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Inspired And The Sleep ‘Spar Helm’

And Pluck Your Strings has been on board with Californian band Inspired And The Sleep for a while now, mostly because every single song they do is fucking awesome. It’s been a long wait, but the guys have finally dropped their album ‘Teenager’, from which we’ve been hearing individual tracks for a while now.

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Tomas Strode And The Tour Guides ‘The Sword’

Tomas Strode And The Tour Guides are a Melbourne folk outfit who are gearing up for the release of their debut album. Accordingly they’ve released the first single from said album, ‘The Sword’. And it’s a nice piece of slowly growing, very peaceful folk music.

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Local Natives ‘Breakers’

Local Natives are one of my favourite new discoveries of the last few years, and also one of the nicest bands I’ve ever had the pleasure of briefly meeting. They had been pretty quiet following the release of their incredible album ‘Gorilla Manor’, but a couple of days ago they finally uploaded a new single to the internet.

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The Fearless Vampire Killers ‘Mexico’

Melbourne’s The Fearless Vampire Killers have released the first single from their upcoming second album, which is due out next year.

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Blondfire ‘Waves’

LA brother-and-sister duo Blondfire have released a new single online in the form of ‘Waves’, which is taken from their upcoming album due out next year. It’s a really lovely piece of pop music, with an overarching dreamy vibe conveyed by smooth acoustic guitar and silky vocals. Check it out.

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Django Django ‘Default’

If you’re a regular reader of this blog then you know that I sometimes get obsessed with songs for no particular reason, only to forget about them a couple of weeks later. I’m currently in the blissful first phase of this process with Django Django’s song ’Default’, taken from their 2012 self-titled album. I may be a bit behind the hype curve with this track, which has been floating around online for ages, but I don’t really care: it’s a fantastically fun track and if you haven’t heard it yet then you’re in for a treat.

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