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Jul 6, 2016

Tycho - Division +2 remixes

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Topping all our charts, Tycho's first release since 2014 LP Awake—which sent the ISO50 founder and Ghostly artist into a new stratosphere of popularity—is unsurprisingly "sweeping," says CoS. "Essentially summer painted in a 7/8 time signature."

Topaz Jones - Powerball

A real winner here from the rising Montclair rapper. Wedging "upbeat money-on-the-mind verses around an infectious hook" (P&P), the G-funk-inspired track sets expectations high for Jones' follow-up to his 2014 debut (which featured Chad Valley and Hodgy Beats).

MLiR - People

MLiR may borrow its acronym from a Blur album (Modern Life is Rubbish) but the Swedish collective's new EP is stacked with feelgood summer jams. A great tip from LaGaSta who adds, "analog gear and hard-to-find vinyl samples, brimming with color and vibrance."

R.L. Kelly - Mad

The 2014 compilation Boring Ecstasy: The Bedroom Pop Of Orchid Tapes was a milestone for the young NY label, featuring the likes of Alex G and recent Stereogum Artist To Watch Yohuna. Now they've shared the first entry to their next, from LA's Rachel Levy.

Jimmy Edgar - Dreamz Come True feat. Rochelle Jordan

Having recorded for Warp, K!7 and Hotflush, the Detroit-born techno producer now runs the well-respected label Ultramajic—home to his new EP Dreamz Come True. The title track shows Edgar moving into decidedly more melodic territory on this outing.

More from artists on this week's Stack available at Amoeba Music: here, here, and here.
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Omni - Wednesday Wedding

Deluxe, the debut album from Omni (members of Deerhunter, Balkans, and Carnivores).
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