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Danxia – ‘Warm Rain’


British dream pop act Danxia have delivered their debut self-titled EP. The Warrington quartet make it sound effortless on the harmonic opener ‘Warm Rain’, and the single ‘Closer‘. ‘Dislocated Minute’ is a little more abstract; perfect for late night listening. Stream in full below.

Danxia – ‘Warm Rain’

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Denver, Colorado – ‘Eternal Love // Usual Fog’ [Premiere]

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Jump into the first public stream of Denver, Colorado’s impressive debut single ‘Eternal Love // Usual Fog‘. Denver, Colorado is a solo project backed by a music collective; led by Sweden’s Simeon Pappinen Hillert (a touring sound engineer with acts including Niki & the Dove, Elliphant and School ’94). The Gothenburg-based project plan to release ‘Eternal Love // Usual Fog’ on their forthcoming EP ‘…and it still keeps on rising’ (due later this year). The wonky tune was “inspired by foggy nights and shoegaze tunes echoing over the sea,” a mix of lo-fi pop and bittersweet melodies. There’s some generous reverb in there too! It reminds me a little of early Mercury Rev, and has me very excited to hear what comes next.

Denver, Colorado – ‘Eternal Love // Usual Fog’ [Premiere]

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Fait – ‘Reverie’ [‘Sonder’ EP]


Amazing surprise from Fait this week; she’s released her new single ‘Reverie’ and a four track EP called ‘Sonder’! The Aussie solo artist (Elise Higgins) was joined in the studio by bassist Rob Stephens and her long-time producer Darren Lawson (My Bloody Valentine, White Lies). ‘Reverie’ is a lush instrumental track with hypnotic bells and strings set over a breakbeat. It’s another stunner, but certainly different from previous efforts. It leads into the dissonant ‘Siren Song’, a progressive ambient piece with loads of pitch bending goodness. It’s a little less dark than her 2014 debut ‘Atmosphere’, but has the same cinematic scope. ‘Sonder’ is a brilliant listen, Fait is all class once again! Australian fans can catch her live on the east coast next month (dates below). ‘Sonder’ is available now through Inertia.

Fait – ‘Reverie’ [‘Sonder’ EP Stream]

Fait Australian Tour Dates:

September 8 | BIGSOUND, Brisbane (New Globe Theatre, 8:50pm)
September 9 | Workers Club, Geelong (with Katy Steele)
September 10 | Hugs & Kisses, Melbourne (with Katy Steele)
September 15 | Plan B Small Club, Sydney (headline show, supports TBC)

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Suburban Living – ‘Come True’

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Philadelphia’s Suburban Living has announced their sophomore album ‘Almost Paradise’ with the lead single ‘Come True’. The four piece have signed with 6131 Records and will release the LP on October 7. ‘Come True’ extends their lo-fi bedroom pop sound with the help of producer Jeff Ziegler (The War On Drugs, Kurt Vile, Nothing). This should please fans of their 2015 debut, and earn them some new ones.

Suburban Living – ‘Come True’

Visit Suburban Living @ 6131 Records @ Facebook.