Exclusive Track Premiere: ‘Better For It,’ Foreign Air
September 21, 2016
Since the release of their infectious debut single “Free Animal,” Foreign Air has found itself sitting pretty as one of the most exciting emerging acts on the interweb.
July 28, 2016
Yesterday, the Chainsmokers released their highly anticipated new track “Closer,” which features star-of-the-moment Halsey. Unlike their past singles—particularly “Roses” and “Don’t Let Me Down”—the soon-to-be radio banger features Andrew Taggart (one half of the duo with Alex Pall) singing.
The Misshapes’ Next Step
June 9, 2016
The world of sound design and production is nothing new to Geordon Nicol and Leigh Lezark, but the pair recently emabarked on a new endeavor: scoring a film.
On the Road with Phoebe Ryan
May 23, 2016
When we first met Phoebe Ryan in 2009, she was a student at New York University and there was no foreshadowing of what was in store or the pop songstress.
April 10, 2016
Max Schneider has been performing since he was three years old.
LP After the Storm
March 2, 2016
A quick Google search on alt-rock singer-songwriter LP will summon a surfeit of comparisons to the late Janis Joplin. Take one listen to her crooning voice on the painfully relatable and lovingly emotive track “Lost On You,” and you’ll understand why.
Lord Raja’s Artistc Isolation
January 14, 2016
Lord RAJA’s debut A Constant Moth explored an impressive, yet impulsive, combination of synths and hard-hitting beats. While his sophomore release PARA continues this effort, it also feels easier to digest and exudes a more cohesive sound.
Exclusive Video Premiere: ‘Red Wine,’ Ivy & Gold
November 18, 2015
In the video “Red Wine,” British duo Ivy & Gold places vocalist Rachel Wilkinson in what appears to be murky and mundane living room, as she croons about intense matters of the heart.
Exclusive Track Premiere: ‘Clear Insight,’ Slaughter Beach
September 15, 2015
Even without yet releasing a debut EP, Danish psych-pop trio Slaughter Beach is becoming a new favorite for lovers of indie staples like Beach House and The Shins.
Exclusive Track Premiere: ‘Soon To Be, Won’t To Be,’ Diane Coffee
August 11, 2015
“Who I am on stage is not really a character; it’s something that I’ve always been. I’m just calling that Diane Coffee now,” musician Shaun Fleming explains.
Exclusive Video Premiere: ‘Give It To Me,’ Homeshake
July 15, 2015
Homeshake’s “Give It To Me” illustrates the feeling of sluggish sexual desire through its lackadaisical, sonic seductiveness.
Donald Cumming’s Blank Slate
June 9, 2015
After the dissolution of his band The Virgins, the end of a marriage, and the horrific collapse of his apartment building, singer, songwriter, and guitarist Donald Cumming has been thrust into a new chapter of life.
Exclusive Video Premiere: ‘Memory Almost Full,’ NAKED
May 6, 2015
Despite the candid nature of their name, experimental rock band NAKED remains remarkably covert.
Exclusive Video Premiere: ‘Pop Kiss,’ Automagik
April 22, 2015
Automagik’s latest single, “Pop Kiss,” sonically illuminates the intangible and hazy propitiousness of summer and the accompanying visuals follow suit.
Sitting and Maybe Thinking
March 19, 2015
Courtney Barnett’s lackadaisical and sardonic delivery are paired with darker undertones of lyrical content, creating a sonic comedy focused on the banality of life.
Exclusive Video Premiere: ‘I’m In Love,’ Fool’s Gold
March 4, 2015
According to Luke Top (vocals/bass), the stop motion imagery in the latest video from indie rock outfit Fool’s Gold represents “a naïve, psychedelic magnification of youth.”
Exclusive Video Premiere: ‘WIH,’ Virgin Forest
February 25, 2015
Philosopher Alan Watts once advised, “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” Such is the case for fans of Phosphorescent sideband Virgin Forest, whose new body of work VF3 sounds radically different than previous albums.
Exclusive Video Premiere: ‘The Heartbeat The Soul,’ Dark Waves
February 11, 2015
“I think the song has a sense of loneliness and heartbreak with a romantic and minimalist approach,” Dark Waves’ frontman Nick Long says about the track’s relation to the visuals. “I wanted a beautiful video that shared those traits.”
An Amason Supergroup
January 30, 2015
Throwing around the word “supergroup” relatively loosely in the recent past has ultimately diluted the “super” aspect, but an emerging five-piece from Sweden merits both the term and its nuances.
Exclusive Video Premiere: ‘Can’t Control My Love,’ Total Giovanni
January 14, 2015
In their new video for “Can’t Control My Love,” Australian five-piece band Total Giovanni focuses on a gang of young boys who run amok through the streets of Melbourne’s suburbs in the early ’90s.