UK electro producer Four Tet enters The Hype Machine's most blogged artists chart on August 3 after releasing an eight-minute ambient track. Also, a new face in the music blogosphere is American dream pop band Sleep Over, who just dropped a new track for their upcoming debut album.
Four Tet, the moniker of Kieran Hebden, recently reworked Radiohead's "Separator" from the
King of Limbs remix series. In September he is set to release the 59th installment of London nightclub Fabric's Fabric Live mix, which will include the remixed sounds of Caribou, Burial, and Ricard Villalobos. "DJ sets from Hebden are a truly life changing event, so will be fascinating to see his Fabric Live mix come out as something a little more dancefloor-ready than his solo work," writes
This Music Wins.
Austin-based psyche-pop outfit Sleep Over, fronted by vocalist Stefanie Franciotti, is releasing debut disc Forever on September 27. The band dropped the first taste from the album with a track called "Casual Diamond" that showcases the band's "enchanting, swirling, dreamy synth pop" sounds, writes blogger Bowlegs Music Reviews.
The 10 most blogged artists on The Hype Machine on August 3 at 9:30 GMT:
Neon Indian (no change)
Gauntlet Hair (no change)
Flight Facilities (+6)
Four Tet (reentry)
Real Estate (-2)
Sleep Over (new)
Frank Ocean (-1)
Frightened Rabbit (new)
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.