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Memoryhouse is the recording project of neo-classical composer Evan Abeele and photographer Denise Nouvion from Ontario, Canada. The name "Memoryhouse" is itself, a tribute to German composer Max Richter's seminal work and the project was originally a means to escape the paralysis of winter. It mixes ambient loops, breezy samples, aquatic guitars, and burbling synths. Their EP The Years is available as a free download at the Arcade Sound Ltd website,

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Treasureseason are a British/Swedish band based in London. They formed in San Francisco after a year abroad. The first EP was recorded in the Sunset district of San Francisco between the beach and the hills. Since then they have played a handful of shows with their eclectic mix of dreampop and chillwave. Since moving back to Europe they have released a single called "Secrets" which combines pitch shifting and dreamy layered synths.

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Late Nite Tuff Guy

Adelaide-based DJ and producer responsible for the highly-rated second release from Lightspeed Records. The EP, titled “Tuff Edits Volume 1“, is a brilliant debut release that features memorable re-workings of classic tracks from the likes of Jan Hammer & Kate Bush. ‘Changes‘ takes the baritone vocals of Gary Numan and blends it together with layers of percussion and an even deeper 808 bassline.

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Youth Lagoon

The dreamy, reverb-laden outlet of songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Trevor Powers (Boise, ID), sharing his emotions in every drop of his music, leaving no room for any sort of privacy. The debut album, The Year of Hibernation, is eight lush arrangements that capture a deep sense of yearning. Powers' influences include baroque-pop artist Chris Garneau, Cocteau Twins, as well as folk artists such as Townes Van Zandt.

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Washed Out

Washed Out is Ernest Greene, a young guy from Georgia (via South Carolina) who makes bedroom synthpop that sounds blurred and woozily evocative, like someone smeared Vaseline all over an early OMD demo tape, then stayed up all night trying to recreate what they heard. There’s a sense of longing and distance in Greene’s somber, filtered vocals, but it’s what he does compositionally that makes Washed Out stand out.

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It’s the sound of putting your head underwater in a hot tub and listening to slow jams being pumped out of the jet stream, sun beaming above, and legs all around you. Formally known as Treasure.

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Sun Glitters

Sun Glitters is the result after many
years of sound research through different genres under the moniker Sug(r)cane since 1998. Sun Glitters sound is an ocean of lush melodies, pitch-shifted vocal samples, ghostly digi-diva choirs, warm bass melodies driven by alternately dense and relaxing beatwork combinations between downtempo and wonky beats. RIYL:
Boards of Canada, Burial, Balam Acab

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