Exclusive first plays, brand new artists, pre-release tracks and remixes. The Post Playlist is a 20 track selection of the best new music we've been sent compiled each week by I Like Music Editor Kim - @kimhillyard
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--- Tracks below added 14th June 2013 ---
1. FEMME - Double Trouble *NEW*
Yes, yes, I know. We can't get enough of London based experimental pop princess Laura Bettinson and her incarnation as FEMME. Fresh from working with Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich as Ultraista (read our interview) she returns on 20th July with the release of double AA side 'Educated' / 'Double Trouble' on TAPE Music. Follow her @FEMMEHQ
2. Jonwayne ft. Jeremiah Jae - Rap Robbery *NEW*
Stones Throw's Jeremiah Jae and Brainfeeder's Jonwayne hook up for off-kilter hip hop nugget 'Rap Robbery', a free download part of the 10-track compilation celebrating the tenth anniversary of independent artist supporters Scion AV
3. Mind Enterprises - My Girl *NEW*
Casting a dream-like haze across minimal beats, tight percussion and whispered grooves, 27 year old Italian musician Andrea Tirone releases his debut EP 'My Girl' on 15th July via Because Music, home to Metronomy and Django Django. Follow his sounds at soundcloud.com/mndntrprss
4. Sarah Johns - Green Bud *NEW*
Stripped to its bare bones, the delicate folk musings of Sarah Johns contain a spellbinding simplicity. 'Green Bud' is taken from her 'Music Party' EP, released on the aptly titled and newly formed label Psychic Healing Network on the 8th July. Follow her @sarahjohnsmusic
5. Only Real - Take It From Me *NEW*
Bleugggghaaa. West London's Only Real puts his guitar to one side for a loose freestyle swagger across Lord Finesse produced hip hop instrumental 'Money Talks'. Originally recorded by Double XX Posse in '95 hear the original here and listen to more Only Real at soundcloud.com/onlyreal
6. Enei - Headtop ft Chimpo *NEW*
BIG UP Critical Music, dropping another fine, forward thinking concoction of bass music with Enei's five track 'Liberation' EP on 24th June. If you like what you hear, we insist you check out the video for Headtop. Bananas, shopping trolleys and more...
7. Py - Polyethers (Jimmy Edgar remix) *NEW*
Raffertie, Lapalux and Throwing Snow collaborator Py sees her new single 'Polyethers' remixed by Detroit electro wizard Jimmy Edgar. Released on the 30th June via Champion Records, read our interview with Py here and follow her @Py_tweets
8. Paul White - Watch The Ants *NEW*
The multi-instrumentalist, leftfield hip hop producer gets set to release his new EP with a free download of the title track 'Watch The Ants'. Out on 29th July through One-Handed Music, the EP features hook ups with rappers and MCs Danny Brown, Sean Price and MC Trim plus instrumental explorations of krautrock, new wave and psych. Follow Paul @paulwhitemusic
9. Sweet Baboo - C'Mon Let's Mosh! *NEW*
Having just completed a sold out UK tour following the release of his acclaimed fourth album 'Ships', Sweet Baboo releases the charming jangle of album track 'C'Mon Let's Mosh!' as his next single on 29th July before heading out for a string of festival dates. Stay up to date at www.sweetbaboo.co.uk
10. Nick Mulvey - Fever To The Form *NEW*
Marked with the Communion Records stamp of approval, Nick Mulvey releases his debut EP 'Fever To The Form' on 17th June. A founding member of Portico Quartet, Nick morphs their expansive, jazz influence into a smooth, lethargic folky sway. Follow Nick @nickmulveymusic
11. Bipolar Sunshine - Blossom *NEW*
With huge online hype surrounding the 17th June release of his debut EP 'Aesthetics', Manchester producer Bipolar Sunshine follows his recent A$AP Rocky medley with new track Blossom soundcloud.com/bipolarsunshine
12. The Last Eighth ft. Havoc of Mobb Deep - Ragin *NEW*
The newly formed hip hop group and production team from Virginia enlist the vocal talents of Mobb Deep's Havoc for new cut 'Ragin'. Follow them @thelast8th
13. Dump - Superpowerless *NEW*
Dump is the musical opus of Yo La Tengo bassist James McNew. Loosely fitting the definition 'new music', 2013 sees Berlin based label Morr Music re-release a large selection of his super lo-fi, early 90's recordings in a variety of formats.
14. The Melodic - On My Way *NEW*
June 24th sees The Melodic release their debut EP 'On My Way' via Anti. A self-confessed labour of love, the folky sunlit tones were recorded and self-produced in their homebuilt studio. themelodic.com
15. Sparrow and The Workshop - Murderopolis *NEW*
Newly signed to one of our favourite new music sites / labels Song, By Toad records, Glaswegian three-piece Sparrow and The Workshop return with their third album 'Murderopolis', moving their twisted folk beginnings into darker territory. sparrowandtheworkshop.co.uk
16. Us Baby Bear Bones - Sun *NEW*
First featured on the Post Playlist at the end of 2011 after discovering a small sampler on their FB page, dream pop Brighton trio Us Baby Bear Bones move from strength to strength with new EP 'what starts with a U ends with an I' out now via Love Thy Neighbour.
17. Lowb - Wheeler Dealer Healer *NEW*
Lowb is the debut solo project by former Lamb member Andy Barlow, arriving with new album 'Leap and the Net Will Appear' on 3rd June via Distiller Records. Opening track Wheeler Dealer Healer introduces his warm, expansive and intricate electronic experimentation. Find out more at www.lowb.co.uk
18. Ólöf Arnalds - Af Stað *NEW*
Revered Icelandic singer-songwriter Ólöf Arnalds offers 'Af Stað' as a free download following the recent release of her third album 'Sudden Elevation'. The track was written by Ólöf for Björk and Sigur Rós' concert Náttúra in August 2008. A twist on a nationalistic Icelandic song, she describes her lyric as "a plea that Icelandic people not to get drunk from their greed.''
19. The Proper Ornaments - Waiting For The Summer *NEW*
The Proper Ornaments, aka James Hoare (Veronica Falls/Your Twenties) & Max Claps, preceed their debut album with new single 'Waiting For The Summer'. A hazy lo-fi pop lament, the track is released on 21st June by Lo Recordings.
20. CFCF - Camera *NEW*
Taken from the forthcoming 'Music for Objects' EP out 9th July on Paper Bag/Dummy, Montreal artist Michael Silver presents 'Camera', a sumptuous exploration of sound. Download the track for free on his soundcloud page