Silent Rider released another single off their upcoming EP. ‘Manifest’ follows ‘Hours‘ and ‘Six Years‘ to further showcase the Brooklyn trio’s ability to create brooding, downtempo electronic music that is very much their own sound. Rave Love is out July 29th.
Hooray For Earth released the title track to their upcoming sophomore album, which will come out on July 29th via Dovecote Records. ‘Racy’ follows ‘Keys‘ as another strong sign that the 9 track project will be a welcome addition to many indie fans’ record collections this summer. If you simply cannot contain your excitement, Pitchfork has an advanced stream of the album for free to check out in preparation for the proper release next week.
Star Horse is a quartet of musicians based in Stockholm who all met by chance while in Tokyo and decided to form a band upon returning to Sweden. Having already released 3 EP’s, ‘Don’t Get Closer’ is the group’s latest single and will surely be well received by those into nostalgic 90′s sounds and dreamy shoegaze. If you’re into it, head over to BandCamp for a download and also check the B-side track called ‘100 Eyes‘.
Yunque Kabal originally hails from Brussels and now resides in Phoenix, Arizona where he’s been cooking up some spiritual sounding electro pop under the moniker of YUS for the past few years. He came onto my radar through a tune called ’20 Million’, which on top of the description above, brings some experimental psychedelics to the table that make me want to explore then desert deep into the night.
With so much content coming out daily, the Sound Beacon was created to shine a light on music we may miss upon first release. For this, our second installment, we head to the UK to check out some more folk from Astronauts. as well as some post pop from GOODBYE CHANEL and a proper tune from Lil Silva. Before heading back across the pond, we make a quick stop in Stockholm for Mapei’s latest release, the powerful, ‘Change’. We finish off with some uplifting tunes courtsey of Brooklyn’s Rubblebucket and Australia’s Pepa Knight. Enjoy this one folks!
This may be our first time covering Sinkane, but it damn sure won’t be the last. ‘How We Be’ is a follow up to ‘Hold Tight‘ as another smooth and soulful track perfect for the get down of a Saturday night. You may pre-order his upcoming album Mean Love, which comes out September 2nd on DFA Records.
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