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Watch A Mercedes-Benz-Sponsored Short Film About Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek

The Chairlift frontwoman Caroline Polachek has been very busy in the last 12 months: Writing for Beyoncé, singing with Blood Orange and SBTRKT, and releasing her own solo album as Ramona Lisa. She’s also put together a Ramona Lisa live show that involves choreography, headset mics, and very strange facepaint. Someone at Mercedes-Benz ended up [...]



Caddywhompus – “Stuck” (Stereogum Premiere)

There’s a buoyancy to “Stuck,” the first single from Caddywhompus’ upcoming sophomore full-length, Feathering A Nest. The track inhales and exhales, drawing breath up tight before letting it all loose in a whoosh of air. It sounds restless, unwilling or unable to be pinned down to one idea or sound. Blending a mix of art- [...]



Ausmuteants – “Boiling Point” (Stereogum Premiere)

Australian instigators Ausmuteants’ self-described “postpop” skree reminds me of the unhinged keyboard-infused bombast of Jay Reatard’s late, great Lost Sounds. So it only makes sense that Goner, the Memphis punk and garage rock label that helped launch Reatard’s career, is also releasing the latest Ausmuteants album. If teaser track “Boiling Point” is any indication, Order [...]



Peaking Lights – “Everyone And Us”

Peaking Lights got the Cosmic Logic promotional cycle off to a good start with the jittery tropical electro-pop jam “Breakdown.” The album’s second single, “Everyone And Us,” applies that same aesthetic to a more laid-back, soulful soundtrack. Indra Dunis lets her hypnotic sing-song float eerily over top of music that resembles Talking Heads circa “Naive [...]



Khary Durgans ft. Rome Fortume – Swim Team

Rome Fortune joins Khary Durgans on “Swim Team”, the title track from the former’s upcoming EP. Produced by Mike Irish. via Stereogum Previously: Rome Fortune ft. ILOVEMAKONNEN – Friends Maybe

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