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NEW MUSIC: Mord Fustang; Blue and Gold

Mord Fustang, “Doppelgangbanger”

transformative electro-house track from upcoming album 9999 in 1 which will be released on January 20th from this Estonian EDM act. The track “Doppelgangbanger” allows you to dip and dive and drift with its supercool bass grooves.

Blue and Gold, “In My Head”

psychedlic hard-hitting, emotional rock with Joan Jett-esque vocals. Very 80s rocker. New York-based Blue and Gold formed in 2013. Members are: singer/guitarist Alex Kapelman, singer/guitarist Chloe Raynes, drummer GG Gonzalez and bassist Derek Cabrera. The band’s debut album In My Head is out January 13.

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NEW MUSIC: Moonbabies; Dads; Aiden Young; Tiny Moving Parts

Moonbabies, “Raindrops”

–dreamy pop by Swedish husband and wife duo, Carina Johansson Frick and Ola Frick. just wonderful with layers of joy and spirit.

Dads, “I’ll Be the Tornado”

–reminiscent of Sonic Youth and The Replacements, New Jersey alt-rockers Dads have a new album out–I’ll Be the Tornado[6131 Records]– and are on tour. Recorded by Neil Strauch (Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Iron & Wine, Owen) at MinBal Studio in Chicago, IL and mastered by Carl Saff (Dinosaur Jr., Guided By Voices, Speedy Ortiz) which explains the retro-cool sound.

TOUR DATES:

10/20 New York, NY @ The Studio at Webster Hall *
10/22 Allston, MA @ Great Scott *
10/23 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church *
10/24 Washington, DC @ DC9 *
10/25 Raleigh, NC @ Kings *
10/26 Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern *
10/27 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade *
10/29-10/30 Ybor City, FL @ Pre-Fest *
10/31-11/02 Gainesville, FL @ The Fest *
11/03 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s Downstairs +
11/04 Austin, TX @ Mohawk +
11/05 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey +
11/07 Tucson, AZ @ Gary’s Place +
11/08 Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock Live +
11/10 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction +
11/11 Los Angeles, CA @ EchoPlex +
11/12 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of The Hill +
11/14 Portland, OR @ Slabtown +
11/15 Seattle, WA @ Vera Project +
11/17 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court +

* Dads, Tiny Moving Parts, Nai Harvest
+ Dads, Tiny Moving Parts, Choir Vandals

Dads touring with Tiny Moving Parts.

Tiny Moving Parts, “Entrances and Exits”

–the Minn. band launched mini versions of themselves into space for the song’s extremely cool video. Pleasant Living [Triple Crown Records] is out now.

“We sent three bobble heads replicas of ourselves into space using a 600 gram weather balloon,” explains singer/guitarist Dylan Matthiesen of Tiny Moving Parts. “The 2 hour flight was captured by a GoPro camera enclosed in a styrofoam cooler alongside a GPS tracker and a stack of heat packs to help brave the -60 degree F (-15 C) temperatures. The spacecraft reached a height of over 80,000 ft (24,384 meters), capturing the Earth’s curve and the beauty of a world just beyond our grasp.”

Aiden Jude, “Words” ft Lilly Anne Merat

–NYC DJ/producer Aiden Jude uses luscious trance-beats to bolster the gorgeous lyrics by Lilly Anne Merat. the stand-out on this track is Lilly’s strong yet alluring vocals.

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NEW MUSIC: John Digweed and Nick Muir

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DJ John Digweed collaborated with best-selling novelist John Twelve Hawks for a unique musical sci-fi partnership and soundtrack called The Traveler based on Hawk’s best selling trilogy of the same title. Inspired by John Digweed’s weekly radio show Transitions, Hawks got in touch with the world-renowned producer and they decided to meet up in “a secret location” to collaborate.

Cool and creepy with a laidback, orbital-floating vibe. The dance-trance music draws the listener into the world of ‘The Traveler’ through spoken word passages, read by Hawks, taken directly from the novel. The physical release features extensive sleeve notes and artwork, making it an extremely collectible item.

John Digweed and Nick Muir’s partnership has been one of electronic music’s most prolific pairings, leaving a body of work that’s seen them become one of the world’s most highly-regarded production duos.

“It all started when a copy of the book The Traveler was sent to me from John Twelve Hawks publishers with a letter explaining that John had been listening to my Transitions Radio show while writing the book and wanted me to have a copy as a thank you,” Digweed said. “Due to my busy schedule it wasn’t until the following year when I was on holiday that I finally got a chance to read the book. From the very first page I was hooked and couldn’t put it down until it was finished.”

Hawks traveled to the UK in secret –he lives ‘off the grid’ hiding behind a secret identity due to his beliefs regarding the intrusiveness of the modern state and digital society– recorded his spoken word contributions to accompany an electronic music soundtrack created by Digweed and Muir.

TRACKLIST:
1. First Line
2. Live Off The Grid
3. Am I Awake
4. Capoeira
5. Stay In The Present
6. The Traveler
7. The Truth
8. Battle
9. Find The Way
10. Damned By The Flesh
11. 3B3
12. We Are All Connected
13. Last Line

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