The Matinee October 7. Today we have 6 new tracks for your listening pleasure. We have a bit of upbeat indie pop, shoegaze, rock and electro pop. The list has artists from the US, UK and Australia.

Captain Kidd – “Good Life” (USA)

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Captain Kidd is a five-piece group of Ohio State University students who feature a sound characterized by psychedelic synthesizers.The band is comprised of Nathan Baumgard, Eric Blaha, Andrew Gutierrez, Stew Weinland, and Nick Samson.

“Good Life” features the group expanding on its initial sound, creating a welcome mesh of tripped-out production, modern dance beats, and pop-leaning melodies. “Good Life” will definitely get you in a good mood as well.

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Fickle Friends – “Say No More” (UK)

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Brighton based Fickle Friends are back with a new release. Fickle Friends is comprised of Natti, Sam, Harry, Chris and Wilson.  “Say No More” is a great new track from the band that continues to produce melodic and upbeat dream pop gems. A new album is close to being finished and we are patiently awaiting it’s release. We hope you dig Fickle Friends as much as we do.

The single is out via B3SCI Records.

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HOO HAs – “Yankee” (UK)

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HOO HAs are a London based indie-psych quartet and they just released a brand new track, “Yankee”. The band is comprised of Jamie (vocals) Mark (guitar), Jack (bass) and Adam (drums). “Yankee” is only 2 minutes long but it is a great introduction into a punk inspired male version of Courtney Barnett-esque lyrical delivery. We look forward to hearing more. The single is officially available 10/20 on Lost In The Manor records.

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SUIIX – “Alright” (Australia)

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SUIIX is the project of Sydney born artist Sarah Jullienne of bands Shady Lane and She Rex. After six months of recording and playing gigs in Europe in 2014, Sarah returned to Sydney to develop her project SUIIX into a fully fledged band in 2015 complete with warped guitars, vintage analogue synths and hypnotic percussion.  “Alright” was produced by SUIIX in Berlin and Sydney. The track mesmerizes with Jullienne’s vocals set behind trippy synth and beats. The new track is off of her upcoming EP.

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Surf Rock is Dead – “Never Be The Same” (USA)

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SRID is from Brooklyn and they are making amazing shoegaze filled tracks. Each single that has been released has impressed us. “Never Be The Same” is another track filled with amazing surf filled guitar riffs and light and airy shoegaze vibes. We are patiently awaiting their debut  EP, SRiD will be released October 9th, 2015. Surf Rock is Dead is comprised of Kevin Pariso and Joel Witenberg and they continue to impress us with each new single released.

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Tender – “Bleed” (UK)

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Tender is a duo. They are from London and they have some really great synth pop tracks on Soundcloud. “Bleed” is off of their newest  EP titled Armour and you can stream it on Spotify. “Bleed” includes inviting lyrics complimented with smooth harmonies and beats. The five track EP is definitely worth checking out.

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