They are the history lesson untaught, the newsflash unpublished, and ancient traditions unearthed on the cusp of contemporary Brooklyn electro-dance wed with a coercing Sierra Leone in the bubu six-piece, Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang (Janka Nabay, vocals; Boshra AlSaadi, vocals (Saadi); Jonathan Leland, drums (Skeletons); Michael Gallope, keyboards (Skeletons/Starring); Nico Testa, guitar; Pat Noecker, bass (These Are Powers)). Together Janka Nabay and the band are […]
BUY HERE The electronic genre adopted his face as the first representation of anonymous area of music. His face became symbolic for dance music, ambient soundscapes and has now been around for 11 albums, 21 award nominations and 15 world-class musical awards.
DOWNLOAD HERE Hailing from Phoenix, Dead Times duo Calvin Markus and Travis Bunn have been courting Los Angeles as they build their mystic sound with the framework of R&B and waify electronics. Their minimalist foundation may find you in a melodic coma as they float between moody soul and futuristic down tempo under mirage […]
BUY HERE Poliça is not even one year old yet, but has 30k Facebook “Likes,” been named the best band at SXSW of 2012, featured by Rolling Stone Magazine, described as “the best band I’ve ever heard” by Bon Iver, and booked back-to-back shows around the nation for their new-found, yet solid fan base. […]
With the confidence of a matador, Willy Moon is sharp as a tack, barely legal to enjoy alcohol in the States, and the next big thing to come out of Jack White’s elitist Third Man Records since Alabama Shakes.
Pre-Order ‘Fragrant World’ HERE With fame and success, artists tend to become lazy and dependent on the resources that so rapidly become available to them. Third and fourth albums may take on vapid pop arrangements and leave the studio work to others, but Yeasayer stands out from the bunch as always.
BUY HERE Long-loved Swedish sibling duo, The Knife ditched steel drums and synth-pop for an opera studio album, last we heard. Turning a blind eye to the charts and focusing on a less conventional work of music, Olof Dreijer and Karin Dreijer Andersson (aka Fever Ray) partnered with the Danish performance
BUY HERE UK pop duo, Summer Camp has returned with their energetic new EP, Always, out July 10th via Apricot Recording Company/Moshi Moshi. 80’s electro at its core, title track, “Always” maintains a purely fun, uptempo beat to match the optimistic lyrics: “We’ll always be together! We’ll always be together!”
FREE DOWNLOAD HERE British babe, Charli XCX steams up the airwaves with her raspy pipes and grimy, girl-powered love songs. With a tone reminiscent of Metric’s Emily Haines, the 19 year old displays a maturity beyond teen years with a personalized sensibility for her own synth-laden species of emo-pop.
BUY HERE Somewhere in the air of Nat King Cole’s Nature Boy and the musical stylings of Matthew Bellamy (Muse) emerges a David Longstreth biggie, Gun With No Trigger, as Dirty Projectors sends a post-dated gasp with a sneak peak of their album Swing Lo Magellan (out July 10 on Domino Records). Feverish, frank and always sound forward, the […]