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Goldfrapp Becomes King/Queen Of Electronic with 'Silver Eye'

The sonic landscapes created on Goldfrapp’s 7th studio album in 17 years are simply magnificent and make Silver Eye one of the most ambitious electronic records that we’ve ever heard. The album is awash with organic sounds that pulsate, buzz, …

World Travelers: The Commuters - "Before I Was Born"

The Commuters “Before I Was Born” Another very different band has come forward to turn us on to great music.  The Commuters, consisting of Zeeshan Zaidi (vocals,guitar/keyboard), Uri Djemal (guitar/keyboard), Ben Zwerin (bass), and Paul Amorese (drums), might hail from …

Religion Laid Bare: Father John Misty - "Pure Comedy"

Father John Misty “Pure Comedy” Pure Comedy Father John Misty is an odd musician.  He sounds like Elton John, until you hear what he is singing.  He is a genius.  This time, he takes on religion, and this is a topic …

Music For The Journey: Elli Perry - "Smoking Gun"

Elli Perry “Smoking Gun” Little Thieves Elli Perry has one of those beautiful voices that sounds world weary and wise. She has spent a lifetime traveling in search of inspiration and a place to call home. Finally, she has found a home …

Paean To America: Fast Romantics - Everybody's Trying To Steal Your Heart

Fast Romantics “Everybody’s Trying To Steal Your Heart” American Love Fast Romantics are a Canadian band with an unbelievable sense of harmony.  Hailed as an ‘Artist to watch’ in 2017 (Google Play), Fast Romantics is comprised of Matthew Angus (vocals), …

Utopian Vision: J Motor - "Meet In The Sky"

J Motor “Meet In The Sky” J Motor’s press says “Electronic, Australian musician, J Motor delivers a utopian vision over a hypnotic beat and an uplifting, fizzy soundscape within all the music he makes. Apart from making music, J Motor has strengthened …

Dark Passion: Lolahiko - "Funeral"

Lolahiko “Funeral” The Year We Died But Stayed Alive If there were awards for beautiful darkness, Lolahiko would definitely win.  Coming from Los Angeles, Lolahiko is comprised of Lauren Marie and Ike Kawaguchi.  Lolahiko is a definite love child, the …

Best Albums of 2017 (So Far)!

The XX – I See You The third album by the enigmatic trio’s third album may possibly be there best yet as it incorporates their individual talents and makes it a cohesive and a multi-introspective effort. They cross several genres here …

Genius: Spiral Stairs - "Emoshuns"

Spiral Stairs “Emoshuns” Doris and the Daggers Spiral Stairs (Pavement’s Scott Kannberg) releases his second album, and wow, it has been worth the wait.  Pavement was always one of those archetypal noise bands that were always so full of surprises, …

The Boys Are Back: The Jesus And Mary Chain - "Always Sad"

The Jesus And Mary Chain “Always Sad” Damage and Joy The Reid Brothers are back.  Here is the band that is the bellwether of all the shoegazing, noise pop bands out there. And they have only gotten better.  Luckily, they …

Newcomer Jolivi's "Love Who You Wanna Love" Pro Same-Sex Couples Video

Los Angeles-based singer Jolivi is a passion driven, story-telling singer that has already lived a pretty difficult life but like Carri Fisher told Meryl Streep, she took her broken heart and turned it into art–and beautiful art at that. Her …

SEE: Run The Jewels Perform "Legend Has It" On Fallon

Watch Run The Jewels perform “Legend Has It” on Jimmy Fallon. The boys are back with one of their most hard-hitting singles yet. Thanks to the production of DJ Shadow, Killer Mike and El-P we are gifted with this fantastic …

New Crooner: Nick Blaemire - "She's You"

Nick Blaemire “She’s You” The Ampersand EP What a voice.  Nick Blaemire might not look like a star, but he sure as hell sings like one.  “The Biggest Star From Montana” has more soul than anybody out there right now. …

Great Band: Slothrust - "Sleep Eater"

Slothrust “Sleep Eater” Everyone Else In case you didn’t know, I LOVE this band.  Every song is different but tremendous.  Thank God their album is out, because now you get to hear all their glory and one place.  They are …

Heavy Metal NYC Style: Four Trips Ahead - "Bring Me Down"

Four Trips Ahead “Bring Me Down” … And The Fire Within What a great heavy metal band.  They are just so great and strong.  Coming from New York City, Four Trips Ahead is Peter Wilson (vocalist), Brian Eisenpresser (guitarist), Dan Cassidy (bassist), and Ken Candelas (drummer).  Wilson has …

Kick Ass Rock: Psychocide - "Mr Suit"

Psychocide “Mr. Suit” Alcohol & Bad Decisions Psychocide is frickin insane, and that’s why the are so perfect.  Their new song starts out with the greatest line:  “I had no intentions of waking up this morning and looking this amazing. …

Lyrical Strength: Lorde - "Green Light/Liability"

Lorde “Green Light/Liability” Melodrama Lorde is back, and with a vengeance.  Her new single from her upcoming album, Melodrama, is a perfect example of her extreme talent.  “Green Light” is poppy though still extremely sad and involved, while “Liability” is more vulnerable.  Lorde …

SEE: Snoop Dogg / BADBADNOTGOOD "Lavender Ft. Kaytranada"

Snoop Dogg remixed BADBADNOTGOOD’s “Lavender (Ft. Kaytranada).” The original track is from BBNG’s recent album, IV, and now has a new verse added by Snoop. The collaboration came about naturally after Snoop first heard the instrumental “Lavender” when an engineer was …

The Best: Blonde Redhead - "Golden Light"

Blonde Redhead “Golden Light” 3 O’CLOCK Life will never be hopeless as long as Blonde Redhead puts out records.  This is one of my favorite bands of all time.  If you’ve never listened to Blonde Redhead, you are missing out …

Bad Boy Soul: 12AM - "No Good 4 U"

12AM “No Good 4 U” AFTERPARTY Coming from Canada, 12AM (real name Matt) has this amazing voice that makes him seem much older than he is and much more experienced than he could possibly be.  When he “No Good 4 …

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