Wingtip and Sophie Strauss Team Up for New Song “Rewind”

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Brooklyn-based disco-dance-soul-pop producer Wingtip (Nick Perloff-Giles) creates some fun, carefree jams, and he’s teamed up with Sophie Strauss for a bright, new, upbeat track to take us out of summer.

Tour Dates:
10/28 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre and Ballroom
11/3 – Montreal, QC – NewSpeak *
11/4 Toronto, ON – The Hoxton *
11/5 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick *
11/10 Brooklyn, NY – Output *
11/17 Orlando, FL – Venue 578 *
11/18 Miami, FL – Bardot *
11/19 Boston, MA – Ascend *
* with giraffage

Dirty Projectors Return with Video for New Song “Keep Your Name”

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After teasing something new for the last few days, Dirty Projectors have returned from a four-year hiatus with new track “Keep Your Name.” The song and visual have a very nuanced beauty busting with retrained epic emotionalism that could be placed nicely next to James Blake, Bon Iver, Anohni, etc. We can only hope the rest of the yet-to-be-named album is on the same level. You can purchase the track via iTunes now..

Van William & First Aid Kit : Revolution

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A few weeks back, we introduced you to former Port O’Brien frontman and current WATERS frontman Van Pierszalowski’s new project, Van William. We’re a week or so behind the internet on this one, but should nonetheless weigh-in and make sure you know we think it’s great. He’s wisely teamed up with Swedish folk, sister duo First Aid Kit on his follow-up single, and Klara and Johanna bring beauty to every song they make, so you can guess that this one is simple and pretty perfect in its execution. This may be the best I’ve heard Van’s voice sound as well, which you gotta figure he knew he had to come with it when pairing up with these ladies!

Melbourne’s Static Animal Streams Intimate New Song “Country Room”

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After releasing a celestial, lo-fi self-titled EP last year, elusive bedroom project Static Animal have announced a new EP, titled Morning Sounds, for release tomorrow, September 23rd, through Sports Day Records. Falling in a similar off-center space with acts like Ariel Pink, Hoops, and Mild High Club, the songs are a product written, recorded, and produced by teenagers in Melbourne, who choose to remain secretive letting the music speak for itself. “Country Room,” the first reveal from the collection, has been perfect as we mourn the end of summer and look to dimming hues of fall. You can pre-order the release now via their Bandcamp.

Watch Skinny Girl Diet’s Video for “Okay”

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London trio Skinny Girl Diet dropped their new LP, Heavy Flow, just yesterday and now have offered up a visual for the song “Okay” we cannot get enough of. The track has touchstones of early ’90s grunge, Nirvana, Courtney Love/Hole without sounding generic or derivative. You grab a copy of the album on vinyl here.

Get Acquainted with Cosima and Her Track “Girls Who Get Ready”

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Hailing from Peckham, a district of southeast of London, Cosima is an artist you really need to put on your radar. Having the backing of Island Records, she already has one stellar song to her name titled “Had To Feel Something” and has followed it up with another great cut “Girls Who Get Ready.” Reminding us vocally of the sultry vulnerability and soul-indebted vibes of Rhye, the track is about female self-empowerment and finding beauty in your own eyes, not someone else’s.

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Heavy Disco Soundsystem Offer Up Their Twist of “Kids” from Stranger Things in New Remix

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The people behind Heavy Disco Records have offered up a dancefloor-friendly reworking of “Kids,” their favorite cut from Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein’s score/soundtrack of everyone’s favorite new Netflix series Stranger Things. The song hosts contributions from label head Ali Jamieson, Phonat, and Grammy nominated producer Hal Ritson of The Young Punx. Spin it below.