How the fucking hell did we miss this track from last year? Luckily for us the brilliant 'The Lovers Suicide', which sees The Bilinda Butchers apply a My Bloody Valentine take on a Lindsay Buckingham style solo to amazing effect, was also included on their recently released debut LP and our next album of the week, Heaven. The San Francisco trio are all over Indie30 right now and with good reason. Criminal miss! In case you missed its release in February 2013 too, here it is below.
Oh dear... last years Top 100 must and will be amended!
The Lovers Suicide!
The Bilinda Butchers (USA)
From the album, 'Heaven', Orchid Tapes. Originally self released as a single b/w 'Love So Estranged' in 2013.
Swedish producer Robert Eklund, aka Himlakropp has dropped the first single, the starry eyed, 'Värmland Space Center' from his upcoming second full length digital album Tusenårssömn. A mixture of techno, pop and dub, it's out August 8 though Jämmerdosa. The first single can be freely downloaded below.
Värmland Space Center
From the forthcoming album, 'Tusenarssomn', Jammerdosa
Polish electronic trio Kamp! are set to release a new EP, the even and ultra consistent Baltimore, later this month, the first we've heard from them since last year's stomping single 'Melt'. Having first wowed us with the excellent 'Heats' back in 2010, Kamp! released their debut self titled full length in 2012. The first track to surface from Baltimore is not the title track but rather the uber smooth nocturnal pop of 'Early Days'. Listen to that track below and look out for the EP release on August 26, their first for Cascine. Pre-order it on vinyl here.
2. Early Days
From the forthcoming EP, 'Baltimore', Cascine. Out on August 26.
Just the two new entries this week. We featured the new single,'Golden House' from The Bilinda Butchers three weeks back and it replaces their first single 'The Edo Method'. It enters at 20. They're both off the superb new album, Heaven.
Next week sees the vinyl release of Adorn, the latest EP from London, Ontario dream pop duo You'll Never Get To Heaven. The supple and sublime title track debuts at 22. Check it out below. Buy the vinyl here.
FKA twigs remains at 1 with 'Two Weeks'. All details, sounds and clips for all 30 tracks here.
You'll Never Get To Heaven (CAN)
From the EP, 'Adorn', Mystic Roses/Psychic Handshake
Just in Australia recently to play Splendour in the Grass, American producer and instrumentalist Jeremy Malvin, aka Chrome Sparks, has gifted the country (and the world really) a new track, 'Losing U' to mark his time here. He's obvioulsy made quite an impression as the track has already garnered 80,000 odd plays on Soundcloud. We've featured Chrome Sparks a number of times over the last couple of years on Indie30, the latest being his excellent work with Steffaloo on last years Top 100 track, 'Eyes For You'. Check out 'Losing U' below.
Chrome Sparks (USA)
From the digital single, 'Losing U', Self Released.
Recently Silverlake based Los Angeles producer Distant Cousin released his debut self titled EP, a promising and quite diverse four track wonder of gaze driven synths, beats and samples mixed in with doses of live instrumentation. The societal awareness and musical intellect is immediately felt. Rather than me bang on any further, check out the pulse for yourself below in the form of opening track 'Together Tonight'. and listen the whole EP here.
Four debuts this week led off by the sparkling new single, 'Fiona Coyne' from producer Ryan DeRobertis, aka Saint Pepsi. That's in at 19 and available on 7" vinyl here. Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend among many other have lent their pipes to the forthcoming record, Wonder Where We Land, from London producer SBTRKT. He features on the lead single which enters at 24, the bass heavy jungle cum jazz inspired, 'New Dorp. New York'.
The new album, For The Recently Found Innocent, from White Fence, the project of Californian artist Tim Presley is out this week and to celebrate his move into the studio, the ever building first single, 'Like That' debuts at 25. It's taken us a while to get to this one but the new single from Gothenburg Balaeric inspired duo Sameblod has finally taken hold. The tropicalia inspired 'Suddenly' enters at 26 and we've got a feeling it won't stop there.
The new chart in full detail is available here while all 30 tracks are streaming in our Top 30 player.
Tahlia Barnett's utterly compelling new track under her FKA Twigs moniker 'Two Weeks' ascends to the number ome chart position this week while three new entries debut. Yesterday, we featured Millionyoung and the second single to drop from the forthcoming EP is 'Fade Away', an ultra smooth funk driven number, and that's in at 28. Laetitia Sadier's first single, Then, I Will Love Again from her upcoming new album, Something Shines, which we featured Saturday, debuts at 26.
Legendary New York trio Blonde Redhead have a new record, Barragan, coming out in late August, their first in four years and ninth all told. The second single and Amedeo Pace sung 'Dripping' debuts at 25.
Big moves afoot for Total Control and dressmaker, who both coincidentally have tracks titled 'Glass' while Woman's Hour, 'Conversations, Lydia Ainsworth, 'Malachite' and GEMS, 'Scars' also jumped mulitple places forward.
Check out entire chart details here with links to streams and videos and listen to the shole chart in the player top right.
Florida electronic outfit Millionyoung will unveil their latest release at the end of this month in the form of an EP, Materia. The brainchild of Mike Diaz has been ultra busy since the the project first surfaced in 2011 with the debut album Replicants. Since then two more albums, Amanecer and Variable have been forthcoming continuing the laid back yet funky chilled out vibe. Indie30 heavily featured two of Millionyoung's early tracks, the title track from Replicants and Amanecer's, 'Desperate Measures' across 2010 and 2011 and is more than happy to get back on the bandwagon after a fair hiatus. Check out the first single from the slick and über smooth five tracker, 'Tell Me' and look out for second 'Fade Away' in the Top 30 tomorrow. Materia is out on Old Flame Records July 29. Pre-order here.
London based French vocalist and mutli-instrumentalist Laetitia Sadier, of Stereolab fame, is set to release her third solo album, Something Shines in September. The first single from it, 'Then I Will Love You Again' is a just shy of three minute pop wonder replete with as always dissaffected vocals, soaring electronic strings and horns and a laid back yet somehow pensive glow. Check it out for yourself below. Something Shines is out on September 23 through Chicago label Drag City.
1. Quantum Soup
2. Then I Will Love You Again
3. The Milk of Human Tenderness
4. The Scene of the Lie
5. Release from the Centre of Your Heart
6. Butter Side Up
8. Echo Port
10. Life is Winning
Then, I Will Love You Again
Laetitia Sadier (FRA)
From the album, 'Something Shines', Drag City. Out on September 23.
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