Song : Sophie : “Lemonade”

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UK producer Sophie came out of nowhere setting the internet ablaze last year with “Bipp” and “Elle”, so it only makes sense that he does the same this summer. Today, he dropped crazy sample-heavy new song “Lemonade”. It has a child-like quality in its appeal (and in its samples), but there is so much more to this sugary, experimental track with every listen. The sounds heard are absolutely insane with dropping bass and revving synths creating sort of a musical maze. It will be out on August 4th via Numbers as a single paired with yet-to-be-heard “Hard”. Listen below.

Video : Yuko Yuko : “Gold”

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If you like your music raw and extremely DIY, then you really should get yourself hip to Holland’s Elias Elgersma and his project Yuko Yuko. His latest EP, Babes (stream here), has been a favorite of ours this year. The video for “Gold” is an inexpensive, low visual effects clip as you would expect that borders on random kid uploading a homemade video to youtube. It is playful and slight off center that sort of reminds us of early Wavves or, perhaps, Mac DeMarco. Watch below.

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Mixtape : Knxwledge : Hexual Sealings​ ​Pt.​ ​7

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Raised in central New Jersey and Philly, Los Angeles based beatsmith Glen Boothe aka Knxwledge aka Knx just released a new mixtape Hexual Sealings​ ​Pt.​ ​7. You can probably gather from the title the overall vibe of it. If you dig what you hear, we recommend checking out the crazy prolific artist’s Bandcamp for further exploration or grab his Anthology compilation from that year that takes some of the best of his works the past few years and puts it in a more precise form. Expect a more formal release from him later this year through his label Stones Throw. Listen below.

Video : Tensnake & Jacques Lu Cont : “Feel Of Love” (ft. Jamie Lidell)

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Tensnake has his latest Glow out now for your consumption. “Feel for Love” is featured on the album and is a collaboration with Jacques Lu Cont and vocalist Jamie Lidell. In the video for the song, directed by Remy Cayuela, you get a humorous visual of what exactly is going on within a male’s lower region while in the midst of a sexual interlude. It is a pretty entertaining watch and might be slightly NSFW depending on how liberal your work environment is. Check it out below.

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Song : Jessie Ware : “Share It All”

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Jessie Ware revealed the absolutely sublime title track to her new LP, Tough Love, out sometime later this year around a month ago. Today, she offered up the more subdued “Share It All” co-written by Romy Madley-Croft of The xx with production by Julio Bashmore. You really hear Madley-Croft’s influence on the song with the compartmentalize instrumentation. The song will appear in the already planned deluxe version of the album. Listen below.

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Song : Rustie : “Attak” (feat. Danny Brown)

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Glasgow’s Rustie has his new album The Green Language coming out on August 26th via Warp. We already heard the jarring banger “Raptor” and now we get another straight for the club song in the form of “Attak” with Danny Brown providing some versus to really bring the house down. If you turn this up too loud, you might blow your speakers. Stream below.

Song : Dralms : “Divisions Of Labour”

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“Divisions Of Labour” is the new song from Vancouver quartet Dralms off their debut 7″ available on September 2nd on Fat Possum. The project is led by Christopher Smith featuring collaborators Shaunn Thomas Watt, Will Kendrick, and Peter Carruthers. The song can only be describe as boiling with dark pain slowly building throughout the song that stops just short from a full on explosion. It mixes spacey electronics layered with brooding post-rock elements. Listen below.