DENNY “Girls Like You” This trio from Minneapolis describes their sound as “Posh boy pop” which, I must admit, had me on the fence. But, gawddam, this song is catchy. It comes in with a wave of orchestral-indie-pop, but the permutations in this track will surprise. The multi-instrumentalists behind DENNYRead More →

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by Carly Schorman – Bogan Via “When You Fall in Love” We’ve been obsessing over the synth-pop of Bogan Via back since waaay back and “When You Fall in Love” helped reaffirm that love. The new single from the L.A. (by way of Phoenix) duo is a breath of freshRead More →

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Whissell “Legs Crossed” Whissell doesn’t really deliver the sound we’d expect from a Nashville act, but we’re digging her pensive brand of power pop. “Legs Crossed” combines bourbon-smooth vocals and radio-ready production that will turn your relational rage into a #GrrrlPower moment. Communication is the best means to a healthy romance andRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Yelle “Interpassion” If you’re planning a Postmodern rollerskating party this summer, YELLE will provide the playlist. The French Electropop songster creates a lush but breathable sound space for that ultra hip vocal delivery that has marked YELLE’s music thus far: sorta disimpassioned yet superRead More →

Absofacto “Light Outside” Thomas Dybdahl “Just a Little Bit” Inner Tongue “Underworld” Emmi “Talk To Me” Nick de la Hoyde “Love Takes Time” moon:and:6 “Houston (It’s Hard to Know When Your Heart Is Letting Go)” D-Pulse “Anna”Read More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Pink Slip “Said it All” Kyle Buckley, also known as Pink Slip, made the jump from Atlanta to Nashville, but his sound still holds some of that ATL slink in its slick production. “Said it All” comes to us from Pink Slip’s debut EP – Pink HotelRead More →

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XYLØ “I Still Wait for You” The L.A. duo behind XYLØ consists of Chase Duddy (producer/drummer/songwriter ) and his younger sister, Paige (vocalist/songwriter). The pair have me wondering what my brother and I might have accomplished if we spent all that time arguing over the remote control cultivating those music skills. I stillRead More →

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Jesse Konrad “Cruise Ctrl” Tucson’s Jesse Henderson, who records under than moniker Jesse Konrad, undertook this new musical effort following the breakup of his last band, Fischer Kings. Dropping the surname for the middle one, Jesse Konrad follows the indie-folk of the artist’s previous project, but on his single, “Cruise Ctrl”,Read More →

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Passerbye “Karaoke Knife Fight” The Houston-based quintet known as Passerbye dropped their EP – Apathy, TX – earlier this year, just in time for the Superbowl. Now that may not seem like an important connection to draw but the band was picked up to play the Superbowl Festival sooo one mightRead More →

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Carmel Paradise “Turn Me On” Helena Legend “RU Feeling It” Soulé “Good Life” Ocean Park Standoff “Good News” Stalgia “BDY” Rotana “Daddy” Basheba “Platinum & Gold”  Read More →

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CocoRosie “Smoke ’em Out” CocoRosie is hard at work on a new album, but they unleashed this single in January to combat the cultural malaise that seems to be the marker of 2017. I’ve been a fan of this Paris-based duo ever since La maison de mon rêve came out back inRead More →