Tag Archives: pop

saint motel | puzzle pieces

LA’s indie power-pop quartet Saint Motel is back with a new track, ‘Puzzle Pieces’; the first release since their stellar debut EP ForPlay in 2009. The song is an upbeat pop romp based on a vibrant, and incredibly catchy piano line (the … Continue reading

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le knot remains on top (part II)

Why, hello there! I haven’t been updating this old thang as much as I should lately, but what better way to dive back into the blogosphere than with a dancing  feline and copious amounts of music? Here are a couple of … Continue reading

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new video | cut copy ‘need you now’

Here’s Cut Copy‘s video for “Need You Now”, directed by Keith Schofield who’s known for his odd yet colorful videos like Charlotte Gainsbourg & Beck’s “Heaven Can Wait”, and Chromeo’s “Don’t Turn the Lights On“. Watch Cut Copy perform surrounded by of a … Continue reading

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MNDR | cut me out

MNDR a.k.a. Amanda Warner’s career took off last year after being featured in Mark Ronson’s “Bang Bang Bang” (see video below). Since then, the electro-pop princess has released some solo work, and has rapidly made a name for herself. Spin … Continue reading

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beach fossils | what a pleasure ep

After releasing their debut album in May 2010, Brooklyn’s Beach Fossils are back with an 8-track EP entitled What a Pleasure, set to be released on February 22nd via Captured Tracks. Here are three tracks off of the forthcoming EP, … Continue reading

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STRFKR | reptilians

Starfucker/STRFKR, the electro-pop band hailing from Portland, OR released two tracks from their second full-length LP, Reptilians, set to be released on March 8th 2011. Even though these songs primarily focus on the general concept of death, more specifically getting buried alive and the end … Continue reading

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blackbird blackbird

image via The Hype Machine Mikey Sanders is a dream pop artist from San Fransisco, CA, who goes by the name Blackbird Blackbird (formally Bye Bye Blackbird). He dropped his 2010 Zeitgeist mix  for The Hype Machine on Jan 4th (today), a … Continue reading

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Diamond Messages | Liquid Summer

Jason Craig a.k.a. Diamond Messages’s first EP, Smoke and Mirrors, was released on November 29th. Liquid Summer, the second track off of Craig’s debut record, surely shines the brightest. Its soothing percussions, and airy vocals have unexplainable numbing properties that will push you straight into the arms of … Continue reading

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Niki & the Dove | Mother Protect

The image above is the perfect representation of Swedish duo Niki and the Dove’s newest single Mother Protect: colorful and of all over the place, yet mesmerizing. This electro-pop track’s quirky sound, an impeccable mix of bouncy drums and pan pipe melodies … Continue reading

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who would say no to a free EP?

As I was spending some quality time with my boyfriend on the interwebs earlier this week, I came across this little guy – Body Language’s newest release, Social Studies EP. Their groovy electro-pop beats and catchy vocals instantly caught my attention. … Continue reading

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