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Top Tunes – Songs by Charly Bliss, MINKA, and more!

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AWOPBAMBOOM Volume 82 – Select Songs for Fellow Travelers

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From “Glitter” to the “Great Escape,” here’s what’s orbiting our musical universe this week.

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Charly Bliss – “Glitter”

There was always that one guy in high school who knew all the best music. For us, it was Dave Straussman. Straussman just sent out an e-mail to say we should listen to this band — and we’re taking note. You should, too.

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Andy Is Typing – “Take a Break”

The Underground HK – Hong Kong’s independent music showcase – just celebrated its 13th anniversary with a concert on Hong Kong Island. The headlining bands were Ocean Boulevard, the Mongcocks, the Boogie Playboys; and Andy Is Typing…

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MINKA – “Josephine”

Michelle King at Noisy Ghost PR promotes some of the best up-and-comers, including MINKA, a Philadelphia-based dance band.

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DRÆMINGS – “Great Escape”

Calling all Cure fans, welcome to the Dark Wave stylings of DRÆMINGS.

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Porter Ray – “Past Life”

Seattle rap? Think fast-blasting lyrics with first tone breaths. Give this trance a chance.

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DREAMCAR – “Kill for Candy”

AFI + No Doubt = DREAMCAR

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Dream Club – “California Dreams Or The Head-Trip Scene”

Draeming. Dreamcar. Dream Club. Everyone seems to be in a dream state these days… and that’s cool with us. Enjoy!

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Lead-In Image (MINKA) Courtesy of Noisy Ghost PR and Photographer Charlie W.