BUY HERE Seattle Duo, THEESatisfaction welcome you to their house party with open arms, and a few instructions to maximize your enjoyment: “Turn off your swag, and check your vain. From your lengths to your tense, get down. But whatever you do, hey, don’t funk with my groove.” Basically, be yourself, and don’t mind us [...]
There is safety in numbers, indeed, as much as there is safety in solidarity. There is certainly safety in St. Vincent‘s quirky singer-songwriter, Annie Clark keeping it quirky with the king of weird, Talking Heads’ front man, David Byrne. If you are going to get weird, do it with a man who made weird cool.
Wildcat! Wildcat! is Jesse Taylor, Michael Wilson, and Jesse Carmichael: four Los Angeles-bred friends since the age of fourteen. It’s a bond thick enough to hear. Their single, “Mr Quiche” holds beats as hip hop as they are sexy trailing along quavering synths and grime-filled bass-lines appropriate for a sunny summer soundtrack. Miike Snow fans [...]
BUY HERE The marriage of electronic and psychedelic mischief in progressive rock have not always ended happily ever after, but Australia’s Jagwar Ma chops too finely to be taken for granted. Lead by former Lost Valentinos member, and praised producer, Jono Ma, the group remains in their cloud of mystery–providing little information via social outlets [...]
BUY HERE It is not everyday that nitrogen stamina surfaces in the form of two top-shelf DJ/Producers and a temptress with a spin history that arches M.I.A, Santigold, Thom Yorke, Afrojack, and Rusko (deep breath) in electro-reggae-fusion fashion. Unless you are Diplo (Thomas Wesley Pentz) and Switch (Anthony John Culverwell) under the the guise of Major Lazer and [...]
BUY HERE There are, undoubtedly, heads double taking their Shazam results, and radio heads tilting in surprise to find that this flower child of a single was birthed after 1970.
BUY HERE The new prince of down tempo, Australian artist and producer, Chet Faker turns Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” into an even sexier tune–if you can imagine the possibility. Basically, Dr. Dre and Blackstreet stepped into a hypothetical elevator with
BUY HERE Search no further: Your airtight solution for any particular doldrums is brought to you by Portland group, AU. In orchestral likeness to Beirut, both vocally and climactically, the duo confidently experiments with world-moving horns, tingling strings, and peaking pianos.
Listen to “White” here BUY HERE Jazz-filled horns come in to cushion Frank Ocean‘s raw, yet gorgeous vocals just as the almost fully a cappella single (minus minimal keyboard), “White” comes to a close. A sweet nectar-coated voice, comparable to Stevie Wonder,