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Press Play: Simian Mobile Disco, Madlib, Tim Hecker, Wiley, and More

A ton of great music appeared on the internet as streaming audio and video this week—even more so than usual, it seems. We're not exaggerating: We've got record streams, brand-new original productions, one-of-a-kind mixes, engrossing music videos, and more from artists like Tim Hecker, Simian Mobile Disco, Nils Frahm, Wiley, Skream, Madlib, Guy Gerber, Daedelus, John Talabot, Teen Daze, and Autre Ne Veut, among others. The myraid of sights and sounds comprising the latest edition of Press Play can be found after the jump.



Though their titles indicate they were recorded in June and July of this year, these two sizable DJ sets from Simian Mobile Disco only appeared on the UK duo's SoundCloud page this past week, and can now be streamed and downloaded for free.


Freddie Gibbs & Madlib released their Deeper EP this week via Stones Throw, and the soulful beats and smooth flows of "Harold's" are lifted from that record.


Ahead of his Virgins LP dropping via Kranky, Tim Hecker has shared a beautifully warped video for album cut "Black Refraction," directed by Sabrina Ratté.


Grime stalwart Wiley previewed his latest single, the ragga-infused "And Again (feat. God's Gift)," as a teaser of his next record for Big Dada.


The remixes for Skream's "Rollercoaster" single keep, um, rolling in, as the latest rework arrived this week from the anonymous producer known only as Route 94.


Daedelus' Drown Out LP for Anticon may have dropped over a week ago, but this lovely extended teaser video for the record only just appeared this week.


Though the track has been available for about a year now, John Talabot's remix of "Lonely Land" by F3 will soon be included on the Club Mod imprint's first compilation, so the Aussie outpost decided to give away the tune as a free download.


"Ego Free Sex Free," one of the forward-thinking pop jams from Autre Ne Veut's Anxiexty LP, reappeared this week with a new video created by Brooklyn media company BANGS.


German musician/composer Nils Frahm is slowly leaking the details of his upcoming Spaces album, and our first glimpse of its music is the slow-building and delicate "Says."


The latest record to drop via Cut Copy's fledgling Cutters imprint is a four-track 12" for Niles Delta's "Aztec" single, which can now be heard in its entirety.


On October 1, Teen Daze will release his Glaciers album via Lefse, an occasion which is preceded by this colorful video for dreamy cut "Listen."


Dirtyphonics is about to drop an EP of remixes for its "Hanging On Me (feat. Liela Moss)" single, from which Kastle's bubbly, garage-touched version of the track is lifted.


Before it's released this coming Monday, Low Jack's grinding and visceral Flashes EP for the In Paradisum label is now available to stream in full.


Here's an interesting mini-doc about veteran NYC percussionist David Van Tieghem, who will collaborate with 10 different artists—including Maxmillion Dunbar, Helado Negro, and Megafortress—on the next installment of the RVNG label's Frkwys release series.


For those who missed it when it appeared on BBC Radio 1, a stream of Guy Gerber's hour-long Essential Mix was put online earlier this week.


Bristol producer Tessela's breakbeat-infused "Horizon" tune was posted online this week before his new 12" for R&S arrives on October 7.


This 20-minute live recording arrives from Second Storey, the artist formerly known as Al Tourettes, who will be performing alongside Appleblim under the ALSO moniker this weekend at Fabric.

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