Jacques Greene - Ready
Our favourite Montreal electronic export Jacques Greene is at it again. He’s just released a 3-track EP titled Ready which shows the dark and dusty side to his sound. It’s released via Dutch producer Martyn’s label 3024 Records. Listen to the lead track “Ready” below… it’ll probably be the best techno track you’ll hear this year. Seriously.
Para One - You
Here’s the new video from French electronic producer Para One (Jean-Baptiste de Laubier) for his track “You,” taken from his third album Passion, available via Marble Music since last month. The video was made by Myd & Panteros666 (both of Club Cheval) and has the words “Summer Anthem” plastered all over it. Is it weekend yet?
Two Door Cinema Club - Sleep Alone
Two Door Cinema Club has just shared a track from their forthcoming album Beacon and it’s 7 shades of awesome. “Sleep Alone” is the first single of the album which will be released on September 3rd via the always reliable Kitsuné Records. Listen to it below (we’ve also embedded the lyric video for you karaoke freaks). Catch them in Montréal at Metropolis on October 6th. ...
Delphic - Good Life
Delphic are back! After releasing their debut Acolyte well over 2 years ago in 2010, they have resurfaced with one of the London Olympics’ official songs. The track is titled “Good Life,” and it’s also a first taste of their upcoming album (produced by Ben Allen and Tim Goldsworthy) to be released later this year. Listen to it below.
Sóley - Pretty Face
Icelandic chanteuse Sóley has just dropped her new video for “Pretty Face.” The track comes from her fantastic 2011 release We Sink, and you can get it via Morr Music. The video was directed by Máni M. Sigfússon.
Stars - Hold On When You Get Love And Let Go When...
We’re inching closer to the release of Stars’ new album The North (out on the 4th of September 4 via ATO Records). Here are two tracks from the album while we wait: “Hold On When You Get Love And Let Go When You Give It” was uploaded earlier today to their Soundcloud, and “The Theory of Relativity” was unveiled a month ago.
Diamond Rings - Free Dimensional (teasers)
Diamond Rings just posted a slew of teasers from his forthcoming album Free Dimensional, which comes out on the 23rd of October via Astralwerks. Watch them all below!
No Doubt - Settle Down
Has it already been more than 10 years since No Doubt released their last album Rocksteady? Well, that’s all about change on September 25th when their forthcoming album Push and Shove drops, via Interscope. You can Watch the new video for the first single from the album below in the meantime. It’s titled “Settle Down,” and the clip was directed by longtime No Doubt...
Digitalism - Falling
Hamburg electro house duo Digitalism have just uploaded their video for “Falling,” a definite stand-out track from from their DJ-Kicks mix (which includes 5 other new tracks from them). You can now get the album via !K7 Records. As for the video, it was Directed by Kurt Augustyns.
MagicHour - My Kind
Colin Yarck from Walter Meego fame is moving on to a new solo project called MagicHour is the new solo project from Colin Yarck of now defunct synthpop band Walter Meego. His debut album, Remember Harder, is due out in August, and you can listen to the lead single “My Kind” below (and then watch the album teaser afterwards).
Sigur Rós - Ég Anda
Here’s another video from the Sigur Rós’ Mystery Film Experiment. The video for “Ég Anda” (which translates to “I’m Breathing”) was directed by Ramin Bahrani. Once again, don’t forget to catch the legendary post-rock band from Reykjavik on the first day of the Osheaga festival on August 3rd.
Hot Chip - Look At Where We Are
Here’s video for Hot Chip’s “Look At Where We Are” taken from their album In Our Heads, out now via Domino Records. Directed by Danny Perez, this video is a collaboration between Hot Chip and The Creators Project. Bonus: Major Lazer remix!
Poolside - Slow Down
Poolside is the Los Angeles-based daytime disco duo of Jeffery Paradise and Filip Nikolic. They’ve recently released a video for their single “Slow Down.” It’s taken from their debut album Pacific Standard Time, which was self-released last week (you can stream all 16 tracks from the album in the second YouTube window below). The video for “Slow Down” was...
The Good Natured - Ghost Train
UK electro-pop-noir trio The Good Natured have released their collaboration with synthpop legend Vince Clarke (of Erasure, Yazoo, Depeche Mode, The Assembly). They collaborated on a track titled “Ghost Train,” but also on an exclusive mix for the Britain’s BBC 6 Music as part of Mark Jones’ electronic series. Stream them both below (and as for the long awaited debut album...
The xx - Angels
“Angels” is taken from The xx’s new album Coexist which will be released by Young Turks on September 10th. Pre-order the album now! Do you have goosebumps? We do.
The Knocks & Fred Falke - Geronimo EP Minimix
“Geronimo” is the result of a collaboration between The Knocks & Fred Falke and it is the perfect tune to kickstart your weekend. You can get the EP, which will be released by Kitsuné, on July 23rd and it comes with accompanying remixes by Louis La Roche, Aylen, and Lenno. Get a taste of the EP by streaming the minimix below, and watch the video (directed by Daniel Pappas) as...
Puro Instinct - Dream Lover
Lo-fi synthpop sister act Puro Instinct have just shared a new track on their Soundcloud. It should be part of an upcoming EP, but at the present time, that’s all the info we have. Stay tuned for more info.
Teengirl Fantasy - End
We’re inching closer to the release of Teengirl Fantasy second full-length album Tracer, which will be released on August 21st via R&S/True Panther, so they’ve decided to unveil a track from their forthcoming effort to feed the hype machine. Listen to “End” below.
David Douglas - California Poppy
Here’s the video for “California Poppy,” a track from Dutch producer David Douglas’ debut EP Royal Horticultural Society. “It’s electronic music for the mind,” as the artist states, and we couldn’t agree more. His EP is streamable in its entirety on his Soundcloud so you can listen to the whole thing below. On top of that, he’s made his...
Moonlight Matters - Come for Me (feat. Gustaph)
Here’s the video for Moonlight Matters “Come For Me (feat. Gustaph from Hercules & the Love Affair),” taken from his long-awaited debut EP out on Kitsuné. The Come For Me EP also includes “Standing Up For Love,” a collaboration with Starving Yet Full from Azari & III, and another track titled “Rain Dance.” Listen to the minimix they made for the...