January 2016, New Music

Listen: Yeasayer’s “I Am Chemistry”

Yeasayer has come out of the dark and announced their upcoming album, Amen & Goodbye, picking up where their 2012 album Fragrant World left off. “I Am Chemistry” reverberates with the trio’s signature freewheeling synthesizers and high harmonies. Later in the song, Yeasayer throws a curveball when a piano-sprinkled choir …
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Listen: Daughter, “Numbers”

Daughter has unleashed a new emotionally-charged track, “Numbers”. Like the rest of their music, they never hold back in the intensity of their lyrics. Famous for their often heart-wrenching ballads, Daughter has alluded to a new album that will take listeners through a powerful listening experience. Their second album, Not …
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Listen: Hinds, “Garden”

Hinds, a quartet hailling from Madrid, has released their debut album, Leave Me Alone,  offering an interesting brand of female garage pop. “Garden” embodies the haze, angst, and humor embellished throughout Hind’s record. The messy lyrics and woozy guitars in Leave Me Alone complement the themes of love, partying and …
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Listen: Hippie Sabotage, “Devil Eyes”

The two brothers have done it again. Ever since Hippie Sabotage teamed up with Tove Lo for “Habits (Stay High) Hippie Sabotage Remix,” it’s evident that the duo is capable of a viral banger. When they aren’t teaming up with big Top 40 names, they’re creating songs that strike the …
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Best Songs of 2015

What an insane year. 2015 was a bold and exciting time for alternative music. We are happy to finally share with you some of the best songs of the year. By no means is this list in any particular order–we love them all. Summing up the year’s best songs is …
New Music, November 2015, Uncategorized

LISTEN: “Color Decay” by Júníus Meyvant

Finding “Color Decay” by Icelandic singer/songwriter Unnar Gísli Sigurmundsson (aka Júníus Meyvant) is like finding a rare hidden treasure. In “Color Decay,” Júníus Meyvant mixes folk with a touch of funk in a rare but delightful tune. Júníus Meyvant’s music plays seamlessly alongside other artists including Ray Montagne, Bon Iver, and Edward …