The Playlist, August 8th 2014
This week's best music from the UK industry's tastemakers.
Mysteries / DeckardLABEL: Felte / CONTACT: Frankie Davison: firstname.lastname@example.org
The mysterious psych-rock-tinged trio release their debut album New Age Music Is Here on October 28 via new LA label Felte. This is their first track to appear online.
Mason Feat. Rouge Mary / Gotta Have You BackLABEL: Animal Language / CONTACT: Nicola Freitas: email@example.com
Featuring Rouge Mary from Hercules And Love Affair, this dance single is out later this month (August 18). The track features on Mason's second artist album, which will be released September 1.
Ben Howard / End Of The AffairLABEL: Island Records / CONTACT: Jon Lawrence: firstname.lastname@example.org
The singer-songwriter returns with a track nearly eight minutes long, as a taster of his forthcoming second album.
Laura Welsh / BoundLABEL: Outsiders/Polydor / CONTACT: Lorraine Long: email@example.com
The singer has acoustically covered 70s song Bound (more recently seen as a sample on Kanye West's Bound 2). She releases new single Break The Fall on August 11.
Salt Cathedral / Holy SoulLABEL: / CONTACT: Sarah Richardson: firstname.lastname@example.org
The electronic Brooklyn-via-Colombia duo see their first official release in OOM VELT EP, released on limited edition 12" cream vinyl on August 25.
Octave Minds / In SilenceLABEL: Boys Noize / CONTACT: Billy Williams-Burrell: email@example.com
Boys Noize and Chilly Gonzales have teamed up for a collaborative self-titled album, due out September 14. In Silence, taken from the record, is currently available as a free download.
We Are Shining / BreaksLABEL: Marathon Artists / CONTACT: Emma Philpott: firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-written by the London duo and FKA Twigs, this newest track follows single Hot Love (due out September 8) and features vocals from Andrea Balency
Luke Sital-Singh / The WrestlerLABEL: Parlophone / CONTACT: Andy Preveze: email@example.com
Revealed ahead of debut album The Fire Inside (due out August 18), the singer's Film Songs EP is available exclusively on Spotify. The Wrestler is a cover of Bruce Springsteen, as seen in the film of the same name.
Paramore / Ain't It FunLABEL: Atlantic Records / CONTACT: Nienke Klop: Nienke.Klop@all-press.co.uk
The pop-rock trio release next single Ain't It Fun on August 25. The track is taken from the gold-certified self-titled album, released last year.
Waylayers / FootsieLABEL: Alcopop! Records / CONTACT: Tom Ryan: firstname.lastname@example.org
The indie-electronic London band's next release is a AA-side including Footsie, due out September 15.