Tagged: Ceremony

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Stream: The Soft, “Twitch”

FADER PREMIERE Seems cool to just unabashedly make chillwave—like, for The Soft to produce new music that sounds like the music that people called “chillwave” without regard for whether the style is in vogue. The … read more »

POSTED November 11, 2013 1:28PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Stream Dan Casey’s Empty City LP

FADER PREMIERE Following a recent interview about Berkeley-based songwriter and producer Dan Casey’s fantastic album Empty City, his first guitar-driven LP after releasing electronic music as Yalls, we’re back with the whole shebang, streaming the … read more »

POSTED October 22, 2013 12:40PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Bam Spacey, “River”

Malmö’s Bam Spacey, who found much adoration here last year with his debut EP, Land, returns after thankfully not too long with “River,” a new single out July 30th via Ceremony. Here, the artist takes … read more »

POSTED July 17, 2013 11:44AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Solar Year, “Seeing the Same”

Montreal’s Solar Year will reissue a revamped, remastered version of their debut album, Waverly, on June 25th via Ceremony. “Seeing the Same” is the last track we’ll hear till then, its synths sounding something like … read more »

POSTED June 11, 2013 11:50AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Download Glenn Jackson and Coyote Clean Up’s Remixes of Each Other

Detroit’s Coyote Clean Up and Oakland’s Glenn Jackson, for no other apparent reason besides adding feelings of love to the atmosphere, have swapped tracks for a gratis remix trade. Jackson takes on “Free Coaster Crash,” … read more »

POSTED April 22, 2013 1:56PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Glenn Jackson, “Save”

Oakland producer Glenn Jackson’s unfussy “Save” breezes its way through piano and drum loops like… a breeze. That same piano loops over and over and over—but it’s pure, simple and cool with the sweet vibe … read more »

POSTED January 10, 2013 1:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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The Soft, “Emblems” MP3

The spell of mesmerizing, almost Emeralds-evoking guitar loops on UK trio The Soft’s seven-minute “Emblems” is broken first by hushed singing, and then, even more compelling, a brief monologue: Interesting, attractive, uncanny. What’s wrong with … read more »

POSTED December 17, 2012 1:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Video: Bam Spacey, “Dessa Bränder”

Malmö producer Bam Spacey’s tender, unfussy Land EP premiered here earlier this year, and now its “Dessa Bränder” has a video of its own. Something slow and considered to cap off a truly weird week. … read more »

POSTED November 2, 2012 5:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Video: Albert Swarm, “Things Fold Into Themselves”

The dark Finland/Brooklyn musician Albert Swarm’s dazzling new Arttu Nieminen-directed video for “Things Fold Into Themselves” features some wild special effects applied to a rippling lake and its visitors. While Swarm’s instrumental track was presumably … read more »

POSTED September 5, 2012 12:15PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Bam Spacey’s Land EP

Bam Spacey, the production alias of Malmö, Sweden’s Magnus Johansson, has at last prepped his debut EP, Land, for the great little label Ceremony. Despite its terrestrial name, Land is music for star gazing, with … read more »

POSTED May 22, 2012 1:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,