Mixtape #5: October 2012 - By Volume

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Mixtape #5: October 2012

Featuring How To Dress Well, Rachel Sermanni and Menomena. Author: on October 1, 2012
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We’re delighted to present By Volume’s 5th Mixtape, showcasing the best new tracks across a range of genres from the last few months. This edition of our all-star playlist features tracks by Menomena, Frightened Rabbit and Passion Pit. Stream the whole mixtape below now!

1. Menomena – Pique: a rippling indie song from superb record Moms which changes gears through to a sublime climax.

2. Kanye West ft. Pusha T – New God Flow: a forceful and dramatic cut from the new G.O.O.D Music album Cruel Summer.

3. Sarah Jaffe – Glorified High: an intriguing and dark pop song with bursts of electronics.

4. Wild Nothing – Only Heather: understated but gorgeous indie-pop from the record Nocturne.

5. Frightened Rabbit – Boxing Night: The State Hospital EP‘s best song exposes an emotionally rough evening inside picked guitars.

6. Grizzly Bear – Yet Again: Beautiful chamber-rock from new album Shields.

7. Flying Lotus – Putty Boy Strut: Electronic and soulful and minimalist, from new record Until The Quiet Comes.

8. Passion Pit – Where We Belong: Gossamer‘s beautifully fragile closing pop song.

9. Ghost Mice – Disconnected: Hard-hitting folk-punk from album All We Got Is Each Other.

10. Rachel Sermanni – The Fog: A far more atmospheric folk offering from Under Mountains.

11. How To Dress Well – Set It Right: The broad-stroked electronic resolution to Total Loss‘ self-doubt.

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