February 8, 2012
"Mrs. Sleepyhead" is the lead single off Swedish singer Marie Lalás debut EP, Search of Sound. Inspired by parts '60s girl groups and Jazz-infused cabaret pop, Lalás' music is accessible and radio-friendly; the only re...
February 8, 2012
St. Vincent released a music video for “Cheerleader”, one of the highlights off last year’s Strange Mercy, which placed #8 on our Top Albums of 2011. It features a gigantic Annie Clark laying on a pedestal in ...
February 7, 2012
Check out our exclusive premiere of Ross Fish's new song, "Puzzles", off his upcoming album Parables.
February 3, 2012
It’s no secret that Neon Indian love paying tribute to ’80s pop, especially with Era Extraña (2011: #42) cut “Fallout”. Mix a John Hughes film with Drive and this is what you get; the neon pink coloring ...
February 2, 2012
We Are the Works in Progress, Blonde Redhead’s star-studded compilation to benefit Japan’s recovery from the March 2011 tsunami and aftermath, has already brought the goods. Four Tet's contribution to the release, "Moma", debut...
January 30, 2012
Shabazz Palaces had a great 2011 with one of the year’s most inventive hip-hop releases, Black Up (2011: #7). The duo of Ishmael Butler (‘Butterfly’ from Digable Planets) and Tendai Marair aren’t stopping for 2012, ...
January 27, 2012
Fiery Furnaces' Eleanor Friedberger released her first solo album, Last Summer, this past July to glowing reviews. It featured an all-star cast of Matt Asti (MGMT), Ahmed Gallab (touring member of Yeasayer & Caribou), and John ...
January 25, 2012
Fair Ohs have been drumming up some press lately with a plethora of East African-inspired garage punk releases, ranging from 7" singles to distributed cassettes. Despite their East African influences, Fair Ohs' sound isn't too ...