Au.Ra – ‘Jane’s Lament’ (Singles)

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After several years drip feeding us their delightful creations, Au.Ra have announced details of their debut full length! ‘Jane’s Lament’ will be available from March 3 via felte (pre-order vinyl/digital). The Australian duo are Tim Jenkins (Parades) and Tom Crandles (of Colours/Ghostwood), speaking of which, if you haven’t heard Tom’s tune ‘You Can’t See Me’ – jump on it! Au.Ra are streaming four songs from the album ahead of release, ‘Morning’, ‘Sun’, ‘Pyramid’ and ‘Spare The Thought’. A heavy dose of jangly psych and dream pop, brilliant.

 
Au.Ra – ‘Jane’s Lament’ (Singles)

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Presents For Sally – ‘Everytime A Bell Rings An Angel Gets Its Wings’

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British shoegazers Presents For Sally have announced a new Christmas single (digitally and on limited vinyl) delivered in wrapping paper! ‘Everytime A Bell Rings An Angel Gets Its Wings’ is available here. The trio close out this ambient slow burner with an epic crescendo, but the flip side “Cuntry Song” is a little less festive! Less than a month til Christmas folks.

 
Presents For Sally – ‘Everytime A Bell Rings An Angel Gets Its Wings’

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LaForza – ‘Float’

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LaForza love The Jesus & Mary Chain, getting stoned, and staring into the sun! Chances are you do too, and perhaps their groovy new single ‘Float’. The Los Angeles-based act have grown from chief songwriter Izzy’s bedroom into a fully fledged foursome. Beautiful tune!

 
LaForza – ‘Float’

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Pretty Sad – ‘Pretty Sad’ EP

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Shelflife Records have discovered a gem in their latest signing Pretty Sad. The collective “are scattered all throughout Europe (Scotland, Denmark and the UK) and exchange music and song ideas with the help of Garageband and Dropbox.” The trio (Victoria, Maxim and Luke) produce twee, lo-fi dream pop that’s easy to fall for! Pretty Sad’s full length is expected next year, in the meantime, pickup the three tracker digitally here.

 
Pretty Sad – ‘Pretty Sad’ [EP Stream]

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Dianas – ‘1000 Years’

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The Dianas girls (Nathalie and Caitlin) have had a busy year, between local shows and recording their debut LP with producer Aden Senyycia, the pair have recruited a new drummer (Mr. John Lekias of Doctopus). The Perth band have just announced their latest single ‘1000 Years‘, our first taste of the album. Dianas layer their amazing vocal harmonies over a danceable rhythm section, with otherworldly results. Thumbs up! Since delivering their first EP in 2012, the trio have been featured on RTRfm, Triple J Unearthed, FBi, as well as live slots alongside Thee Oh Sees, Super Wild Horses and Dick Diver.

 
Dianas – ‘1000 Years’

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To The Wedding – ‘Silver Currents’

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To The Wedding‘s latest EP ‘Silver Currents‘ has barely been out a month but it’s already been praised by The Wild Honey Pie, DKFM, Crack In The Road and NME. The beauty of songs like ‘Come On’ and ‘Silver Currents’ places the EP among the year’s best dream pop releases. Multi-instrumentalist Lauren Grubb translates simple melodies into a rich, cinematic atmosphere (for fans of Memoryhouse, Echo Lake and Still Corners). It’s the second offering from the Californian since 2010, now we need a full length!

 
To The Wedding – ‘Silver Currents’

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