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PLASTIC PLATES – THINGS I DIDN’T KNOW I LOVED (Electro/Disco – Australia)

Plastic Plates

Successful Australian dj/disco producer Plastic Plates is finally releasing his first EP Things I Didn’t Know I Loved via avant-guarde parisian label Kitsuné!

Plastic Plates’ original tracks and remixes (extensively featured on this blog) sound like smooth electro jams with a nu-disco twist. Associated with Simon Lord (ex Simian) on the title track, PP works his magic to produce the perfect soundtrack for th end of summer. Two other original songs complete this amazing package: “Toys” and “More Than Love”.

Plastic Plates (Ft Simon Lord) - Things I Didn't Know I Loved (Amine Edge & DANCE Remix)     

Bonus tracks: check out PP’s latest remixes for Sneaky Sound System and Van She.


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VAN SHE – JAMAICA (ElectroPop – Australia)

Van She

Here comes the second single from Van She‘s highly anticipated new album Idea of Happiness, to be released on July 6th in Australia (and a few days later in Europe and the US) via Sydney-based electro powerhouse Modular Recordings.

With their usual synth pop swagger, Van She deliver a romantic paean to an idyllic island in dreams, the perfect tune to welcome the first warm days of summer. “Jamaica” takes the sound of the band’s previous single “Idea Of Happiness” out to the end of the jetty and kicks if off the edge into the tropical depths.

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VAN SHE – REMIXES (Electro/Club – Australia)

Van She

Aussie electro outfit Van She released their gorgeous single “Idea of Happiness” at the end of March and they are now uncovering a collection of remixes to help you wait for the album. Featuring the likes of Hervé, SebastiAn, Jonti and What So Not on remix duties, the Idea Of Happiness EP is packed with dancefloor-friendly beats, uplifting synth lines and positive energy.

Good news is the band has decided to share one of the tracks with their fans and give it away for free! The remix comes courtesy of Ed Banger favourite SebastiAn, who delivers an enjoyable, if not remarkable, track. It’s buzzing and groovy, just what you need to start the weekend…

Van She - Idea Of Happiness (SebastiAn Remix)     

“Idea of Happiness” is the first (and title) track from Van She’s forthcoming album, to be released on July 6 in Australia, July 9th in Europe and July 10th in the US. Here is a little something to chew on, while we wait for this highly anticipated release: two amazing remixes of Dragonette and Tom Vek…

Dragonette – Pick Up The Phone (Michael Van She Remix)     

Tom Vek - Aroused (Van She Remix)     

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VAN SHE – IDEA OF HAPPINESS (Electro – Australia)

Van She

Van She have finally announced the release of their long awaited sophomore record, Idea Of Happiness. The album will be out internationally next July via Modular Recordings but you can already take a listen to the first cut and title track below to get a taste of things to come.

Recorded, engineered and produced by the band themselves in Kings Cross, Sydney and mixed in Los Angeles with Tony Hoffer (the perfect man for the job with a resume that includes work with Beck, Air, Phoenix and M83), the final result is so uplifting it’s practically levitational.

Be sure to be the first in the world to hear live the new material as Van She take to the road next month for a string of shows across Australia. Bonus track:

Van She - Strangers (Vemixed)     

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DRAGONETTE – RIGHT WOMAN (ElectroPop – Canada)

Canadian new wave revivalists Dragonette unveil their new track “The Right Woman”, the first taste of their highly awaited third album. It is featured on Diane von Furstenberg’s Women’s Day compilation Proud to be Woman Vol. 3 and all proceeds will go to an organization dedicated to empowering women worldwide.

Produced in collaboration with Felix Bloxson, who usually works under the Plastic Plates moniker, “The Right Woman” is Dragonette’s first original new track since the summer of 2010 (Our Summer/Volcano single). With its nice combination of punchy beats, glittering synths and sultry vocals, this song proves Dragonette are back in good form!

To celebrate this release, here’s a couple of Dragonette goodies: the first track is the band’s classic hit “I Get Around” remixed by Midnight Juggernauts, the second is a pumped up remix of “Pick Up The Phone” by Van She‘s own Michael DiFrancesco.

Dragonette - I Get Around (Midnight Juggernauts Mix)     

Dragonette – Pick Up The Phone (Michael Van She Remix)     

The gang are also hitting the road to play a combination of new tracks and old favorites, stopping at SXSW and Coachella along the way. Check out Dragonette’s official site or Facebook for more info. Buy the music on