New Tracks

Stream: Teen Daze – “Spirit”

The Inner Mansions, the second album this year from British Columbia native Teen Daze, is a serenely beautiful release where the producer’s atmospheric electronica is at its peak. The new album is

Full EP: Girls Casino – Please Be Back Soon

The utter lack of information surrounding Girls Casino adds to the mystique of their music, a vein of nocturnal electro-pop that mixes dreamy intoxication with hard-thumping club choruses. Their full album is

MP3: Hailer – “Spooky Clams”

Hailer had to be patient when completing their new album. It didn't matter that it only took them eight days to record it. Fate often seems intent on derailing artists that complete

MP3: Alpaca Sports – “I Was Running”

Let's kick off our Friday nights with some easy-listening Swedish pop. Alpaca Sports is the solo project of Andreas Jonsson, though he credits the work of many friends on his Facebook page

MP3: Mykus – “Electric Fizz” (ft. Fruit Shoes)

Mykus aka Mikus is an idiosyncratic producer from Leeds who touts a skilled manipulation of sound, particularly with his vocal production. On "Electric Fizz", various vocal layers topple over one another like

MP3: Swank Motel – “Away’s Away”

“Away’s Away” is a very solid garage-rock track that pays homage to both ’00s indie-rock and early ’90s alternative. Atlanta-based Swank Motel bring a youthful energy to their admiration for past greats,

Stream: Mark Lenover – “Ladders”

“Ladders” sounds queasy and bleak, like a fever-induced nightmare accompanied by fog machines and drizzling rain. Mark Lenover’s voice is very similar to a fellow Canadian, Neil Young. His nasally melancholy would

Video: Meme – “Young”

“Young” is a fairly typical electro-pop ballad touching on the longing for youth, though with a sugary-sweet construction and upbeat chorus that gives it an oddly addictive quality. The Minneapolis-based Meme are

New Albums

Carey Clayton – ‘Headless’

Los Angeles-based artist Carey Clayton embraces a gorgeous, textured pop and rock intertwining on the new album Headless. Frequently hypnotic in its layered production


Luga – ‘Become’ EP

The Become EP showcases the blissfully atmospheric sound of Luga. The project of Brighton, UK-based artist Lewis Broad-Ashman impresses with a sound