“I Just Want To See Your Face”

Here’s the first video from Serena-Maneesh’s second album, S-M 2: Abyss In B Minor. The album is due March 23 via 4AD. That’s next week!!!

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“The Winding Ladder (Autechre Mix)”

DENEIR has finally released his own solo EP, Nowhen, on Sounds Are Active. In addition to this Autechre remix, the EP features help from Nick Hennies (The Weird Weeds), Karl Hoffstetter (Melk The G6-49), and the always awesome Chris Schlarb (I Heart Lung, Sounds Are Active label owner). So, you know, do what you have to do to hear this music.

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The Fresh & Onlys

“Diamond In The Dark”

The Fresh & Onlys released the August In My Mind EP earlier this month on Captured Tracks. By the way, have you guys noticed how well The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air holds up?

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[Photo: Brian Pritchard]

Eric Copeland

“Fun Dink Death”

Eric Copeland’s “Fun Dink Death” will be released on an upcoming 7-inch on Post Present Medium. His band mates in Black Dice helped make the video for him, nice guys that they are.

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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

“Round and Round”

“Round and Round,” the latest track by Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, is released April 26 as a limited 7-inch/digital single via 4AD (b/w “Mistaken Wedding”). The group is currently finishing up its forthcoming 4AD studio album, which may or may not be titled Lester Freamon. Probably not.

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