John Wizards – “Lusaka By Night” As December weather has made itself home in a chilly Washington State, I retreat to my room and search for music to keep me warm as I study for finals. “Lusaka By Night” is a weird conglomeration of sounds that feel at home in some eccentric indie video game.
Deptford Goth: “Feel Real” Deptford Goth mastermind Daniel Woolhouse creates minimalistic synthesizer ballads that make you want to dance despite the cold sounds that come with them. It’s actually quite hard to believe that by day, Woolhouse is actually a teaching assistant at an elementary school in Southern London. So go and dance like her, … Continue reading
Sam Smith: “Money on my Mind” Disclosure collaborator Sam Smith is carving out his own path with the debut single from his new album called “Money on my Mind.” It’s infectious and ready for the radio. Go ahead and give it a spin and head bob along.
Miami Horror: “Holidays” As winter approaches, my tendency to pick summer sounding songs has done nothing but increase. This song by Miami Horror makes me long for the warmth of summer and the occasional trip to the beach.
James Blake: “CMYK” live at Pitchfork After being blown away for the second time by Mr. Blake and his crew at the Showbox Sodo this past week, I felt it appropriate to showcase some of the variety of his live performance. When not brooding with his soulful croon, James Blake can bust out the occasional … Continue reading
Jamie Woon: “Shoulda” Happy Monday! Ease into the week with the easy on the ears beats and vocals of Mr. Jamie Woon.
Disclosure: “Together” featuring Sam Smith, Nile Rodgers, and Jimmy Napes Disclosure surprised us today with another one off single titled “Together.” It’s slower than your traditional Disclosure song and carries with it an infectious guitar riff courtesy of Mr. Rodgers. Look out for the release on Itunes later next week.
George Ezra: “Budapest” 2013 has seen the emergence of British singer George Ezra, whose soulful croon is one not to ignore. His debut EP Did You Hear the Rain came out on Itunes last week and shows promise for the release of his full length due next year. For now though, enjoy the upbeat tune that … Continue reading
The Lonely Forest: “Pull the Pin” Hometown heroes The Lonely Forest released a new album last month under the name Adding Up the Wasted Hours. Last Saturday they tore through an hour and a half set at the Neptune to celebrate its release. “Pull the Pin and Forget” is the opening track for the album … Continue reading
Fruit Bats: “The Ruminant Band” Earlier today, Fruit Bats frontman Eric D. Johnston announced that his band would be calling it quits after the final shows on their tour. The Fruit Bats have released five albums over the course of their 13 year career and have gathered fans from across the nation. Here’s the title … Continue reading