Archive | indie dance

Kasbo releases first single off upcoming debut album, announces NA tour

At only 21 years of age, Carl Garsbo is becoming one of Sweden’s most dominant forces in the indietronica scene. Known to most as Kasbo, the artist caught the early admiration of influential tastemakers ODESZA for his commitment to sweeping sound designs that are as organic as they are meticulously crafted. After releasing a free five-track EP, Umbrella Club,  just last year, and a dazzling single […]

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Sylvan Esso delights on silky new single, ‘PARAD(w/m)E’

The striking North Carolina dance-pop duo Sylvan Esso has followed up their beloved What Now LP and subsequent visual Echo Mountain Sessions EP of the last year with their most outright pop song to date.The largely contradictory “PARAD(w/m)E” embarks from the two’s earlier folk-pop material in the most blatant fashion to date.It’s worth noting that the duo has […]

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Watch Sylvan Esso play their new single ‘PARAD(w/m)E’ on Jimmy Kimmel Live

North Carolina’s dream-pop duo Sylvan Esso has released an ethereal new song, “PARAD(w/m)E” that acts as a follow up to both their beloved What Now LP and the visual Echo Mountain Sessions EP, both from 2017.In honor of the poppy new release, the duo celebrated with a performance of it on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Amelia Meath […]

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Yoke Lore drops off lush remix package featuring Yeasayer, Blackbird Blackbird, and more

Throughout 2017,  Adrian Galvin — the Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter behind the indietronica-project Yoke Lore — dropped off a slew of electrifying takes on his 2017 originals “Goodpain,” “Only You,” and “World Wings.”Now, Yoke Lore’s dropped off an official remix package for the number. Goodpain Remix is a cathartic assemblage of Yoke Lore’s work and presents a charming spectrum of electronica offerings. There […]

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Joywave reveals exclusive Spotify Singles ahead of 2018 tour dates

Joywave has dropped off an exclusive pairing of Spotify Singles ahead of the 2018 leg of their headlining “Thanks. Thanks For Coming” tour. The multi-track treat includes an in-studio version of “Doubt” off their 2017 album Content, which did exceptionally well on iTunes‘ Alternative Album chart.  The new Spotify Singles also features a dazzling cover of the English rock […]

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Australian producer LUUDE flips Youth Group’s ‘Forever Young’

With an official remix of RL Grime‘s “Reims,” as well as other works that skyrocketed his career in 2017, Australian-born producer LUUDE is on track for a massive year. He’s seen support from Skrillex, Jauz, The Chainsmokers, and more, recently embarking on a massive 27-stop Australia/New Zealand tour and gaining recognition on a global scale.Gracing fans […]

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David Byrne shares lead single off his first solo album in 14 years, ‘American Utopia’

David Byrne, the former frontman of Talking Heads, has officially announced his new album, American Utopia, is due out March 9. This marks Byrne’s first solo endeavor since 2004’s Grown Backwards which he’s announced will be followed by “the most ambitious show I’ve done since the shows that were filmed for Stop Making Sense.”Byrne is leading […]

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Launchpad 50: Keep the New Year’s party going with this expansive playlist

Launchpad is a playlist series showcasing music we love, hand selected by our staff. The tracks come from both emerging and mainstream artists; it’s all about the quality and the unexpected. If you’d like your music featured in Launchpad, submit it for consideration here. DA‘s gathered 10 party tracks for the new year and New Year’s Day escapades in […]

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Le Youth – I Could Always (feat. MNDR)

Wes James, also known as Le Youth, is skillfully adept at crafting sounds that beckon to a nostalgic past while simultaneously incorporating the touchstones of contemporary production.His newest single “I could Always,” featuring MNDR, is a cleansing, groove-heavy, roll-off-the-tongue dance ballad in which MNDR’s invigorating vocals are highlighted by synths that wash over the listeners ears like […]

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RAC elevates LCAW’s ‘Desires’ with delightfully moving rework

Each and every artistic endeavor by way of the indie electronica maestro RAC is delightfully groovy, ridden with emotion, and daringly danceable. Over the years, the Grammy-winning artist has proven his tantalizing talents over a breadth of tunes, from indie dance to disco, RAC puts a masterful touch on all that he embraces. Now, RAC’s remixed […]

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RAC elevates LCAW’s ‘Desires’ with delightfully moving rework

Each and every artistic endeavor by way of the indie electronica maestro RAC is delightfully groovy, ridden with emotion, and daringly danceable. Over the years, the Grammy-winning artist has proven his tantalizing talents over a breadth of tunes, from indie dance to disco, RAC puts a masterful touch on all that he embraces. Now, RAC’s remixed […]

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Anna of the North – Someone (Acoustic)

Anna of the North has gone acoustic for the secondary release of single “Someone.” The Scandinavian alt-pop singer originally released the synth pop single more than five months ago, and her acoustic twist on the track forsakes its bubbly keys for a moody, atmospheric experience in which Anna of the North bares her soul. “There’s something in the […]

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Anna of the North – Someone (Acoustic)

Anna of the North has gone acoustic for the secondary release of single “Someone.” The Scandinavian alt-pop singer originally released the synth pop single more than five months ago, and her acoustic twist on the track forsakes its bubbly keys for a moody, atmospheric experience in which Anna of the North bares her soul. “There’s something in the […]

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Watch Radiohead’s Thom Yorke debut new song ‘I’m A Very Rude Person’

Radiohead‘s frontman, Thom Yorke, is in the midst of a brief solo tour ahead of his headlining appearance at Houston’s Day For Night Festival.Kicking off the jaunt was Yorke’s show at Los Angeles’ Fonda Theatre, where Consequence of Sound reports Yorke played out an extensive, 15-song set brimming with new and unreleased music.Per a printed setlist release, two of […]

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MGMT share delightfully morbid new track off new album set for 2018

MGMT is charting an ominously morbid, gothic return with their latest track, the aptly-named “When You Die.”Confronting the concept of death, vocalist Andrew VanWyngarden sings, “You die / and words don’t do anything.” Continuing, “It’s permanently night / and I won’t feel anything.”A buoyant melody and driving synth aid in the exuberance of a most blissful multitude […]

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Ardency – Bloom

Ardency has released their newest single “Bloom.” The mysterious group is self described as “a work in progress by Christian Gomez and Daniel Noguera – for as long as it takes.”Alluring synths and haunting vocal tenors of the group sound like sonic liquid washing over a roof during a rainstorm: brooding, yet oddly satisfying. The […]

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Henry Saiz debuts first track off of forthcoming album

Spanish progressive & electronica star Henry Saiz has released the first taste of his forthcoming Kickstarter-funded album Human, which he will be releasing as Henry Saiz & Band. He raised over €73,000 for the project, which saw him travel to different corners of the earth to record in unusual natural settings and with unexpected local collaborators.“The Golden Cage,” is an […]

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Garden City Movement – Slightly All The Time

Garden City Movement have officially signed to Night Time Stories, the sister label of Late Night Tales designed for original artist releases. Having opened for Bonobo, Caribou, and Alt-J in recent years, the group has garnered a substantial amount of attention for their unique sound.The trio of Roy Avital, Johnny Sharoni, and Yoav Saar is back with their newest single “Slightly […]

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Moby announces new album, shares lead single ‘Like A Motherless Child’

Moby just donated a quarter of a million dollars to animal rights.Of course, the political realm has long struck a personal chord for the artist. It is with his socio-political nature in mind that one can contextualize Moby’s announcement of a new album — Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt — due out next year.The new album is […]

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