“Anthracnose” by KRON (Premiere)

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Based in Chinatown, KRON is the new project of Michael Sherer, Sam Newell, and Sean Krell (of Mirror Talk). Armed with an arsenal of modular/analog synths (and no vocals), they create an ominous soundscape as if a malevolent mainframe was possessed by retro video game soundtracks. Here’s their latest leaked single, “Anthracnose,” off their self-titled debut album which drops October 21st via Ring The Alarm.

And here’s the track’s studio video which aptly captures the engrossing experience of their live shows.

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“Without Your Laws” by Glass Spells (Premiere)

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Glass Spells returns by leaking another single, “Without Your Laws,” off their self-titled debut album which drops on August 25th. Produced by Gerardo Montoya at Emprise Soundlab in Mexicali, Mexico, the song reliably continues the band’s obsession with dance-punk rhythms and riveting synths highlighted by Suz Gonzalez’s fierce voice.

“In the streets we feel alright.”

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“Can You Hear Me Knocking” by Druzy

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Druzy is the collaborative project of South Bay denizens Brianna Conroy (vocals) and Luc Alexiades (production). Together, the coed duo creates what they dub as “kaleidoscope glimmer pop” via midtempo retro beats, subtle space synths, and a very sultry voice such as on their latest single “Can You Hear Me Knocking.”

“When I found you, I wanted nobody else.”

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Outside Lands (Show Pics: Day Three)

Photographer Matt Benton recently attended Outside Lands.

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And shot some epic pics.

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“Chic (Someone To Love)” Music Video by Cocovan

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Cocovan returns by leaking another glam-pop hit, “Chic (Someone To Love),” off her forthcoming EP The Club. The poptastic single continues her throwback ’80s vibe via bubbly digi-beats, twinkling synths, and a very shimmery voice.

“It’s time to pick up this broken heart.”

And here’s the song’s aptly adorable one-shot music video which follows a vibrant Cocovan turning a studio into her stage.

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