LCD Soundsystem – tonite


LCD Soundsystem American Dream cover art

LCD Soundsystem is back with another new single, tonite, from their forthcoming album American Dream. This makes the third single from the LP, dropping September 1st. If it sounds familiar that’s because the song was first released live during a five-night string of shows at Brooklyn Steel back in April.  If you like what you’ve heard from American Dream so far don’t miss your chance to catch them live this fall, the band will be hitting the road for a world tour following the release of the album in September.

The track was dropped alongside an 80s inspired video, check it out below:

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[Premiere] Rising Appalachia – Occupy


Rising Appalachia

Rising Appalachia’s superb sibling sonics have made them a household name amongst festivalgoers as they’ve traversed the globe, playing alongside Michael Franti, Nahko, the Avett Brothers and Trevor Hall. Their new single “Occupy”, which features an elegant and potent spoken word bridge, uses 2011′s ‘Occupy’ movement as a frame of reference for the importance of taking responsibility for both our interior and exterior worlds. One of many standouts in their back catalog of radical social/enviro musical activism.

In the words of sisters Chloe and Leah, “Occupy’ is based from the bones of a powerful traditional African-American spiritual ‘Soon I will be Done’ that we learned with our southern music community. We arranged and wrote the additional words and poetry as an anthem to the modern struggles of the working class people, and as a reminder for each of us to take more power into our own hands.”
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[Sunset Mixtape] Happy Tears


New Sunset Mixtape!

Two weeks ago, I moved to Los Angeles. Admittedly, I did not have much of a plan of what to do once I got here. I just had an idea of a job I would be good at and a few friends willing to help along the way. These two weeks have been tough and rewarding; although, not as tough or as rewarding as my future days in LA will likely be. Happy Tears is inspired by the seeming irony of experiencing your highest of highs after your lowest of lows and how all opposites seem to depend on each other to exist.

In recent days, we’ve seen the nastiness of white supremacy and neo-nazism dominate the public consciousness and push the buttons of even the most tolerant among us, yet through this strife, we are once again reminded of the innate goodness of most people. The fringe elements don’t hold a torch (literally) to the mainstream consensus. Fuck Nazis, and I hope you enjoy this mix (unless you’re a Nazi).

Tracklist:

  1. Ashley Koett – Hands + Toes
  2. Jody – Rainstorm
  3. Miquela – Not Mine
  4. Kasien – Heartbreak Kid
  5. Mariami – The Life I Always Fantasized
  6. Kadiata – The Surface
  7. EMI – Embob
  8. Ryan Yoo – From Umma
  9. Brockhampton – Lamb
  10. Tama Gucci – Move
  11. Freeman Young – Awreddy
  12. Jack Shields – Leaving California

NOTE: Original painting by Red Grooms.

DOWNLOAD ‘HAPPY TEARS’ HERE

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HAIM – Little Of Your Love (BloodPop Remix)


Little Of Your Love BloodPop Remix

Everyone’s favorite trio of sisters, Haim took to their Beats1 radio show, Haim Time today to release a BloodPop remix of Little Of  Your Love. It seemed like we hadn’t seen them in forever before they hit the festival circuit last year, but Haim is back in full swing. July saw the release of their highly anticipated sophomore album, Something To Tell You along with a string of tour dates. BloodPop breathes a new, more energetic life into the song with an EDM vibe.

Listen Below:

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Best New Songs of July 2017


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The first playlist is our favorite picks from July. The second playlist is all of our picks from March-June (since the inception of our Spotify playlist). Be sure to subscribe to our playlists on Spotify as they will be continuously updated each month!


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The Best Perfomances of WayHome 2017


WayHome 2017 Lineup

Far north past the allure of Coachella and the Governor’s Ball lies one of Canada’s hidden gems, WayHome Music and Arts festival. Held the past two summers at Burls Creek Event Grounds in Oro-Medonte, WayHome may not draw as much attention as other festivals, but year after year they still come wielding some of the biggest and most iconic names in music. It was no secret that ticket sales were down for WayHome this year, but as the weekend went on numbers rose as attendees poured in. With past lineups including headliners such as LCD Soundsystem, Neil Young and Kendrick Lamar this year was no disappointment.

Here are the best Performances of WayHome 2017:

Flume

From DJ to bonafide producer, Flume has certainly made a name for himself in the music industry. In 2016 we saw his sophomore studio album Skin take home a grammy for best dance/ electronic album and it’s only been up from there. In between producing for Lorde’s Melodrama, dropping Skin Companion EPs and a world tour, Flume has been hot on the festival circuit bringing us new favorites and old classics.

Banks

By far the most sultry performance of the weekend came from Banks. Clad in patent leather thigh-high boots and perfectly in sync with two costumed backup dancers, she didn’t miss a beat while belting out hits like Waiting Game and Brain.

Mura Masa

Seemingly out of nowhere came Mura Masa and something tells me he’s here to stay. With only one self-titled album he’s already got features from big names like Charli XCX, Desiigner and A$AP Rocky. Mura Masa gave attendees an energetic, late night set on the WayAway stage featuring all his modern pop classics.

Justice

One of electronic music’s most iconic duos, Justice is back after what felt like forever with a new album release last year and a world tour alike. Fans who have waited for months or even years for the opportunity to see them were not disappointed when new tracks like Safe & Sound and timeless favorites like Civilization and We Are Your Friends filled the air. Justice gave an incredibly high-powered live set before jumping down from the stage to shake hands and take some selfies with a few lucky fans.

Frank Ocean

The most intimate set of the weekend, if not the most intimate set ever, was from no other than Frank Ocean. After cancelling several festival performances earlier in the summer due to production delays it was easy to see why it was worth the wait. With a cover of Steve Monite’s Only You and a tour debut of Forrest Gump the entire crowd seemed to relish in each moment. He also strayed from his typical festival setlist when he performed bonafide classics Thinkin’ Bout You and Pyramids. Frank along with his four piece band took to the mic in between songs to remind us that he’s “only human” and sometimes still gets nervous performing for such large crowds.

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