Song : Susan : “Dream Fatigue” [Rough Mix]

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Although we have not been able to find much on the band, it appears that the now defunct Women have spawned yet another offshoot (in addition to the amazing Viet Cong) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan’s Susan. They have posted a demo on Bandcamp called Birthday Boy featuring rough mixes of “Dream Fatigue” and the accompanying “Fine Lines”. While they are demos, the rawness displayed in both is what really makes them something extraordinary. The disjointed guitar work in “Dream Fatigue” almost feels like they are alternating between two different songs throughout, but it works cutting hard in one moment and relaxing the listener in another. Stream both tracks below.

MOKB Premiere : ET Anderson : “It’s Not the Same”

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November 18th will see the release of Et tu, _____?, the debut EP from one ET Anderson via Hearts and Plugs. The sound is a retrofitted blend of rock subgenres psychedelic and garage with a dash of the wittiness of Pavement. Having already shared “It Don’t Even” from the EP, we have another solid offering titled “It’s Not The Same”. The song is a slow burner driven by a steady bass and drum groove sure to make the head bob complimented by some intuitive guitar work. Stream and download below.


Song : Selah Sue : “Alone”

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LOVE is definitely the most important and beautiful thing in life. The flip side is fear of losing it. Loneliness and all the thoughts it brings when it fades: Thats what ALONE is about.
Sad words in a groovy jacket: extra powerful ! Enjoy.
More surprises coming soon..
-Selah Sue

Looking to build off the success of her debut album in 2011, Belgium’s Sanne Putseys, known as Selah Sue, has returned with infectious new pop jam “Alone”. The song will appear on a new EP of the same name out on December 2nd via Because Music. The EP will serve as a precursor to a new LP out sometime in the first half of 2015. The song is sure to bring her more notoriety here in the States. Listen below.

Song : BC Camplight : “Just Because I Love You”

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Over the last several years, artists have been tapping into the vintage sounds of ’60s and ’70s that would have most likely turned up on your parent’s favorite easy listening radio station. Ariel Pink’s cover of Donnie & Joe Emerson’s unearthed gem “Baby” might be the most celebrated example of the blue-eyed soul resurgence. BC Camplight, the alter ego of Jersey-born, Manchester, England-based Brian Christinzio, hits similar touch points to fantastic results in his new song “Just Because I Love You”. The song will appear on his new LP, How To Die In The North, slated for release on January 20 via Bella Union. If it doesn’t hit immediately, spin it a few more times and we guarantee it will grow on you. Mellow out to the stream below.

Song : JUCE! : “6th Floor”

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We have been loving what the London trio of Georgia, Chalin and Cherish, aka JUCE! have been cooking up for us in recent months with the songs “(H)ours” and “Burning Up”. Today, the group has announced they will be dropping a new mini-album titled Taste The JUCE on November 3rd via Island Records. To go along with it, they are streaming a new effortlessly cool track “6th Floor”. According to member Chalin, “It’s about a bootycall. When you’re in someone’s area and you’re just letting them know the possibilities of what could happen if they came to see you.” Seems like a very timely theme in this era of Tinder and similar apps. Stream below.

Song : Grouper : “Holding”

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Liz Harris, better known as Grouper, devastates once more in her atmospheric, heart-on-the-sleeve new song “Holding”. The song appears on her amazing new LP, Ruins, out on October 31st via Kranky just in time for those spending Halloween at home alone. The advance of the album can be streamed in its entirety at NPR. You can listen to “Holding” below and the previously revealed “Call Across Rooms” here.

Video : Tourist : “Wait”

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Having already released the very good Patterns EP earlier this year, William Phillips, better known as producer Tourist, recently returned with new song “Wait” and new record deal in tow with Polydor. The song will serve as the lead single to his forthcoming debut album slated for the very near future. The video for the song uses is in black and white utilizing imagery of elements such as water, smoke and light to accentuate the pulsating beats of the song along with balancing the “intricate and delicate” and “intense and beefy” production. Watch below.

Song : Furns : “Swim Away”

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Copenhagen’s Furns has been a project we have been aware of for quite some time, but we have found ourself digging into a lot more as of late. The pair of Monika Faludi & Mathias Dahl Andreasen make some pretty delectable pop that is of the easy listening variety. Serene production with ethereal vocals provide something you can drift away and reflect to. Today, they have released their self-titled debut long-play (found here) for consumption. To go along with the release, they have a stream of new song “Swim Away”. Listen to it below along with a couple of additional song from the album.