The Playlist: SBTRKT / Fergus and Geronimo / Bat for Lashes / Django Django / Blood Diamonds / Dirty Projectors / Black Moth Super Rainbow

 

 

SBTRKT

Gloss

Released on his SoundCloud this week, "Gloss" finds SBTRKT in a blissed-out haze, all melodic hooks and chilled-out, summer-evening euphoria.

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Fergus and Geronimo

No Parties

Post-punk that's both retro and innovative. Could easily have been a lost gem from 1979.

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Bat for Lashes

Laura

A haunting piano riff begins this melancholy ode to a troubled friend. Subtle, heartfelt and profoundly moving.

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Django Django

Hail Bop

DD go for a more organic sound on this slightly wonky indie-pop track. The disorientating chord changes are typically eccentric.

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Blood Diamonds

Ritual

This trance-influenced trip-pop track will appeal to fans of Grimes' quirkier work.

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Dirty Projectors

Buckle Up

Scuzzy, lo-fi garage punk. The recording quality lacks the low-end to make it a classic, but "Buckle Up" is an interesting little nugget nonetheless.

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Black Moth Super Rainbow

Windshield Smasher

BMSR make psychedelic, guitar-heavy, synth-punk that retains a pop sensibility.

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