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Jakub Alexander curates the music selections here at the blog. He also runs his Moodgadet record label out of Brooklyn, NY and does A&R for Ghostly International Records. Links: Moodgadget Records Jakub's Tumblr

Cloudface EP on Mood Hut

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Drawing by: Craig Ellwood

Drawing by: Craig Ellwood


MH018 – Cloudface – Super You

We’re happy to welcome back the artist behind MH001, Cloudface, with an EP called Super You.

Super You unfolds as 5 tracks sunk into earth, detuned FM fogging the windshield, drums fading in and out of focus. Emotional yet bracing, wide nights and blinking towers.

Please remember to keep your eye to the sky and your ears.

A1 – II
A2 – ee n oh
A3 – j p
B1 – w w i
B2 – baby j

Art by Logan Sturrock
Distributed by Rubadub

By the way, if you’re in Vancouver and have a problem with your synthesizer, drum machine, turntable, or DJ equipment, Cloudface has started a business to help you out!

Visit Nightlife Electronics

Suite #309 460 Nanaimo St
Vancouver, BC V5L 4W3
nightlife-electronics.com/

Tycho Autumn European Tour

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EU AUTUMN 2017 TOUR
19 OCT – Dublin, IE – District 8
22 OCT – London, UK – The Roundhouse
24 OCT – Barcelona, ES – Razzmatazz 2
25 OCT – Toulouse, FR – Bikini
27 OCT – Bologna, IT – Estragon
28 OCT – Turin, IT – Movement Festival
30 OCT – Basel, CH – Kaserne
31 OCT – Zurich, CH – Plaza
01 NOV – Antwerp, BE – Trix
02 NOV – Utrecht, NL – Tivoli
04 NOV – Copenhagen, DK – DR Koncerthuset
09 NOV – Moscow, RU – Izvestia Hall

Tickets here

Tycho + Terje Starts Tomorrow

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Tycho’s West Coast tour with Todd Terje & The Olsens and Jaga Jazzist at beautiful outdoor venues in Seattle, Portland, SF Bay Area and LA starts Tuesday! Tickets still available for all shows:

Jun 27 – Redmond, WA – Marymoor
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Jun 28 – Troutdale, OR – Edgefield
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Jun 30 – Berkeley, CA – Greek Theatre
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Jul 01 – Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre
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Photos From The European Run

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Had to share a few of the Tycho shots from the recent European tour, some great shots. Below are the upcoming dates in the US, Don’t worry more EU dates will be posted!

06 23 – Rothbury, MI – Electric Forest
06 27 – Redmond, WA – Marymoor
06 28 – Troutdale, OR – Edgefield
06 30 – Berkeley, CA – Greek Theatre
07 01 – Los Angeles – Greek Theatre
07 15 – Birmingham, AL – Sloss Festival
07 16 – Louisville, KY – Forecastle
07 18 – St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
07 19 – Orlando, FL – Hardrock Live
07 21 – Asheville, NC – Highland Brewing Company
07 22 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
07 23 – Charlottesville, VA – Sprint Pavilion
07 25 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
07 26 – Portland, ME – Thompson’s Point
07 27 – Schaghticoke, NY – Schaghticoke Fairgrounds

Sam O.B New LP

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A genuine ode to the softer sides of the early 90s indie pop scene, could have been cherished by either coasts back then.

Positive Noise, the debut album by Sam O.B, is not a ‘journey of a record’, but it’s also not Party Time USA. It’s nuance: cloud patterns: like good progressive jazz. Like the refinement of refinement, the elegance of elegance. Sound propelled by its own smoothness. A coolness that isn’t cold. The earnestness of an old friend. Expanse. Experimentation. Actual warmth.

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Sam O.B. is (and has always been) a man of classics. When you hear the sax on ‘Salt Water,’ you will understand this ambition with precision. Arpeggiated horn delay and female oohs fall like geodesic rain. The blasting synth leads on ‘Midnight Blue’ and ‘Nearness’ waver and find their way (“Always on time”). The sing-and-play harmonies of ‘Sirens’ refer to the stunning bliss of smooth jazz, which has been in Sam’s arsenal of interests for longer than anyone can remember.

Pre Order Now
Beautiful Limited Vinyl and Digital

Sam O.B – Positive Noise – The Debut Album
Album Out 11th August 2017
© LuckyMe Records 2017