Heavy Rotation: Dan Lissvik, Fujiya & Miyagi, Mutual Benefit & More

I have been listening to Fleet Foxes's Mykonos on a loop all over again, you know my go-to song if I want to reach a state of musical nirvana, and I am just awestruck by the very fact that how simple and blissful it is. But here's the real kick, the song came out seven years ago. Seven years, can you believe it? How long before they start making new music? I can barely wait.

Signal Drift (Aloha) - Completely in love with this lilting dance-rock song!

Gnip Gnop (Animal Collective) - A fun jaunty ride that relies on the band's trademark vocal harmonies.

Ghosted (BOYFRNDZ) - Addictive shoegaze coupled with a frenzied percussion, Ghosted's manic rhythm will keep you hooked to it.

N (Dan Lissvik) - Ambient electronic instrumental that's perfect for a laid-back listen. Wondering what N means though? It stands for the 'n' in Midnight, the name of his upcoming eight-track album scheduled for release on 06/10.

Just Am (Deakin) - From Animal Collective member Deakin's befittingly titled solo album Sleep Cycle, Just Am is a doozy woozy listen.

One Dance (Drake ft. Wizkid & Kyla) - After the smash dancehall hit that was Work, Canadian rapper Drake turns to Nigerian artist Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun's Ojuelegba for further dancehall/afrobeat inspiration in this sufficiently engrossing gyrator.

Serotonin Rushes (Fujiya & Miyagi) - When it comes to human body, serotonin refers to the neurotransmitter that transmits impulses between nerves, a chemical that's also responsible for maintaining mood balance. But one listen to Brighton-based Fujiya & Miyagi's funky Serotonin Rushes is enough to lift your spirits and give you an adrenaline rush.

I Sing In Silence (Goat) - A lovely transportive piece of folk music from the Swedish experimental fusion outfit Goat. My only problem with it is that it's way too short!

I Have Been to the Mountain (Kevin Morby) - Psychedelic guitars and horns, well that makes it an easy like.

Someone Will Notice (Little Scream) - A stunner of a choir, propelled further by layered moody arrangements and fabulous vocals from Laurel Sprengelmeyer.

Folk Arp (Minor Victories) - Close on the heels of the pulsating A Hundred Ropes comes a euphonious hazy melody Folk Arp from the supergroup Minor Victories. And as Chris DeVille of Stereogum puts, it "feels like submerging yourself in beauty."

Lost Dreamers (Mutual Benefit) - With a title like Lost Dreamers, one hopes to get lost in its gentle folk soundscape, so beautiful and ethereal that it adds a dreamy allure to the harmonious vocals of Jordan Lee et al.

Boyfriend, U-turn (Tegan and Sara) - Tegan Rain and Sara Keirsten Quin's I Was a Fool was one song I fell in love with the minute I listened to it two years back. The Canadian sister duo is now back with a fresh new album Love You To Death, revealing two new singles Boyfriend and U-turn in the process. While the former ticks all the conventional boxes of what a pop song should be, U-turn builds into an absolutely arresting synth jam.

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