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Week that Was (11-15-12 to 11-21-12)

Another big week for the “Week that Was.” We received a ton of submissions this week and posted a good amount of the tracks, so make sure to keep sending! The playlist works for everyone… whether you’re in the partyin’ mood or the chillin’ mood. Let us know what you think!

: PAPERCUTZ – Where Beasts Die

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AlunaGeorge “Watching Over You”

I’d be lying if I said AlunaGeorge wasn’t my favorite group currently making music. Yes, they probably surpassed The xx for the time being. Here’s their new track, “Watching Over You,” from the Annie Mac Presents 2012 compilation that dropped October 8th. I’d recommend buying/downloading (I don’t judge) that, featuring songs from Drake, Azealia Banks, M83, TNGHT, Jessie Ware, Diplo, Hot Chip, Nas, Frank Ocean, and A$AP Rocky, with many of them remixed.

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The xx New Album Coexist Available on Free Stream

The xx album Coexist won’t be released until September 11th, but for the next couple of days, you can stream the record for free here. The indie pop and electronic band from England is back with the same chill beats The xx made themselves known for with their debut album xxCoexist has been three years in the making, and I couldn’t be more excited about its release.

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AlunaGeorge “Your Drums, Your Love”

One of our favorite new duos sure to make a splash in music this year is AlunaGeorge. Aluna Francis and George Reid, both from London, feature hard snapping beats similar to Purity Ring and have that same vocal dynamic that makes the xx great. Listen to Your Drums, Your Love” below, and let us know if you’re feelin’ it. 

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Week that Was (8-2-12 to 8-8-12)

Lollapalooza has left the city and summer is slowly winding down. September is a huge month for album releases so I guess that isn’t too much of a bad thing. As always keep sending music our way, we love hearing what are readers are creating/listening to. Enjoy!

Lorine Chia – Living in Vain (feat. Chance the Rapper)

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Week that Was (7-12-12 to 7-18-12)

The xx announced their second album, Coexist, this week, and it is due for release on September 11th, 2012 via Young Turks. Joey Bada$$ and Chance the Rapper are performing at the Bottom Lounge Friday night, for only $20 with tickets still available. Passion Pit has canceled six of its upcoming tour dates, as singer Michael Angelakos has said to “ensure that there will be no further disruptions, I am going to take the time to work on improving my mental health.” There’s the roundup of news from the week that was, and here are the tracks! Enjoy! Keep sending stuff our way.

The xx – Angels

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