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Featured Release Roundup: July 12, 2018

Descriptions and streaming links for all of the new hotness, including new releases from Mujeres Podridas, Slumb Party, Cremalleras, Trash Knife, Syndrome 81, and more.

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Record of the Week: The Cool Greenhouse: London 7"

Our Record of the Week is the debut 7" from The Cool Greenhouse. Highly recommended for fans of the Fall's early work and the wider UKDIY scene.

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New Release Cheat Sheet for July 16th

Each week Sorry State posts a video featuring short, 10-20 second clips of 10 of the week's hottest new releases. It's a great way to get a quick sense of which new releases warrant further investigation.

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