KOKOKO! – Buka Dansa

Last week Kokoko! released their better-than-good remix of The Chemical Brothers ‘Eve of Destruction’, introducing the uninitiated to The Congolese collective, who have been working outside of the mainstream for some time. The band’s most recent album Fongola blends agit-punk, Soukous and western EDM to produce a sound that sits above all genre definition, and…

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Stella Emmett – DayDream

“You’re better than anything I made up, and now I have to give the daydream up” Stella Emmett sings the lyrical hook from ‘DayDream’ like a mantra. The track is the second release from her upcoming album, Admirer, which will be released on August 23 via Beachball Records. With the single Emmett has released a…

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Crumb – Jinx

Psychedelic pop, but not as you know it. Jinx is the product of experimentation and the refinement of a wholly authentic voice. Crumb have delivered a beguiling, sometimes bewildering beauty that leaves with as many questions as it delivers answers. Infectious riffs spiral around melodies. It’s hard to place the affect of a song like…

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CHAI – Fashionista

Japanese quartet CHAI have just announced their sophomore album. The follow-up to their debut album Pink will be called Punk. It will be released on March 15th via Burger Records. For those unfamiliar with CHAI, the band have a particular approach to the sugared world of kawaii culture. Their first album offered a tongue-in-cheek excursion through the cute…

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