Blondie’s Chris Stein Releases Photography Book on NYC Punk Scene

  If a single piece of pop culture could be fished out of a time capsule by some hip alien race, entrusted to tell the story of New York City nightlife in the late 1970s, a Blondie record would do … Continue Reading

Dance The Long Nights Away: Little Dragon – “Lover Chanting”

Little Dragon “Lover Chanting” Lover Chanting EP Coming from Gothenburg, Sweden, Little Dragon have the dance/pop groove down perfectly.  Sounding like a cross between Deee-Lite and (surprisingly) Gloria Esteban, Little Dragon add that touch of Chic and humor that is … Continue Reading

Prairie Music: Foxwarren – “To Be”

Foxwarren “To Be” Foxwarren Hear some true Canadian prairie music from Foxwarren.  This great band, coming from scattered small towns around the Canadian plains, is comprised of Andy Shauf (guitars/keys/vocals), Dallas Bryson (guitar/vocals), and brothers Darryl Kissick (bass) and Avery Kissick … Continue Reading

Celtic Nordic Forest Music: Parabola West – “Calling Your Name”

Parabola West “Calling Your Name” American born, New Zealand-base Amy Tucker West has pulled off the amazing trick of combining Nordic and Celtic traditions with the lush electronica of Enya without sounding old or rehash.  A combination of Eivur and CHVRCHES, … Continue Reading

Beauty In The Shadows: Steevo Nuissier – “Camouflage”

Steevo Nuissier “Camouflage” Steevo Nuissier, the master electronica multi-instrumentalist out there, has a new single, and it is a killer.  The instrumentation is so hidden in plain hearing, and Nuissier’s voice is pleading and rough, which adds such wonder to … Continue Reading