New Tracks

MP3: Andrew Bird – “The Crown Salesman”

"The Crown Salesman" is another new track from Chicago-based multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird, who last month premiered "Eyeoneye" from his his upcoming album Break It Yourself, out March 6th via Mom + Pop


London’s Modestep come across as the embodiment of UK hybrid music. Fusing the key elements of rock, dubstep and everything popular in the dance world for the last five years, their music

MP3: Moonface – “Teary Eyes and Bloody Lips”

Spencer Krug's Moonface project will release a new album, With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery, on April 17th. Krug recorded the album in Finland with Helsinki-based kraut-rockers Siinai, whose previous incarnation Joensuu 1685 toured

Stream: Nite Jewel – “In the Dark”

The winter months are apt for dark and seductive synth-pop, even from artists on the West Coast that don’t have to endure the blistering chill. Nite Jewel (real name Ramona Gonzalez) doesn’t

MP3: Marie Lalá – Mrs. Sleepyhead

"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;

Video: St. Vincent – “Cheerleader”

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

Video: Neon Indian – “Fallout”

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;

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New Albums

Trench Coast – ‘Drinks’

The debut album from Berlin-based act Trench Coast, Drinks presents a heady immersion that tactfully infuses gentle bass lines, trickling guitars, and