Maxim Ludwig – “No One Has To Know” + “W8 4 U” // Jacub Gagnon

Required uniform for listening to this song: wicked shades. Neon jacket. Boom box slung over shoulder.

Rollerblades are optional, but if you’ve come this far, might as well go all the way.

More maxim below

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North Downs – “Plastic Clouds” // Vincent Mahe

Is this new North Downs jam the soundtrack to a futuristic sci-fi voyage, or a dusty western standoff? Why not both? Soak up the cosmic blues with North Downs as the temperature starts to rise.

Pro-tip: the cowboy hat goes on after the astronaut helmet.

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Michael Marino – “Oldies (Hip Hop Instrumental)” // Richard Balzer

This is music for victorious strolls down the street. Maybe you just got a new job. Maybe you just got that cute barista’s phone number. Either way, you’re feeling equal parts swagger and class – a tip of the hat to Michael Marino for bottling all that into one song.

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Catching Flies – “Daymarks” // Marni Manning

I’m counting “Daymarks” as my exercise for the day, since I’m doing so much head-bobbing that my neck is sore. But the song is so soothing that I’m keeping it on loop anyways.

Download the track for free here – that’s way cheaper than a gym membership.


BOA – “Steal It” // Kari Simonsen

It doesn’t really matter what the calendar says – as long as “Steal It” is playing on my speakers, it’s the summer. Highly recommended for pool parties or when you wish you could be at one. Which is pretty much all the time.


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Ephemerals – “astraea” // Mike Meyers

Ephemerals create some odd and gorgeous groove here on “Astraea”, a song that is full of both heartache and freedom. I’ve been playing it on repeat to get through the unseasonably cold weather when I’m at today.

Dive into the music video below which follows the lyrics’ advice of learning to dance in a beautiful way.

Pre order upcoming LP ‘egg tooth’

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KYKO – “Dive In” // Kevin Wada

Check your fears at the door and kill the waiting game. It’s time to crank some KYKO and dive right in. You know what I’m talking about. Do it.

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Private Island – “Aisle 7” // Robin F. Williams

Private Island strike again with another sun kissed jam ready to clean the dirt from your ears. Bathe in that bass line as you pick up some color for Spring.

“Sunbreak (B-Sides)” now available on Spotify & Apple Music.

Be sure to get into their jam “Drugs” which was featured on VINYL MOON V013: Meanwhile…
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Phil Good – “I Can’t Tell (This Must Be The Place)” + “Growing Up” // Stev’nn Hall

I fell into Phil Good through his take on the Talking Heads classic (above) and after a bunch of chilled out spins I’m deep in his world. Currently jamming to “Growing Up” and feeling like the world is a little bright more colorful. Phil Good, indeed.

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Girlhood – “Say It” // Jessica Pisano

Having a hard day? Find a friend in Girlhood. “Say It” is a solid hug of a jam. I can’t wait for more from them.

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Mr. Sanka – “Gallon” + “Flight Mode” // David Booth

Mr. Sanka make music for feeling good, feeling great, and then all the feelings that come the morning when you are sure your feelings are sideways. Get twisted up in their web of colors and emotions with “Gallon” and “Flight Mode”. Get into their respective EPs here.

Inspired & the Sleep – “Polaroid Season” // Dan Levin

“Polaroid Season” is 3rd installment from Inspired & The Sleep’s AVO series and is a perfect soundtrack for skipping through tripped out dreamscapes on your way to a taco truck.

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Memoryy – “Running” // Bo Bartlett

Memoryy continues the tease to his forthcoming SKELETONS LP (April 11th) with this synthed up jammer tailor made for 80s movie montages about escaping bullies or building robots or other cool things that we don’t think about enough these days.

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Krrum – “Moon” // Collin van der Sluijs

Krrum delivers another jams that makes me feel dirty and confused and inspired in all the right ways.

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Lizzy Land – “Sweet Melodies” (Schier Remix) + (SUNNY + BARE remix) // Saki Souda

I hear a remix playing in my head like wooo-ooooh-oooh!

And then I hear it again and again because Lizzy Land has dropped 4 remixes to hier killer debut jam “Sweet Melodies” and until we get another single I’ll just be over here spinning my 2 favorites of the remixes.

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