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We’ve got this. New Tracks Weekend brings the new. Single tracks and deep cuts from VOW and Leave The Planet, both of which shine differently, but shine hard. Brand new music from No Joy, Vinyl Williams, Sykoya, Karma Shake, Pale Dian, ??????, The Quality of Mercury, Mayflower Madame, Creation Myth, Teen Divorce, Presents for Sally, and 93millionmilesfromthesun. Single tracks, deep cuts, we’re buckled in for a long and dreamy weekend. Plus we’re long on the sparkling House of Love tribute, out this week on TBTCI Records, and featuring luminaries like Soft Science, Daydream Cathedral, Citrus Clouds, Lower Heaven, Desario and more.

Not to neglect last week’s fresh additions from Lavender Blush, Des Roses, Haiku Garden, Mercury Girls, Sci-Fi Caper, Seven Tin Stars, Sonic Visions, Starcleaner, Tuath, Violetic, Venture Lift, the stunning Voices from Deep Below, Wildfires, order metronidazole no prescription Lanark, and Wind Along the Coast. Literally more music than weekend.

New Tracks Weekend kicks off 8 pm Eastern, 5 pm Pacific, and continuing through Sunday at midnight Eastern, 9 Pacific. It’s the first weekend we’ll spin some of these tracks, and may be the last weekend for some others. Listen via the desktop player at DKFM, on Shoutcast, and on TuneIn Radio for iPhone/Android/Windows (yes, we’re back!). Plus we have our new branded apps for Apple’s iOS, Android and Blackberry. You can even keep up with the new tracks and artists you may have missed: we’re live-scrobbling via our last.fm profile, and live-tweeting every track on our sub-Twitter DKFMTracks account. Now you’ll know what you heard, or catch up on what you missed.

And, as always, thanks for listening, and thank you for your support!

Couldn’t be happier to feature world premiere tunes from flvke this weekend. Signs is released into the world on Sunday, but we’ll preview the feels for you all weekend. Bookmark the Bandcamp for the release, we think you’ll adore it as we do. But there’s SO much more! Brand new Pity Sex (reviewed here), the ever-gossamer Lights That Change, dreamy sounds we’ve only just caught up with from East London’s Heavy Heart, plus Earth-fracturing tones from Solip, fresh surprises from Oh Halo, long-awaited brilliance from SF’s Plush, new Miserable, experimental psych flights from BasementNuns, new music from Avaleya and the Glitterhawks, Lakota Colours, woozy sounds from High Climbers, and another LP teaser from VOW. All of the things.

That’s not to neglect last week’s additions from Sulk, Jambox, Sales, Movie Brain, Hellens, Screamfeeder, Nothing, Frankenstein Bolts, Acapulco Lips, Brass Bed, Future Myth, High Climbers, Globelamp, Japanese Breakfast, KinZie, Map of the Moon, Lake Ruth, Swotlab, Vet Trip, Ultra Material, Wild Meadows, Vlimmer, Citrus Clouds, Mercury Girls, The Stargazer Lilies, NAX, Hideous Towns, and LUST.

New Tracks Weekend kicks off 8 pm Eastern, 5 pm Pacific, and continuing through Sunday at midnight Eastern, 9 Pacific. It’s the first weekend we’ll spin some of these tracks, and may be the last weekend for some others. Listen via the Radionomy station page at DKFM, on Shoutcast, and on TuneIn Radio for iPhone/Android/Windows. Plus we have our new branded apps for Apple’s iOS, Android and Blackberry. Or load up the “Internet Radio” tab of your iTunes desktop client, and you’ll find DKFM Shoegaze Radio under ‘Alternative’. You can even keep up with the new tracks and artists you may have missed: we’re live-scrobbling via our last.fm profile, and live-tweeting every track on our sub-Twitter DKFMTracks account. Now you’ll know what you heard, or catch up on what you missed.

And, as always, thanks for listening, and thank you for your support!

Tribal drums, guitars that churn and slash. On their fourth EP, Vow, Hermetic Delight meld classic post punk with shoegaze accents, infused with desperate insistence. Due 15 April on October Tone (Musicast Distribution), Hermetic Delight kick it up another notch, demanding your undivided attention. And right from the opening anthem (elegy? processional?) of “War is Closer”, you can tell that Vow isn’t quite like anything else. Press play and read on.

While “War is Closer” sets the cornerstone for the new EP, it only serves as a guidepost, not the endpoint. “Circles” wails with Siouxsie-like insistence and a fever-dream buildup, and feels like it might have been right at home on your early eighties mixtape alongside Xmal Deutschland. With its less-than-evocative title, “Interlude” might seem a toss-off, a bridge between the worlds. Don’t get comfortable. This brief but beautiful mess polishes psych, tribal noise, and an almost Doorsian bent, just to keep you on your toes.

“Vow” and “Murderbeat” follow this interlude, and the proceedings have buy cheap metronidazole online built to this particular moment. “Vow” feels all like love and betrayal, with Zey’s vocals sprawling over the top of the guitar haze. “Murderbeat” is an exercise in tension-building and unease-making, the natural conclusion of spending too much time contemplating the punishment for betrayal.

“Marian” is a jewel of dark goth-gaze pop, layered exquisitely, and you may well end up putting this track on repeat, just to get lost in the feeling. The elegaic”Outro” really is the only fitting ending to this EP, looping back to the opener “War is Closer”, but running its main theme through a Lynch/Badalamenti ‘mood processor’. Well thought-out, brilliantly executed, this is a fine taste of what Hermetic Delight is capable of. If you’re looking for something emotionally engaging, a bit more ambitious than your standard fare, Hermetic Delight welcomes you to their parlor on Vow. Be warned, however, there may be no escape.

Visit Hermetic Delight via their website, where Vow is available for preorder, and follow them on Facebook. Photo Credit: Gauthier Humbert.