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Hear: Happy Chanukah from the Maccabeats

Yes it has been four years and nearly 10 Million views since the Maccabeats have taken NYC by storm with “Candlelight,” the Mike Tompkins‘ a cappella cover of the Taio Cruz song “Dynamite“. The Washington Heights, NYC Yeshiva University student based premier a cappella …

Hear: Selena Gomez Truly Does Want What The Heart Wants

Can I say I am proud of the young un for coming this far in such a short amount of time? We were privileged to see the starlight literally shine bright on the American Music Awards, however Selena Gomez’s new single, The …

The List: What We Heard in 2014

It is that time of the year. It happens after every Thanksgiving and is forgotten by the time the balls drops on January 1st in Times Square. if you have not guessed yet, it is the final countdown – the Top 10 …

Nicki Minaj invites Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Drake to her S&M playground

Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, OnlyThere’s no cutting around the “bush” in Nicki Minaj’s latest video for “Only.” She invites three of the biggest players in hip-hop to join her on her S&M adventure in what seems to be a warehouse. Minaj wears lace masks, …

Maps Ft. Pollyscattergood "In The Bleak Midwinter"

MapsPollyMaps – aka James Chapman – has collaborated with Mute label-mate Polly Scattergood to create a shimmering and melancholic cover of “In The Bleak Midwinter” in anticipation of the fast approaching holidays.  Not your typical cheery Christmas song but a valiant effort from some indie musicians to …

Dent May gets stoned for Christmas

Dent May has shared a new Christmas song, “I’ll Be Stoned For Christmas,” just in time for the holiday season. The song was produced by Cole Furlow of Dead Gaze at his house in Oxford, MS and is inspired by …

Ariana Grande goes platinum in just 3 months

ariana grande, problemClosing out a monumental year, ARIANA GRANDE’s critically acclaimed chart-dominating second full-length album, My Everything [Republic Records], has achieved platinum status as certified by the RIAA. In just three months, the record has sold over 1,000,000 copies. My Everything joins …

Jenny Lewis reveals new single!

JennyLewisJenny Lewis has debuted a song she penned with Johnathan Rice for Song One, a film that will be released January 23rd starring Anne Hathaway, Johnny Flynn and Mary Steenburgen, and directed by Kate Barker-Froyland. Listen to ‘In April’ at …

Top Five CDs of the Year (So Far)

Ben FrostTop 5 CD’s of 2014 2014 was definitely a good year of music.  It is really difficult to make a choice, but here it is. 5.  Ben Frost – A U R O R A Ben Frost’s aural tour of his musical …

Interview with the Howl

howl2The Howl coming howling (pardon the pun) from the grimy, tough city of Chicago.  The four members, John Garrison (drums), Ryan Grillaert (bass and vocals), Sam Porter (guitar and vocals) and John Shotwell (guitar and vocals) met in 2012, and …

Hear The Bullet Proof Bomb - "Five Green Bottles"

bulletproof bomb  The Bulletproof Bomb “Five Green Bottles” Five Green Bottles WOW.  These South London guys have burst out of the scene with a great EP and a tremendously catchy first single with “Five Green Bottles”.  Although only 18, they play …

Hear - Little Boots Gets A Bit Too Visual Tasting It

The following in not meant for the faint of heart. With that here we go… Little Boots certainly is not one to shy away from pain and drama. In this strongly feminist portrayal, Victoria Christina Hesketh, as she was named …

A Star is BØRNS

garrett borns, candy epWest Michigan music prodigy Garrett Borns is taking the indie music world by storm with his smooth, sultry vocals reminiscent to Paolo Nutini and musical craftsmanship at the tender age of only 20-years-old. His debut EP entitled Candy is as …

The Magician reveals "Magic Tape 47"

the magician, magic tape 47The Brussels artist, The Magician, struck out on his own in 2010 for a number of collaborations with Yuksek and is known for his epic remix for Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be” and the incredibly popular remix of Lykke Li’s “Follow …

Damien Rice confirms tour dates + SEE new video

Damien Rice, my favourite faded fantasyDamien Rice is set to embark on a nationwide tour this spring—his largest U.S. run in nearly a decade—including stops at the Beacon Theater in New York City, the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. …

I AM SNOW ANGEL - "Walking on Wires"

I AM SNOW ANGEL “Walking on Wires” Crocodile Julie Kathryn or I AM SNOW ANGEL, is tremendously beautiful in a strange, other-worldly way.  It’s amazing how gorgeous I AM SNOW ANGEL’s voice is.  She draws you into the dreams that …

SEE: Guardian Ghost - "Sailor"

Guardian Ghost Guardian Ghost “Sailor” Shadowlands Do you miss Radiohead?  Guardian Ghost is definitely their successor.  With these deep lyrics, beautiful brooding voice, and tremendous music, this band from LA gets under your skin.  Jesse Glick, lead singer/writer, has assembled …

Hear - Fierce Bad Rabbit - "Let Me Go"

 Fierce Bad Rabbit “Let Me Go” Living Asleep Don’t let the name fool you.  This quartet from Fort Collins. CO, might sound soft but they are not.  Their lyrics are very hard hitting.  Voice Magazine calls “a spirited call-to-arms, the soundtrack …

Hear - Do You Own Nick Jonas Yet?

It has been nearly 24 hours since Island records had its launch of Nick Jonas’ self titled album and it’s holding steady at #28 on the Billboard top 100! Listen to the album here on Spotify! or buy it on iTunes …

SEE: Lorde Reveals "Yellow Flicker Beat" Video

lorde, hunger games, yellow flicker beat“YELLOW FLICKER BEAT”  PRE-ORDER THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1 SOUNDTRACK Today, Lorde has revealed the video for her new track “Yellow Flicker Beat.” The Grammy Award winning artist not only contributed four tracks to the soundtrack for the …

See: Taste It Says Little Boots

Brooklyn, NY – Electronic was alive and well this past Saturday night 11/8/14 right here in NYC at the Music Hall of Williamsburg at the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival.  In preparation for the release of her new EP on December …

See: Kris Allen is on Tour Today!

Adam Lambert step aside the king is back atop his throne. This year marks #14 for FOX’s American Idol. Six years ago we watched Kris Allen ascend the stage to accept his crown and today he continues his North American tour. …

Interview - Swanky Tiger

swanky tigershttps://www.flickr.com/photos/127970395@N02/15759390601/ New York, NY) NYC-based hard rock band Swanky Tiger releases the first single, “Empires,” from their debut album, out 1/6/2015. Embracing complicated arrangements and orchestrations while still retaining that hard rock vibe, “Empires” was mastered at NYC’s legendary Cutting …

Hear - The Black Atlas -

https://www.flickr.com/photos/127970395@N02/15752203302/   The Black Atlas “The Other” The Other You know those nightmares we all suffer from: the creatures under the bed, in the closet, just out of your reach and your control.  Well, here is the sound track for …

Hear - Bella Gaia - Orbital

https://www.flickr.com/photos/127970395@N02/15726809596/ Bella Gaia “Orbital” Bella Gaia – Beautiful Earth If you ever wondered what music is actually being played by the heavens, this is it.  The beautiful combination of pianos, synths, violins, koto, tablas, Egyptian nay flute, with gorgeous vocals over …

See - The National Parks - "As We Ran"

  The National Parks “As We Ran” “As We Ran” is the follow-up to The National Parks’ debut album Young.  “As We Ran” was commissioned by The National Park Experience: A Film Series and was featured in the film, Love In The Tetons. After the …

Hear - Ghosts of Eden - "Prizefighter"

https://www.flickr.com/photos/127970395@N02/15747205381/ Ghosts of Eden “Prizefighter” What Makes You Happy “Prizefighter” starts out with a sucker punch to solar plexus, which is so appropriate for a song that tells the story of how nobody winds up a winner in a confrontation with someone …

The Knife "Stay Out Here" Remixes + Final Tour Dates

the knife, stay out here, remixes, electronic musicIn advance of their upcoming European tour, The Knife announce the release of remixes of “Stay Out Here” and “Ready to Lose” from their “Shaking the Habitual” album.  Click here to listen to and share the Kane Roth remix of …

Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival 11/7 & 11/8

brooklyn electronic music festivalBROOKLYN ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL TAKES OVER WILLIAMSBURG THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7th NEW ADDITIONS TO LINEUP INCLUDE THE WHOOLIGAN, THA YELLOW R. KEL, THE BLACK MADONNA, GOLF CLAP, THE DEEP AND CRANKS BROOKLYN, NY – NOVEMBER 4, 2014 – The Brooklyn …

Phantogram's Black Out Days Gets Remixed

phantogram, blackout days, electronicaIt’s been a breakthrough year for Phantogram’s universally applauded duo, Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter. Known for their innovative music style- melding  electronic, melodic indie rock, set to hip hop leaning beats & samples, theirlatest full-length release, VOICES , co-produced with John Hill  (M.I.A., …

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