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Monday, February 29, 2016

ATO Records



It's time for another ridiculously amazing label. Let me introduce you to ATO records from New York.

Check out their sick roster.





















So many more at their website below.

RECOMMENDED!!!

http://atorecords.com/

https://soundcloud.com/ato_records

Le Pie



Le Pie makes quirky dark pop music with punk attitude.

Really diggin' this!









BUY ALL OF HER RELEASES HERE!!

RECOMMENDED!!

https://lepie.bandcamp.com/

https://soundcloud.com/le-pie

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Moth Equals



Moth Equals is a young and very talented British trip hop producer.

Seriously chill and hypnotic! Fans of Tricky and Massive Attack will love this.

I can't wait for more!











RECOMMENDED!!

DOWNLOAD THE NEW ALBUM HERE!!! (name your own price)

https://soundcloud.com/moth-equals

https://mothequals.bandcamp.com/album/one-tusk-ep

Sibling



California based Sibling makes warm and fuzzy music that makes you think of an eternal summer.

Great sounds and a beautiful lead female vocal really make Sibling appealing and one to watch in the years to come.





https://soundcloud.com/soundofsibling

















Saturday, February 27, 2016

Petit Prince



Just sit back and enjoy this delightful electronica from France!





Here is a mixtape from a few months ago.



BUY THE EP HERE!!!

https://soundcloud.com/petit-prince-10

https://petitprince.bandcamp.com/releases


Chemikal Underground



Here is a fantastic record label from Glasgow, Scotland.

Founded in 1994 by The Delgados, Chemikal Underground has gone on to become one of Scotland's most influential record labels.

Listen  below to see why.













http://www.chemikal.co.uk/

http://shop.chemikal.co.uk/

Friday, February 26, 2016

Pretty City



Bold and spirited fuzz-psych-rock from Melbourne, Australia.

Hints of Jane's Addiction, Ride and Kula Shaker.

Turn this up!







Here is the video for 'Flying'.



https://soundcloud.com/pretty-city

http://www.prettycityband.com/

Black River Manifesto



Incredible surf influenced rock music.

I've had this on repeat in my car. Can't get enough!










BUY THE ALBUM HERE!!!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

Here is the video for 'Kingmaker'.




http://blackrivermanifesto.tumblr.com/

https://blackrivermanifesto.bandcamp.com/

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Tim Guy



Tim Guy makes great breezy rock music. It's profound and honest.

It's really, really good.

Fans of Tom Petty and REM should really enjoy this.









HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

https://soundcloud.com/tim-guy

Joni Payne



Singer/songwriter Joni Payne combines her classic jazz influenced vocals with new age r&b melodies to create a unique sound.

This is chill and sexy as hell. A great mix of classic vocal sounds and modern music techniques.

So good.







https://soundcloud.com/jonipayne

http://jonipayne.tumblr.com/


Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Mariano Gabriel Conti



Extremely impressive chill-step from Buenos Aires,







https://soundcloud.com/marianogabrielconti

Evanoff



Evanoff is a Dream Rock trio combining new aged electronic techniques with classic rock roots.

I can get down to this. I think you can too.











https://soundcloud.com/evanoffmusic


Boyfriend



Following in the foot steps of Die Antwoord and Peaches, take a listen to Boyfriend.

Lots of fun and talented as hell.












Here is the video for 'Swanky'.



https://soundcloud.com/xoboyfriend

http://imyourboyfriend.com/















Tuesday, February 23, 2016

SAK





Soulful house music from Osaka, Japan!









HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

https://soundcloud.com/akihide-sakihama

Distant Sun



This is solid alternative rock. Does what it says on the tin.

Driving guitars and catchy hooks.

Fans of Better Than Ezra or The Kooks should enjoy dulcet tones of UK based Distant Sun.







Here is a live video of 'Get Her Off My Mind'.



https://soundcloud.com/distant-sun-2

http://www.distantsunmusic.co.uk/

Monday, February 22, 2016

MOONBABIES



MOONBABIES are the Swedish husband/wife duo comprised of Ola Frick and Carina Johansson Frick.

They've been making music together since the late 90's. They've got the kinks worked out and sure do know how to lay down some super groovy electro-pop.









BUY THE NEW ALBUM HERE!!!

https://soundcloud.com/moonbabies/

http://www.moonbabiesmusic.com/

The Illumignarly



Ever wonder what hard-core surf music would sound like?

Wonder no more.

I present.....The Illimignarly.

They totally rock, dude.

Seriously.







BUY THE EP HERE!!!

RECOMMENDED!!!

https://theillumignarly.bandcamp.com/music

http://www.theillumignarly.com/

https://soundcloud.com/dont-look-down-records

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Joanna Cooke



Uk vocalist and song-writer Joanna Cooke has it.

You just know when you here her sing that this lady should be playing everywhere.

I love this.





RECOMMENDED!!!

Here are a few more originals.





https://soundcloud.com/joanna-cooke

http://joannacooke.co.uk/
















Friday, February 19, 2016

Novo Amor



Enchanting and haunting indie-folk from Novo Amor.

Really gets you in the feels.










Here is the video for 'Callow'.



http://novoamor.co.uk/









GILL CHANG



Gill Chang is a EDM Producer from Taiwan.

Some seriously wicked beats and chill vibes.

Turn this up.









RECOMMENDED!!!

https://gillchang.bandcamp.com/music

http://officialgillchang.com/

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Monogem



MONOGEM is the moniker under which singer and songwriter Jen Hirsh creates dreamy, disco-tinged, synth-pop tunes.

Been rocking these in the car lately. Wishing it was summer so I can roll the windows down and blast it.









Here is the video for 'Wait and See'.



http://www.monogem.com/

https://soundcloud.com/monogem

Simon J




I don't know much about this guy except that he makes SUPER-SWEET beats!

So chill...so deep.....sooooooo GOOD!







HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

https://soundcloud.com/simonjefferis



















https://simonjefferis.bandcamp.com/

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Ben Hobbs



Ben Hobbs is a London based singer/song-writer and multi-instrumentalist .

I am surprised that these tracksw are not all over the radio. This is great pop electronica!





https://soundcloud.com/benhobbsmusic













FRENSHIP




LA based FRENSHIP makes very cool pop flavored electronica.

Turn this up and feel the groove.



Here are a few remixes they've done as well.





https://soundcloud.com/frenship

http://www.wearefrenship.com/

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

PALM HONEY



Check out the far out psychedelic pop quartet Palm Honey.

Way cool!





Here is a live video of them performing 'Palace'.





https://soundcloud.com/palmhoney






Birgit Bidder



Birgit Bidder is a Swedish indie musician, songwriter, arranger and artist.

She makes fantastic pop music and should be way more popular and known than she is.

She has great musical talent (she plays a ton of instruments) and a wonderful voice.

I hope to be hearing a lot more from here in 2016.



Here is the video for 'Paradise Parking Lot'.


BIRGIT BIDDER PARKING LOT PARADISE OFFICIAL VIDEO from Kerstin Records on Vimeo.

RECOMMENDED!!!

https://soundcloud.com/birgitbidder

Monday, February 15, 2016

MANWOMANCHILD



Manwomanchild is a rock band from Philadelphia, PA fronted by David Child. They make cool 70's influenced indie-rock.

Really cool stuff.







https://soundcloud.com/manwomanchild

http://www.manwomanchild.org/

Lights That Change



Lights That Change is a dreampop  group from Wales. Fans of Curve and the Cure will love this.

Truly sublime.

Here is their new single, 'Starlight'.



Here are a few more of their dreamy tunes.







https://soundcloud.com/lightsthatchange

http://lightsthatchange.co.uk/

https://lightsthatchange.bandcamp.com/

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Voices from Deep Below



I am really enjoying this heavy, dark, pensive post-rock from UK based Voices Beyond The Deep.

I've got this blasting in my headphones. Gonna get lost to this tonight.







HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

DOWNLOAD THE NEW ALBUM HERE!!!


GET ALL OF THEIR AMAZING RELEASES HERE!!! (name your own price)


https://voicesfromdeepbelow.bandcamp.com/music





Solina Records



Kick ass label from Finland.

Some really cool artists here!!!











https://soundcloud.com/solinarecords

http://solinarecords.com/

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Hagar Levy



Hagar Levy is bringing her own version of rock n' soul from Tel Aviv.

She has an amazing voice and crafts artful and beautiful melodies.

Soulful and fun. I've got the biggest smile from listening to this.







Here is a live performance of 'Dreams'.



Here is her new video for 'Highway'.



RECOMMENDED!!!

https://soundcloud.com/hagar-levy

www.hagarlevy.com

Orlando Deer



Orlando Deer makes whimsical experimental soundscapes.

This was definitely the soundtrack to weekend bender I had in my party days.







BUY THE EP HERE!!!

https://orlandodeer.bandcamp.com/releases

















Thursday, February 11, 2016

Ardyn





Here is a lovely young set of British twins, Ardyn, that are making some very exciting music.

Hints of Florence and The Machine as well as Lana Del Rey.

Very brooding and deeper than it appears upon first listen.







https://soundcloud.com/ardynband

The Easies




Just found some captivating new music from The Easies.

Daftly produced chilled out lo-fi tunes.

Perfect soundtrack for some introspective long drives.





https://soundcloud.com/the-easies

https://www.facebook.com/theeasiesmusic/











Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Alex Adair



Here's some cool, pop heavy, "tropical" house music for you from UK music producer and DJ Alex Adair!





https://soundcloud.com/alexadair



States of Emotion



UK based upstart Olly Hookings is the driving force behind this alternative act, States Of Emotion.

Think Imagine Dragons and Alex Clare....but with more ROCK.

Turn this up and dig it!









Here is the Craig David remix of 'Rag & Bone'.



https://soundcloud.com/states-of-emotion


Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Auna Sims



A lovely little gem of a song from newbie singer/song-writer Auna Sims.

I want more NOW!




https://soundcloud.com/aunasims/tracks



Ummagma - Frequency



I've posted about Ummagma before and with their new release they have done it again.

They are adept at using bits of shoegaze, ambient textures and dream pop to craft flawless tracks time and time again.

Here is the video to 'Orion'.



Simply beautiful.





Here is the Malcolm Holmes remix (yes, from OMD) of 'Lama'.



BUY THIS FANTASTIC RELEASE HERE!!!!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!



https://soundcloud.com/ummagma

http://ummagma.com/

https://ummagma.bandcamp.com/

Monday, February 08, 2016

Slaptop



Feeling bummed out with all this winter weather?

Warm yourself up with the newest single from Slaptop.



Here's a nice remix of the same track.



Here is a guest mix he did last year for GDD.



Tracklist:
Everything - Lonely Boy
Like I Can (Jonas Rathsman Remix) - Sam Smith
Hopelessly Coping (Gorgon City Remix) - Wilkinson ft. Thabo
Hold Me Up (Slaptop Remix) - Conrad
From the Basement to the Roof (Oliver Remix) - Club Cheval
King Tong - Sluggers
Chest - Chris Lake
Trap Queen (Slaptop Remix) - Fetty Wap
Fearing Love (Club Mix) - Serge Devant & Damiano feat. Camille Safiya
Chinatown - Slaptop
Something About You (Slaptop Remix) - Hayden James
What Kind of Man (Nicolas Jaar Remix) - Florence and the Machine
Mimoun Marhaba - Maalem Mahmoud Guinia & Floating Points
Right Here (Hot Since 82 Remix) - Rudimental
Pepper (Monkey Safari Remix) - Marc Houle

https://soundcloud.com/slaptop