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THE RETURN OF THE DEATH OF POP
Monday, 05 May 2014 00:00
 

The prolific Londoners The Death Of Pop, who we featured here last year have just released a new single, 'Circles'. In addition to that feature, one of their litany of singles released during that year, 'Tell Me My Name' took out spot 52 in our 2013 Top 100.  Containing elements of psychedelia with an electronic tinge, the atmospheric and measured, 'Circles' can be downloaded for free below. You can check out it's brand new video there too. An extended player is set for release soon while a debut album is in the pipeline for next year. Very much looking forward to all that.

 

Circles

The Death Of Pop (ENG)
From the digital single, 'Circles', Self Released.

The Death Of Pop Facebook

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Official Video

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TOP 30: THREE BIG DEBUTS, WILDERNESS TO 1
Friday, 02 May 2014 00:00
 

Toronto based trio Tearjerker head the new entries this week with their brilliant anthemic loop laden track, 'You Can' in at 14. Close behind is Sydney electronic trio Movement with their new track 'Like Lust' at 15 while London duo PANES enter at 20 with the sultry 'Bones Without You'.

Sweden's Wilderness hot top spot third week in with the gorgeous Sabina Wärme fronted 'Hold On' while Craft Spells shoot to six with their new track 'Breaking The Angle Against The Tide'. 'Like Lust' can be streamed below while Proromartyr's track at 18, 'Come & See' has a new video.

Every track in detail here while all track can be heard in the player top right.

 

15. Like Lust

Movement (AUS)
From the EP, 'Movement', Modular.

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18. Come & See

Protomartyr (USA)
From the album, 'Under Color Of Official Right', Hardly Art.

Protomartyr Facebook

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LONDON DUO PANES ANNOUNCE DEBUT EP
Wednesday, 30 April 2014 00:00
 

Hot on the heels of their first two singles, 'Choice Errors' and 'A Narrative. An End', London duo PANES have announced the upcoming release of their self titled debut EP, set for May 19. PANES incidentally are producer Shaun Savage and vocalist Tyson McVey (daughter of Neneh Cherry). The opening track, the esoteric 'Bones Without You', can be streamed below.

Tracklist
1. Bones Without You
2. Dust Becomes
3. Choice Errors
4. Stills

 

Bones Without You

PANES (ENG)
From the forthcoming EP, 'PANES', Brown Rice

PANES Facebook

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TEARJERKER SHARES TRACK FROM NEW EP
Monday, 28 April 2014 00:00
 

Next month Toronto trio Tearjerker are set to release a new EP, Hiding, and have just shared the subtlely hypnotic and beautifully paced 'You Can' with the world. Very nice stuff. Check it out below. Hiding is out May 20 on SQE. Pre order it here on vinyl.

1. Door
2. Hand
3. Another Moon
4. You Can 

 

You Can

Tearjerker (CAN)
From the forthcoming EP, 'Hiding', SQE. Out on May 20.

Tearjerker Facebook

Audio Stream

 
MOVEMENT DROP FOUR TRACK VINYL DEBUT
Saturday, 26 April 2014 00:00
 

Sydney electronic trio Movement are set to drop their first physical release, a strictly limited self titled four track vinyl EP. Containing the track 'Like Lust' released earlier this month to rave reviews, they've now let fly with another dose of dark night inspired R&B replete with guitar solo in the form of 'Ivory'. You can check that below while the former will appear in the Top 30 next week. Tour dates in Oz below. Pre-order the vinyl here.

Tracklist

1. 5.57
2. Control You
3. Ivory
4. Like Lust

Tour Dates

Thursday, May 22: Shebeen, Melbourne
Friday, May 23: Rocket Bar, Adelaide
Friday, May 30: Spectrum, Sydney
Thursday, June 5: Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane
Friday, June 6: Beach Hotel, Byron Bay
Friday, May 9: Coolangatta Hotel, Gold Coast*
Saturday, May 10: The Tivoli, Brisbane*
Sunday, May 10: The Tivoli, Brisbane*

*with Rufus

 

Ivory

Movement (AUS)
From the forthcoming EP, 'Movement', Modular.

Movement Facebook

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TOP 30: CRAFT SPELLS LEAD THE NEW ENTRIES
Thursday, 24 April 2014 23:07
 

San Franscisco based dream pop outfit Craft Spells lead the three new entries this week with the first single, the extremely easy on the ear, hook laden  'Breaking The Angle Against The Tide' off their forthcoming second record, Nausea. It enters at 19. We featured the new album from English duo Elephant earlier in the week and the latest single from that, 'Elusive Youth' is at 22. Busy Australian expatriate Tom Crandles is back in his Colours guise with a great new single, the rather Tame Impalaesque, especially percussion wise, 'You Can't See Me'. It debuts at 24.

There were big moves this week for three of last week's new entries. The superb electronic pop track, 'Hold On' from Swedish outfit Wilderness smashes the chart with a move from its debut position of 14 last week all the way up to 2. 'Animal Of One' and 'Pickup Lines', from The Fresh & Onlys and SoftSpot respectively both enter the top 10. ALX remains at 1 with 'Beautiful Criminal.

The Craft Spells track is available as a free download below. You'll also find a stream to the Colours track and the new video for our number six track, 'Carmine' by Cloud Boat. Incidentally, the details and release date of Cloud Boat's new album have been announced. It is to be called, Model Of You, and will be released on July 8.

All details for all tracks can be found here while you can play the lot from newest first in the Top 30 player top right.

 

 

19 Breaking The Angle Against The Tide

Craft Spells (USA)
From the forthcoming album, 'Nausea', Captured Tracks. Out on June 10.

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Craft Spells Facebook

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24. You Can't See Me

Colours (AUS)
From the single, 'You Can't See Me', Father/Daughter.

NEW

Colours Facebook

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6. Carmine

Cloud Boat (ENG)
From the single, 'Carmine', R&S.

Cloud Boat Official Site

Audio Stream

Official Video

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ELEPHANT TO GO SKY SWIMMING
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 00:00
 

Three years in the making, English duo Elephant are set to release their debut album, Sky Swimming. Unsurprisingly centred around the complexity of relationships, given that Amelia Rivas and Christian Pinchbeck were in one and broke up during the recording, Sky Swimming is at times a dreamy affair based around laconic soul and lounge stylings with a retrospective feel but at others their electronic pop sensibilities truly kick in. If your not familiar with Elephant, we've assembled a collection of tracks appearing on the record that they've released during the past year, including a free download of latest single, 'Elusive Youth' below. Sky Swimming is out next week via Memphis Industries. Grab it on vinyl here.

Tracklist

1. Assembly
2. Skyscraper
3. Allured
4. Ants
5. Elusive Youth
6. Shipwrecked
7. Torn Tongues
8. Come To Me
9. TV Dinner
10. Sky Swimming
11. Golden
12. Shapeshifter

 

Elusive Youth

Elephant (ENG)
From the forthcoming album, 'Sky Swimming', Memphis Industries. Out on April 28.

Elephant Facebook

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Shapeshifter

Elephant (ENG)
From the forthcoming album, 'Sky Swimming', Memphis Industries. Out on April 28.

Audio Stream

Official Video

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Skyscraper

Elephant (ENG)
From the forthcoming album, 'Sky Swimming', Memphis Industries. Out on April 28.

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TOP 30: HUGE DEBUT FOR WILDERNESS, ALX TO NO.1
Friday, 18 April 2014 01:16
 

This weeks chart sees a massive debut at 14 for Swedish trio Wilderness with their to die for new single, 'Hold On', a divine piece of pop that will be stuck in your head for days on end. You can download it for free below. The ultra impressive SoftSpot, who we featured earlier in the week, enter at 19 with the sublime 'Pickup Lines'. San Franciscans The Fresh & Onlys return with a brand new album in June, House Of Spirits, and the second track to appear from it is the haunting western sounding 'Animal Of One. That's in at 21. Odonis Odonis, out current AOTW band, debut with 'Angus Mountain' at 22 while the new entries are rounded off by Camilla Sparksss and her new single, the contorted electronica of 'Move Like A Shark' at 26.

ALX hist top spot this week with his exquisite piece of R&B and soul, 'Beautiful Criminal' while How To Dress Well moves up seven spots to 11 with his new track 'Repeat Pleasure'. Check out all the new ones bar the Odonis Odonis track, which you can find here.

You can stream every track on the player top right and get the details of all 30 track right here

 

14. Hold On

Wilderness (SWE)
From the single, 'Hold On', Self Released.

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19. Pickup Lines

SoftSpot (USA)
From the album, 'MASS', Self Released.

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SoftSpot Facebook

Official Video

 

21. Animal Of One

The Fresh & Onlys (USA
From the forthcoming album, 'House Of Spirits', Mexican Summer. Out on June 10.

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26. Move Like A Shark

Camilla Sparksss (CAN)
From the album, 'For You The Wild', Africantape/On The Camper

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Camilla Sparksss Facebook

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Official Video (Forest Version)

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IN PICTURES: ESC @ THE EVELYN, MELBOURNE
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 00:00
 

I popped into Melbourne last weekend for some general drinking and other tomfoolery with friends and caught nascent Melbourne experimental post punk outfit Esc at their regular haunt, the Evelyn Hotel in Fitzroy. The creative five piece, sporting dual drummers, put on quite a esoteric and eclectic set despite some technical difficulties, unsurprising when you consider the voluminous electronic gear that accompanies their live show. Alternating angst ridden and sonically deadpan vocals, angular bass and interludes of guitar experimentation in between doses of melodic pop were the order of the night with half the set new tracks. With that said, Esc are currently in the process of raising funds for an album to follow up their self-titled EP from last year. Get around them. Meanwhile, for the unfamiliar, we've included two of our favourites from the EP, the eminently grooveable 'Atomic Shadow' and the celestially dark 'Deathbed' below.

 

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Esc @ The Evelyn Hotel, Melbourne

 

Atomic Shadow

Esc (AUS)
From the EP, 'ESC', Self Released.

ESC Facebook

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Deathbed

Esc (AUS)
From the EP, 'ESC', Self Released.

ESC Facebook

Audio Stream

 
SOFTSPOT RETURN WITH SECOND ALBUM
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 00:00
 

North Carolina trio SoftSpot, since transplanted to Brooklyn, released their second album, MASS, last week and have recently shared two new videos, one of which 'Black Room Blues' directed by band member Sarah Kinlaw, we have for you below. The other, for 'Pickup Lines' will appear in the Top 30 tomorrow. The slow burn album, in which each track is a variation on a theme, contains elements that range from introspective post rock to intricately constructed glistening pop and reflects the strange dichotomies of modern life. It almost forces you to stop and contemplate in a world that almost won't let you. MASS is certainly brain food for the thinking music lover.

You can also stream the first single, You/Yours' from the record as well below.  The self released album can be purchased on vinyl here.

 

 

Black Room Blues

SoftSpot (USA)
From the album, 'MASS', Self Released.

SoftSpot Facebook

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Official Video

 

You/Yours

SoftSpot (USA)
From the album, 'MASS', Self Released.

Audio Stream

 
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ALBUM OF THE WEEK

July 22, 2014

MELTED TOYS (USA)

Melted Toys

Underwater Peoples / Altier Ciseaux

Melted Toys Facebook

Buy here

1. Intro
2. Bummed Out
3. Horizons
4. Press (A Habitat)
5. A Postcard
6. Blush
7. Always
8. Water Arches
9. Joy Fit
10. Observations
11. Come On
12. Citrus Honeymoon
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July 15, 2014

HOW TO DRESS WELL (USA)

What Is This Heart?

Domino / Weird World

How To Dress World Facebook

Buy here

1. 2 Years On (Shame Dream)
2. What You Wanted
3. Face Again
4. See You Fail
5. Repeat Pleasure
6. Words I Don't Remember
7. Pour Cyril
8. Precious Light
9. Childhood Faith In Love (Everything Must Change, Everything Must Stay The Same)
10. A Power
11. Very Best Friend
12. House Inside (Future Is Older Than The Past)
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July 8, 2014

TOTAL CONTROL (AUS)

Typical System

Iron Lung

Total Control Official Site

Buy digitally here  (vinyl sold out & delayed)

1.Glass
2. Expensive Dog
3. Flesh War
4. Systematic Fuck
5. Liberal Party
6. Two Less Jacks
7. Black Spring
8. The Ferryman
9. Hunter
10. Safety Net

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July 1, 2014

THE ANTLERS (USA)

Familiars

Anti- / Trangressive

The Antlers Official Site

Buy here 

1. Palace
2. Doppelganger
3. Hotel
4. Intruders
5. Director
6. Revisited
7. Parade
8. Surrender
9. Refuge
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June 24, 2014

THE FRESH & ONLYS (USA)

House Of Spirits

Mexican Summer

The Fresh & Onlys Official Site

Buy here

1. Home Is Where?
2. Who Let The Devil
3. Bells Of Paonia
4. Animal Of One
5. I'm Awake
6. Hummingbird
7. April Fools
8. Ballerina
9. Candy

10. Madness

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June 17, 2014

BEN FROST (AUS/ICE)

Aurora

Bedroom Community / Mute

Ben Frost Soundcloud

Buy here 

1. Flex
2. Nolan
3. The Teeth Behind Kisses
4. Secant
5. Diphenyl Oxalate
6. Venter
7. No Sorrowing
8. Sola Fide
9. A Single Point Of Blinding Light
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June 10, 2014

PARQUET COURTS (USA)

Sunbathing Animals

Mom + Pop / What's Your Rupture

Parquet Courts Facebook

Buy here

1. Bodies
2. Black And White
3. Dear Ramona
4. What Color Is Blood
5. Vienna II
6. Always Back In Town
7. She's Rollin'
8. Sunbathing Animal
9. Up All Night
10. Instant Disassembly
11. Duckin' And Dodgin'
12. Raw Milk
13. Into The Garden
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June 3, 2014

SHARON VAN ETTEN (USA)

Are We There

Jagjaguwar

Sharon Van Etten Official Site

Buy here

1. Afraid Of Nothing
2. Taking Chances
3. Your Love Is Killing Me
4. Our Love
5. Tarifa
6. I Love You But I'm Lost
7. You Know Me Well
8. Break Me
9. Nothing Will Change
10. I Know
11. Every Time The Sun Comes Up

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May 27, 2014

SWANS (USA)

To Be Kind

Young God Records

Swans Facebook

Buy here

1. Screen Shot
2. Just A Little Boy (for Chester Burnett)
3. A Little God In My Hands
4. Bring The Sun/Toussaint L'Ouverture
5. Some Things We Do
6. She Loves Us
7. Kirsten Supine
8. Oxygen
9. Nathalie Neal
10. To Be Kind

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May 20, 2014

THE SHILOHS (CAN)

The Shilohs

Light Organ Records

The Shilohs Official Site

Buy here

1. Student Of Nature
2. Ordinary People
3. Champagne Days
4. Sisters Of Blue
5. Strange Connections
6. Folks On Trains
7. Palm Readers
8. Porch Light
9. Bless Those Boys
10. Down At The Bottom Of Bottomland
11. Queen Light Queen Dark
12. Days Of Wine
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May 13, 2014

AMAYA LAUCIRICA (AUS)

Sway

Self Released

Amaya Laucirica Official Site

Buy here

1. Three Heart Delay
2. Found Some Secret
3. Prettier Than The Sound
4. On The Air
5. You Only Say Goodbye
6. Running Out Of Time
7. Not Been Sleeping
8. Falling All Around
9. This Morning's Blue
10. Ocean Wide
11. Falling Out Of Time

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May 6, 2014

WOODS (USA)

With Light and With Love

Woodist 

Woods Facebook

Buy here 

1. Shepherd
2. Shining
3. With Light And With love
4. Moving To The Left
5. New Light
6. Leaves Like Glass
7. Twin Steps
8. Full Moon
9. Only The Lonely
10. Feather Man

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April 29, 2014

FEAR OF MEN (ENG)

Loom

Kanine

Fear Of Men Facebook

Buy here

1. Alta
2. Waterfall
3. Green Sea
4. Vitrine
5. Tephra
6. America
7. Seer
8. Luna
9. Descent
10. Inside
11. Atla

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April 22, 2014

SOFTSPOT (USA)

Mass

Self Released

SoftSpot Facebook

Buy here

1. King Porus
2. You/Yours
3. Black Room Blues
4. Gathering
5. Pickup Lines
6. Crosswinds
7. Hera
8. The New York Times

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April 15, 2014

ODONIS ODONIS (CAN)

Hard Boiled, Soft Boiled

Buzz Records

Odonis Odonis Official Site

Buy here

1. Tension
2. Are We Friends
3. Order In The Court
4. New Obsession
5. Breathing Hard
6. Mr Smith
7. Release
8. Angus Mountain
9. Office Sluts
10. Highnote
11. Transmission From The Moon
12. Alexa Wait
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April 15, 2014

PROTOMARTYR (CAN)

Under Color Of Official Right

Hardly Art

Protomartyr Facebook

Buy here

1. Maidenhead
2. Ain't So Simple
3. Want Remover
4. Trust Me Billy
5. Pagans
6. What The Wall Said
7. Tarpeian Rock
8. Bad Advice
9. Son Of Dis
10. Scum, Rise!
11. I Stare At Floors
12. Come & See
13. Violent
14. I'll Take That Applause
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April 1, 2014

FUTURE ISLANDS (USA)

Singles

4AD

Future Islands Official Site

Buy here

1. Seasons (Wating On You)
2. Spirit
3. Sun In the Morning
4. Doves
5. Back In The Tall Grass
6. A Song For Our Grandfathers
7. Light House
8. Like The Moon
9. Fall From Grace
10. A Dream Of You And Me

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March 25, 2014

THE WAR ON DRUGS (USA)

Lost In The Dream

Secretly Canadian

The War On Drugs Official Site

Buy here 

1. Under The Pressure
2. Red Eyes
3. Suffering
4. An Ocean In Between The Waves
5. Disappearing
6. Eyes To The Wind
7. The Haunting Idle
8. Burning
9. Lost In The Dream
10. In Reverse

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March 18, 2014

REAL ESTATE (USA)

Atlas

Domino

Real Estate Official Site

Buy here

1. Had To Hear
2. Past Lives
3. Talking Backwards
4. April's Song
5. The Bend
6. Crime
7. Primitive
8. How Might I Live
9. Horizon
10. Navigator

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March 11, 2014

WILD BEASTS (ENG)

Present Tense

Domino

Wild Beasts Official Site

Buy here

1. Wanderlust
2. Nature Boy
3. Mecca
4. Sweet Spot
5. Daughters
6. A Pregnant Pause
7. A Simple Beautiful Truth
8. A Dog's Life
9. Past Perfect
10. New Life
11. Palace

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March 4, 2014

ANGEL OLSEN (USA)

Burn Your Fire For No Witness

Jagjaguwar

Angel Olsen Official Site

Buy here

1. Unfucktheworld
2. Forgiven/Forgotten
3. Hi-Five
4. White Fire
5. High & Wild
6. Lights Out
7. Stars
8. Iota
9. Dance  Slow Decades
10. Enemy
11. Windows

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February 25, 2014

SUN KIL MOON (USA)

Benji

Caldo Verde

Sun Kil Moon Official Site

Buy here (CD Only - no vinyl release)

1. Carissa
2. I Can't Live Without My Mother's Love
3. Truck Driver
4. Dogs
5. Pray For Newtown
6. Jim Wise
7. I Love My Dad
8. I Watched The Film The Song Remains The Same
9. Richard Ramirez Died Today Of Natural Causes
10. Micheline
11. Ben's My Friend

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February 18, 2014

RICKY EAT ACID (USA)

Three Love Songs

Orchid Tapes

Ricky Eat Acid Facebook

Buy limited edition vinyl here

Download free digital version here

1. There Is Only You In The Light & Nothing Else
2. Driving Alone Past Roadwork At Night
3. Inside My House; Some Place I Keep Dreaming About
4. Big Man's Last Trip Outside
5. In Rural Virginia; Watching Glowing Lights Crawl From The Dark Corners Of The Room
6. Inside Your House; It Will Swallow Us Too
7. It Will Draw Me Over To It Like It Always Does
8. In My Dreams We're Almost Touching
9. God Puts Us All In The Swimming Pool
10. Outside Your House; The Lights Went Out & There Was Nothing
11. I Can Hear The Heart Breaking As One
12. Starting Over

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February 11, 2014

BE FOREST (ITA)

Earthbeat

We Were Never Being Boring

Be Forest Facebook

Buy here 

1. Totem
2. Captured Heart
3. Lost Boy
4. Ghost Dance
5. Airwaves
6. Totem II
7. Colours
8. Sparkle
9. Hideaway

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February 4, 2014

CYMBALS (ENG)

The Age Of Fracture

Tough Love Records

Cymbals Facebook

Buy here

1. Winter '98
2. The Natural World
3. You Are
4. Empty Space
5. The 5%
6. The Fracture Of Age
7. Like An Animal
8. Erosion
9. This City
10. The End
11. Call Me

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FKA Twigs (ENG)
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Parquet Courts (USA)
3. Can't Do Without You
Caribou (CAN)
4. Glass
Total Control (AUS)
5. North Circular
Real Lies (ENG)
6. Little Killer
Merchandise (USA)
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Essaie Pas(CAN)
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