Dead Balloons

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Dead Balloons is a trio from Birmingham, blending styles of garage, punk, folk, and progressive rock. Discover Sam Sanders’ frenetic and exact drumming, Rollie Kraus’ complex and melodic bass lines, and Chris Seifert’s compelling lyrics and powerful vocal delivery. We’re releasing their debut full-length. 15 original tracks including songs from their promo EP from earlier this year.

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Strahinja Arbutina – STRANO

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STRANO by Strahinja Arbutina, a producer from Zagreb, Croatia. Available exclusively from Step Pepper as a limited edition cassette.

/strǎːno/ m

1. external, foreign
2. strange, odd

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Dead Balloons EP

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Dead Balloons is a trio from Birmingham, blending styles of garage, punk, folk, and progressive rock. Discover Sam Sanders’ frenetic and exact drumming, Rollie Kraus’ complex and melodic bass lines, and Chris Seifert’s compelling lyrics and powerful vocal delivery. We’re releasing their first EP on cassette, with their first full-length album set to release in mid-2016.

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Slomile Swift—Keep Back EP

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Step Pepper is excited to introduce Slomile Swift (though not exactly a newcomer) from Baton Rouge Louisiana. We’re re-releasing his ‘Keep Back’ EP in anticipation of his forthcoming album ‘Sharper Blade, Safer Knife’ arriving early 2016.

Blending electronic dance music’s synthesizers and hip hop’s sample-laden production, Slomile Swift, from Baton Rouge, makes his Step Pepper debut with his abrasive, yet soulful; accessible, yet eclectic; brash, yet melodic productions.

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Urbandy—True Soulz, BRKZ Vol. 1

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True Soulz: BRKZ Vol. I is the first in a series of original beat tapes by Urbandy. The track order is only a suggestion. Choose your own adventure or try listening on shuffle.

Watch the official video below. Artwork & design by Urbandy.

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Tyler Ambrosius—Knowledge of Self

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Tyler Ambrosius returns with “Knowledge of Self”—a full-length album of beats, glitch, & instrumental hip hop.

Watch the official video below. Artwork & design by Urbandy.

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CYDNY

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The self-titled debut album by CYDNY—aka Ryan Coath from Chicago. It’s a calm, cool collection of smooth electronic sounds, downtempo rhythms, spooky synths, and thoughtful ambient passages. At once both energetic and restrained, the album glows with a soft, smoldering intensity.

Cover art by Austin Vesley. “Drifts” artwork and additional design by Urbandy.

Don’t miss the “Drifts” single release which includes an exclusive B-side.

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