Dark Love: Laura Carbone and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – “The Flowers Beneath Your Feet”

Laura Carbone and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart “The Flowers Beneath Your Feet” You get Laura Carbone and The Pains of Being Pure At Heart (Kip) together on a song, you are going to get some real chemistry.  … Continue Reading

Romanticism: Cigarettes After Sex – “Each Time You Fall In Love”

Cigarettes After Sex “Each Time You Fall In Love” Cigarettes After Sex This is one of the best bands out there.  So sad, so sexy, think Lana del Rey without the theatrics.  Greg Gonzalez, the band’s frontman/guitarist, had a remarkable … Continue Reading

Shimmering Music: Slowdive – “Sugar

Slowdive “Sugar For The Pill” Slowdive Slowdive is back, hallelujah.  After twenty-some years, Slowdive has reformed and released a new album showcasing why they are one of the greatest Shoegaze bands ever.  Comprised of Neil Halstead (vocals, guitar), Rachel Goswell … Continue Reading

HEAR: Dark Electronic Duo Weeknight’s “Dark Light”

New York-based dark electronic duo Weeknight are set to release their debut album ‘Post-Everything’ on Artificial Records (a division of Hand Drawn Dracula). The record will be released digitally on March 4, vinyl release date TBA. Today the group shares … Continue Reading

Shoegaze/Alt-Rock Band Be Forest Shares New Tracks

The four-piece band, Be Forest, hails from Pesaro, Italy.  They include Erica Terenzi (drums and vocals), Nicola Lampredi (guitars), Constanza Delle Rose (bass and vocals) and Lorenzo Badioli (electronics).  Terenzi’s vocals on the two pre-releases, “Colours” and “Captured Heart” are atmopheric and … Continue Reading