The Daily 5: a feature in which we provide at least five absolutely guilt-free MP3s every day. Check out today's goods.
Youth Lagoon - "July"
Youth Lagoon is a very young looking, Boise-based bedroom crooner Trevor Powers. On July 5, Juno Beach Records will release Youth Lagoon'sThe Year of Hibernation digitally, then on 10" vinyl soon after. "July"—one of two free downloads at Lagoon'sBandcamp site—is a wondrous slice of swelling lo-fi beauty. Take a listen and we think you'll agree. REC'D. Keep an eye on this one.
SBTRKT - "Wildfire" featuring Little Dragon
Emerging UK producer SBTRKT hooks up with Sweden's electronic neo-soul artistes Little Dragon on this warbling number from his upcoming self-titled debut. SBTRKT is out on June 28 on Young Turks. Little Dragon's new LP Ritual Union is out July 12 on Peacefrog. REC'D.
Zomby - "Things Fall Apart" featuring Panda Bear
UK Producer Zomby is dropping a new album Dedication on July 12. From the album, you can download "Things Fall Apart" featuring everyone's favorite Animal Collective member, Panda Bear.
Freelance Whales - "Hannah" (Ra Ra Riot Remix)
Socially conscious indie folk crooners, Freelance Whales, enlist Ra Ra Riot to remix "Hannah" from 2009/2010's Weathervanes LP for a new remix EP whose proceeds will benefit the victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami. More info here.
White Denim - "Jay Time" (Hard Stuff Cover)
Austin, TX natives White Denim let loose on this jam sesh cover of Hard Stuff's 1972 classic "Jay Time". Denim's forthcoming D album is out May 24.
Artwork by Topher Edwards.