Author Archives: Adrian

Sometimes music can and need only be described as “beautiful.” Such is the case with London artist Khushi and his track “Magpie.” A list of similar artists would read on endlessly with comparisons to the National, Bon Iver and so on, but rather than go through them all why don’t you go ahead and hit […]

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“Hold The Divide” is the latest from Oxford’s Pet Moon. Born from the mind of former Foals and Youthmovies frontman Andrew Mears, Pet Moon straddles the boundaries between dream pop and math rock, two musical territories that seldom straddle one another. But Mears and co. do well at blending these disparate genres, drawing from other […]

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This past summer we premiered “Thom,” the debut track from UK act New Desert Blues. Despite living thousands of miles away from the American heartland, the South Coast five-piece manages to show more true grit in their bleak folk-rock than most bands here in the States. Today the band continues westward with “River,” a new […]

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I think Kavinsky has a thing for fast cars. Known best for “Nightcall,” his 80s-retro contribution to the Drive soundtrack, the French electro-house artist hits the streets once again in the video for his latest single, “Protovision,” which comes off his upcoming EP, Outrun. Join him and his mechanical persona as he evades the fuzz […]

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Fleur & Manu‘s video trilogy for M83‘s Hurry Up We’re Dreaming comes to a close with a piece for album standout “Wait.” Created in conjunction with the Creator’s Project, part three closes out the tale of F&M’s runaway super-kids that began in “Midnight City” and “Reunion.” “Wait” is an ambiguous end to the story, presenting […]

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Kate Boy‘s “In Your Eyes” isn’t the first time we’ll liken a Swedish act to the Knife and it surely won’t be the last. Drawing plenty from their aforementioned predecessors along with compatriots Niki & The Dove, “In Your Eyes” melds tribal percussion and air-searing synths with alluring female vocals to create a powerful track […]

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L.A. indie rock outfit Saint Motel is back with a video for “Benny Goodman,” the new single off their latest full-length, Voyeur. Directed by frontman A/J Jackson, the piece pays homage to the rags to riches story of legendary jazz musician Benny Goodman (who broke out while on the verge of going broke with a […]

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The Neighbourhood were quick to follow-up last week’s premiere of “Let It Go” with a brand new video for the track. Keeping with the noir aesthetic of just about everything else they’ve done — Instagram acccount included — the piece reveals the tortured side of a housewife living in Middle America. Check it out above. […]

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Say hello to Heavy Roc‘s latest signing, Die Mason Die. A Londoner by way of Australia and Wales, the artist born Samuel Mason is making some mighty powerful music at only 19 years young. A self-described “ghost folk” artist, Die Mason Die falls somewhere near the darker end of Mumford and Sons’ catalog. He’s already […]

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