AVEY TARE 'COWS ON HOURGLASS POND' OUT 22ND MARCH 2019 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Avey Tare, a.k.a Dave Portner of Animal Collective, has announced the new album Cows On Hourglass Pond, for release on March 22, 2019. The first song to be released from the forthcoming album is “Saturdays (Again)”. A video, directed by Abby Portner, can be watched above.

Cows On Hourglass Pond was recorded between January - March 2018 by Dave Portner at Laughing Gas in Asheville, NC on a Tascam 48 half-inch reel-to-reel tape machine. The album was mixed by Adam McDaniel and Dave Portner at drop of sun in Asheville, NC. 

"For the Saturdays (Again) video I wanted to try and create what it would look like inside Avey Tare's new record cover, if you were to step inside and hang out with Dave and the cows in a surreal, colorful landscape. Since I did parts of the record art and paintings in the press photos, I wanted it to all be included inside this video." Cows On Hourglass Pond follows the 2017 release of Avey Tare’s Eucalyptus, and 2018’s audiovisual album Tangerine Reef, a collaboration between Animal Collective and avant-garde coral macro-videographers Coral Morphologic.  

ENTER THE SLASHERHOUSE | EUCALYPTUS | TANGERINE REEF

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BETH GIBBONS 'HENRYK GóRECKI: SYMPHONY NO. 3 (SYMPHONY OF SORROWFUL SONGS)' OUT 28TH MARCH 2019 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Domino is extremely proud to present Henryk Górecki: Symphony No. 3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs) performed by Beth Gibbons and the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Krzysztof Penderecki. Both an audio and film recording of the performance will be available on 29th March 2019. Watch the trailer above.

The performance took place at The National Opera Grand Theatre in Warsaw on November 29th 2014, and was part of an evening of programming that also featured Jonny Greenwood's (Radiohead) 48 Responses To Polymorphia and the world premiere of Bryce Dessner's (The National) Réponse Lutosławski. 

Following an invitation to collaborate at the concert, Beth Gibbons undertook an intense preparation process, including tackling the challenge of learning the original text (and the emotional weight it carries) without speaking the mother language. Typical to Beth though - the elusive yet iconic frontwoman of one of the most important British bands of the last two decades - the challenge was met and exceeded. Her performance alongside the maestro Penderecki has been hailed as triumphant, as you can see and hear on this release. The film, was produced by the National Audiovisual Institute, Poland and directed by Michał Merczyński.

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MANDOLIN ORANGE 'TIDES OF A TEARDROP' OUT 1ST FEBRUARY 2019 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Mandolin Orange release their latest album 'Tides Of A Teardrop'  on the 1st February via Yep Roc Records. To mark the release, the band have shared the Josh Sliffe directed music video for 'Golden Embers' 

Mandolin Orange’s music radiates a mysterious warmth —their songs feel like whispered secrets, one hand cupped to your ear. The North Carolina duo have built a steady and growing fanbase with this kind of intimacy, and on Tides of A Teardrop it is more potent than ever. By all accounts, it is the duo’s fullest, richest, and most personal effort. You can hear the air between them—the taut space of shared understanding, as palpable as a magnetic field, that makes their music sound like two halves of an endlessly completing thought. Singer-songwriter Andrew Marlin and multi-instrumentalist Emily Frantz have honed this lamp glow intimacy for years.

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PLASTIC MERMAIDS ‘SUDDENLY EVERYONE EXPLODES’ OUT 24TH MAY 2019 (DOMINO PUBLISHING/SUNDAY BEST)

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Plastic Mermaids are a five-piece band from the Isle of Wight who's self-produced debut album ‘Suddenly Everyone Explodes’ is to be released on May 24th 2019 via Sunday Best Records. Watch the video for 'Floating In A Vaccuum' above. 

Following on from their latest  psychedelic pop single ‘1996’, which was warmly received by fans and critics alike (supported at radio by Radio 1’s Jack Saunders, BBC6 Music’s Lauren Laverne and Chris Hawkins), the band have now revealed a second track, ‘Floating in a Vacuum’, which is also taken from their much anticipated debut album. The video for ‘Floating In A Vacuum’ features spacemen on skateboards and aliens firing off streamers. Entirely conceptualised and produced by the band and remains true to their creative form. 

In terms of musical influences, fans of The Flaming Lips, Arcade Fire, Sparklehorse and Tame Impala will all find something to love in Plastic Mermaids’ richly-textured sound. The Flaming Lips’ influence is also evident in their ecstatic live show, which has manifested itself in a sparkly-gold-cape-clad choir, who have recently accompanied Plastic Mermaids on tour, and Patricia; a mannequin covered in mirror ball tiles who is often suspended above their stage set.   

1996 (SINGLE)

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THESE NEW PURITANS 'INSIDE THE ROSE' OUT 22ND MARCH 2019 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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These New Puritans share details of their fourth studio album Inside The Rose, set for release on 22nd March 2019. Brutal and beautiful, Inside The Rose arrives six years after the critically acclaimed album Field of Reeds and is arguably the Barnett brothers' most innovative work to date. Watch the Harley Weir directed music video for the title track below.

Recorded in Berlin, London and Southend-on-Sea, and mixed in Los Angeles, Inside The Rose is a record unlike anything else you’ll hear this year – 40 minutes of powerful melodies, lush strings and progressive electronics, packed with jaw-dropping sonic left turns. The title track of the record is available to stream and download from today, and follows the release of another album track ‘Into The Fire’, debuted late last year to immense acclaim. ‘Inside The Rose’ debuts alongside a short film that draws the viewer into the world of the album, directed by the award-winning photographer Harley Weir in collaboration with George Barnett.

Together they began to create their own musical world and in the years since they’ve successfully blurred the distinctions between pop, classical, electronic, rock and experimental music, earning rave reviews and praise from artists as diverse as Björk, Massive Attack and Elton John along the way.

2008’s debut Beat Pyramid, released when the brothers were still in their teens, was a circular work of fast rhythms, repetitive lyrics and fractured field recordings, stood out like a sore thumb amongst the conservative, guitar-based music of the period. The follow up, Hidden (2010) defied expectations and garnered numerous ‘album of the year’ accolades. After appearing on Björk’s Bastards remix album, the band released the cinematic Field of Reeds in 2013. Since then, Jack and George’s desire for new sonic challenges saw them produce the musical score for the first authorised theatrical production of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World.

Now, reverting to the original duo of brothers Jack and George Barnett, These New Puritans open a new chapter with Inside The Rose. Writing sessions began in Essex in 2015 and were completed in Berlin after they relocated there; the majority of recording was done in a former Soviet broadcasting studio in the city’s industrial suburbs. Inside the Rose’s sharp romanticism grips like a vice, drawing you into a nocturnal alternate reality where nothing is as it seems. “The songs are about beauty, transcendence, desire, oblivion, ecstasy and eyes,” says Jack.

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ROSIE LOWE 'YU' OUT 10TH MAY 2019 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Rosie Lowe returns with her much-anticipated second album YU out on the 10th May via Wolf Tone. Produced by Dave Okumu (The Invisible, Grace Jones, Jessie Ware) and featuring The P Funk Choir of Jamie Woon, Jamie Lidell, Jordan Rakei and Kwabs. Watch the Jovan Todorovic directed music video above. 

First single Bird Song marks a new dawn for Rosie Lowe. The track was inspired, says Rosie, by ideas of “lust and desire, but with the lingering sense of insecurity and longing.” YU is a record that asks bigger questions of how the heart and mind works, and ultimately finds power through opening up both. A songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist and DJ, Rosie Lowe’s work digs into a richly complex mix of musical and emotional experiences. 

YU – says Rosie – “is about other. I wanted to write about my experience of sharing my life with another as a lover, friend and partner.” These are intensely songs of the mind, which makes sense after all when you consider the fact that Lowe is also training in psychotherapy. And it’s a process of analysis which allows YU the broader scope to interrogate life as a twenty something in London, as a woman empowered and in control. As much as it pushes into new sounds and stories, YU also sees Rosie Lowe look back on her life, and all those things that make YU. She grew up as one of six kids in rural Devon, having learnt the saxophone young (which she still plays and adores) and been exposed to a broad mix of soul, jazz, funk and R&B; influences which come to glorious fruition on her second album. 

Released in collaboration with Paul Epworth’s Wolf Tone and reuniting Rosie with producer and co-writer Dave Okumu, the record also features a rare appearance from Jay Electronica, The P Funk Choir, and leading lights across the UK’s dance and jazz circles (Floating Points, Shabaka Hutchings, Alfa Mist). 

CONTROL (2016) | 'WOMAN' LIVE @ELLE X TATE SESSION

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LISA O'NEILL 'HEARD A LONG GONE SONG' OUT 28TH OCTOBER 2019 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Lisa O'Neill shares her latest album 'Heard A Long Gone Song' out 28th October 2019 via Rough Trade Records imprint River Lea. The album has already been shortlisted for the RTE Choice Music Prize, the prestigious prize celebrates the best of Irish recorded music. Watch the video for 'Rock The Machine' above. 

Lisa O’Neill grew up in Ballyhaise, County Cavan and now lives in Dublin. Heard A Long Gone Song, her first album for Rough Trade imprint River Lea is a collection of traditional material interspersed with her own. The sense of ownership Lisa imbues in these old songs, coupled with the immutability of her chosen subjects makes it hard to tell which is which.

These are folk songs in the original sense of the word. The album begins with an entirely unaccompanied rendition of The Galway Shawl, first collected in 1936 but made famous by Alan Lomax’s 1956 recording of the great Margaret Barry. Lisa’s remarkable and unconstrained delivery of this popular Irish street ballad is like hearing it for the first time. It’s followed by the slow-building menace of Along The North Strand, a version of Lady Isabel And The Elf Knight collected from a Traveller singer named Kitty Cassidy.

SAME CLOTH OR NOT (2013)       POTHOLE IN THE SKY (2017)

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HAND HABITS 'PLACEHOLDER' OUT 1ST MARCH 2019 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Hand Habits has returned with their sophomore album, 'placeholder' out 1st March 2019 via Saddle Creek, watch the video for the title track above.

To make this album, Meg Duffy chose to work in a studio and bring in collaborators, entrusting them with what had previously been a very personal creative process. Over the course of 12 tracks, Meg emerges with new confidence as both a bandleader and singer.

As a lyricist, Meg is drawn to the in-between, and the songs on this new album primarily confront the ways in which certain experiences can serve as a stepping stone on the road to self-discovery. “A big aspect of my songwriting and the way I move through the world depends on my relationships with people. The songs on placeholder are about accountability and forgiveness,” Meg says. “These are all real stories. I don’t fictionalize much.” 

Instrumentally, placeholder can be situated alongside some of Meg’s folk-adjacent contemporaries like Angel Olsen or Big Thief, and the guitar work on this album proves that Meg continues to be one of the finest young musicians working today. placeholder is another entry in the Hand Habits songbook, but it’s also a valuable testament of our time. While placeholder inspires a sense of ease, simple questions rarely beget easy answers and Meg honors the indescribable joy and profound sorrow that comes with figuring things out, one step at a time.
 

WILDLY IDLE (2017)

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JESSICA PRATT 'QUIET SIGNS' OUT 8TH FEBRUARY 2019 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Jessica Pratt announces new album 'Quiet Signs' Out 8th February via Mexican Summer/City Slang Records. To mark the announcement, Jessica Pratt has shared the first single 'This Time around' accompanied by a Laura-Lynn Petrick directed music video. Watch above.

Her first album fully recorded in a professional studio setting, Quiet Signs finds Pratt’s songwriting and accompanying guitar work refined — more distinct and direct. Songs like “Fare Thee Well” and “Poly Blue” retain glimmers of OYOLA‘s hazy day afternoon spells, yet delicate flute, strings sustained by organ arrangements, and rehearsal room piano now gesture towards the lush chamber pop and longing of The Left Banke. On the album’s first single, “This Time Around,” Pratt hits on a profound, late-night clarity over just a couple of deep chords, evoking Caetano Veloso‘s casual seaside brilliance. And before the curtain drops on Quiet Signs, Pratt provides a show-stopping closer, “Aeroplane.”

The album was written in Los Angeles and recorded at Gary’s Electric in Brooklyn, NY over 2017 and 2018. It was co-produced by Al Carlson. He plays flute, organ and piano on some songs. Matt McDermott also played piano and string synthesizer.

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TIM PRESLEY'S WHITE FENCE 'I HAVE TO FEED LARRY'S HAWK' OUT 25TH JANUARY 2019 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Tim Presley's White Fence share the title track from the upcoming album "I Have to Feed Larry's Hawk" Out 25th January 2019 via Drag City records. Gliding past ghostly statues of mythic entities and through the mist into the present world, Tim Presley's White Fence shed their multicolored-shroud for a heartfelt yet enigmatic, cycle of songs about losing the thing that's killing you that you love in order to gain the thing that makes you love what you love, with loads of Heartbreakers and other new pop classix. Watch the music video for "I Have to Feed Larry's Hawk" above.

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Having recently announced news of his new album The Route to the Harmonium due for release on Feb 22nd 2019 via Domino - James Yorkston is shares a second track from the forthcoming record. Watch the Sam Wisternoff directed video above. 

On ‘Shallow’, James sings: “There are years, there are still years, that could have been ours..."

This feeling of times gone by, times missed, times that are no longer possible, is echoed elsewhere on The Route to the Harmonium - friends and family, past and present, those that have remained and those who have left is the strongest thread running through the album. The Route to the Harmonium is James’ first solo album since 2014’s CRAWS, and is produced by himself alongside David Wrench. Whilst ‘Shallow’ is a poetic ballad, indicative in part of the classic Yorkston sound, the album also has three thrilling spoken-word pieces including the previously shared ‘My Mouth Ain’t No Bible’.

The album was almost entirely recorded by James himself, in the small Scottish fishing village of Cellardyke, where he lives. The Route to the Harmonium (or, ‘the search for peace’) is intensely personal; it’s the sound of home, of undisturbed craftmanship. Childhood and youth, those summers in West Cork, ‘just family, just brothers’ – that sense of adventure hums throughout. Listen closely and you can imagine him putting it together. Overlaying vocal and guitar tracks, adding further with Dulcitones, harmoniums and autoharps, with nyckelharpa, the distinctive Swedish stringed instrument given to him by a friend. This is Yorkston’s world and could be nowhere else in music.

THE DEMONSTARIONS OF THE CRAWS (2015)  | NEUK WIGHT DELHI ALL-STARS (2017) | CELLARDYKE RECORDING & WASSAILING SOCIETY (2014)

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Rustin Man aka Paul Webb is pleased to share a second track from his forthcoming album Drift Code – to be released on February 1st via Domino. Watch the Edwin Burdis directed video above. 

On ‘Judgement Train’, which Webb describes as “the Marx Brothers in a musical version of Apocalypse Now,” he casts himself as a man playing poker with God on a train. “He is a bit of a cheat and a chancer, confident he can outwit God to win his place in Heaven. As it develops he realises it’s not going so well and God has cunningly switched places with the devil. By the end, the guy has been out-played and realises he actually has a lot in common with the devil. I like to think it has a happy ending!”

Webb, formerly the bass player in Talk Talk, has released one record under the moniker Rustin Man so far, the superb Out Of Season in 2002 - a collaboration with Beth Gibbons of Portishead. He has been working on the follow-up ever since, recording it in his home, a converted barn, in an Essex field three miles from the nearest village, an extraordinary building as much Old Curiosity Shop as modern living space. Creating that, and raising two daughters with his wife Sam, was happening alongside the making of Drift Code.

This is the first time Paul has written songs specifically for his own voice, and he turns out to be a gifted character actor, adopting various vocal roles across the songs, as heard on ‘Judgement Train’ and the previously shared ‘Vanishing Heart’.

DRIFT CODE

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Following the announcement of Serfs Up!, their third album and their first for new label Domino, Fat White Family have shared the video to Feet, a suitably grandiose work directed by C.C. Wade which perfectly matches the overwhelming scope and ambition of the track.

Having released their second album, Songs For Our Mothers in January 2016, core-members Lias and Nathan Saoudi relocated to Sheffield and set about writing the album. Joined by co-conspirator Saul Adamczewski and recorded at their own Champzone studios in the Attercliffe area of the city, Serfs Up! was finished in late autumn 2018 with the help of long-time collaborator, Liam D. May and features a guest appearance from Baxter Dury on Tastes Good With The Money.

Serfs Up! is a lush and masterful work, lascivious and personal. Tropical, sympathetic and monumental. It invites the listener in rather than repel them through wilful abrasion. Fat White Family have broken previous default patterns of behaviour, and as such their third album heralds a new day dawning. Where once they soundtracked a grubby Britain of vape shops, Fray Bentos dinners and blackened tin-foil, a crepuscular comedown realm stalked by Shipman, Goebbels and Mark E. Smith, Fat White Family now inhabit another cosmos entirely. Serfs Up! is the product of a band of outlaws reborn. Few but themselves could have forecast it: Fat White Family survived. Fat White Family got wise. Fat White Family got sophisticated.

SERFS UP (2019)

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WATCHING CHERRY GLAZERR 'WASTED NUN' OUT 11TH JANUARY 2019 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Cherry Glazerr have shared the latest cut from their upcoming album 'Stuffed and Ready' Out 1st Of February via Secretly Canadian. Accompanying the new single is a gothic and hellish music video which can be watched above.

On 'Wasted Nun', Clementine Creevy (lead singer) explains “Wasted Nun” is about a woman trying to come to grips with her life. She’s a tragic woman. She hates herself and is trying to move through the world but gets deflated by extreme self-loathing. She wants to harness the power of the universe but instead she turns to self-destruction. The song is aggressive and intense because I’m letting out my anger, I’m enraged. People want girls to be strong, I want to be strong, but I just feel angry, and those are two very different things. There’s a stubbornness there, I know.'

Director Jessica Collins describes the video: “Music, blood, blades, babes. Sometimes anger looks like a weird beautiful demon nun that wants to rip right through you! You’re not sure how she’ll do it, but you know you want her to! The soft and sharp of brutality makes you want to bite down on something and rip it off! RIP IT UP! DO SOMETHING!

Stuffed & Ready follows Cherry Glazerr’s Secretly Canadian debut Apocalipstick, an album that sizzled with Creevy’s confidence, vision and fiercely idiosyncratic personality. When Creevy began writing Stuffed & Ready, she found unexpected inspiration by turning inward. Her unblinking honesty attempts to reconcile confusion and anger in the current political climate.

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FAT WHITE FAMILY 'SERFS UP!' OUT 19TH APRIL 2019 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Serfs Up! is Fat White Family’s third album and their first for new label Domino. Released on Friday 19th April 2019 it marks the most gratifying and unexpected creative volte face in recent musical history. The band have today shared the first track to be taken from the album, Feet, a triumphant return which perfectly heralds the overwhelming musical scope and ambition of the album.  Listen to Feet HERE.

Having released their second album, Songs For Our Mothers in January 2016, core-members Lias and Nathan Saoudi relocated to Sheffield and set about writing the album. Joined by co-conspirator Saul Adamczewski and recorded at their own Champzone studios in the Attercliffe area of the city, Serfs Up! was finished in late autumn 2018 with the help of long-time collaborator, Liam D. May and features a guest appearance from Baxter Dury on Tastes Good With The Money.

Serfs Up! is a lush and masterful work, lascivious and personal. Tropical, sympathetic and monumental. It invites the listener in rather than repel them through wilful abrasion. Fat White Family have broken previous default patterns of behaviour, and as such their third album heralds a new day dawning.

Gregorian chants, jackboot glam beats, string flourishes, sophisticated and lush cocktail exotica, electro funk and the twin spirits of Alan Vega and Afrika Bambaataa punctuate the record at various junctures, while the dramatic production of Feet is as immaculately-rendered as ‘Hounds of Love’-era Kate Bush. The dirt is still there of course, but scrape it away and you’ll find a purring engine, gleaming chrome.

Where once they soundtracked a grubby Britain of vape shops, Fray Bentos dinners and blackened tin-foil, a crepuscular comedown realm stalked by Shipman, Goebbels and Mark E. Smith, Fat White Family now inhabit another cosmos entirely. Serfs Up! is the product of a band of outlaws reborn. Few but themselves could have forecast it: Fat White Family survived. Fat White Family got wise. Fat White Family got sophisticated.

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PRIESTS 'THE SEDUCTION OF KANASAS' OUT 5TH APRIL 2019 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Priests 'The Seduction Of Kanasas'
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Priests return with the announcement of a new album titled 'The Seduction of Kansas' with a video for the title single, watch above.   

The Seduction of Kansas features contributions from multi-instrumentalist and co-writer Janel Leppin, along with Priests’ core line-up of singer Katie Alice Greer, drummer Daniele Daniele and guitarist G.L. Jaguar. Priests recorded The Seduction of Kansas in Dallas with producer John Congleton, who’s worked with indie-rock artists like St. Vincent and Sharon Van Etten

PRIESTS 'NOTHING FEELS NATURAL'

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SASAMI 'SASAMI' OUT 8TH MARCH 2019 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Los Angeles-based artist SASAMI has announces her self-titled debut album with the release of a video for its lead single, Jealousy. Watch above.

On the video, SASAMI says, The whole ‘Jealousy’ video was born out of inspiration from the scene “Bruce Vs Chocolate Cake” from the 1996 film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s ‘Matilda’. I wanted it to be kind of like a filmed version of a weird play. I am a witch creature and my sidekick, Gobby, and I dance in our painted backdrop lair and plot mischief. Luckily our havoc bears liberating ends as the bewitched are released of their socially-expected, self-imposed obsessions and rituals. I wanted to make something grotesque and creepy and funny, of course.” 

Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sasami Ashworth, aka SASAMI, wrote the album's ten tautly melodic rock tracks over the course of a year on tour, playing keys and guitar with Cherry Glazerr.  Originating as a string of demos she recorded straight to her iPad whilst on tour with Cherry Glazerr, the songs poured out of Ashworth in stream-of-consciousness fashion, tracking the thrills, disappointments, and non-starters of a year spent newly single and on the road. In many ways, though, they were the culmination of decades of hard work. 

Just like her notoriously irreverent stage banter, Ashworth notes that her relationship to music, and to playing instruments, "comes from a place of love and playfulness and joy" - and it's something you can hear at every moment of SASAMI. But if SASAMI tells a story, it's one about the surprising ways that one's relationships - with lovers, with friends, with oneself - can shift in a single year.

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Steve Mason shared the video to Walking Away From Love, the latest track to be taken from his forthcoming new album, About The Light, which is out on Double Six on Friday 18th January 2019. The video was directed by Edwin Burdis and shot on location in The Gambia. 

About The Light is his fourth solo album following Boys Outside (2010), Monkey Minds In The Devil’s Time (2013) and Meet The Humans (2016).  Having written most of his previous albums alone, About The Light marks a change in approach for Steve.  “I decided with this album that I wanted to get my live band involved at every stage because I wanted to capture the energy that we produce when we play live shows, so this time the band and myself worked on a collection of songs over the course of last year,” he explains.

Picking Stephen Street to produce the album, and with a very clear plan in mind, from the off the goal was to capture the songs live and draw out their soulful elements. Recorded at studios in London and Brighton, About The Light, sees a subtle yet noticeable evolution in Steve’s sound.

“When I listen to this album it feels and sounds like the first ‘legitimate’ record that I have ever made. It’s hard to explain but it sounds like a ‘real’ album. I think that is partly the production, the playing and the work that I did with the band for all those months in our rehearsal room on the South Coast,” says Steve. “It’s a beautiful, confident, positive, angry, loving and gentle album which once again moves what I do forward,” he adds.  “David Bowie said that you should always be slightly out of your comfort zone if you want to achieve greatness, and for the first time perhaps ever, I deliberately pushed myself into that place. Who doesn’t want greatness?”

ABOUT THE LIGHT (2018) / MONKEYS MIND IN THE DEVILS TIME (2013) / MEET THE HUMANS (2016)

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SASAMI 'Not the Time'
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Los Angeles-based artist SASAMI has released a video for ‘Not The TimeGorilla vs Bear premiered the video today, calling it a "vibrant and charming video for her sweetly buzzing new single". Co-directed by Kate Hollowell and Sasami Ashworth, the video features the LA Municipal Dance Squad and The Linda Lindas as SASAMI’s backing band. Last month, The FADER called ‘Not The Time’ a fully-formed, heart-striking gem”, hailing SASAMI as “rock's next big thing”

SASAMI (Sasami Ashworth) has been making music in the Los Angeles area, in almost every way you can, for the last decade. From playing French horn in orchestras and studios and playing keys, bass, and guitar in local rock bands (Cherry Glazerr, Dirt Dress), to contributing vocals/string/horn arrangements to studio albums (Curtis Harding, Wild Nothing, Hand Habits) and producing on tracks for other respected artists (Soko), she has gained a reputation as an all-around musical badass. 

After graduating from the Eastman School of Music in 2012, SASAMI spent her time scoring and making orchestral arrangements for films, commercials and studio albums, as well as being a deeply committed music teacher in Los Angeles. She spent the previous two and a half years touring the world non-stop playing synths in the band Cherry Glazerr and is now taking a turn to focus on her own music. SASAMI has already shared bills with the likes of Mitski, Japanese Breakfast, Liz Phair, The Breeders and Blondie.

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DAN DEACON 'TIME TRIAL SOUNDTRACK' OUT 30TH NOVEMBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Dan Deacon’s second revelatory release for the Domino Soundtracks imprint, Time Trial, transmits new spectrums of sound from a universe parallel to, yet distinct from, his electronic-pop output. Zooming in on the inner life of the solitary on-screen struggle captured in director Finlay Pretsell’s visceral documentary of the same name, Deacon’s score amplifies dreams of redemption and fleeting bursts of elation that grind against punishing environs, ghosts of the past, and the physical limits of the human body. Recently nominated for the "Outstanding Achievement in ​Original Music Score” at the 2018 Cinema Eye Honors, Time Trial is not only one of the year’s essential soundtrack releases, but a major work of modern electronic composition.

The album is as fully formed and flawlessly sequenced as any of Deacon’s albums, yet never bound to his pop persona—even if its exultant moments, like closing track “Finlay’s Anthem,” are unmistakably the work of the mastermind behind America and Gliss Riffer. From the swelling, cacophonous build of “The Melee” and steady adrenal pulse of “The Breakaway” to the creeping dread of “Worse Times” and deep chill of “Charlie I Can’t Feel My Hands,” Time Trial is a challenging, resonant, and deeply rewarding record that discovers hard-worn truth and beauty in broken dreams and collapse.

GLISS RIFFER (2015) | RAT FILM (2017)

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MICHELLE BLADES 'VISITOR' OUT 29TH MARCH 2019 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Michelle Blades 'Kiss Me On The Mouth'
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A few months after “Ring” Michelle Blades changes gears with “Kiss Me On The Mouth”, an unpredictable, intense and graceful single that came to being during several soundchecks on tour. The Mexican-Panamanian artist presents a bitter-sweet track that presents a character trying to persuade themselves of an innocence long lost while analyzing the vices of those around them. Filmed in Mexico City, the music video was directed by the collective Fuerza Basicas and feature Michelle Blades dressed in multiple outfits, picturing the redundancy of the day-to-day experienced with different disguises. Watch above.

A self-taught artist, a multi-instrumentist, Michelle Blades reveals a discography infused with multiple sounds as an extension of her nomadic life spent between Panama, where she was born; Mexico, land of her mother’s family; Florida where she escaped from Manuel Noriega’s dictatorship, Arizona, where the young woman met underground and alternative culture and France for a music career spanning over ten years. Between 2015 and 2016, Michelle Blades has released with Midnight Special Records the LP Ataraxia and two Eps: Nah See Ya and Polylust. In the past years, she toured in several countries with French artist Fishbach as a bassist where she still found the time to record a new EP: Premature Love Songs, released in 2017.

“Kiss Me On The Mouth” gives yet another taste of Visitor, Michelle Blades’ new album, out on March, 29th on Midnight Special Records.

MICHELLE BLADES 'RING'

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Julia Holter released her fifth acclaimed album last month, the dazzling Aviary. An epic journey through what Holter describes as “the cacophony of the mind in a melting world”; it is full of startling turns and dazzling instrumental arrangements whilst still clinging to a sense of radical hope, even in its most sombre moments. Julia is pleased to share the video for ‘Whether’

As with the videos for ‘Words I Heard’ and ‘I Shall Love 2’, Dicky Bahto takes on directorial duties. He says of the collaboration:

“When Julia asked me to make a video for Whether, she said that I should “have fun with it”. I decided to indulge in my love of hand-worked darkroom techniques. Exposing 16mm film prepared with cyanotype solution to the light of the sun on my balcony every afternoon over a couple of weeks, making the work in small pieces, meant that as the fires in Southern California darkened the sky with smoke, my exposures took increasingly long amounts of time to get images ever more faint. Julia wanted me to share this anecdote, since it fits the dystopian theme of the song, which is about the world collapsing around us because of climate change.”

“Aviary is Holter’s best album to date. Accomplished in almost every way, what happens next could be breathtaking” Record Collector 4* New Album of the Month.  

“Sonic beauty and brains in a 90-minute epic” The Guardian 4*

AVIARY (2018)

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STEVE MASON 'WALKING AWAY FROM LOVE' OUT 26TH NOVEMBER 2018 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Steve Mason has today shared Walking Away From Love, the latest track to be taken from his forthcoming new album, About The Light, which is out on Double Six on  Friday 18th January 2019. Listen above.

About The Light is his fourth solo album following Boys Outside (2010), Monkey Minds In The Devil’s Time (2013) and Meet The Humans (2016).  Having written most of his previous albums alone, About The Light marks a change in approach for Steve. “I decided with this album that I wanted to get my live band involved at every stage because I wanted to capture the energy that we produce when we play live shows, so this time the band and myself worked on a collection of songs over the course of last year,” he explains.

Picking Stephen Street to produce the album, and with a very clear plan in mind, from the off the goal was to capture the songs live and draw out their soulful elements. Recorded at studios in London and Brighton, About The Light, sees a subtle yet noticeable evolution in Steve’s sound. “When I listen to this album it feels and sounds like the first ‘legitimate’ record that I have ever made. It’s hard to explain but it sounds like a ‘real’ album. I think that is partly the production, the playing and the work that I did with the band for all those months in our rehearsal room on the South Coast,” says Steve “It’s a beautiful, confident, positive, angry, loving and gentle album which once again moves what I do forward,”.

ABOUT THE LIGHT (2018) | MEET THE HUMANS (2016) | MONKEY MINDS IN THE DEVIL'S TIME (2013) 

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JAMES YORKSTON 'THE ROUTE TO THE HARMONIUM' OUT 22ND FEBRUARY 2019 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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James Yorkston will release his new album The Route to the Harmonium on Feb 22nd 2019; produced by Yorkston and David Wrench, it is James’ first solo record since 2014’s Cellardyke Recording and Wassailing Society (CRAWS) and follows the two collaborative albums he made as one third of Yorkston/Thorne/Khan as well as the release of his debut novel Three Craws in 2016. 

Alongside the announcement, James has shared new song ‘My Mouth Ain’t No Bible’ - one of three thrilling spoken-word pieces on the record. It thrums insistently, military snares punching away, Yorkston’s delivery interplaying as two competing voices, one of himself, the other a lost musician friend, “a spare hand, a hired hand, a deck hand” who was unable to prevent self-destruction. 

The album was almost entirely recorded by James himself, in the small Scottish fishing village of Cellardyke, where he lives. Yorkston’s studio is a ramshackle old loft space, originally used to repair fisherman’s nets, and now stuffed full the antique instruments James has collected throughout his life as a musician. Having created hours of recordings, James called up his old collaborator David Wrench - the mixer and producer who has worked with the likes of Caribou, Four Tet, Frank Ocean, FKA Twigs and David Byrne - and someone who has worked on James’ albums since 2003 – to help make sense of the sessions.

The Route to the Harmonium (or, ‘the search for peace’) is intensely personal; it’s the sound of home, of undisturbed craftmanship. Listen closely and you can imagine him putting it together. Overlaying vocal and guitar tracks, adding further with Dulcitones, harmoniums and autoharps, with nyckelharpa, the distinctive Swedish stringed instrument given to him by a friend. And friends and family, past and present swim all over his songs. Remembering them, and those you’ve shared life with, those who leave and those who remain, is the strongest thread running through these affecting, extraordinary songs. This is Yorkston’s world and could be nowhere else in music.

THE DEMONSTARIONS OF THE CRAWS (2015)  | NEUK WIGHT DELHI ALL-STARS (2017) | CELLARDYKE RECORDING & WASSAILING SOCIETY (2014)

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RUSTIN MAN 'DRIFT CODE' OUT 1ST FEBRUARY 2019 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Rustin Man aka Paul Webb has announced his return. Webb, formerly the bass player in Talk Talk, will release his new album Drift Code on February 1st 2019 via Domino. Additionally, Rustin Man has shared the opening song, ‘Vanishing Heart’, watch above.  

Webb has released one record under the moniker Rustin Man so far, the superb Out Of Season in 2002 - a collaboration with Beth Gibbons of Portishead.The long-awaited album has a warm, wise kind of euphoria to it, coupled with an acute sense of storytelling and surreality.  Webb, who for the first time has written songs specifically for his own voice, turns out to be a gifted character actor, adopting various vocal roles across the songs. In ‘Vanishing Heart’, he is someone liberated from a loveless relationship: “At last I’ve found more warmth to feeling / It feels so good to be alive”.

As you might expect from someone of Webb’s pedigree, Drift Code is a deep, detailed work. The passage of time, the living space full of art, treasured objects and junk, the years spent listening to film music and ‘40s standards are all audible. But there’s a surprising spontaneity to it too. Though he did much of it alone, Webb’s recording technique made the music feel as if it has been recorded by a group of musicians playing in the same room. Raw demos written on a Dictaphone provided the basis for tracks begun with drums played by Webb’s former Talk Talk and O’rang colleague Lee Harris

“I called the album Drift Code as it’s an oxymoron, a code is something fixed, but our instinct is to wander, to drift. I like the idea that life is a puzzle that can’t be solved because the answer is always changing.”

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WATCHING PLASTIC MERMAIDS '1996' (SUNDAY BEST/DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Plastic Mermaids '1996'
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Its’ been two years since the Isle of Wight’s Plastic Mermaids  have released  a new record and now the five-piece band are back with a new psychedelia-infused, indie-pop single ‘1996’ with an amusingly genius & heart-warming video to accompany the release, which was entirely conceptualised, directed and produced by the band. Watch above.

Plastic Mermaids  are a five-piece band featuring  brothers Jamie and Douglas Richards, who collaborate on vocals, synths and samples, along with guitarist Chris Newnham, bassist Tom Farren and drummer Chris Jones.  

“Making the video was kind of fun but more often hilariously awkward, all of the shots where we were out in public were pretty hard work and we got a LOAD of dodgy looks. Also the robot was pretty uncomfortable to wear, and SUPER warm. There’s probably a bit of deeper meaning maybe to do with how we live in modern life but i’d like to remain kind of vague on that and let people make up their own minds. “

Plastic Mermaids released debut EP ‘Dromtorp’ in March 2014 to widespread critical acclaim, following up with the ‘Inhale The Universe’ EP in March 2015 and third EP ‘Everything Is Yellow and Yellow Is My Least Favourite Colour’ in June 2016. 

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THESE NEW PURITANS 'INTO THE FIRE' OUT 8TH NOVEMBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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These New Puritans, the great heretics of British music, return with Into The Fire, their first new studio recording since 2013’s critically acclaimed album Field of Reeds. Into The Fire, featuring Current 93’s David Tibet, is available via Infectious Music. The Into The Fire artwork is a collaboration between George Barnett and the award winning photographer and director Harley Weir. Listen above. 

It’s been a decade of sonic innovation since the band released their debut album Beat Pyramid.  In the years since, they’ve successfully blurred the distinctions between rock, classical, electronic, pop and experimental music, earning rave reviews and praise from artists as diverse as Björk, Massive Attack and Elton John along the way.

Now, reverting to the original duo of brothers Jack and George Barnett, These New Puritans open a new chapter with the industrial electronics of Into The Fire. Writing sessions began in Essex in 2015 and were completed in Berlin after Jack relocated there; the majority of recording was done in a former Soviet broadcasting studio in the city’s industrial suburbs.

“The new music is much more primitive,” explains Jack. “We want to make our music as direct and as powerful as possible - straight to the nervous system.” “We wanted this to be about us working together on something really pure and progressive,” adds George. “The melodies and Jack’s voice are much more important this time around.”

2008’s debut Beat Pyramid, a circular work of fast rhythms, repetitive lyrics and fractured field recordings, stood out like a sore thumb amongst the conservative, guitar-based music of the period. The follow up, Hidden (2010) defied expectations, combining brutal Japanese Taiko drums, dancehall rhythms and austere woodwind (Jack taught himself musical notation to score the album's orchestral arrangements).  After appearing on Björk’s Bastards remix album, TNP then released the cinematic Field of Reeds in 2013, followed by EXPANDED: Live at the Barbican (2014).  Since then, Jack and George’s desire for new sonic challenges saw them produce the musical score for the first authorised theatrical production of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World.

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PANDA BEAR 'BUOYS' OUT 8TH FEBRUARY 2019 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Noah Lennox's sixth solo album as Panda Bear is Buoys, due out February 8th, 2019 on Domino. The first song to be released from Buoys is “Dolphin”: Lennox’s bright, sincere voice front and center, with miles of space surrounding it, a guitar and some textured samples fleshing out the dubby sparseness and undercurrent of speaker-limit-pushing sub-bass low-end. Watch above.

Buoys was co-produced and co-mixed by collaborator Rusty Santos in Lennox’s adopted home of Lisbon, Portugal. Lennox and Santos last collaborated on the landmark Panda Bear album Person Pitch, which had its 10-year anniversary last year.

Animated by their ongoing interest in contemporary music production techniques, Lennox and Santos envisioned something that would “feel familiar to a young person’s ears.” However, Buoys retains a deep layer of experimentation coursing through the hyper-modern production – a hallmark of Panda Bear releases that will feel intimately familiar to fans of Lennox’s decade-plus body of work.

Alongside Santos, Buoys also features collaborators in Chilean DJ/vocalist Lizz and Portuguese musician Dino D'Santiago, both artists who came to Lennox via Santos’ recent trap and reggaeton production work; the former contributes arrangements throughout the album including “Dolphin,” and both lend their vocals to “Inner Monologue."

Buoys is the first Panda Bear release since 2018's vinyl-only EP A Day With the Homies, and the follow-up to 2015's kaleidoscopic full-length Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper. "The last three records felt like a chapter to me, and this feels like the beginning of something new," says Lennox whilst surveying how Buoys relates to the estimable Panda Bear catalogue. Indeed, the forthcoming Buoys is full of fresh ideas from one of modern music's most fascinating, innovative, and emotionally generous artists.

CROSSWORLDS EP

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Following the release of new EP from Seamus Fogarty, The Old Suit, featuring two new original tracks and remixes by Django Django and James Yorkston. Seamus is pleased to share the video for the title track. Watch above.

Directed by Sam Wisternoff (Ill Spectre Productions), Wisternoff says of the video:

“The tongue in cheek idea behind the clip is for it to represent 'The Last Music Video Ever Made'.  This is to reflect the mournful elements of the song, a kind of 'waving goodbye to the format'.  The more psychedelic elements of the track are represented by Seamus as a floating space creature, distorting and warping as he looks down on the earth-bound video as it slowly zooms away. 

I used a variety of techniques including re-filming parts of the video by pointing a lens-less camera at the monitor screen and exposing Seamus to dangerously high level 'warping rays'.  In space.” 

SEAMUS FOGARTY | SEAMUS FOGARTY 'THE CURIOUS HAND' (2017)

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Today, Flasher share their new video for Constant Image stand-out single ‘Material’. This strange and hilarious video, directed by Nick Roney, breaks the fourth wall in an utterly unique and post-modern way. It can confidently be said that a video similar to this does not exist. Rather than spoil it with tedious description, please view it for yourself. Watch above.

CONSTANT IMAGE (2018)

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GEORGIA 'STARTED OUT' OUT 1ST NOVEMBER 2018 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Following the release of her recent track “Mellow” featuring Shygirl comes “Started Out”, the brand new single from Georgia, her second single of 2018. Watch the Rosie Marks directed video above. 

“Started Out” is an upbeat and euphoric track infused with hedonism and influences from the Chicago house scene of the 80s. Using the same original 909 drum machines & sequential analogue synths used by dance legends of the 80s & 90s, “Started Out” is another shining example of Georgia’s flair in the studio; melting her thrilling pop lyricism, with her rich wealth of experience in the studio. 

The video, featuring Georgia, was shot and directed by Rosie Marks, who was recently included in the 2018 Dazed 100 list. Georgia says about the track:

Started Out is about that exciting sensation that comes from the beginning of something, maybe meeting someone for the first time and getting a sensation/thrill out of it all. It’s hard to maintain though, and you don’t want to lose it. But we can be bold, take risks, be young fools, and not be able to understand what it all means but know that someone will love us for it.” 

GEORGIA - DEBUT ALBUM | GEORGIA - HEART WRECKING ANIMALS (VIDEO) | GEORGIA - KOMBINE (VIDEO)

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Ahead of the release of Bill Ryder-Jones' new album Yawn, he unveils the third song from the record, ‘Don’t Be Scared, I Love You’. Watch the video above. 

Bill adds: “Love this video although I decided to never wear sunglasses again after watching it”. A buckle-up and knuckle-down listen, Yawn rewards the listeners’ attention with motifs and melodies that play hide and seek but never fail to deliver on those between-the-lines verities. This musical belief of delayed gratification is something Bill learnt from classical music as a child, from Elgar and Debussy in particular – and over the long hall of his short life, you can hear these riches being polished on Yawn. Most of the 10 songs clock-in over the 5 minute mark and this wide-angle lens affords us time to interpret and translate meaning – or just to revel in it.

“Yawn is a sublime show of songwriting strength, Ryder-Jones’s gifts, world-weary as they are, showing no signs of running down or out” Mojo 4*            “It’s a stunningly assured, deeply romantic and already one of this year’s best” Q 4* 

WEST KIRBY COUNTY (2015)

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HOOKWORMS 'MICROSHIFT REMIXES' OUT 23RD NOVEMBER 2018 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Following on from the release of their critically acclaimed new album, Microshift at the beginning of 2018, Hookworms have today announced the Microshift Remixes EP. Featuring remixes from Nik Colk Void (Factory Floor), Luke Abbott, Free Love (f.k.a. Happy Meals) and XAM (Hookworms very own MB) the EP is set for release on November 23rd, with the arpeggiated work out, ‘Ullswater (Luke Abbott remix)’ available to listen to now above.

MICROSHIFT |  'STATIC RESISTANCE' VIDEO

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SWEARIN! (ALLISON CRUTCHFIELD CO-WRITE) 'FALL INTO THE SUN' OUT 5TH OCTOBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Alison Crutchfield reunites with band 'Swearin' for their first album in five years named 'Fall into the sun'. The album’s lead single “Grow Into A Ghost” is the first new music since 2013’s Surfing Strange. Listen to “Grow Into A Ghost” below.

ALLISON CRUTCHFIELD 'TOURIST IN THIS TOWN'

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TOUTS 'ANALYSIS PARALYSIS' EP OUT 9TH NOVEMBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Northern Irish group Touts announce their latest EP 'Analysis Paralysis' set to be released on 9th November 2018. Watch the video for 'Can't Blame Me' above. 

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Ragz Originale shares the video for the latest single off upcoming album 'Nature' out 12th October 2018 via Minikingz. Watch the Blade-runner inspired video complete with neon visuals above. 

RAGZ ORIGINALE / MINI KINGZ / SKEPTA'S SHUTDOWN NOMINATED FOR IVOR NOVELLO AWARD (FACT)

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Producer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter and vocalist Devonté Hynes - aka Blood Orange - has released a video for the song “Chewing Gum,” off his critically acclaimed new album Negro Swan, out now on Domino. The video, which was directed by Hynes, also features the song’s guest vocalist, A$AP Rocky. Watch above.

NEGRO SWAN (2018) | FREETOWN SOUND (2016) | CUPID DELUXE (2013)

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SEAMUS FOGARTY 'THE OLD SUIT' OUT 2ND NOVEMBER 2018 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Seamus Fogarty is pleased to announce news of his new EP The Old Suit, which will be released on November 2nd.  He also shares the title track from the EP, featuring additional production and mixing by Mike Lindsay (Tunng, LUMP). Listen above.

Seamus explains how the EP got started: “I put a crappy drum machine, a crappier synth and a cheap guitar in a plastic bag and took myself off to a cottage in a restored famine village on the Southwest coast of Ireland to write. I came back to London refreshed, having written no songs, and went out for a few drinks with my friend Ed Dowie after which we challenged each other to write something new every two weeks. I trawled through various phone recordings I’d made while on my (non)writing trip, hoping to find some magic fragment, and I found a line about an old suit which I’d written while reflecting on the loss of my friend Willie Meighan.  I wanted to make something a bit different from the album (except for Emma Smith’s strings which go on everything), so I took a chance and asked Mike Lindsey if he’d lend an ear or two and help mix and produce the track, and this is what we ended up with.” 

The Old Suit EP also features another new Seamus song, ‘Song For John’ (an ode to John Martyn and a sing off Seamus once had with him) plus two remixes, the first by Django Django and the second from label-mate James Yorkston. Seamus says of the remixes: “I've been a huge fan of Django Django since seeing them on the Planet Eigg back in 2012 so was delighted to be able to get them on board to remix ‘Carlow Town’. James Yorkston has been a great friend and inspiration for many years; this is James getting his dancing shoes on.”

SEAMUS FOGARTY | SEAMUS FOGARTY 'THE CURIOUS HAND' (2017)

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MR MITCH 'PRIMARY PROGRESSIVE EP' OUT 26TH OCTOBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Mr Mitch 'Primary Progressive EP'
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Mr. Mitch announces his return with a five-track EP of new tracks, ‘Primary Progressive’ will be released on the 26th October via Gobstopper records. Watch the Ross Aitken directed video for track 'Settle' above. 

‘Primary Progressive’ looks inward to Mitch’s own life experiences for inspiration, forming its own, thoughtful counter to the quiet happiness explored in his music over the last four years. ‘Primary Progressive’ also marks an excursion from the sugary, delicate, away-from-the-club tropes Mitch has pushed both via his own productions and from producers like Orlando and Odeko on Gobstopper. Returning to the dancefloor via the crisp, dancehall twang of tracks like ‘Settle’ and the brooding ‘Phantom Dance’, Mitch proves that he still has a tight grip on making the club both move and think. 

DEVOUTMR MITCH

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UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA (KODY NIELSON CO-WRITE) ‘IC-01 HANOI’ OUT 26TH OCTOBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING) 

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra ‘IC-01 Hanoi’
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Unknown Mortal Orchestra released their fourth studio album Sex & Food at the start of 2018, a project largely inspired by Ruban Nielson's global travels. The band spent time recording in Hanoi, Vietnam. They have announced that those studio sessions will take form as an instrumental project 'IC-01 HANOI' out 26th October via Jagjaguwar. The first cut from the album is Hanoi 6, listen above.

UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA 'SEX & FOOD' 

SILICON 'PERSONAL COMPUTER'

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ADRIANNE LENKER 'ABYSSKISS' OUT 5TH OCTOBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Adrianne Lenker (of Big Thief) is set to release a solo album titled 'abysskiss' out 5th October via Saddle Creek. Listen to  the first cut off the record, 'Symbol' above. 

Lenker on the latest record - "I want to archive the songs in their original forms every few years," explains Lenker. "My first solo record I made was Hours Were the Birds . I had just turned 21 and moved to New York City where I was sleeping in a warehouse, working in a restaurant and photographing pigeons. Now five years later, another skin is being shed."

Following a two week road trip through the southwestern United States, Lenker headed into the studio with longtime friend Luke Temple. The songs chosen for this collection were the songs that felt the most alive in the room. These are not castaways or B-sides. Some of these songs have been alive for years while some were written just days before the session

BIG THIEF 'CAPACITY'

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GEORGIA 'MELLOW' OUT 20TH SEPTEMBER 2018 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Domino are thrilled to mark the return of Georgia with her new single, “Mellow” feat. Shygirl. “Mellow” is the first release from Georgia since 2017’s “Feel It” and sees Georgia honing her deft production craft, moving towards a deeply euphoric and seductive exploration into the underground club sound. Listen above. 

Mixed by David Wrench with programming from Ragz Originale, “Mellow” features a vocal collaboration from Shygirl, who is part of the London-based collective, NUXXE.As Georgia notes, with the club sound of “Mellow”, Shygirl’s fierce vocal addition is “perfect, edgy & almost non-human like, as if she's the voice of your hedonistic sub conscience!" Since the 2015 release of her self-titled debut LP, Georgia has been busy in the studio and out, with guest features on tracks by Honne, alongside taking on producer duties for a number of other acts and working on her own set of new recordings. 

The artwork for “Mellow” features the photograph ‘Marie Clair & Anna, 12, after Daisy’s Slumber Party 1991’ by renowned, influential American documentary and portrait photographer, Nancy Honey. The image is from her series of photographs entitled ‘Entering The Masquerade’ published by the National Museum of Photography Film & Television in 1992. 

GEORGIA - DEBUT ALBUM | GEORGIA - HEART WRECKING ANIMALS (VIDEO) | GEORGIA - KOMBINE (VIDEO)

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Taken from his critically acclaimed new album, Singularity, Jon Hopkins is very proud to share the video for the title track. Directed by Academy Films’ Seb Edwards, ‘Singularity’ is a visual pinnacle of the album’s arc and a continuation and deepening of all the themes that pervade Jon Hopkins’ work. Watch above.

Jon Hopkins says of the video: “This is the single most epic video I’ve ever had made. Seb has been a friend and collaborator for nearly 15 years now, but this is the first opportunity we’ve had to work with total freedom on a video for my own music. The power of what he has done left me speechless the first time I saw it. He translated the themes of destruction and defiance that I fed into the music into a powerful, violent ballet between male and female and I totally love it.” 

Director Seb Edwards adds:  “I've always loved Jon’s work and we've been wanting to collaborate for a while. ‘Singularity’ is such an incredible track, its merciless intensity somehow reflects our troubled times. I wanted to capture the feeling of defiance that rises from the initial brutality. The track is ultimately about acceptance and finding peace in nature. I hope I did it justice.”

MERCURY PRIZE | IMMUNITY

HOW I LIVE NOW SOUNDTRACK

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WATCHING FARAO 'MARRY ME' OUT 19TH OCTOBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Farao 'Pure-O'
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Farao has shared the latest cut from her upcoming album 'Pure-O' out 19th October 2018, 'Marry Me' is accompanied by a self-directed video, watch above. 

FARAO - PURE-O

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SON LUX 'YESTERDAY'S WAKE' OUT 19TH SEPTEMBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Son Lux are to release a new EP of reworked and previously unreleased tracks in the form of 'Yesterdays Wake', listen to the first cut off the EP 'Delivery' above.

"Brighter Wounds is at the center of a body of work, where songs often appear in different iterations. This has been a trademark of the Son Lux project from the start to investigate songs from each album from multiple angles and present the results."

The Yesterday’s Wake EP traces echoes of Brighter Wounds themes while introducing two brand new songs infused with the album’s DNA. We hear the lyrics from “Young” in the refrain of “Delivery ” and for the first time the phrase “Brighter Wound” in the final moments of “Yesterday’s Wake.” Together these 4 songs complete the full album collection.

'BRIGHTER WOUNDS'

SON LUX 'REMEDY' EP

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FRANCOIS ATLAS 'LES FLEURS DU MAL' OUT 14TH SEPTEMBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Francois Atlas 'Les Fleurs Du Mal'
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Francois Atlas (from Francois and The Atlas Mountains) a new solo project, inspired by Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du mal. The artist has paired music to eight texts grouped in an album entitled Flowers of evil, in reference to the work of the one who is called the cursed poet. The album is surrounded by artists of his generation like Fishbach, Barbara Caroloti, Juliette Armanet or Voyou to accompany the journey into the heart of one of the most beautiful works, but also one of the most controversial, of French literature. Watch the video for A Une Passante above. 

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HAIKU SALUT 'THERE IS NO ELSEWHERE' OUT 7TH SEPTEMBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Haiku Salut 'There Is No Elsewhere'
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Haiku Salut release their third album 'There Is No Elsewhere' on the 7th September 2018 via PRAH recordings, watch the video for first single 'The More and Moreness' above. 

Haiku Salut consists of multi-instrumentalists Gemma Barkerwood, Sophie Barkerwood, and Louise Croft. Between them, Haiku Salut play accordion, piano, glockenspiel, trumpet, guitar, ukulele, drums, and melodica. Their music also features electronic elements, which they refer to as "loopery and laptopery". Influenced by the evocative film soundtracks of Yann Tiersen and Benoît Charest, the genre-melting electronica of early Múm, and the impressionistic writing of Haruki Murakami, the band released their debut album Tricolore in 2013, to critical acclaim, which was followed in 2015 by the equally acclaimed Etch And Etch Deep (“the album Four Tet might have made after Rounds” – The Observer). 

This year’s release, There Is No Elsewhere, is Haiku Salut’s first album for neo-classical and electronica label PRAH Recordings and sees the trio continue their distinctive re-imagining of dreampop and rural electronica. It also sees the band finally find their place, both musically and politically.

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WAXAHATCHEE 'GREAT THUNDER' OUT 7TH SEPTEMBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Waxahatchee 'Great Thunder EP'
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Waxahatchee returns with a six track EP following 2017's LP Out In The Storm via Merge Records. as described by Crutchfield herself, this EP is 'a complete 180 from the last record: super stripped-down, quiet, and with me performing solo, it’s a throwback to how I started,” The first track to be released is 'Chapel Of Pines' accompanied by a Christopher Good directed video, watch above. 

OUT IN THE STORM (2017) | WAXAHATCHEE 'IVY TRIPP'

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NEW SIGNING: HEN OGLEDD 'MOGIC' OUT 16TH NOVEMBER 2018 (WEIRD WORLD/DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Weird World are proud to welcome Hen Ogledd and their new record, Mogic, due for release on 16th November 2018. Founded by Richard Dawson and harpist, Rhodri Davies, with the addition of Dawn Bothwell and Sally Pilkington, Hen Ogledd’s meaning comes from the Welsh name for The Old North. Along with the news of Mogic, Hen Ogledd take you on a psychedelic journey through time and space in the new video for ‘Problem Child’. Watch above.

Mogic is Hen Ogledd’s third LP (their first for Weird World), and their most surprising and accessible work yet.

Each hailing from historically different tribal regions of the Old North, the musicians on Mogic challenge the idea that the ancient world was rife with magic, while the new is infiltrated by cold logic. The tracks on Mogic create new phantasmal blends of images and ideas that draw upon the mystical and technological. Mogic is a discombobulating pop prayer exploring artificial intelligence, witches, nanotechnology, pre-medieval history, robots, romance, computer games and waterfalls. 

This dynamic record of eddies and swirls, ravishing melodies, hallucinatory textures and bonkers rhythms is pinned down by some deft performances: Pilkington’s picture-perfect pop and earthy singing, Davies’ blazing harp splutterations and guitar moans, Bothwell's twisted telephone techno and bamboozling lyric-bombs and Dawson's utter bass. No small mention must go to special guest Will Guthrie, one of the finest and classiest drummers there is, who's all over this record like long grass on dunes.

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STEVE MASON 'ABOUT THE LIGHT' OUT 18TH JANUARY 2018 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Steve Mason has announced details of his new album, About The Light, which is out on Double Six on Friday 18th January 2019.  About The Light is his fourth solo album following Boys Outside (2010), Monkey Minds In The Devil’s Time (2013) and Meet The Humans (2016). Stars Around My Heart, the first track to be shared from the album, is accompanied by a suitably out-there video directed by Brother Willis (www.brotherwillis.com). Watch above.

Talking about the Spielberg meets Ashes to Ashes video, Brother Willis said:

“The concept and inspiration were very much a collaborative effort with Steve.  We share a mutual love for the textures and warm personality that outdated formats have in contrast to the crisp HD 8K of today.  It was an incredible collaborative experiment to shoot on Tube Camera and modern camera and put it all out to tape and back to try and achieve the feeling of watching a beloved sci-fi movie from your youth.  And a good excuse to have amazingly talented people build an alien vessel and hone their early 80’s visual effects skills. We were aiming for an uplifting, Psychedelic Spielberg effect that hopefully we achieved.”

Picking Stephen Street to produce the album, and with a very clear plan in mind, from the off the goal was to capture the songs live and draw out their soulful elements.  Talking about the process, Stephen Street says, “Steve explained that he wanted to make this album with his band playing more ‘live’ than on some of his previous offerings and also to augment the songs with brass and female backing vocalists. I felt this approach of first stripping back the songs to a more ‘live’ feel to create more space for the more ‘soulful’ elements to breathe in was an interesting one and we got down to work!”

Recorded at studios in London and Brighton, About The Light,sees a subtle yet noticeable evolution in Steve’s sound. 

“It’s a beautiful, confident, positive, angry, loving and gentle album which once again moves what I do forward,” he adds.  “David Bowie said that you should always be slightly out of your comfort zone if you want to achieve greatness, and for the first time perhaps ever, I deliberately pushed myself into that place. Who doesn’t want greatness?”

MEET THE HUMANS (2016)

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WATCHING ART SCHOOL GIRLFRIEND 'DISTANCE (BLANK)' (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Art School Girlfriend 'Distance (Blank)'
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Art School Girlfriend shares her latest single 'Distance (Blank)' via Wolftone Records and accompanied by a Tom Dream directed video, watch above.

MEASURES EP

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WATCHING RAGZ ORIGINALE 'DISARONNO STRAIGHT' (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Ragz Originale 'Disaronno Straight'
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Ragz Originale shares the single 'Disaronno Straight' featuring a Natural born Killers inspired music video directed by Jay Green, watch the video above. 

RAGZ ORIGINALE / MINI KINGZ / SKEPTA'S SHUTDOWN NOMINATED FOR IVOR NOVELLO AWARD (FACT)

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HOW TO DRESS WELL 'THE ANTEROOM' OUT 19TH OCTOBER 2018 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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How To Dress Well 'The Anteroom'
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How To Dress Well announces The Anteroom, the upcoming album from Thomas Krell will be out October 19th on Domino.  Co-produced by Joel Ford (Ford & Lopatin, Airbird) How To Dress Well shares the first single from the album – “Nonkilling 6 | Hunger”. Watch the collaborative effort, written and directed by Krell and visual artist Justin Daashuur Hopkins, with help from Hopkins’ NOH/WAVE collective, above.

The stories Krell sings on this record – some biographical, many from the most knotted corners of human life – are deeply personal and human(e). The Anteroom - with its blizzardous electronic noise, fragile melodies and poignant poetry - reclaims the experimental core of the HTDW project. 

As TK puts it: “I wrote the record after moving to Los Angeles, which is a crazy and maybe dreadful place, right after the 2016 election, with hell and death gaining ground all around us on every corner of the globe. The Anteroom is testament to a two year period in which I felt myself slipping out of the world and into a cosmic loneliness in which I would eventually be dissolved. In order to give myself a way back, I began to try to understand my station as some kind of anteroom – a space between – a chamber that separates the known and the unknown, stable life from total disintegration.” Teetering on treacherous precipices, living in an uncanny new place, Krell found his way back around to the sound and inspiration of his early work, and to his grandest statement yet – the culmination of a 10-year journey, and the dawn of a daring new one.

The song “Nonkilling 6 | Hunger” opens with a stanza from Li Young-Lee, one of the many poets sampled and featured on The Anteroom. Much of the video features interactively generated digital visual work by Cloaking, and all the effects in the video were generated by combining digital fx with analog in-camera techniques, yielding a physically intense lo-fi/hi-fi hybrid a union that is echoed in the music of The Anteroom

WHAT IS THIS HEART? (2014) 

CARE (2016)

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Oscar #worldpeace feat. Ragz Originale 'Send'
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Domino publishing writer, Ragz Originale has produced and co-wrote the latest Oscar #worldpeace single 'Send' accompanied with a Broken Attena directed music video. Watch above. 

RAGZ ORIGINALE / MINI KINGZ / SKEPTA'S SHUTDOWN NOMINATED FOR IVOR NOVELLO AWARD (FACT)

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PLANNINGTOROCK 'POWERHOUSE' OUT 9TH NOVEMBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Dance producer Planningtorock aka Jam Rostron announces their fourth album 'Powerhouse' out on the 9th November via Human Level/DFA records. Watch the video for lead single 'Transome' above.

Powerhouse marks the Berlin-via-Bolton producer’s most intimate album to date, a kinetic, self-produced record flush with attitude, humour, vulnerability and swagger. The LP offers up some- thing infinitely more personal: emotionally-charged, biographical anthems drawn from Rostron’s lived experiences as a non-binary genderqueer artist, experiences around family, identity and music itself.

The album was written and recorded across Berlin, London, New York and Los An- geles. It comes couched in the precision-tooled synths that have become Rostron’s signature, though critics and fans will hear a subtle, ear worm-y shift in style here: from the Noughties US r&b swagger of ‘Transome’ and the bubbling oldschool ‘90s house of 'Beulah Loves Dancing' and ‘Non Binary Femme’, to the funky, flute-laced ‘Much To Touch’ (the only track on Powerhouse to feature a co-producer, long-time friend and collaborator Olof Dreijer of The Knife).

The striking, pitched-down vocals that shook fans of W are as radiant as ever on Pow- erhouse. It was pitching that gave Rostron’s then-hidden inner self an authentic, exter- nal voice; and it was pitching that enabled them to come out, beginning “this long, complex and very much still evolving process of living their non-binary genderqueer self”.

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JULIA HOLTER 'AVIARY' OUT 26TH OCTOBER 2018 (DOMINO ALL-IN)

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Aviary is an epic journey through what Julia Holter announces her latest album 'Aviary' to be released on 26th October via Domino. Watch the video for I Shall Love 2 above. 

It’s the Los Angeles composer’s most breathtakingly expansive album yet, full of startling turns and dazzling instrumental arrangements. The follow-up to her critically acclaimed 2015 record, Have You in My Wilderness, it takes as its starting point a line from a 2009 short story by writer Etel Adnan: "I found myself in an aviary full of shrieking birds." It’s a scenario that sounds straight out of a horror movie, but it’s also a pretty good metaphor for life in 2018, with its endless onslaught of political scandals, freakish natural disasters, and voices shouting their desires and resentments into the void.

Aviary, executive produced by Cole MGN and produced by Holter and Kenny Gilmore, combines Holter's slyly theatrical vocals and Blade Runner-inspired synth work with an enveloping palette of strings and percussion that reveals itself, and the boundless scope of her vision, over the course of fifteen songs. Holter was joined by Corey Fogel (percussion), Devin Hoff (bass), Dina Maccabee (violin, viola, vocals), Sarah Belle Reid (trumpet), Andrew Tholl (violin), and Tashi Wada (synth, bagpipes).

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WATCHING DENA 'HMU' 'IF IT'S WRITTEN' OUT 14TH SEPTEMBER 2018 (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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Dena 'If It's Written'
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Filmed in Sofia, Bulgaria, Dena shares the video for 'HMU' taken from the upcoming LP 'If It's Written' out 14th September. Watch the George Yanakiev shot video above. 

IF ITS WRITTEN (2018) / FREAKING OUT / FLASH (2014)

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Michelle Blades 'Ring'
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Michelle Blades performs her new single 'Ring' for A Take Away show by La Blogothèque. Watch the session above. 

Michelle Blades, is a mexican-panamanian artist who grew up in the states and who chose France as her new home in 2012. After 'Ataraxia' in 2015, Polylust in 2016, and 'Premature Love Songs' in 2017, she's back with her latest single 'Ring'. At the age of 27, Michelle sings about a life changing, the things that seem to escape with youth and the difficulty of finding a place in a society where things always seem to be more demanding and formatted. Meanings get crossed like solos recorded on blind takes and somehow still, intertwining. 

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Blood Orange is joined by ASAP Rocky and Project Pat to perform new single 'Chewing Gum' on Jimmy Kimmel Live. 

NEGRO SWAN (2018) | FREETOWN SOUND (2016) | CUPID DELUXE (2013)

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