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October 2017

The Weekly Roundup 29.10.17

Hello again everyone! Here we are again with another ten tracks to hopefully delight your musical taste buds, showcasing a wide and varied styles and sounds that come under the electronica label.

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NEW MUSIC: Laurence Nerbonne – La nuit est à nous

A 2017 Juno award winner for their album XO , Laurence Nerbonne has released a new single La nuit est à nous. Translating in to English as The Night is Ours, it’s a bright electro pop number, with hints of Scandinavian pop artists like Robyn and Molly Nilsson in the arrangement,  interspersed with very Francaphone lyrics about love and the sometimes painful joy of being in love.

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NEW MUSIC: NRVS LVRS – Lost to the Max

San Francisco duo NRVS LVRS have dropped a new single in the form of Lost To The Max and accompanying video to go with the track which is from their most recent album, Electric Dread. (We covered Castling from the album back in July.)  Check out the video, which some may find upsetting, below.

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NEW MUSIC: I Am Harlequin – Minimal

Londoner I am Harlequin has left it a while since Hooked, her last release, but she certainly doesn’t disappoint on her return with the different and daring Minimal. Musically the track lives up to its name on first hearing, but repeated listening reveals musical and lyrical layers that lie beneath its feel good bouncy façade and sparse pop gyrations.

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NEW MUSIC: Deepsea Lights – Singing the Bones

Singing The Bones is the title given to the two song cycle and video piece by Australian duo Deepsea Lights. Comprising of the tracks The Mountain Song and Abandon Ship, the songs intertwine with themselves and the video as the initial muted tones of both the music and visuals transform to create a sense of awe and wonder.

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NEW MUSIC: Covered in Snow – Spaceboy

Spaceboy is the debut release from Swedes Covered in Snow. The duo, comprising of Mikael Engström and Tom Hedlund, has a long musical pedigree with both having been members of the now defunct synthpop group Shallow Sense. Part of a two-track single, along with Pour Me One More and has echoes of Muse and IAMX but with a personal, less bombastic feel.

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NEW MUSIC: Calton Kelly – Mother

Electropop with a classical, almost operatic flair is the best way to describe Mother by singer-songwriter Calton Kelly.  His voice swoops, glides and soars as if each note is like an eagle riding a current of air high in an orchestral mountain range.

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