New Tracks

Isaac – “The Unknowns Blues”

Isaac is a rising synth-pop artist with a crisp-clean sound. His new single, “The Unknowns Blues”, appears to be his first major release. Already receiving positive feedback on SoundCloud, “The Unknowns Blues”

16 Knapper – “Zero Gravity”

16 Knapper’s track “Zero Gravity” is nicely exemplary of the skills presented by the Norwegian instrumental hip-hop/electronic artist and producer, who has dug into music after several years living “the graffiti and

Obscure Sound: Best of May 2014

I consider this to be one of the highest-quality compilations released on OS, despite it being less stylistically eclectic than usual. For whatever reason this month, rock dominated. The first eight tracks here

Covers – “North Star”

Melbourne rockers Covers impressed last year with the track “The Automation“, which touted an infectious mixture of fuzzy synths, punchy guitars, and whirring keys. A proper comparison then was as if Blonde Redhead’s laid-back

Stevie Bucks – “A Little Bit Of Peace”

Toronto-based Stevie Bucks is a 21-year-old hip-hop artist with a promising sound that touts an old-school flair, as evidenced on the personal “A Little Bit of Peace”. Opting for a sincere delivery over

Paper Days – “Playground Dreams”

“Playground Dreams” is a very infectious track from Paper Days, an indie-rock group out of sunny California with touches of garage-rock and post-punk. The latter two stylistic influences are particularly present in the

Chemists – “Heirloom Luna”

Chemists is the atmospheric electronic project of Virginia-based songwriter/producer Danny Bozella. On the gorgeous “Heirloom Luna”, his tranquil vocals sway over a psychedelic assortment of twinkling chimes, warm synth-pads, and obscured instrumental samples.

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New Albums

Imperial April – ‘Imperial April’

A stirring blend of ’90s alt-rock nostalgia and modern sophistication compel throughout Imperial April‘s self-titled debut album. Hailing from Christchurch, New Zealand,


Indolore – ‘Paris’ EP

Serene folk enchantments and brisk rock approaches alike show throughout the Paris EP, from Indolore. The Paris-based artist describes the release’s inspiration: