Most blogged artists: psychedelic band Woodsman teases new EP

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American instrumental psych band Woodsman is a hot topic in the music blogosphere after releasing a new track from upcoming EP Mystic Places. Also returning to The Hype Machine's most blogged artists chart on August 24 is Los Angeles-based ethereal vocalist Glasser.

Known for its moody psychedelic sound, Denver, Colorado-based Woodsman is dropping a new EP on October 25, and in recent days the band has released a single dubbed "In Circles." "While skillfully avoiding the trap of self-indulgence and overcooked noodling" ( The Mad Mackerel), the new track is a "slow building, zoned-out chugger" ( Bowlegs Music).

Glasser, the solo project of singer Cameron Mesirow, is back in the blogs with a fresh remix of a track called "Treasury of We" from her debut album, Ring, by Spanish alternative band Delorean. Blogger Abeano writes that the new tune is a "jam-packed euphoric club track that could be a new, original song from either act."

The 10 most blogged artists on The Hype Machine on August 24 at 9:30 GMT:

The Weeknd (no change)
Future Islands (no change)
Twin Sister (no change)
Cass McCombs (no change)
Weekend (no change)
Woodsman (+2)
Star Slinger (reentry)
Jensen Sportag (+1)
Glasser (reentry)
Active Child (reentry)

Launched in 2005, The Hype Machine aggregates information from more than 1,000 music blogs worldwide. Known for identifying up-and-coming artists, the site enables music fans to easily find out what music is hot in the blogosphere and to instantly hear and buy mp3s.

Watch Glasser's video for "Mirrorage" from last year's LP, Ring: