King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Preview Their Umpteenth New Album With “Theia / The Silver Cord / Set”

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Anyone who tells you they know what’s next for Australian experimental-rock sextet King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard is lying, with one exception: The hyper-prolific band is never not announcing a new album. This week, they unveiled The Silver Cord (Oct. 27, KGLW), previewing the synth-driven set with the lead single and video triumvirate of its album openers, “Theia / …

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Four New Songs by Jacksonville Artists Out Now

Sammy MarĂ­a, Corey Kilgannon, Haxprocess and Limo Scene

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And as we unearth new tunes from artists around the globe, we love to shine the high beams of our Local Spotlight series on the beautiful noise emerging from Northeast Florida. This week, we’ve got four great new tracks by Jacksonville artists. A reminder: You can hear the best new local tunes at 20 minutes after the hour, every hour …

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‘Dispatches from DaNang’ is the Latest Batch of Beats from Itinerant Jax Artist Batsauce

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Britt Traynham, aka Batsauce, is currently living in Hawaii with his wife, Daisey. The couple have spent most of the past 15 years living the itinerant lives of digital nomads, writing and recording their way around the world. The newest collection of Batsauce beats, Dispatches from DaNang, was inspired by the time he spent in Vietnam. Track 2, “Waking Up …

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Sudan Archives’ vibrant music of exploration

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Sudan Archives’ music celebrates digging. With infectious curiosity, her oddball collages of hip-hop, electronic and globally sourced folk bridge worlds and tramp through them, encouraging you to forge your own routes as well. Across two EPs and an album, the self-taught violinist, producer, and songwriter has honed a distinct blend of layered vocals and instrumentation that both pleases the ear …

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Local Spotlight | 4 New Tracks by Jax Artists Out Now

New music from Huan, Bebe Deluxe, Primary School and Rhythm of Fear

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We’re always keeping our ear to the ground in order to shine the high beams of our Local Spotlight series on the beautiful noise created by artists working in the Jacksonville region. This week, Jacksonville Music Experience contributors share four new songs by local artists that we think you’ll dig. Let’s dive in. “Not Today” by Huan Ultra-chill Jax indie-pop …

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New Mix | A musical journey from the Electro Lounge to parts unknown

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The Electro Lounge lets Bogie and Bacall and Minus 8 take us to “Elysian Fields.” Then Slow Train Soul brings us back to earth “Naturally,” Mo‘ Horizons –– the DJ duo from Hannover Germany –– play their special brand of downtempo trip hop with “Soho Vibes.” And Curtis Harding sings “I Won’t Let You Down.” Plus there’s lots of fresh nu jazz, lounge and independent music, as well as classic Electro Lounge staples to enjoy –– …

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Ultra Music Festival Returns to Miami in March

The world will again descend on Miami for the premier electronic music festival

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Miami’s Ultra Music Festival is back after a two-year hiatus. And the lineup looks about what one would expect from an event that bills itself as the “world’s premier electronic music festival.”  This year’s Ultra line-up reads like a veritable who’s who of EDM artists. The world’s number-one DJ (according to DJ Mag’s 2021 Top 100 DJs Poll) David Guetta, …

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Local Spotlight | “HITEM” by LANNDS

Jacksonville psych-pop duo sprouts an auditory oasis

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While the psych-pop music of Rania Woodard and Brian Squillace has been reverberating below ground for nearly a half decade, LANNDS has done much to plant the seed to broaden their audience in 2021. Earlier this year, LANNDS’ debut for  Boston-based Run For Cover Records, “In The Garden,” landed on NPR Music’s #NowPlaying blog and earned mentions from big national …

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