As the summer arrives and things heat up the Montreal smooth synth-sters, Chromeo return with some wise words to save some electricity with their first single “Don’t Turn The Lights On” off of their upcoming album “Business Casual”. The song sounds like their take on Hall & Oates’ “I Can’t Go For That” which is [...]
Baths is 21-year-old Los Angeles resident Will Wiesenfeld and he is about to drop his debut album, Cerulean, on July 6th via Anticon. Over the past several month Baths has taken the music world by storm. Whether it be local papers, Pitchfork’s “Rising” status or even a piece on NPR’s All Things Considered… Baths seems [...]
There are times when a band will come around and produce an amazing sound in an original way that people look at it and think, “Damn, why hasn’t someone else thought of this before?” Big Gigantic is one of those bands. The duo of Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken have combined their mulitple talents together [...]
Big Boi, one-half of the southern playalistic rap group Outkast, will be releasing his much anticipated solo album Sir Lucious Left Foot : The Son of Chico Dusty on July 6th. Four tracks have already leaked, all bangers, and I am going to make an early prediction by saying that this will go down as [...]
Jai Paul is a London based beat-wizard producing big weird Pop tracks that are destined to be the backing tracks for a M.I.A. or some other avant-Pop artist. He is one part Prince, one part D’Angelo mixed with heavy doses of Diplo and Madlib. “BTSTU” is our first sonic introduction to Mr. Paul and with [...]
If you haven’t yet heard “We No Speak Americano” by Yolanda Be Cool and DCUP you are in for a pleasant surprise. The track was released in March 2010 under the Australian label, Sweat It Out, and since that time has effortlessly been making its way into the club/dance scene.
Hey… I know a lot of you were let down by MGMT’s follow up effort, but it’s OK!… They have been replaced and you just didn’t know about it until now. DOM is a five piece from Worcester, Massachusetts and other than the fact that their lead singer goes by the name of DOM, there [...]
DOM is a trio from Worcester, Massachussets. The band is named after its leader, Dom, who is quite a character himself. He refuses to release his last name because he “owes money” and he is obsessed with his cat, Bochicha. Not only is his cat’s picture on the album cover of their EP, but he [...]
Toro Y Moi is the recording name of Chaz Bundick from South Carolina and this isn’t the first time I have written about him. Earlier this year Bundick released Causers of This, a record that not only received great press but also set the bar high for the large group of artist trying to do [...]
Ever heard of Munchausen by Proxy? No? Well they’re only the best fictional band ever. Check out the world famous Jim Carrey in Yes Man and you’ll discover Zooey Deschanel proving her rock chops. Sure her pipes shone bright in Elf, but this actress turned dorky rock star teamed up with guitar maven Matt Ward [...]
Caribou‘s Dan Snaith has created a masterpiece with his newest release Swim, but you don’t need me to tell you this… The album has received high praises from all the top music critics and he has been selling out shows all over the country ( I saw him last week and it was amazing).