Interview: LANNDS

Photographer: Josh Wessolowski LANNDS sat in front of us in the back of Deep Search with a small smile lighting up her face. She fidgeted and looked down at the wood floor. She immediately thanked us for wanting to talk to her. Her humility radiated from her nervous demeanor. She …
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New Music

ISM Friday Five: Aug. 26 – Sept. 2

1. “Timeless” – James Blake, Vince Staples Why it rocks: James Blake first released “Timeless” back in May but rapper Vince Staples brings a new, compulsive tension to the moody song. 2. “Radio” – Sylvan Esso Why it rocks: Amelia Meath’s cool vocals make “Radio” is an electrifying synth pop …
Com Truise, "Silicon Tare"
New Music

Listen: Com Truise, “Silicon Tare”

Fuel your weekend adventures with “Silicon Tare,” a synthesized, hard-hitting beat from Com Truise. And yes, I did spell his name right. There’s no words in this song, but they’re not needed. My head immediately started bobbing as soon as it began. Show your friends this song and immediately feel …
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March 2016, New Music

Listen: HÆLOS, “Dust”

Picking one song off of HÆLOS’ new ablum, Full Circle, was surprisingly difficult, but “Dust” immediately caught my attention. I love this song because different elements reminded me of Oh Wonder’s simplistic funk-pop and The xx’s distant, contemplative vocals. HÆLOS is a three-peice group hailing from London. They’ve been considered …
January 2016, New Music

Listen: The Arcs, “Lake Superior”

The Arcs is Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach’s beautiful side project, and they just released their new single, “Lake Superior.” According to Stereogum, the song is inspired by the tv show Making a Murderer. “Lake Superior” has a Tame Impala-esque sound, relying more on a synthesizer than their earlier work. I’m constantly …