Not long ago, upon her return to her hometown of Chicago, Natalie Bergman began writing songs with her older brother Elliot—a multi-instrumentalist who’d already enjoyed some success as the band leader of Michigan-based Afrojazz ensemble NOMO. Consequently, Natalie’s soulful voice was the ideal complement to Elliot’s Afrobeat-inspired hooks, and by January 2012 Wild Belle’s inaugural single, “Keep … Read more
Atlas Genius, the indie rock band from Adelaide, South Australia, has released a video for their first single “Trojans.” The band is formed by brother Michael on the drums, Steven on the bass, and Darren Sell on the keyboards, along with guitarist Keith Jeffrey.
Recent weeks have brought an overwhelming amount of new music. But rather than bore you with words about these new songs while trying to convince you to trust my music taste despite the fact that you don’t know who or what I am, I am just going to leave a few of them here. @Wildflowaaa … Read more
“From humble beginnings come great things” is what the first line of Swim Deep’s bio reads. and humility is what has successfully kept this Birmingham based indie rock band under the mainstream radar. With roots that lie in a whimsical decision to make music and chance meetings achieved through part time jobs, Austin Williams and … Read more
“Eclectic. Saturated. Chillgaze.” These are the three works Matthew Kammerer, also known as MKAIO, uses to describe his musical style. Kemmerer’s new album “A Far Off Horizon” incorporates elements of pop, electronic, shoe gaze, chillwave, drone, ambient and minimalist music as well as field recordings and experimental sounds, creating an album djrmxs.com calls a “stunning, absolutely awesome sound.” … Read more
If they are not already on your radar, they should be. Disclosure, comprised of brothers brits Howard and Guy Lawrence, are bringing previously inaccessible genres of music to the US shores. With their tracks clocking up YouTube views in the tens of thousands just days after being uploaded, and remix requests pouring in from big-name … Read more
Patrice Murciano, a French artist born in Belfort in 1969, began to draw at the age of 6. Within 12 years, he was talented enough to participate in a group painting exhibition. His beautiful work features a variety of color, expression, and use of bright, vivid imagery with a tasteful sense of pop and grunge.
YEASAYER DROPS 3RD ALBUM Yeasayer’s Fragrant World, descended from the farthest reaches of the sound spectrum and landed on Earth yesterday. The Brooklyn-based trio delivers an outer-worldly take on Ambient, Electro, R&B fusion with this, their third studio album. They flirt with flavors of David Bowie and grab influence from late 70′s electronica – right … Read more
One of the UK’s own Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs doesn’t seem to be extinct at all. In fact, he appears to be writing electro influenced pop music and making you dance like a fool. It would also seem the enormous dinosaur recenetly released a new album titled, Trouble. So if you happen to be a fan … Read more
We all like to take breaks and relax sometimes right? Maybe throw on some mellow beats, and just kind of zone for a bit? Or even go for a drive through the wilderness? Teen Daze’s, All of Us, Together LP is perfect for the quiet moments. Prepare to be hypnotized. Hear and purchase the full LP … Read more
The 5-piece indie rock ensemble is fresh off rocking the Gobi tent during both Sundays of Coachella, amidst their North American tour. And all I can say is… they killed it. They pulled a good size crowd on Sunday afternoon to catch what all the buzz is about. Real Estate’s end-of-summer themed music filled the … Read more
With a new quirky hit television series and an quickly-exploding band emerging from the depths of indie-pop-jam-electronica, Portland has been dishing out the trending weirdness of 2012. This naughty-named, lipstick bearing band known as STRFKR may not be condoned by the general public. But their music sure is groovy. When asked which band I was … Read more