The Craters – ‘Sudden Fade’

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Designer Medium Records are releasing The Craters new EP ‘Kids Can Tell’ this week (June 17). The jangly four-track collection closes with the shoegazey ‘Sudden Fade’. It’s the work of Boston’s Wes Kaplan, who produces lo-fi pop gems influenced by MBV and The Beach Boys (pre-order).

 
The Craters – ‘Sudden Fade’

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Day Wave – ‘Come Home Now’ [Video]

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Day Wave (aka California’s Jackson Phillips) has only been sharing music for about a year but he’s already made a big impact with a pair of singles and a debut EP (‘Headcase’). Today i-D shared a new video for ‘Come Home Now’ and an interview (read that here). Day Wave’s brand of lo-fi jangle pop carries that DIY bedroom pop sound that’s so infectious and easy to listen to. He’s already been praised by BBC Radio 1, KEXP, Triple J, KCRW and more. 2016 is looking bright for the 25-year old, stream below!

 
Day Wave – ‘Come Home Now’ [Video]

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Castlebeat – ‘Vintage Flowers’

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Castlebeat has created a bedroom pop stunner called ‘Vintage Flowers’ (free download), it’ll be available on a forthcoming debut EP. The tune melds a “shitty lo-fi sound” (his words, not mine) together with jangle pop and a little surf, it’s the work of California’s Josh Hwang. When not in solo mode, Josh also plays in garage/surf band Jaded Juice Riders (as pictured). Check out more via Soundcloud.

 
Castlebeat – ‘Vintage Flowers’

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Somerville Jack – ‘Kali’

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Chris McComas (Somerville Jack) has released a brilliant dream pop tune on the latest Citrus City Records compilation (available here). The Canadian solo artist has recently completed work on a debut full length, while his other project (the jangle pop duo Permanent Vacation), are also soon to announce details of a new record. The man never sleeps!

 
Somerville Jack – ‘Kali’

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