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listen to Swedish producer Quiltland's majestic new track "Love"

Stockholm producer Quiltland, who we last heard from on the haunting closing track from Merely's extremely underappreciated 2016 record Uncanny Valley, shares a beautifully sweeping and emotionally moving (that viola) new song of her own... Continue reading…

listen to Kedr Livanskiy's icy new winter mix

To tide us over while we anxiously await the follow-up to her brilliant 2016 debut release January Sun, Russian Kedr Livanskiy has shared a beautiful and otherworldly new winter mix, complete with the seasonally appropriate tags #ambient, #russianexperimental, and #sadgood... Continue reading…

Ariel Pink & Weyes Blood share the first single from their collaborative EP

Like-minded West Coast artists/dream team Ariel Pink & Weyes Blood share a dramatic prog-folk journey from their new collaborative EP Myths 002, composed and captured last year "under the mystic lights of Marfa, Texas", and featuring...Show More Summary

stream the full "Network version" of Nicolas Jaar's Sirens complete with bonus tracks

Nicolas Jaar's Sirens was one of the best LPs of 2016, but if you missed the full version (complete with bonus tracks) that was broadcast on Jaar's THE NETWORK back in September, that version is now archived on Youtube for your convenient listening pleasure... Continue reading…

video: Exit Someone – Austrian Amnesia

Check the self-directed video for another track from Exit Someone's stellar limited Dry Your Eyes cassette (100 copies), out next week on Atelier Ciseaux. Shot in 8mm, Berlin 2016: Continue reading…

ROWVN – Goodbye

The seemingly endless trove of nostalgic underground lo-fi house emanating from soundcloud + bandcamp (shout out to Mall Grab, YancityGurl, Baltra, 1080p, et al.) yields another haunting late night gem... Continue reading…

Holy Other shares new music at London Fashion Week

It's been way too long since we heard from mysterious UK producer Holy Other, but he has promised that he will back in 2017 with new music, starting with this haunting original soundtrack for Agi & Sam's show today at London Fashion week... Continue reading…

RAMZi – Noite

Phobiza "Noite" Vol 2. is the new EP from Vancouver's Phoebe Guillemot aka RAMZi, out later this month on Mood Hut: Continue reading…

the xx – say something loving

I See You is out January 13. Continue reading…

december 2016 mix

Listen to our December 2016 monthly mix, featuring the best new tracks from the past month from MSSINGNO, Drab Majesty, Hannah Diamond, Grouper + more: Continue reading…

Baltra shares Rearview EP to close out 2016

Baltra shares two lush and haunting new tracks to close out the year, in which the New York house/techno producer channels some magical '90s R&B nostalgia into a cleansing, tears-on-the-dancefloor vibe, featuring a particularly inspired and carthartic SWV sample on the (virtual) A-side. Baltra says about his Rearview EP: Continue reading…

Panda Bear's Person Pitch receives 10-year anniversary reissue

Panda Bear's Person Pitch -- still our favorite album in the 12-year history of this site -- turns 10 years old in March 2017. To celebrate the milestone, Vinyl Me Please will release a special 2xLP reissue on blue and white vinyl, complete with a new gatefold jacket and a 12x12 original art print... Continue reading…

premiere: Grouper welcomes the Winter Solstice with beautiful new Paradise Valley 7?

The winter solstice is an astronomical event marking the shortest day and longest night of the year, a day on which the sun stands still, officially ushering in winter. It's a cold, dark time, and it feels that way this year more so than ever... Continue reading…

Aya Gloomy – Drive / I Sink

Hear two new tracks from Tokyo's Aya Gloomy, taken from her debut 12", out February 2017 via the great Big Love: Continue reading…

A. G. Cook remixes Oneohtrix Point Never's "Sticky Drama"

PC Music's A. G. Cook turns Oneohtrix Point Never's "Sticky Drama" into a mindbending, demented pop ballad, which you can check below. In other news, the two recently shared their equally demented top 500 songs of the year list. No one's ever heard of any of those. Continue reading…

video: Maggie Rogers – Dog Years

One of 2016's most promising new artists collabs for the second time with director Zia Anger. Maggie's new EP Now That The Light Is Fading is out in February 2017 on Capitol: Continue reading…

watch Norwegian duo Smerz's shadowy new video for "Thrill"

Not sure why no one told us about the dope new EP from Norwegian electro-pop duo Smerz that dropped a few weeks back on Hard Up, but consider this our first case of serious year-end-list regret. We were enthralled by their single "Because"...Show More Summary

GORILLA VS. BEAR's SONGS OF 2016

Today we follow up our albums of 2016 list with the much more interesting list of our 101 favorite songs of the year. Featuring a couple of inventive flips of Shangaan Electro and Tropicália samples in the top 3, the powerful opening...Show More Summary

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