Wye Oak - Holy Holy
First up is Baltimore duo Wye Oak who offer us this wonderful, pounding free track 'Holy Holy', one of the highlights from their fourth album 'Civilian' which was released earlier in the year. Wye Oak break from the mould of guitar, drums and vocals boy/girl duos we've seen so much of post White Stripes, incorporating a greater amount of instrumentation both live and in the studio. Well worth going to see.
Wye Oak - Holy Holy by cityslang
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Mint Julep - Aviary
While we're on the subject of boy/girl duos - the Portland husband and wife duo Mint Julep (named after a cocktail) are set to release a new album, 'Save Your Season', in November. The first track released from it is the gorgeous, dreamy, upbeat ambience of 'Aviary'. It will most certainly brighten things up as the nights draw in.
Mint Julep - Aviary by Anorak London
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The album will be available to buy from Unseen.
I Break Horses - Load Your Eyes
Experimental, shoegazey Swedes I Break Horses proved very popular when we posted a track from their stunning debut album a few weeks back, if you're yet to investigate further, get on the case! You can start by checking out another album track - 'Load Your Eyes' by streaming or downloading it below.
I Break Horses - Load Your Eyes by pmwtumblr
Free Download: Load Your Eyes
I Break Horses website
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Younghusband - Nothing, Nothing
Formed last year, London quartet Younghusband have already graced a few festival stages, showing off their catchy, expertly put together fusion of electronic krautrock and pop melodies. A double A-side single was released in the summer, check a cut from it - 'Nothing, Nothing'.
Nothing, Nothing - Young Husband by GreenManFestival
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Trailer Trash Tracys - Dies In 55
We'll finish off with this delightful, sparkling, melodic track from Londoners Trailer Trash Tracys. This lot are well worth keeping an eye on, their album could be very special indeed. There will be a new single in a few weeks, but in the mean time have a listen to their latest, the incredibly lovely 'Dies In 55'.
Trailer Trash Tracys - Dies In 55 by DominoRecordCo
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