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Violet Sands – “Hello, I’m Free” // Katie Neece

Hold up, I think the ever eclectic Violet Sands just released my new favorite track of theirs. I’m gonna have to listen on repeat 7 or 8 ore times to full decide though… Pardon me.

“Hello, I’m Free” is about letting go, it’s about the modern imperative not to get lost in a world of distractions.

“Hello, I’m Free” is up there with “No Matter What” which was also featured on Vinyl Moon Volume 011.

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O Mer – “Icarus” // Joseph Loughborough

A song for when: there’s a stranger in your heart

For more O Mer, check out his brilliant track “Now I’m Alive” on VINYL MOON Volume 09.

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Salt Cathedral – “Fragments” // Ricky Allman

Another beautiful gem from the world of Salt Cathedral.

why you gotta take the long way
keep on arguing the wrong way
calibrate your love the right way
don’t just sit there
and watch it drain

You can catch their stunning “No Ordinary Man” on VINYL MOON Volume 012 and keep an eye out for big SXSW announcements from both them and me that may actually be the same event…

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Flamingosis – “Long Distance” // Eli Gabriel Halpern

Its the weekend and you’ll do what you want! Even if it is hollow inside. Don’t let anyone tell you how to be a vector. Flamingosis and I have your back (and your soundtrack!)

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Hypoluxo – “Fronts” // Lonac

If The National are a bit to polished for you then get into their slightly scrappier kin Hypluxo whose debut album If Language is a fantastic soundtrack for winter daydreaming.

Catch the video for my favorite track “Fronts” below.

 

 

Hayes Peebles – “Home” // Mariana, a miserável

They say that home is where the heart is but maybe home is just wherever you can crank up Hayes Peebles full volume and kick up some dust with a bit of a two-step you have been working on?

Hayes Peebles’ new EP Ghosts will be released on February 10th

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Sorcha Richardson – “Lost” + “Ruin Your Night” // James Jean

For all of us who have been smitten with Sorcha Richardson since her debut song “Petrol Station” last year the wait for new music has been a long and patient one. Lucky for use she now has 3 new songs out that reveal more of her gentle voice and minimal production. She has stitched her heart on her sleeve and its beautiful stuff.

Get Sorcha Richardson’s debut song “Petrol Station” on VINYL MOON Volume 005.

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Twin Wave – “Roll With It” + “Matador” // Jakub Rebelka

When the apocalypse comes sooner than you expect and half your team doesn’t make it through the first wave and your weapons are on the fritz sometimes you just have to turn up the Twin Wave in your cyborg earpiece and roll with it.

Brooklyn’s Twin Wave make the kind of gloom-rock grooves that are perfect for these ever-shorter days and colder nights. “Matador” (below) is perfect for dancing your way through some fresh heartbreak.

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tamper – “A New Fire” // Edouard Sepulchre

It’s a tense day so take some time to drift off with the wonderful tamper and their new EP which is out now. “A New Fire” is my killer calming jam at the moment. Get into other TBE fave “Bought and Sold” as well… and Vinyl Moon members should keep an eye on their mailbox this week…

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Ben Talmi – “Play” // Amanita Design

I get the feeling that Ben Talmi knows what it’s like to see a weekend approaching and not feel in any state to enjoy it. “Play” feels like an anthem for turning life’s toughest twists into something fun. What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger and right now listening to “Play” on blast is definitely making me stronger. It’s Ben and I against the weekend!

Dive into more Ben Talmi with his jumping-on-the-bed jam “Pure” as well.

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Fort Lean – “Easily” + “New Hobbies” (Video)

It’s a big week for Fort Lean! Their album Quiet Day is finally out in Europe! And they dropped a video for “New Hobbies” (below). AND they have 2 brand new tracks out! “Easily” is on heavy rotation around here with it’s laid back grind/groove fitting perfectly with this Summer sun sitting outside my window. The more I listen, the more I want to get outside! But then I watch the “New Hobbies” video and get scared about ever leaving the house again…

Vinyl fans, be sure to catch “Might’ve Misheard” on Vinyl Moon Volume 006! And then get their full Quiet Day LP pressed mustard yellow from Ooh La La Records.

 

 

[PREMIERE] Skyes – “Dry” (Video)

Anyone paying attention knows I love me some Skyes and that their song “Dry” is my absolute jam. So its an honor to premiere their new video for it and all of it’s paranoid party vibe glory. The song is already beautifully haunting so its fitting that he video follows suit. Start your weekend off with a healthy dose of skepticism for everyone around you! Or at least start it off with “Dry” on repeat :)

Dive into the full Quarks EP and check out “Dry” on Vinyl Moon Volume 009.

p.s. Keen eyes will catch Ben from Paperwhite in the video!

Peter Wise – “On The Ground” // Tim Gardner

Sometimes the best part of a city is the view from the outside. Cheers to distance and perspective.

All we want is to go back
To when we weren’t possessed
On leaving our lives a mess
Shoot before you’re shot
As this world falls apart

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Wales – “Falling” // Stephanie Ho

Oh what to do when your head is in the clouds but so is all the rain. Read more

PAIDEIA jumps at me like a RESTLESS CHILD grown bored from watching AKIRA but still amped by the animations

Less than 75 followers on this guy’s Soundcloud which is bonkers because I’ve just spent the last half hour bouncing between the 4 tracks available trying to find a favorite and I can’t. Can you?

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