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The Avalanches – Frankie Sinatra

The Avalanches return with Frankie Sinatra, the lead single from their first album in 16 years Wildflower. The track premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show, and features Danny Brown and MF DOOM. The accompanying video was directed by Fleur & Manu (Drake, A$AP Rocky, M83), and shot on location in the bayou of New… Read more »

Radiohead release new album, A Moon Shaped Pool

Radiohead have released their long-awaited new album titled, A Moon Shaped Pool. The group announced details of their ninth studio-album on Friday, while previewing the Paul Thomas Anderson-directed video for second single, Daydreaming. Along with Daydreaming, and the previously shared teaser track Burn The Witch, the new album is made up of 11 songs, including… Read more »

East India Youth – Turn Away

Following on from lead single Carousel, East India Youth has given us another taste of his forthcoming sophomore album, the brilliantly titled Culture of Volume. Where Carousel was a more stripped-back and at times cinematic affair, William Doyle’s latest offering Turn Away is an almost overwhelming rush of grandiose instrumentation, jittering synths and his own… Read more »

East India Youth – Carousel

East India Youth‘s William Doyle has just unveiled the Andy Inglis-directed visuals to accompany his melancholic new single Carousel, the first preview off his upcoming sophomore album, Culture of Volume. Acting as his first offering of new material since the release of his widely-praised, Mercury-nominated Total Strife Forever, the very beautiful Carousel was premiered live… Read more »

Video: Låpsley – Falling Short

After quickly cementing her place as one of the UK’s most promising new songwriters, Låpsley has shared the Noel Paul-directed video for her fantastic new single, Falling Short. The song is taken from Låpsley’s forthcoming Understudy EP, which is set to be released January 5 on XL Recordings. Watch the Falling Short video below.

Ibeyi – River

XL Recordings latest signings Ibeyi, comprised of the 19-year-old French-Cuban twin sisters Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Díaz, have unveiled the captivating but unsettling video for River. The video was directed by Ed Morris, and features the twin sisters take turns staring flatly into the camera, singing expressionlessly, in between being repeatedly submerged underwater. Ibeyi’s Oya EP… Read more »

Willis Earl Beal – Traveling Eyes

Earlier this month, Willis Earl Beal revealed that he’d parted ways with his label XL Recordings and would be self-releasing his new album Experiments in Time on August 8. The lo-fi/soul musician stated he wanted to regain “autonomy with when I want to release music.” Willis Earl Beal has now shared the first single from… Read more »

Jungle – Time

With their highly-anticipated self-titled debut album set to drop July 15 on XL Recordings, London-based funk-pop collective Jungle share yet another killer track from it, called Time. Take a listen to it down below, and try resist the urge to bust a move. Pre-order their self-titled debut here.

Stream The Horrors’ new album Luminous

The Horrors are streaming their amazing fourth studio album, Luminous, today ahead of its official May 5 release on XL Recordings. The follow-up to 2011′s Skying was recorded over 15 months at the band’s east London studio alongside producer Craig Silvey (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arcade Fire, The National). Pre-order Luminous here. Luminous 01 Chasing Shadows 02 First Day of Spring… Read more »

Jungle – Busy Earnin’ (Official Video)

Jungle have revealed the official video for their recent single, Busy Earnin’. It’s a typically eye-catching video from the London funk outfit, featuring some pretty edgy dance routines and effortless choreography. Everything about this is just fantastic, and it seems Jungle are a new act who are getting better and better which every new release. Busy… Read more »