Monthly Archives: January 2011

NEW FLEET FOXES

Fleet Foxes are back! The Seattle-based folk band released the first single off of Helplessness Blues, the followup to their critically acclaimed eponymous debut album, set to be released on May 3th 2011. ‘Helplessness Blues’ is a warm, and beautiful folk song. And … Continue reading

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sleigh bells | tell ’em (diplo remix)

image via Mad Decent DJ/producer Diplo – one half of Major Lazer and founder of Mad Decent – just released a remix of Sleigh Bells “Tell ‘Em”, one of the most popular track of 2010. Here’s what he had to say … Continue reading

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christoph andersson | metropol

New Orleans’ Christoph Andersson is back with a new EP, Metropol, set to be released January 25th on his label Hurst Recordings. Andersson describes his music as neo-disco – somewhere between disco-house and electro-pop. “Metropol” is more airy than “Capital” and “Tuxedo” – … Continue reading

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freelance whales

A couple of months after the release of “Enzymes”, indie rock band Freelance Whales are back with a second single, ‘Day Off’, on Green Label Sound – a slightly slower track, in which twinkling, lullaby-like percussion complement FW’s signature heavy drums. Download … Continue reading

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bag raiders | sunlight

“Sunlight”, featuring Dan Black, is the second single off of Bag Raiders’ self-titled debut album. It’s a catchy, upbeat and incredibly fun dance track – the kind that will make you go “Is it summer yet?” I came across this video … Continue reading

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Teen Daze + Braids

Teen Daze released a remix of “Glass Deers” by fellow Canadian band Braids earlier today. The light and dazzling track does justice to the original song, and to the incredibly-talented musicians behind it. ENJOY. Oh, and make sure to check … Continue reading

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Edward Sharpe Alexander Ebert

I’ve blogged about Alex Ebert before, but only to pay homage to his always-impeccable hair (read: topknot). Last November, the front man of the oh so popular hippie-band, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, previewed his debut solo album via … Continue reading

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Hercules and Love Affair | My House (Video)

“My House” is the lead single off of Hercules and Love Affair’s much-anticipated second studio album, Blue Songs, dropping on January 31st. Here’s its incredibly well-executed retro video straight from your VHS. Time to rock your oversized sunglasses, shoulder-pads, and basically … Continue reading

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Family of The Year | Psyche or Like Scope (Video)

Family of the Year is an indie-folk quartet hailing from Los Langeles, CA. In the past two years, they’ve toured with bands like Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Gomez and Ben Folds. Their debut album, Songbook, which came out in November … Continue reading

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blackbird blackbird | heartbeat video

Here’s Blackbird Blackbird’s just-released video for “Heartbeat”, a colorful and visually captivating concept by Amanda Berglund and Erik Kirtley.

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