Weekly Tune-Up: Fresh music, plus a 15-song playlist to help launch you into your week

New jams, plus a Spotify playlist to jump start your Monday.

Ya'll staying dry out there? Looks like the rain might stick around for a few days, so that should give you ample time to catch-up on some new music and squeeze in a spin or two of this week's new Tune-Up. Let's get right to it.

Father John Misty is a interesting guy and an excellent musician. His new single "Real Love Baby" is a one off, and there is nothing wrong with that. It's a sunny-vibe tune that's full of reverb, acoustic guitars and playful lyrics of his could be love; something he's pretty good at. Stay tuned for further details on FJM's new album.

How To Dress Well a.k.a. Tom Krell is a master at creating ambient R+B best suited for intimate bedroom settings. With a newly announced album titled Care, he also has introduced us to "Lost Youth/Lost You," a new sexy track, the first from Care. Head over to YouTube to view the new video that goes along with it, it's worth your time.


The Linedots are a London-based duo that just released their impressive debut single. "Small Talk" is a hypnotic song with plentiful synths and a very cool violin sample. "Small Talk" is the kind of track that gets stuck your head once you hear it for a few spins. This being their debut single makes this even more of a impressive debut. Well done, Linedots.

Clams Casino is a hot producer fresh off of his buzz worthy album, 32 Levels. "Be Somebody" is a moody song featuring A$AP Rocky and Lil B handling the lyrical content. A haunting beat with background moans and whispers add to the darkness of the Claims industrial sounding production. I'm a fan.

Weekly Tune-Up: August 8, 2016 (Subscribe/Listen - Spotify)

1. Father John  Misty, "Real Love Baby"

2. Glass Animals, "Youth"

3. How To Dress Well, "Lost Youth/Lost You"

4. ATTLAS, "I Need You More"

5. The Linedots, "Small Talk"

6. Wilco, "If I Ever Was a Child"

7. Brett, "California Nights"

8. LVL UP, "Pain"

9. Banks & Steelz, "Sword in the Stone" Feat. Kool Keith

10. Chris Malinchak, "Tell Me" Feat. Damon Scott

11. NAVVI, "Follow You"

12. The Avalanches, "Because I'm Me" Feat. Camp Lo

13. Fear of Men, "Until You"

14. Massive Attack, "The Spoils"  Feat. Hope Sandoval

15. Claims Casino, "Be Somebody" Feat. A$AP Rocky, Lil B

 

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