Birds & Batteries – Let The Door Swing [mp3] (from Stray Lights, out August 7th)
Lead single from San Francisco electro-pop trio is reminiscent of the retro-synth pop of Twin Shadow.
Wizards of Time – Little’s Jingle [mp3] (single from Hidden Shoal Recordings)
Distinctive art rock from Phoenix that seethes with electricity and slithers like a snake.
Chocolate Robots – Young Luff[mp3] (from PiZzA fAcE, out now)
Vintage equipment and modern tunes render a sound not unlike The Strokes.
VSP – Svenska Sauna [mp3] (single)
Summer hit from Finland tells the tale of three American businessmen enjoying sauna in Sweden.
Micachu & The Shapes – OK [mp3] (from Never, out July 24th)
Electronic chaos that evokes the microtonality of Harry Partch and the experimental pop of The Beatles.
The Deer Tracks – W [mp3] (single)
Desolate electronic soundscapes with stuttering siren vocals
Guantanamo Baywatch – Sad Over You [mp3] (from Chest Crawl, out now Dirtnap Records)
Psychobilly surf rock from Portland, OR
The Ocean Floor – The Last Four Years [mp3] (single)
Infectious indie pop with lots of drums & horns.
Dent May – Home Groan [mp3] (from Do Things, out now)
Animal Collective protégé engages in cheerful disco-reggae electronic music
Giraffage –Feels[mp3] (single)
Dreamy electronic chill music from San Francisco.
Family Band – Night Song [mp3] (from Grace & Lies, out July 24th on No Quarter)
Stark sounds from New York