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Shlohmo – Emerge From Smoke + Tour Dates
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Shlohmo – Emerge From Smoke + Tour Dates

December 9, 2014 /

Waking up from a miraculous dream…pinching ourselves…only to realize that it’s true.

We’re somehow fortunate enough to welcome one of our favorite young producers in the entire world to True Panther Sounds : Shlohmo born Henry Laufer. We will be releasing his forthcoming music alongside our friends, Wedidit, Shlohmo’s homegrown imprint.

As a gentle introduction to this celestial coupling we’re happy to share the first new original solo music from Shlohmo in quite some time, a single called “Emerge From Smoke”.

We printed up 1000 copies on a 7″ that features a physical-only b-side called “Ode 2 Tha Whip”.

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Tobias Jesso Jr. – GOON out March 17 + First US Tour
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Tobias Jesso Jr. – GOON out March 17 + First US Tour

December 9, 2014 /

We are really besides ourselves with pride and joy to announce that True Panther Sounds will be releasing the debut album from Tobias Jesso Jr. \March 17th, 2015. Want to tell you about it, but thought it’d be best for Tobias for put it into his own words…

In 2008 I moved to LA to play backup bass for a Pop singer. That job didn’t work out, but I ended staying in LA for four years. I returned to North Vancouver because my mother had been diagnosed with cancer (she’s better now). I wrote most of the songs on my album Goon about my time spent in

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LISTEN: Tobias Jesso Jr. “Hollywood”
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LISTEN: Tobias Jesso Jr. “Hollywood”

November 17, 2014 /

Really proud to share this sprawling, gorgeous ballad by Tobias Jesso Jr, “Hollywood”. It was produced by Chet “JR” White in San Francisco.

Earlier this month, Tobias played his first show ever at the Pitchfork Paris Festival, and they praised his “wonderfully plainspoken songs, which bring to mind a less snarky Randy Newman or Harry Nilsson, or a more hopeful Nick Drake.” Similarly, NME called him “little short of wondrous” and The Guardian said they “couldn’t be more excited about his debut album.” Around the date Tobias hosted a series of very intimate solo piano performances that took place at a rented apartment in London. The tradition… Read More

New Tobias Jesso Jr song via Blogotheque
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New Tobias Jesso Jr song via Blogotheque

September 10, 2014 /

Tobias Jesso Jr is a songwriter, piano player, and singer from Vancouver, Canada who has just signed to True Panther Sounds and will release his debut album in the spring of 2015. He recently went to Los Angeles and recorded Takeaway Session for La Blogothèque at the Kibitz Room of Canter’s Deli. The live performance is the first video footage online of Tobias and features a new song from the forthcoming album, ‘Without You’ and the previously released Just A Dream’.

Since posting his first demo online for ‘Just A Dream’ in 2013, Tobias Jesso Jr has been working with JR White (Girls) and several other notable producers… Read More

OUT NOW/STREAMING NOW: Lil’ JaBBa – Gully EP
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OUT NOW/STREAMING NOW: Lil’ JaBBa – Gully EP

August 19, 2014 / /

The wait is over! Gully, the latest from Lil’ JaBBa is out officially today and is streaming in full all over the web.

Buy it on Boomkat
Buy it on Juno
Buy it on iTunes
FACT covered it first:

“…still rooted in Jabba’s love of footwork (most notably on closing track ‘Flexin’), but generally slows the tempo closer to hip-hop and wandering electronica. As ever with Jabba, however, what you see is never quite what you get, and Gully is full of the same dynamic 180s and sharp twists that made Scales and his previous releases so memorable.”

Gully is “dedicated to the Grotto Family”

Buy on iTunes here.