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Florence & The Machine: No Light, No Light
Listen to “No Light, No Light” here BUY HERE Think of Ceremonials as your life soundtrack: it nurtures the ebbs and flows of passion, beliefs, and change. Leave it up to Florence & The Machine to create a flawless album in the essence of audible beauty.

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Chiddy Bang: Ray Charles
Listen to “Ray Charles” here BUY HERE “Ray Charles” is serving as the most outstanding, chart-worthy track from three year old, Philadelphia hip-hop duo, Chiddy Bang. The sample-heavy song off their upcoming debut album, Breakfast

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Alex Clare: Caroline
Listen to “Caroline” here BUY HERE English-born, Alex Clare is the blues-infused producee of Switch and Diplo. He is also the ambitious lover proclaiming efforts to remedy a woman’s unrequited love, in “Caroline,”

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Trendland Talks With Yelle
Listen to “Safari Disco Club” here BUY HERE Julie Budet, the femme-fabulous of French pop group, Yelle, took time to talk with us while at her home in Brittany, France. A beach town best known for its lush forests and Medieval feel along the Atlantic Ocean, surely, is not the most typical breeding grounds for […]

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First Aid Kit: The Lion’s Roar
Listen to “The Lion’s Roar” here BUY HERE Ever since that Youtube cover of Fleet Foxes’ “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song” hit my laptop, First Aid Kit has been on my radar. The Swedish sisters manage to construct an alchemy of vocal harmony

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Steed Lord’s “Bed of Needles” Video
Written by Guest Blogger Bugu Melis Caglayan The Icelandic trio Steed Lord prefer to call themselves as an art collective instead of a band; and who can blame them for this? Their latest video “Bed of Needles” is directed by the talented member of the act; Einar ‘MEGA’ Egilsson. The styling is done by Steed […]

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Raphael Gualazzi: Reality and Fantasy
Listen to “Reality and Fantasy” here BUY HERE (US) BUY HERE (Italy) Italians are not known for their Art Tatums and Fats Wallers, but this jazz savant is amplifying his ivory skills throughout the Old Country in unheard forms that leak sounds of a New Orleans classic. An encyclopedia of early Ragtime and BeBop, stride […]

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Alabama Shakes: You Ain’t Alone
Listen to “You Ain’t Alone” here BUY HERE Alabama Shakes has the yearning of legendary soul man, Sam Cooke, the air of the 60’s, and they have got Brittany Howard. She is the Nina Simone-esque pipes

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Blood Orange: Sutphin Boulevard
Listen to “Sutphin Boulevard” here BUY HERE Let’s talk about Devonté Hynes, also known as Blood Orange. Now, let’s play the name drop game: The Chemical Brothers, Florence and the Machine, and Diana Vickers. These are just a few of names of artists to whom Hynes has donated his writing, producing, and composing talents. The […]

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Phantogram Talks With Trendland
A band’s bond can be as thick as thieves. The new royalty of indie darkness, Phantogram, has had almost 15 years to perfect their chemistry. Sarah Barthel, the band’s vixen of a leading lady, takes out a moment in their headlining US tour to talk with Trendland about sleepless nights, and the new EP that […]