Listen to “Vocal Chords” here BUY HERE With a such an impressive debut album like, It’s a Corporate World, it would be a tragedy to marginalize any song as insignificant. Detroit-based duo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. has managed to create a circular experience in their first round about. There’s the introductory track, “Morning Thought,” which […]
Listen to “Land of the Nod” here BUY HERE The intro of IS TROPICAL‘s “Land of the Nod” puts the primitive back in production with simulated sticks banging on cans blended in with cold and synth-laden warehouse sounds. The quickness with which it switches gears into a warm, head-bopper is as quick as you’ll fall […]
Listen to “Painter” here BUY HERE Sophisticated and intelligent pop: Four words to best describe the sound of Tessa and the Typecast, who released their debut EP, Lemons, today. Not only does this description apply to the music of this Melbourne-based five piece, it also translates into their general guise. Front woman, Tessa Pavilach, instills […]
Listen to “1979 (ft. Liz Anjos)” here BUY HERE Indie remix kings, RAC have yet another perfected re-invention added to their already sterling repertoire. If you’re unfamiliar, the collective has helped catapult bands like Two Door Cinema Club, Mr. Little Jeans, and Penguin Prison to the top of people’s must-have artists. Not to waste any […]
Listen to “Mikelah” here BUY HERE Superhumanoids stay behind the curtain for their latest video (below), “Mikelah.” The LA-based group that tends to live in the clouds with dreamy vibes and electronic boudoir-pop came down to earth to tell a story of self-destructive heartbreak and sentimental recklessness. As in many stories of teen anguish, it […]
Listen to “All There Is (Feat. Steffaloo)” here Jeremy Malvin, aka Chrome Sparks is the Michigan boy–emphasis on boy–and beat master responsible for “All There Is,” a twinkle-happy track with a cool demeanor. The 20 year old from Ann Arbor may look like jail bait, but creations are beyond his years. The spliced up collaboratation […]
Listen to “C’era Una Volta” here BUY HERE In a little studio in romance-filled Paris, France, Nicolas Sfintescu and Ezéchiel Pailhès go as Nôze. There, lyrics of love (and lust), pumping pianos and loony horns resonate with an unlikely jazz-meets-electro flair. The French-men have a knack for gypsy jazz, and even a bit of reggae.
Listen to “Gene Ciampi” here BUY HERE Twin Sister is the Brooklyn-based quintet who are learning to perfect the moods of romanticism and 80′s nostalgia by way of western atmosphere. Lead singer, Andrea Estella and her airy voice maintains a free-spirited, French cafe feel throughout “Gene Ciampi,” the single
Listen to “Fair Warning (Oliver Remix)” here BUY HERE Many have come to love Penguin Prison aka Chris Glover for the disco that he has proven undead. The New Yorker keeps up an energy as vibrant as his city and has another pulsating single up his sleeve, remixed to an at-times ethereal effect. What catches […]
Listen to “Starry Eyes” here BUY HERE To make a cover your own is an accomplishment of its own. To reincarnate is a whole ‘nother cup of tea. London-based Veronica Falls revived Rory Erickson’s punk song, “Starry Eyes” into a shiny, new and improved version complete with a lighthearted and love bitten twist.