The debut EP from this breezy, Twerps-affiliated Australian 4-piece "should be in the collection of all guitar pop fans", insists When You Motor Away
Known for his ground-breaking EPs (in addition to big-name collabs with Kanye and FKA Twigs), avant-dance producer Arca shares the first single from Xen, the Venezuelan's highly-anticipated debut LP on Mute.
Zimbabwe-born but now living Down Under, Tkay is being dubbed "Australia's answer to Azealia Banks" after making waves earlier this year. Her latest track ups the ante with production from Night Slugs label head Bok Bok.
Acclaimed drone/folk artist and perennial blog favorite Liz Harris (aka Grouper) announces her next release on longtime label Kranky. Portals
calls the haunting, uncharacteristically-straightforward first piece "a sharp step toward a more candid, soul-bearing realm."
LA duo Poolside bring their 'daytime disco' vibes to the party on this rework of a recent Little Dragon track, "supplying a soft, subtle mix of hushed whirling percussion and far-off, exotic-sounding instrumentation," says B3Science
This week's album premiere is Frozen Throne
by LA-based producer Groundislava.
As for interesting reads, try this one about "Alternative R&B," a problematic genre-tag.
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- Dave & Team Hype Machine