Listen to “Today Is Our Life” here BUY HERE Memory Tapes is New Jersey-native Dayve Hawk, a man that musically knows the art of rolling ranging tempos, genres, and moods into one track. From the slow, yet steady 1st verse uprising to meet a surprisingly climactic chorus, to a radically trembling electric guitar serenade, to [...]
Listen to “Towers” here BUY HERE Glorious, Bon Iver. From the heavenly falsetto harmonies to the folk-rock break downs and violin-made apexes, ears go paralyzed with pleasure from Justin Vernon’s stunningly beautiful and intimate music. It is rare to find such a raw and gorgeous collection of songs found on his newest gift to the [...]
Listen to “Always Everything” here BUY HERE Iceland’s Sin Fang is lead singer of band, seabear, and sure knows how to make feel-good soft sounds of whimsicality. Redefining vocal harmonies, his buoyant and cross-faded melodies are sung with an energy so lively in nature that it seems animalistic–especially with the chants.
Listen to “Sweet Louise” here BUY HERE “I just fell in love, and I couldn’t help myself.” My sentiments exactly for The Belle Brigade‘s “Sweet Louise,” gem of a track. There is an overwhelmingly beautiful feeling created by this folksy Fleetwood Mac-esque group. The organic, guy-girl harmonies are sweet on the ear riding on an [...]
Listen to “Violet Eyes” here BUY HERE There’s an explosive piece of dark, electric pop rock waiting to get out in “Violet Eyes.” Anyone who desperately misses the days when Yeah Yeah Yeahs actually released music will be a fan of My Gold Mask, who takes after Karen O’s edgy vocal stylings and that stuttering [...]
Listen to “True Loves” here BUY HERE Hip hip, hooray. Hooray for Earth (of Dovecote Records) is proving why they’re the perfect supporting act for Architecture in Helsinki’s much-awaited tour this summer. “True Loves,” off their early May-released and raved about debut EP, Momo, has got the angelic back-up vocals to die for.
Listen to “Little Talks” Here Buy Here Of Monsters and Men‘s “Little Talks” speaks volumes, despite its misleading title. It’s a fun-filled party of a song, with tooting horns, acoustics, and drum smashing that forms a rager in your ears. The back and forth conversation of sweet nothings and somethings between the duo throughout the [...]
Listen to “Baby Roulette(Ft Train)” here Chiddy Bang is a Hip Hop/Electronica duo out of Philedelphia, PA. Made up of beat/production maestro Noah “Xaphoon Jones” Beresin(previously covered on Trendland here) and the hot lyricist Chidera “Chiddy” Anamege, the young and versatile Chiddy Bang have effortlessly brought more and more attention
Listen to “REVOFEV” here Buy Here Kid Cudi (aka Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi) deserves an honorable mention for the work he put out this past year. His album Man On The Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, the sequel to Man On The Moon: The End of Day, is without question one of the [...]
Listen to “Say For Certain” here Buy Here The talented New Orleans indie-pop outfit known as The Generationals (previously featured by Trendland here) released their newest album on January 4th. With the release of the Trust EP came the fresh new sound of “Say For Certain”. The track is fully packed