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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Afternoons in Stereo




I am head over heels in love with Afternoons in Stereo.

Ridiculously good mix of jazzy-disco-island-house.

This has been getting a lot of airplay in my car over the last two months.

SO GOOD!!!







Get his album 'Retrospective' HERE!!

Check out a few of his remixes.





Here is the video for 'Galaxina'.




HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!


http://www.afternoonsinstereo.com/

Kennan Moving Company



This New York 4-piece make some really lovely and emotional pop music.

I hope they break out soon, more people need to hear this.







Here is the video for 'No Fun'.



RECOMMENDED!

https://soundcloud.com/kennanmovingcompany

Betty Moon



Betty Moon has my attention. With a varied mix of styles... she is seriously good at them all.

Groovy stuff.







Here's a great cover she did of Depeche Mode!



https://soundcloud.com/betty-moon

http://www.bettymoon.com/

AMO



AMO is an eclectic electronica duo from Israel. Cool rhythms and sick bass.

I LOVE THIS.









https://www.facebook.com/24.years.disintegrating

https://soundcloud.com/amo-24

Charlotte Cardin



You'll be hearing a lot more from this gifted lass. Mark my words.

Simply beautiful.



Here is a cover she did of the Britney Spears track 'Toxic'.




https://www.facebook.com/charlottecardinofficial




Spells Of Vertigo



This is some cool, dirty, fuzzy ROCK.







Here is the video for Telegenic.



https://soundcloud.com/spellsofvertigo


Nova Heart



Check out this AMAZING electronica from China!

Some have called them the Blondie of the East. I just call it great.

Nova Heart.

Turn it up.









HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!
https://soundcloud.com/novaheart

Maff



These Chilean rockers have made one hell of an album.

A perfect mix of grunge and shoegaze.

Melodic, distorted, reverb filled bliss.







Buy their full album HERE!!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

https://soundcloud.com/maffmusica

https://maffmusica.bandcamp.com/releases

http://www.maffmusica.com/

Rodney Cromwell



Combine Moby and Kraftwerk and you'll get Rodney Cromwell.

Groovy electro-pop that makes me smile. I love the great mix of classic synths used to make this.

Brilliant.

Really.





Buy his whole amazing album HERE!!!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

https://rodneycromwell.bandcamp.com/




Tape Runs Out



Here is a lovely bit of electronic shoegaze from Cambridge based Tape Runs Out.

It sure gives me the warm and fuzzies!



Looking forward to more soon!

https://soundcloud.com/tape-runs-out

http://www.taperunsout.co.uk/

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Zinity



I used to write a lot about each artist I posted.

Then slowly, I let the music do most of the talking.

This is a perfect example. You'll either like it or you won't

I do.

BOOM!









https://soundcloud.com/zinitymusic


Jason Nolan



Jason Nolan is a 21 year old producer who was originally a jazz flautist. Yeah. You read that correctly.

If his music is this good now...I can't wait to hear what he does in the next 5-10 years.

This is sooooooo good.









HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

https://soundcloud.com/jason-nolan-music

Peeeedro




















Here is the first single of Peeeedro's new album Rewind.

Very nice.



https://soundcloud.com/peeeedro

Gena Perala



Gena Perala is like a mix of Regina Spektor and Peaches.

Somehow that actually works.

Here is the video for Hoopla.



Here is another great track.



https://soundcloud.com/genaperala


Orla Gartland




More super catchy female driven pop.







https://soundcloud.com/orlagartland

Catey Shaw



Virginia native and Brooklyn transplant Catey Shaw is making her own brand of electro-pop and it's quite addictive.







https://soundcloud.com/cateyshaw

Wozniak - Auster

Auster cover art

SUPER SWEET!!! New WOZNIAK!





BUY THE EP HERE!!

https://wozniak.bandcamp.com/album/auster

SHORT SKIRTS




If you like The Pixies  or The Stooges you will love Short Skirts!!







RECOMMENDED!!

https://soundcloud.com/short-skirts-1


Allegories - Evaporate ft. MEAGHA




https://soundcloud.com/allegoriestype

KUČKA




I'm really enjoying theses slow jams from Australian KUČKA.

Awwwwwwwwwww yeah!





Here is the video for Divinity.



https://soundcloud.com/kucka


Sunday, September 06, 2015

herMajesty




Dreamy indie-rock from New York!







https://soundcloud.com/hermajestyny





undo records




Time to focus on another label I dig.

This time it's the electronic sounds of Undo Records.

Check out a few of the artists on their roster.











https://soundcloud.com/undorecords

http://www.undorecords.com/

















Glass Fields



Here's a catchy and lovely bit of indie-folk.

Their bio sums it up perfectly...

"Harmony, folky guitar riffs, catchy percussion, and pointed lyrics to captivate your musical senses."





Buy the EP HERE!!!

LOVE THIS!

https://glassfieldstheband.bandcamp.com/music












Malka



Been playing this in my car for the last week. Really loving this.

A perfect blend of dream-pop and shoegaze with a dash of heavier sounds for good measure.







RECOMMENDED!!!

Buy the whole album HERE!!

Here is the video for 'Mirame'.



https://malkanyc.bandcamp.com/




takaperry



Taka Perry is a Australian musician operating as a producer, composer, and recording artist. He was musically raised in a classical environment, before branching off to contemporary and experimental musical styles.

Did I mention he is 17?

Taka has a bright future ahead of him. This is just the beginning.









https://soundcloud.com/taka-perry

http://takaperry.com/

Rawschac



This is a surprisingly good mix of hip-hop and indie rock from the UK.





I am very interested in hearing more from these guys.

Here they are playing live.



HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

https://soundcloud.com/rawschac

Hashback Hashish




Deep, dark and thumping techno beats from India!







Here is an OUTSTANDING mix he did from a few years ago.



You can download the whole mix HERE!!

RECOMMENDED!!

https://soundcloud.com/hashbackhashish

























Modern Family Unit



This London based electronica act is going to make some waves soon...mark my words.

Sounds like Depeche Mode meets Nick Cave.

Dig it.





Here is the video for 'Soon'.



http://www.modernfamilyunit.co.uk/
















Red Nova




Nothing to see here...just some solid ROCK from Sweden.

Get those devil horns up in the air! These guys are about to blow your ears out!






http://www.rednova.se/

https://soundcloud.com/rednova

Slow Turismo



Australia has been pumping out some seriously good music lately and Slow Turismo is no exception.

Infections as all hell.

Lovely bit of indie-pop.







Here is the video for 'Breath'.



RECOMMENDED!

https://soundcloud.com/slow-turismo
















JIM (BeatMaker)



I love instrumental Hip Hop and this is a perfect example why.

JIM uses a variety of instruments and samples to create some wonderful and chill beats.

Put the headphones on and get lost.









HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

https://soundcloud.com/jim-beatmaker

https://jimbeatmaker.bandcamp.com/


Starar



Here is something a bit more relaxed. I present Starar!

Think Ben Folds Five by way of London with hints of Toad The Wet Sprocket.





http://starar.net/

https://soundcloud.com/starar

DJ Dan




I just felt like posting some classic funky house today.

Here is one of the Masters!

DJ DAN!











This is his 2001 Essential Mix!

SO GOOD! Turn this UP!



Download the full mix HERE!!!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

https://soundcloud.com/djdanmusic

http://www.djdan.com/

White Prism



I may be a little late to the party but I am really enjoying the Johanna Cranitch project - White Prism.

The Australian-born and NYC-based artist creates sultry vocals that rest gently on soothing synths.

Outstanding electro-pop goodness.









RECOMMENDED!!

https://soundcloud.com/whiteprism

http://whiteprismmusic.tumblr.com/

ISLAND APØLLO



This California based five-piece of classically trained musician have come together to create some seriously fun and energetic indie-pop.

Think Franz Ferdinand mixed with Imagine Dragons.

Listen and enjoy!





http://www.islandapollo.com/

https://soundcloud.com/islandapollo