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glass beachSea Glass and Sound
Sometimes finding sea glass is like finding good music ~ one has to know where to look, and even then, an element of luck is involved.  But in a few remote locations, such as Glass Beach (pictured to the left), the glass is gathered together.  Some might say this takes the fun out of it.  Others might call it a bonanza.

Our News page is meant to be an aural reflection of Glass Beach.  On this page, we gather big handfuls of upcoming releases and put them all in one place for our readers to find.  We can’t review everything, but we can list as much as we receive.  There’s plenty to be excited about below, led by an especially healthy crop of June releases.  May your next favorite album be found right here!

Mathieu Karsenti ~ Ichi EP (26 June)

yadayn ~ Adem (Navalorama, 26 June)

Balsam ~ Dream Landscapes (Shimmering Moods, 27 June)

Endless Melancholy ~ The Vacation (Hidden Vibes, 27 June)

God Body Disconnect ~ Sleeper’s Fate (Cryo Chamber, 27 June)

James Osland ~ Departures (Shimmering Moods, 27 June)

Nao Otsuka ~ Penguin Kids (Shimmering Moods, 27 June)

Quiver ~ Small Worlds (Tonelist, 27 June)

Onin ~ Errary (Verz Imprint, 28 June)

Ben Lukas Boysen ~ Golden Times EP (Erased Tapes, 30 June)

The Dead Mauriacs ~ Beaute de Mirages (Discrepant, 30 June)

Ekin Fil ~ Ghosts Inside (Helen Scarsdale Agency, 30 June)

Fieldhead ~ We’ve All Been Swimming (Gizeh, 30 June)

Kodomo ~ Divider EP (30 June)

Praed ~ Fabrication of Silver Dreams (Discrepant, 30 June)

Turtle ~ Human (Beatnik Creative, 30 June)

X.Y.R. ~ Labyrinth (Fun Not Fun, 30 June)

176 ~ Music in Eight Octaves (Immediata, 3 July)

Anthony Pateras & Erkki Veltheim ~ The Slow Creep of Convenience (Immediata, 3 July)

Terrence Dixon ~ 12,000 Miles of Twilight (Out Electronic, 3 July)

Various Artists ~ Visitors Series (Flaming Pines, 4 July)

Hantrax ~ Gazebo Compositions (Ekster, 5 July)

Gajek ~ Micromaniac (Infinite Greyscale, 7 July)

James Maloney ~ Gaslight (Moderna, 7 July)

Jeff Ozdemir & Friends ~ Vol. 2 (Karaoke Kalk, 7 July)

Mike Cooper ~ Raft (Room40, 7 July)

Mixtaped Monk ~ Soundtrack to Your Own Fantasy (Studio 4632, 7 July)

New Tendencies ~ Missed Month (7 July)

Joe Hassick ~ Ocean / Island (11 July)

Schneider Kacirek ~ Radius Walk (Bureau B, 14 July)

Chris Merrick Hughes ~ Eirenic Life (Helium, 14 July)

Claude Speeed ~ Fifth Fortress (Planet Mu, 14 July)

The Corrupting Sea ~ Resist (14 July)

Poppy Ackroyd ~ Sketches (One Little Indian, 14 July)

Quindar ~ Hip Mobility (Butterscotch, 14 July)

William Ryan Fritch ~ The Old Believers (Extended Edition) (Lost Tribe Sound, 14 July)

William Ryan Fritch ~ The Sum of Its Parts (Lost Tribe Sound, 14 July)

Xordox ~ Neospection (Editions Mego, 14 July)

Ctrl-Z ~ S/T (Full Spectrum, 15 July)

Nakatami/Nanna/Schoofs/Woods ~ S/T (Full Spectrum, 15 July)

Daphni ~ Fabriclive 93 (21 July)

Rhyw ~ Cave Walls (Part One) (Avian, 24 July)

Alder & Ash ~ Clutched in the Maw of the World (Lost Tribe Sound, 28 July)

Ben Lukas Boysen & Sebastian Plano ~ Everything (Erased Tapes, 28 July)

thisquietarmy ~ Democracy of Dust (Midira, 28 July)

Various Artists ~ Delineation (Midira, 28 July)

The Green Kingdom ~ The North Wind and the Sun (Lost Tribe Sound, 4 August)

Matthew Bourne ~ Isotach (Leaf, 18 August)

William Ryan Fritch & Matt Finney ~ A History, In Boxes (Lost Tribe Sound, 18 August)

Hammock ~ Mysterium (Hammockmusic, 25 August)

astrïd & Rachel Grimes ~ Through the Sparkle (Gizeh, 1 September)

From the Mouth of the Sun ~ Hymn Binding (Lost Tribe Sound, 22 September)

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