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Heart on His Sleeve: Jesse Hale Moore - "Leave You Lonely"

Jesse Hale Moore “Leave You Lonely” Green End Jesse Hale Moore has one of those voices that take you back to early Elton John or even Carly Simon, when people wrote great pop songs and just sang them.  Moore is …

Dreampop Chilean Style: Trementina - "Please Go Away"

Trementina “Please Go Away” 810 If you ever wondered what the Jesus and Mary Chain would sound like fronted by Hope Sandoval, just listen Chilean-based band, Trementina.  Trementina create music for lucid dreaming. It’s an intense, yet melancholic conjuring by …

Original Genius: Steve Hackett - "In The Skeleton Gallery"

Steve Hackett “In The Skeleton Gallery” The Night Siren Steve Hackett was always my favorite part of early Genesis.  He has always known when to play and what to play, never drowning out the vocalist but complementing always.  His guitar …

Northwest Kicks Ass: Veio - "Ghost"

Veio “Ghost” Infinite Light / Desperate Shadows Veio is that unusual blend of prog rock, metal, and hard rock that is hard to actually pull off.  Veio pulls if off.  The band comes from that musical garden called Portland, OR, where …

Perfect Hiphop/Electronic Mix: GEOFFRO - "Quickstand"

GEOFFRO “Quicksand” What a great song.  “Quicksand” combines all the best of hiphop and electronic in such a new and interesting way.  The lyrics are very positive and life-affirming, telling one to never give up in a relationship (if one …

Beauty Personified: Lana del Rey - "Love"

Lana Del Rey “Love” Lana has released a new song, “Love”, and I’m loving it.  She is the best.  My day is complete.  There really is nothing more can I say.  This song is beautiful, very Lana, very erotic, very …

Icelandic-Electronic Artist Ásgeir "Unbound"

We recently came upon this incredible Icelandic artist by the name of Ásgeir and we’re already crazy about him. His latest single “Unbound” is filled with warm, ethereal electronic sounds that pull at your soul. Ásgeir sings in falsetto with …

He's Back!: Spiral Stairs - "Dance (Cry Wolf)"

Spiral Stairs “Dance (Call Wolf) Doris And The Daggers I always loved Pavement so much.  And Scott Kannberg has always been one of my favorite songwriters.  Well, when I heard that Kannberg was going to be releasing a new Spiral …

True Gothic: Matthew Logan Vasquez - "Headed West"

Matthew Logan Vasquez “Headed West” Does What He Wants There is something refreshingly different about Matthew Logan Vasquez.  His voice sounds like he is on the top of the world, or at least in the stratosphere.  Yet his lyrics bring …

The Shins Announce New Album + New Song "Name For You"

The Shins have announced a new album, Heartworms. The follow-up to 2012’s Port of Morrow is out March 10 via Columbia Records. It includes the previously shared “Dead Alive,” as well as a new track called “Name for You” (below). …

Electronic: Adult Karate "From The Dust"

Adult Karate is the first official solo project of Los Angeles based, born and bred producer K.C. Maloney. The “LXII” EP was released 8/19/16 on Plug Research Records and cemented Maloney’s arrival as a solo artist. LXII’s first single, “So …

Atmospheric Beauty: Lunch Ladies - "Love Is Overrated"

Lunch Ladies “Love Is Overrated” Down On Sunset Strip Imagine, if you will, Mazzy Star with three part harmonies.  Sounds impossible.  No, listen to Lunch Ladies. These dream pop upstarts from Central New Jersey (what is in the water there …

Beautiful Isolation: John Andrews and The Yawn - "Drivers"

John Andrews and the Yawn “Drivers” Bad Posture Bad Posture, the new album by John Andrews and the Yawn, was mostly written slowly & quietly throughout the winter, usually late at night next to the wood stove for warmth. It was …

Reverb: Imaginary People - "Fresh Kill"

Imaginary People “Fresh Kill” October Alice I love this band.  They are such an enigma; who is October Alice, what fresh kill, are they really people?  No kidding around, “Fresh Kill” is a great song.  It starts with a bang …

Melody Thrives: Evening Darling - "Live Where You Lay"

Evening Darling “Live Where You Lay” From Brooklyn (of course),  come the lovely sound of Evening Darling.  Comprised of Erica Lane (lead vocals), Nick Lerangis (guitars, vox), Dan Burke (drums), Dave Letchinger (keyboard), Ryan “Rusty” Loftus (guitars) and Brett Saxon (bass), …

Mellow Music Trip: Bells Atlas - "N C A T"

Bells Atlas N C A T Bells Atlas has released their new stand-alone single, N C A T (Nothing Comes After This).  Having the mellowest sound, Bells Atlas is comprised of Derek Barber (guitar) Geneva Harrison (drums, percussion, keys) Sandra Lawson-Ndu …

Feel The Vibe: Zeke Finn - "Unicorn"

Zeke Finn “Unicorn” Baeble Raised in Ithaca, New York, to a beat artist parents, Zeke Finn grew up surrounded by open spaces and music. “We would go to Grassroots festival every summer since I was, like, 5. All these hippie …

Pop Uplifter: The Wild Wild - "Alright"

The Wild Wild “Alright” Do you need to feel better?  God knows we all do.  Well, listen to “Alright” by The Wild Wild, aka Benjamin Dunn.  Amongst all the craziness in this world, we need some reassurance that everything will be …

Melodic Prog: Time King - "Main Street"

Time King “Main Street” Frontierland I LOVE PROG ROCK, especially when down right (style and musicality really matter).  Time King knows how to write and play perfect prog rock.  Founded by members Brandon Dove (guitar) and Shayne Plunkett (vocals/guitar), after …

Paideia: Charles Fauna - "Hypnosis"

Charles Fauna “Hypnosis” Charles Fauna (fka Paideia) has released a new single that is as beautiful and thought provoking as it is hypnotic.  With the simple piano chords and bass in the background, the vocals just flow every the music. …

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