One of the best albums of the year so far has come from German nostalgic House producer Tensnake with his début LP Glow. And one of the highlights (on an album full of highlights) is the Jacques Lu Cont and Jamie Lidell featuring Feel Of Love. The track is getting the single treatment next month and ahead of the release check out the wonderfully weird video.
Directed by Remy Cayuela, the clip features an army of soon-to-be-disappointed sperm in training for the big day.
Tensnake’s Glow is out now, the Feel Of Love single is released 26th August.
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London based French ElectroPoppers The Penelopes’ power good SynthPop anthem Time To Shine is still getting loads of play at electronic rumors HQ. Such an epic track certainly deserved a video. Good thing too, as now it has.
The clip, or mini-movie, was directed by Mattias Erik Johansson and starts French actress SoKo is actually pretty stunning, both visually and in it;s narrative. But being a movie we won’t spoil it for you, treat your eyes to in intense eight minutes.
The Penelopes’ Time To Shine is out now.
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The almighty Cinnamon Chasers is back this month with a new single. Taken from his forthcoming latest album, Hurts Too Much sees CC folding a downtempo groove into his space age synths and adding haunting, melancholy vocals to create a beautiful tune.
The video was directed by David Strindberg, who uses smoke and filters to evoke a dreamlike mood. Oh, and interpretive dance.
Cinnamon Chasers’ ‘Hurts Too Much’ is released 28th July.
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Röyksopp & Robyn’s excellent collaborative mini-album, Do It Again, is still on repeat ’round these parts, and probably will be for the rest of the year. The title tracks of the release has just gone and got itself a shiny new music video.
Martin Se Thurah directs this mini movie, that features a special extended cut of the track, is a six minute mini move of revolution and passion.
Röyksopp & Robyn’s Do It Again is out now.
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Magnus is a project from the legend that is CJ Bolland and dEUS frontman Tom Barman. This Belgian duo have just teamed up with Thomas Smith from Editors to deliver this glorious post-EBM crooner Singing Man.
The video was put together by Sander Van De Pavert, and while we wouldn’t normally feature videos that are cut and paste jobs from other peoples’ footage, this one really had to be seen to be believed. The timing is astounding!
Magnus’s Singing Man is taken from the forthcoming album Where Neon Goes To Die, due out 1st September.
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Duke Dumont’s new single, Won’t Look Back, is about to tear up the summer. A heady commination of storming House beats, deep bassline and a big vocal. House for the UK sunshine.
Check out the video, a heist clip with a bouncy difference.
Duke Dumont’s Won’t Look Back is released 24th August.
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International jetsetters Walter Sobcek have teamed up with LA sweetheart Mereki for Midnight Crush, a silky smooth Nu-Disco tune fit for poolside afternoons and mirrorballed nights.
The video, directed by Emmanuel Gobert & Walter Sobcek, is what you’d expect from a Sobcek video, slick and stylish and nicely put together.
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UK RetroPop hero Kid Kasio is back in business! This time he’s brought Manchester producer The Sanfernando Sound along for the ride as the two of them deliver driving ElectroPop goodness with this new tune, Letters Of Love.
The video, directed by Ed Crofts, captures the mid-80s Top Of The Pops vibe perfectly with a degraded video recording of a classic Kid Kasio TOTP performance.
Kid Kasio & The Sanfernando Sound’s Letters Of Love is out today.
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Legendary French ElectroPop trio Télépopmusik released their brand new single, Sound, this week. It’s a brooding and mysterious track that ventures the vocals of Mark Gardener from seminal Shoegazers Ride. Here’s the video.
The clip was put together by Japanese director Toshiaki Toyoda and is a beautiful piece of work. We won;t try to describe it, is has to be watched.
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House supergroup Hot Natured’s absolutely amazing Benediction has finally got itself an official video. This comes ahead of the delayed reMix package release next month.
The clip is directed by Samy Mosher and is a nice, dusky, Californian nostalgia fest.
Hot Natured’s Benediction reMixes are released 3rd August.
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