Friday, 30 August 2013


Recent XL acquisition Eyedress has impressed greatly with the slightly sinister spook step on this track.

Swimming Lessons

New from Ben Lewis aka Swimming Lessons. Further evidence of his knack for warm, synth washed psychedelia.

Saturday, 24 August 2013


Texan producer Botany first came to our attention in August 2011 when we featured his mesmerising  remix of Tropics track 'Mouves'. Now with an LP ready to release, this has arrived to whet our appetite further.


Holiday time at ESOJ but a brief hiatus in lolling about has brought news of a new Carnivals release.

Friday, 16 August 2013


Sonic adventurers spring from Baltimore with regularity but Mothersday have certainly grabbed the attention with this initial cut from their upcoming Tree Houses LP.

Mali Michael

Mali Michael's wonderful new release seems sure to spark much contemplation in every listener.

Thursday, 15 August 2013


The kind of music that should soundtrack arrivals at an idyllic atoll retreat. Floridas has perfected a gauzy yet restorative sound.

Shining Bird

Hazy melodic delights from New South Wales outfit Shining Bird.

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Mary Cassidy & Jon Lawless

Sweetly laid-back electronic indie pop from this Canadian collaborative duo.


The ever astute label Moshi Moshi are putting out this little gem via their Singles club.

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Orca Orca

Lo-fi dream pop in the Captured Tracks mould, Boston's Orca Orca whet the appetite for their full EP release later in the month.


Never short of ideas, Cardiff's Islet have a new LP on the way from which this is taken.

Monday, 12 August 2013

Everything by Electricity

A warm dose of hazy dulcetry from previously featured Londoners Everything by Electricity.

Rose Elinor Dougall

 Woozy psychedelic pop music on the first cut from Rose Elinor Dougall's new album.

Heavenly Beat

Following on from last years peerless 'Talent', John Pena aka Heavenly Beat can do no wrong.

Thursday, 8 August 2013

Novelty Daughter

Long time ESOJ favourite Novelty Daughter has a full EP on release now, and it is available for free on Bandcamp.

Francis Lung

Not content with a berth in Los Porcos, the ex Wu Lyf bassist has cast out on his own and with pleasing results.

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Lost Midas

Leftfield beats melded with the otherworldly sensibilities of Stereolab, strong work released through Brighton's venerable Tru Thoughts label.


New one from the Delorean LP Apar which is due on 9th September.

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Drop Electric

Bleeping, harmonious wonderment on the title track from this Washington band's debut LP.

Honey Bones

A duo hailing from California and Idaho respectively, Honey Bones hit the sweet spot between intelligent production and dance floor abandon.


Minks new LP arrives on Captured Tracks this week.

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Monday, 5 August 2013

Wild Cub

Twinkling wistful pop in the vein of Twin Shadow, an excellent bit of work from Nashville's Wild Cub.

White Poppy

Further sonorous escapades on the Not Not Fun label from recent ESOJ featuree White Poppy.

Thursday, 1 August 2013

The Joys of Sleeping

Stunningly beautiful music produced by the now London based duo The Joys of Sleeping. Combining slacker, widescreen and tropical pop in to a winning confection.