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It’s Brief Candles week. With all the newness we’ve shoveled into the big weekend, Brief Candles’ new LP stands head and shoulders above the rest, and not just because it seems we’ve waited forever for it. So we’ll be celebrating that release this weekend, and many weeks to come. But we have so much more on offer. The new EP from Japan’s CQ shows a return to epic form. We’ve got choice cuts from the new Percolator album that’ll bend your mind. Fresh tracks from Evening Glow, Haunter, Everything Fades, Glitter Trails, DoZzz, WY, The BV’s, submeet, Misty Coast, Hexagrams, Crown of Pity, A Thousand Hours, XO, Amusement Parks on Fire, Pastel Ruins, Blushing, Pink Milk, Flower Crown, Wrip, and so much more.

Not to ignore last weekend’s new music, including Aerofall, Sadfields, The Medicine, Small Planets, The Luxembourg Signal, Slow Glows, My Proper Skin, mi andromeda, Winter, Pony Fringe, GYHT, Bur, Breaking Forms, and The Legendary House Cats. All weekend, packed in.

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. Remember, you can listen listen via the station playlist page at DKFM,  on Shoutcast, and on TuneIn Radio for iPhone/Android/Windows. Plus we have our branded apps for Apple’s iOSAndroid and Blackberry: listeners can vote thumbs-up/thumbs-down on all the new tracks, helping us determine what graduates to permanent rotation. Your voice counts! 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, as we’re live-tweeting every track on our sub-Twitter DKFMTracks account. Now you’ll know what you heard, or catch up on what you missed. Keep up with our new Facebook group for real-time discussions of what you’ve heard, and sound off!

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

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september-girlsDon’t be caught napping this weekend! We’re bringing world premieres, not-yet-available goodies, and freshly released treats for you all weekend. First, a World Premiere from Toxicbreed’s Funhouse Covers Compilation due later this year, in which Crisis Arm dismantles and reassembles a Slowdive classic. It’s beautiful torture. Then, choice cuts from the stellar new September Girls long-player, Cursing the Sea. It’s out now in Europe, available Stateside next month, and we’ve been chasing them for over a week now (it’s that good). Then, we celebrate next week’s release of Soft Science’s second LP, Detour, by playing whatever the man allows us to play. Your ears need to hear this!

We won’t stop there, however. New Static Daydream, new Vera Violets, new (to the US) Snowbird, new Makaras Pen, new Be Forest, new Dum Dum Girls, plus a Russian dream pop / folk crossover that’ll warm your heart. Малыш Камю (pronounced “Malish Kamu”), this duo is finally breaking out into the wider world. Also, a bucket of tracks from the new XO album Heart, that’ll feel both new and comfortably familiar. Finally, add in The Foreign Resort, tracks and remixes from next week’s release of their single “Alone”, including a New Canyons remix. Pure win.

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. Live365 listeners: it’s your votes that count! Your thumbs-up / thumbs down ratings determine what is kept in permanent rotation. Listen via the Live365 station page at DKFM, on iTunes Internet Radio under “Eclectic”, and on TuneIn Radio for iPhone/Android/Windows. Latin America relay: try Radio Terra. And commercial-free everywhere! You can even keep up with the new tracks and artists you may have missed: we’re live-scrobbling via our last.fm profile. Now you’ll know what you heard, or catch up on what you missed. Full (we think?) artist listing follows:

Barefood
Be Forest
Bear State
The Bilinda Butchers
Bleak Boys
Bolywool
Breeze
Cocobeurre
colourwaves
Conheartist
Crème Fouettée
crisis arm
Dear Baby Deer
Diamond Incarnation
Dissolve
Dum Dum Girls
The Eternal
Eva & John
Excusers
Fantan
Field Mouse
Float down the Liffey
Flying Cape Experience
FOTOGRAMAS
Grandhorse
Gustavia
Helen Stellar
Human Colonies
Intimate Stranger
Les Anomalies
Life Model
Living Phantoms
Lunaire
Makaras Pen
The Mary Onettes
Matt Bartram
The Moas
The Oyster Murders
the panic
Phone Home
Queridas
rain pants
Ringo Deathstarr
Roku Music
Seafoam
Seaside
September Girls
SHE
She Sir
Sleepover
Snowbird
Soft As Snow But Warm Inside
Soft Science
Solarein
Someday I Will Miss You
Star Horse
Static Daydream
Sundaze
Surf Club
The Foreign Resort
The Telewire
This Lonely Crowd
Threading
Tides of the Moon
Tied to the Branches
Towns
TuT
Tycho
Vehicle Blues
The Vera Violets
The Village
Virgo Rising
Warpaint
We Are US
Wozniak
XO
Youngteam
Малыш Камю

Yes, Virginia, there was a New Tracks Weekend last weekend. Due to legal and licensing renewals, we weren’t sure we’d be able to stay on the air. We’re all better now.