Friday, 28 February 2014

Eerie Glue

Copenhagen's Eerie Glue goes a bit wild west (to great effect) on this new track for the Art is Hard Pizza Club.

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Blonde Summer

Exhibiting the unending appeal of well executed slacker indie, a track from the new Blonde Summer EP.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014


PAWS have a new album due in June via the venerable Fat Cat label and this is the first track to be taken from it. Compelling simplicity is the order of the day.


Following up on last autumn's debut release 'Hunt' comes 'Battles' another remarkably assured slab of melancholic and moving electronica from Swedish trio DNKL.

Tuesday, 25 February 2014


Capacious sounds from Adelaide producers Problems who seem capable of imbuing every bar with a sense of wide open space.


Franklin is a collaboration involving Wool Recordings label boss Frank Rabeyrolles and (oft featured on ESOJ) Parisian producer Lockhart. This release comes ahead of an LP slated for a May release.

Belgian Fog

Robert Dale aka Belgian Fog continues on his intelligent and ultra melodic way with this new release.

Monday, 24 February 2014

World Tour

Swedish outfit World Tour have been quiet for nearly two years, so it is with delight that we greet their return on this new single.

Ben Marc

London producer Ben Marc has a way with leftfield electronica, making it both ceaselessly interesting and eminently danceable.

Zoo Brother

Zoo Brother's new EP was released on Saturday and this cut follows up on the technicolour wooze of the previously posted collaboration with Atlas Murphy.

Los Porcos

Mafia related disco action from our favourite porcine supergroup Los Porcos.

Thursday, 20 February 2014

The Diamond Age

Galloping, propulsive guitar-pop music from Southampton duo The Diamond Age. They'll be gracing The Great Escape in Brighton this May.


Boundlessly creative types Ninetails have preceded their LP release on March 10th with this track taken from it.

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Echopark & Indian Wells

Tennis fixated Italian producer Indian Wells does the job on 'Waves' by Echopark.


Hartebeest's debut track 'Death' was in our top tracks of last year. This is the accomplished follow up.

Wild Ones

We featured Portland band Wild Ones in late 2013 and are now back for second helpings. Idiosyncratic electronic pop of irresistible quality.

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Angelica's Elegy

Angelica's Elegy // Guess Time Fell Short Again This Year (Live) from Riot Factory on Vimeo.

New material from Angelica's Elegy, taken from the follow up to last years debut LP.

A Gap Between

Retro-futurist electronica or 'metropolitan 80s chic' as the artist himself tags it. Either way A Gap Between paints a compelling picture of the near past.

Capua Collective

Deliciously slowburning soundscaping from youthful Leeds production team Capua Collective.

Monday, 17 February 2014

Isaac Delusion

Otherworldly sounds on the ever so slightly sinister recent release from Paris production trio Isaac Delusion.

Shoreline Is

Dortmund's premier dream-poppers Shoreline Is return with a majestic new single.

Dream Curtain

Our favourite Swedish maestro has come up with the goods again. Newly minted Dreamwave from Dream Curtain.

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Siberian Death Crash

Pastoral psych on this choice track from Leeds via Manchester duo Siberian Death Crash. Taken from their debut LP available here.

Oliver Wilde

The lead track from Oliver Wilde's new LP has appeared. Fantastic news, needless to say.


Spectral folk music from Buffalo native Cemeteries.

Wednesday, 12 February 2014


Life affirming squall from Ohio/New York band Doorbells. This track is taken from their upcoming 'Afterlife' EP.


The latest lo-fi masterclass to spring from the Art is Hard stable. On repeat.

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Flash Forest

Melbourne's Flash Forest produces glitch laden dreamscapes of which this is a shining example.


Breathy, jangly indie-pop from Kettering up and comers Neighbour.

Linea Aspera

Chicago's Linea Aspera keeps churning out these blissful slices of electronica and we keep lapping them up.

Monday, 10 February 2014

Glue Trip

Mysterious machinations in coastal Brazil, as duo Glue Trip confect some warm and peculiar psychedelia.

Pendentif & Amateur Best

Amateur Best gives Pendentif the treatment on this remix of a track from their debut album.

Woman's Hour

The band that produced our favourite track of last year come back with another downtempo classic.

Thursday, 6 February 2014


The product of collaborative work in the artic circle between the band Whoop-Szo and Inuit townsfolk, this sounds like a perfect bit of laid back indie-pop of the kind propounded by Yo La Tengo.


Out on the BLDG5 label comes this slice of astral magic from Helfer.

Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Edapollo's debut EP 'Shallow Swell' is now out. We featured 'Tisno' a while back and here is the lead track 'Breathing Lessons'.

Tashaki Miyaki

Something for dimly lit late night sessions courtesy of  LA's Tashaki Miyaki.

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Cumbres Carrascosa

Narcotic drone from Canary Islands concern Cumbres Carrascosa.

Prismic Delight

Cosmic and complex beats from LA wunderkind Prismic Delight.

Zoo Brother & Atlas Murphy

Only having posted his earlier work yesterday, Zoo Brother has come up with something brand new for our delectation in collaboration with Atlas Murphy.

Monday, 3 February 2014

Twin Room

The We Were Never Being Boring collective are responsible for consistently excellent releases. This is another from Cesena based duo Twin Room.


Ultra rhythmic and exceptionally hooky, intelligent guitar pop par excellence from Californian outfit Waterstrider.

Zoo Brother

Sounding across between the poppiest of Panda Bear's canon and a particularly rambunctious Hare Krishna meeting, Zoo Brother's output is nothing short of exhilirating.


The classy follow up to 'Triumph' from Washington duo Ploy.