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Download: Fujiya & Miyagi "Tetrahydrofolic Acid"

As three-piece outfit Fujiya & Miyagi prepares its fifth studio album, Artificial Sweeteners, we're treated to the high-spirited "Tetrahydrofolic Acid" from that record. Opening with church organs and a bouncing acid bassline, the funky composition offers a kaleidoscopic range of textures, organic and mechanical alike. With the vocaless "Tetrahydrofolic Acid," the trio has formed an aesthetic which strays noticeably from its previous work, showing the band's fluid dynamism when it comes to paving unique, sonic landscapes. The rest of Fujiya & Miyagi's Artificial Sweeteners is scheduled to drop via Yep Roc on May 6. 

Average: 7.1 (23 votes)
 
 

Download a New Mix from Lockah

With the release of his debut LP earlier this week via the Donky Pitch label, Scottish producer Lockah has been tapped to deliver the latest set for Dummy's mix series. Read more » 

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  • 04/16/2014

Cosmin TRG Launches New Label

Over his career, Romanian DJ/producer Cosmin TRG has released music with Hessle Audio, Hemlock, Running Back, Rush Hour, 50Weapons, and a number of other reputable imprints, building an impressively wide-spanning catalog in the process. Now, Cosmin TRG will add a label of his own to that list, with plans to launch the Fizic imprint with a new two-track 12" in June. Read more » 

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  • 04/16/2014

Locals Only: Prins Thomas Shares His Five Favorite Spots in Oslo

Prins Thomas has been turning out records since 2005, yet the Norwegian producer still prefers to let his music—and his well-documented sense of humor—do most of the talking. His forthcoming third album, the simply titled III, is an effort Thomas describes as having "no great concept, no specific theme, no scheme, no plan... no space disco but still plenty of space." The LP is set to drop on April 28, and just a few weeks later, Thomas will be at the helm of 10 Years of Full Pupp, a compilation looking back at his label's first decade in action. Given this flurry of activity, we figured that the time was right to pick Thomas' brain for our Locals Only series. Although he continues to spend a lot of time on the road, Thomas still makes his home around Oslo; as such, we knew that he could nonetheless be counted upon to tell us about a few can't-miss spots in the Norwegian capital. Read more » 

Bicep Announces Upcoming EP for Aus

With two EPs already on Will Saul's Aus label—namely, 2012's You/Don't 12" and the Stash EP—London-based duo Bicep has revealed the details of another record for the label, a forthcoming two-track 12" set to drop late next month. Read more » 

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  • 04/16/2014

Download: The Phantom "Let's Ride"

As The Phantom prepares his debut full-length for Silverback (which will also mark the label's first album release), the Warsaw-based DJ/producer has sent over unreleased bonus track "Let's Ride," a house cut laced with jazzy pianos and mesmerizing brass sonics. Laden with waves of synth pads, the laid-back piece maintains a sense of sustained satisfaction with its sauntering pace and delicate transitions between movements. The Phantom's LP 1 drops on April 28, but its artwork and tracklist can be perused before then, below.  Read more » 

Average: 8.5 (36 votes)
 
 

Check Out a New Remix from Doc Daneeka

Responsible for one of XLR8R's top tracks of 2013, "Walk On In," Doc Daneeka (pictured above) has been enlisted to remix the new single from budding UK outfit letthemusicplay, and is now offering his rework to be streamed in full. Read more » 

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  • 04/16/2014

Download: Marcel Lune "Panthers"

First Listen

With his Hal 9000 EP out this week via Audio Doughnuts, Bristol up-and-comer Marcel Lune has sent over bonus cut "Panthers" to help spread the word. Spanning six minutes exactly, "Panthers" is a glowing bit of hyperactive beatwork, one which pins angelic vocal gasps and sweetened melodies underneath a series of sweeping chords and a bouncy, mid-tempo beat. In the end, the bonus production proves to be a nice accompaniment to the myriad of hybrid styles which Lune displays on his Hal 9000 EP, a four-track effort available to stream in full after the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 8.4 (25 votes)
 
 

Download a New Mix from Xosar

Berlin-based artist Xosar has delivered a new mix of esoteric audio and subterranean grooves for French magazine Trax. Read more » 

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  • 04/15/2014

Joakim Details Upcoming 'Tropics of Love' LP

After disclosing that he would follow his recently released On the Beach EP with his next LP, Tropics of Love, genre-bending French producer Joakim has now revealed the finer details of that album. Read more » 

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  • 04/15/2014

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