Genre-bending psychrockers Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti have just announced that the highly anticipated follow-up to ‘Before Today’ will drop on August 21. ‘Mature Themes’ is out on the famously experimental label 4AD, home to some of indie’s finest over the years. You can hear ‘Baby’, a cut from ‘Mature Themes’ below. Featuring Dâm-Funk on vocals, this mesmerising cover of a Donnie and Joe Emerson track is available on 12″ on July 9.
Irish duo Young Wonder are back with their new single ‘Lucky One’, a bewitching melting pot of samples and gorgeous vocals. Producer Ian Ring’s beats and plaintive ‘Lucky One’ sample which echoes throughout the track are the perfect foil for singer Rachel Koeman’s feather-light vocals. If you’re a fan of Young Wonder’s previous single ‘Orange’, then we’re prepared to bet that you’ll love this track even more. ‘Lucky One’ is available for free download here.
Miguel Campbell from Leeds, England shines a funky light to Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs single “Stronger” off the upcoming album American Dream Part II. Available exclusively on Beatport from the 18th of June, we now have two things we are desperately anticipating next week. Listen below.
Kieran Hebden, AKA Four Tet, is back with another brand spanking new single, and this time it’s the energetic ’128 Harps’. This track combines Four Tet’s standard cerebral take on electro and adds in a ton of pulsating and euphoric synths, making ’128 Harps’ a different kind of floorfilller. One for fans of Intelligent Dance Music (or IDM for short) ’128 Harps’ is out soon.
The seemly normal video for Beach House’s single “Lazuli” takes a turn for the surreal as just a couple seconds in, we take a trip into outer space to watch the duo perform, experience reality shattering scenes, all encapsulated by the bands hazy, dimly litted musical style.
Acclaimed producer Doctor Rosen Rosen (known for working with Meg Myers) has teamed up with another singer-songwriter, Marie Moreshead, to form Wanderhouse. Their debut track ‘Use Me Up’ is a haunting yet epic slice of adult pop, with Marie’s whispery vocals declaring her intense and desperate love over layers of sharp guitar lines and droning bass. One for the XX fans, ‘Use Me Up’ is a glimpse of Wanderhouse’s massive potential.