Heavy Rotation: Lana Del Rey, Mansionair, Youth Lagoon & More

Synth, rock, metal, folk and dream-pop in this week's listens from Mansionair, Youth Lagoon and more...

Good Girl (Aquilo) - House music that's as catchy as it can get.

Clearest Blue (CHVRCHES) - Building into a synthy crescendo of sorts, the explosive burst about halfway mark is truly epic!

Cop and Go (The Dead Weather) - Riff-heavy and absolutely rocking, Cop and Go stuns at every turn.

Why Would I Know (The Decemberists) - The indie folk outfit knows how to keep things simple. Why Would I Know is mellow and just about a perfect laid-back listen.

Hourglass ft. LION BABE (Disclosure) - With every song, house music duo Disclosure seem to be drumming up expectations for their soon-to-be-released sophomore album Caracal. Hourglass, featuring vocals of Jillian Hervey from LION BABE, is groovy, smooth, and plain amazing.

Can't Get Enough (Field Trip) - Guitars and synths chug along in this sprightly song from the band's debut EP.

Dissolve (Hibou aka Peter Michel) - Other-worldly and transportive, so much that I feel myself melting away listening to it!

The Divider (Indian Handcrafts) - I am not a big metal fan, but joy lies in exploring new music. Like Cop and Go, Indian Handcrafts concoct a doozy rocker with The Divider. Kickass!

Terrence Loves You, Music to Watch Boys To (Lana Del Rey) - From the singer of Summertime Sadness comes two dreamy scorchers, no less.

Scar (The Lonely Wild) - Very sing-along'ish and adorned with a beautiful chorus, Scar is one lovely song.

Speak Easy (Mansionair) - Stereogum's Caitlyn White writes of great record as something that takes you outside of yourself and reorganizes your world until it feels like you're in a different environment, a different season, a different age... One that manages to both get inside of you and force you further out of yourself, into some new expanse. This is a gem.

The Repeated Sodomy (The Radio Dept.) - An immensely enjoyable electronic soundscape, coupled by those wonderful guitars!

Back at Belle's (Small Black) - In which the reverberating sounds take over the expansive synth-coated tune.

Rotten Human (Youth Lagoon) - Sheer bliss and wonderfully affecting, Rotten Human has the singer examining what it is that makes me who I am, and what parts of that are disgusting.

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