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Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014
Watch the talented, under-the-radar singer/songwriter Eliot Bronson give a stripped-down performance of "Comin' For Ya North Georgia Blues", a tune from his forthcoming self-titled LP.

The Atlanta-based singer/songwriter Eliot Bronson is releasing his self-titled LP next week. You’ve already heard “Comin’ For Ya North Georgia Blues” when it premiered on Ultimate Guitar. Now, you can view a video of Bronson performing the song in a stripped-down, intimate arrangement below.


Bronson is becoming one of the key up-and-coming songwriters in the Americana scene. For his newest album, which was recorded entirely in analog, he recorded with producer David Cobb, who is responsible for records by Americana heavyhitters such as Sturgill Simpson and Jason Isbell.


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Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014
The brief video for the smooth electro-soul of Mozaic's four-part series "Unexpected Turns" leaves a whole lot of questions unanswered.

Leading up to the release of her forthcoming release Unexpected Turns, MoZaic is planning a release of a series of videos of the same name. Below you can watch Part One of this four-part series, entitled “The Prologue”. The video depicts MoZaic going somewhere unknown, all the while she soulfully sings over smooth electronic textures in the background. On its own, “The Prologue” raises more questions than answers, but its appeal lies in its mystery. You’ll be sure to tune back in to parts two through four as this mini-narrative continues to unfold.


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Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014
The Modernist puts a groovy, boot-stomping spin on the California psychedelic rock group Xu Xu Fang's "Noir State Beach".

Earlier this year, the California psych rock quintet Xu Xu Fang premiered the tune “Noir State Beach”. The song marked the group’s first single in six years. Now, you can stream a remix of “Noir State Beach” by the famed Cologne, Germany DJ The Modernist (Jörg Burger). Burger clearly knows the song well, as he hones in on its central groove and rides it out for the entirety of the song, emphasizing the song’s boot-stomping rhythm. Like the best tunes by Spoon and Swans, it’s a remix that exploits hypnotic repetition to the maximal level.


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Monday, Oct 13, 2014
The Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp has just dropped another track from its forthcoming and final album, The Inevitable End, out on November 10th.


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Friday, Oct 10, 2014
The latest tune by Guided by Voices frontman Robert Pollard's group Circus Devils, "Eye Mask of Leaves", is a lo-fi, easy-breezy number.

Robert Pollard, best known for his work in Guided by Voices, has with his project Circus Devils readied an album for November release, entitled Escape. The album will be the band’s thirteenth full-length studio release. Below you can stream “Eye Mask of Leaves”, a jangly, lo-fi acoustic number off of the album.  The music is described as an audio “Twilight Zone where dream time and real time intermingle. For best results, listen late at night with headphones in a dark room.”


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