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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession: The Present, Dive, and DAMU

Artist: The Present Listen: “Sunbeam” From: New York, US Label: Self-released Sounds like: Freak folk/ Experimental Reason to listen: Rusty Santo, one third of The Present has produced some of my favourite albums ever including Animal Collective’s Sung Tongs, Panda … Continue reading

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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession – Wet Nuns, Nite Jewel, and Only Real

By Sarah Besnard Artist: Wet Nuns Listen: “Throttle” *Warning: A lot of blood is involved in this video From: Sheffield/Leeds, UK Label: Unsigned Sounds like: Creepy rock’n’roll Reason to listen: Wet Nuns are influenced by “Women, whiskey, death. Enya”. Their … Continue reading

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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession: Superhumanoids, Nicole Miglis, and Tall Tall Trees

By Sarah Besnard and Lee Cahill Artist: Superhumanoids Label: Unsigned From: Los Angeles, CA Sounds like: New Wave/Dreampop Reason to listen: Supermanhoids are touring with for Cold War Kids in the US this spring, catch them with Active Child and … Continue reading

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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession: Hannah Cohen, Kuedo, Hookworms

By Sarah Besnard Artist: Hannah Cohen Listen: “Child Bride” From: New York Label: Bella Union Sounds like: Extremely soulful, polished, indie-folk. This song in particular features emotional lyrics and vocals over swelling strings and guitar. Reason to listen: You won’t … Continue reading

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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession: John Talabot, Novella, Alt-J

By Sarah Besnard Artist: John Talabot Listen: “So will be now… (feat. Pional)” From: Barcelona, Spain Label: Permanent Vacation Sounds Like: James Blake meets Pantha du Prince Reason to listen: House wizard John Talabot can transform the most melancholic of … Continue reading

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A Guide To Your Christmas Obsession

Artist: Spectrals Listen: It’s Xmas And I’ve Got Everything I Want From: UK Label: Slumberland Records More: http://spectrals.co.uk Artist: Class Actress Listen: Silent Night From: Brooklyn, NY Label: Carpark Records More: http://classactress.tumblr.com Artist: She & HimListen: Baby It’s Cold Outside From: … Continue reading

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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession

By: Sarah Besnard Artist: Beaty Heart Listen: “We’re All Friends Here” From: London, UK Label: Unsigned Sounds Like: “Psychedelic drum pop” that makes you wonder if it was recorded underwater. Reason to listen: Three out of the four band members … Continue reading

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