and free behavior terminated his dreams as he was quickly suspended out of music school. All through his teens he rambled on without even considering becoming a musician or even playing any instrument.

In his early twenties Unnar stumbled upon a beat up guitar at his parents’ house and started noodling around. By playing the guitar he managed to tame his inner beast and his sense for songs and melodies burst like rockets. The uncontrollable urge for writing music and constant flow of ideas kept him tossing and turning every night and day forever and a day. For a while he filtered his ideas through a band that didn’t live up to his creative requirements so he decided to undertake his alter ego Júníus Meyvant.

The sound of Júníus Meyvant is a rich and afflicted take on freaky folk pop with a familiar and soulful feel. The feeling you get from listening to Júníus equally as comfortable as resting under a thick wool blanket with a hot cup of cocoa in or even when one settles with an exotic beverage on a hot sandy beach far and away. [Press release via Facebook]

Cover Art:
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Artist: Júníus Meyvant
Title of Debut Album: Floating Harmonies
Release Date: July 8, 2016
Label: Record Records

Tracklist:
1. Be a Man
2. Beat Silent Need
3. Color Decay
4. Neon Experience
5. Domestic Grace Man
6. Hailslide
7. Mighty Backbone
8. Gold Laces
9. Signals
10. Manos
11. Pearl in Sandbox
12. Floating Harmonies

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Feb 13 // Mascotte // Zurich, Switzerland
Feb 14 // Le Romandie // Lausanne, Switzerland
Feb 15 // GéNéRiQ Festival // Besancon, France
Feb 16 // GéNéRiQ Festival // Dijon, France
Mar 24 // Bæjarbíó // Hafnarfjarðarkaupstaður, Iceland
Aug 11 // Airport Piestany // Piešťany, Slovakia
Aug 18 // C/o Pop Festival // Köln, Germany
>> The full touring schedule is available here

Follow ‘Júníus Meyvant’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter

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Listen: Blue Gas ‎– Shadows From Nowhere

:: Been waiting a long time for this re-press!

It’s dedicated to the 1983 so rare mix of the Balearic / Italo-Disco pure bliss by Blue Gas / Celso Valli, recorded at the famous Stone Castle Studios (Carimate, Italy).

Cover Art:
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Artist: Blue Gas
Title of Single: Shadows From Nowhere
Release Date: December 05, 2016
Label: Best Record Italy

Tracklist:
A1. Shadows from nowhere
A2. Marie
B. Shadows from nowhere (Manu•Archeo “There are shadows because there are hills” extended edit)

Follow ‘Blue Gas” on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter

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New Album: Jim James – Eternally Even (2016/11/04) // New Track ‘Same Old Lie’

:: Amazing Album!


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Cover Art:
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Artist: Jim James
Title of Album: Eternally Even
Release Date: November 04, 2016
Label: Capitol

Track Listing:
1. Hide In Plain Sight
2. Same Old Lie
3. Here In Spirit
4. The World’s Smiling Now
5. We Ain’t Getting Any Younger PT1
6. We Ain’t Getting Any Younger PT2
7. True Nature
8. In The Moment
9. Eternally Even

Upcoming Tour Dates: 

>> The full touring schedule is available here

Follow ‘Jim James’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter

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More ‘Jim James’ on Music Pickings:
2013, May 06 –  State Of The Art (A.E.I.O.U) 
2012, Dec 25 – Know Til Now [Free Download] / Solo Debut Album ‘Regions of Light and Sound of God’ (2013/02/05)

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Watch: Mark Pritchard – Beautiful People (feat. Thom Yorke) [Official Video]

:: This voice… love the collaboration between Mark Pritchard and Thom Yorke! Watch the video below.

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Directed by Michał Marczak.
Taken from Mark Pritchard’s new album ‘Under The Sun’, released on 13 May 2016 via Warp Records.

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Artist: Mark Pritchard feat. Thom Yorke
Title of Track: Beautiful People
Release Date: September, 2016
Label: Warp Records

Follow ‘Mark Pritchard’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter

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New Album: Federico Albanese – The Blue Hour / Track ‘Migrants’

:: Hauntingly beautiful.


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Cover Art:
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Artist: Federico Albanese
Title of Album: The Blue Hour
Release Date: Januar 15, 2016
Label: Edel

Tracklist:
1 Nel Buio
2 Time Has Changed
3 Migrants
4 Shadow Land, Pt. 1
5 Silent Fall
6 Céline
7 And We Follow the Night
8 Shadow Land, Pt. 2
9 The Boat and the Cove
10 The Blue Hour
11 Interlude
12 My Piano Night
13 Stellify
14 Video Shadow Land, Pt. 2
15 Video Stellify


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Upcoming Tour Dates:
Feb 2 // Berlin (DE) // Neue Meister Label Night*
Mar 3 // Hannover (DE) // Feinkoste Lampe
Mar 04 // Haldern (DE) // Pop Bar
Mar 05 // Hamburg (DE) // Resonanzraum
Mar 08 // Zurich (CH) // Exil
Mar 09 // Karlsruhe (DE) // Jubez
Mar 10 // Düsseldorf (DE) // FFT
Mar 11 // Frankfurt (DE) // Brotfabrik
Mar 12 // Munich (DE) // Frameworks Festival
Mar 13 // Berlin (DE) // Roter Salon
Apr 09 // Mannheim (DE) // Jetztmusikfestival
Apr 15 // Magdeburg (DE) // Moritzhof
Apr 23 Stade (DE) // Hanse Song Festival
* with Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin

Follow ‘Federico Albanese’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | SoundCloud

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