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New Album: UNKLE – The Road: Part 1 (2017/08/18) / New Track ‘The Road (feat. ESKA)’

:: Hello again.


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James Lavelle says:

“UNKLE has always been a multi-sensory creative project, ranging from genre-defining music to cutting-edge visual art. It therefore feels incredibly fitting to celebrate UNKLE’s past, present and future in Soho, where it all began, with an immersive show at the much-loved Lazarides. The exhibition is a collaboration between a number of very talented artists, presenting everything from paintings, videos, artefacts and film screenings; this is the definitive UNKLE experience. I look forward to welcoming visitors to daydream with us.”

Cover Art:

Artist: UNKLE
Title of Album: The Road
Release Date: August 18, 2017
Label: Songs For The Def (Alive)

Track Listing:
01. Iter I: Have You Looked At Yourself
02. Farewell (feat. YSÉE, ESKA, Elliott Power, Keaton Henson, Liela Moss, Mïnk, Dhani Harrison, and Steven Young)
03. Looking For the Rain (feat. Mark Lanegan and ESKA)
04. Cowboys Or Indians’ (feat. Elliott Power, Mïnk, and YSÉE)
05. Iter II: How Do You Feel
06. Nowhere to Run/Bandits
07. Iter III: Keep On Runnin
08. Stole Enough (feat. Mïnk)
09. Arms Length (feat. Elliott Power, Mïnk and Callum Finn)
10. Iter IV: We Are Stardust
11. Sonata (feat. Keaton Henson)
12. The Road (feat. ESKA)
13. Iter V: Friend Or Foe
14. Sunrise (Always Come Around) (feat. Liela Moss)
15. Sick Lullaby (feat. Keaton Henson)

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Jul 20 // Colours of Ostrava // Prague, Czechia
Jul 23 // Stereoleto // Saint Petersburg, Russia
Jul 29 // Galapagai Festival
Aug 03 // Selfridges Music Matters

Follow ‘UNKLE’ on:
Facebook | Twitter | SoundCloud

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

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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 Track: Bonobo – Break Apart (feat. Rhye)

:: Lovely second track from Bonobo’s new album ‘Migration’, released 13th January 2017 on Ninja Tune.


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Cover Art:
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Artist: Bonobo feat. Rhye
Title of Track: Break Apart
Release Date: Dec 07, 2016
Label: Ninja Tune

Follow ‘Bonobo’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter

More ‘Bonobo’ on Music Pickings:
2016, Dec 10 – New Album: Migration (2017/01/17) / New Track ‘Kerela’
2013, Mar 30 – Full Album Stream: The North Borders (2013/04/01)
2013, Jan 26 – New Album: The North Borders (2013/04/01) / First Single: Cirrus [Official Video / Free Download]
2011, Nov 26 – The Keeper (feat. Andreya Triana)

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New Album: Bonobo – Migration (2017/01/17) / New Track ‘Kerela’

:: Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!


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Cover Art:

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Artist: Bonobo
Title: Migration
Release Date: January 17, 2017
Label: Ninja Tune

Tracklist:
1. Migration
2. Break Apart (feat. Rhye)
3. Outlier
4. Grains
5. Second Sun
6. Surface (feat. Nicole Miglis)
7. Bambro Koyo Ganda (feat. Innov Gnawa)
8. Kerala
9. Ontario
10. No Reason (feat. Nick Murphy)
11. 7th Sevens
12. Figures

Upcoming Tour Dates:
04/24: Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
04/25: Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
04/26: Boston, MA @ House of Blues
04/28: New York, NY @ Terminal 5
04/29: Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
05/01: Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
05/02: Richmond, VA @ The National
05/03: Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
05/11: Aspen, CO @ Belly Up
05/12: Denver, CO @ Red Rocks
05/13: Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
05/15: Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note
05/16: St. Louis, MO @ The Ready Room
05/18: Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
05/19: Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom
05/20: Madison, WI @ Orpheum Theater
05/21: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
05/25: Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom

Follow ‘Bonobo’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter

More ‘Bonobo’ on Music Pickings:
2013, Mar 30 – Full Album Stream: The North Borders (2013/04/01)
2013, Jan 26 – New Album: The North Borders (2013/04/01) / First Single: Cirrus [Official Video / Free Download]
2011, Nov 26 – The Keeper (feat. Andreya Triana)

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Listen: Uffe – From Me / New Album ‘No!’

:: One to put a smile on your face!


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Danish producer Uffe Christensen returns to Tartelet Records with his second LP ‘No!’, a deeply personal LP to follow 2015’s unanimously unfuckwithable debut ‘Radio Days’. Every bit as abundant as his first, it’s a record that scales polyrhythmic percussion, improvised jazz, & billowing ballads. This, that and so much more, it’s a triumph of one man’s instinctive ear –– and should be consumed in one sitting.

A year after his dynamic debut ‘Radio Days’, Uffe resurfaces on Tartelet with a record cut in the same spirit as the last: a borderless approach to music-making with organic instrumentation at its heart. Genres collide peaceably ––off-beat soul with jazz, hip-hop with the heft of house––and are melded smooth with an earthy warmth. Like nearly all at camp Tartelet, he’s a producer who is more interested in cutting loose than playing to the tune of dominant modes in dance music. In that, his album’s title is instructive: a ‘no’ to the tyranny of trends, to slavish Facebook likes, to creative compromise. Beyond the babble of fleeting fads, Uffe enjoys his place on the perimeter –– an outlier searching critically for something closer to a timeless groove.

Uffe has all of the intuition of the self-taught instrumentalist, following his ear into unexpected rhythmic and tonal combinations. It’s what gives the album its urgent appeal: the sound of tentative experiments being made live, of sequences improvised amongst friends. Far from a churn of simple floor fodder, the album is a journey through a consummate narrative. Shy guitar interlude ‘Fridge Magnet Radio Theme’ feels its way out of the warbling jazz breakdown in ‘Lesser Known Values’. ‘The Fact’, an unexpected vocal ballad, follows the broken beat of ‘Solo, So Loud’. With the record’s pleading closer ‘From Me’, it’s a story with a start, middle, and end. A long player as long players should be.

As Tartelet continue their run of consistently solid EPs & 12″s, it’s still these album moments that remain the best gateways into the label’s distinctive sound. Alongside Max Graef’s debut ‘Rivers of the Red Planet’ and Glenn Astro’s ‘Throwback’, Uffe’s ‘No’ is a mirror to the Tartelet spirit and sits amongst the imprint’s best. For lovers of the true album –– the full-length proper, the one-take listen –– this one’s for you. [Press Release via Bandcamp]

Cover Art:
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Artist: Uffe
Title of Album: No!
Release Date: October 14, 2016
Label: Tartelet Records

Tracklist:
1. No!
2. Lesser-Known Values
3. Fridge Magnet Theme
4. I Care
5. Come On Try
6. Keep Smiles
7. Next To You
8. Black Hole
9. Jump Into
10. Solo So Loud
11. The Fact
12. You Seem Happy
13. From Me
14. From Me (Long Dub)
15. Keep Smiles (Short Dub)

Follow ‘Uffe’ on:
Facebook | SoundCloud

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More ‘Uffe’ on Music Pickings:
2012, Dec 10 – New EP: STRÆSS!
2012, Jul 10 – I’ll Leave Soon [Official Video] / New EP ‘Colors Outside’

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New Album: Rüfüs – Bloom

:: So excited to see this guys…


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The linup: Tyrone Lindqvist, Jon George, James Hunt

Cover Art:
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Artist: Rüfüs
Title of Album: Bloom
Release Date: Januar 22, 2016
Label: Electric Sparklers

Tracklist:
1 Brighter
2 Like an Animal
3 Say a Prayer for Me
4 You Were Right
5 Be with You
6 Daylight
7 Hypnotised
8 Tell Me
9 Until the Sun Needs to Rise
10 Lose My Head
11 Innerbloom

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Oct 12 // Lido // Berlin, Germany
Oct 13 // Gebäude 9 // Cologne, Germany
Oct 15 // Transbordeur // Villeurbanne, France
Oct 18 // Trix Hall // Antwerp, Belgium
Oct 19 // Uebel & Gefährlich // Hamburg, Germany
Oct 21 // Cain’s Ballroom // Tulsa, OK
Oct 28 // Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Live // Oak, FL
Nov 02 // Theater, New Mountain AVL // Asheville, NC
Nov 03 // 9:30 Club // Washington, DC
Nov 04 // Paradise Rock Club // Boston, MA
Nov 05 // Terminal 5 // New York, NY
>> The full touring schedule is available here

Follow ‘Rüfüs’ on:
Official WebsiteFacebook | Twitter | Soundcloud

More ‘Rüfüs’ on Music Pickings:
2015, Sep 15 – Listen: Desert Night / Album ‘Atlas’

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New EP: Flume – Skin Companion

:: Fan of his music…

Preview all 4 tracks at the link below:
http://recordstoreday.com/UPC/858275032611

Cover Art:
Flume

Artist: Flume
Title of EP: Skin Companion
Release Date: November 25, 2016
Label: Mom + Pop

Tracklist:
01 Trust
02 V
03 Heater
04 Quirk

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

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More ‘Flume’ on Music Pickings:
2016, 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: Flume – Left Alone ft. Chet Faker [Official Video]
2012, Dec 14 – Flume – What You Need

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