REVISITING 80s POP
Some of these tracks are going to seem familiar - however I encourage you to actually watch the videos. You might find yourself appreciating some of those familiar sounds more when you listen to them in the context the artist intended you to with the help of their music videos. If you’re a fan of Speculator you’ll notice he sampled this song in his track Stay Cool. A classic. ...
Recently stumbled upon this danish pop singer that goes by the moniker Oh Land (Nanna Øland Fabricius) and I really dig what she’s doing. Below is a really rad video of her track Lean preformed live with a string quartet - you can grip her LP here. Original Article
Fantasy Island is a couple of friends that started making music together pretty recently and came up with a couple of pretty catchy pop songs. Also check out their soundcloud to stream another track here. Latest tracks by Fantasy Island Original Article
SUNLIGHT BATHED THE GOLDEN GLOW
Real Estate covered this Felt track a while ago for a BBC radio session. Happy Thanksgiving. Real Estate - Sunlight Bathed The Golden Glow (Felt cover) by TheNJUnderground (via) Original Article
Shea Stadium’s Bathroom in Brooklyn, NY BUYING RECORDS There’s definitely a particular kind of homage in the independent music scene - because in many situations the people you go to see play a show are people you’re actually friends with. It becomes a little less buying a record because you want to listen to it at home and add it to your collection to buying it for the...
cool world: donuts by the water before i die
FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS
Brian from Bigcolour got at me about a project he’s collaborating on called Friends With Benefits. it’ll remind you of some of his earlier, dream-pop material (posted a bunch of these thunderdome videos a while back - linked to HIVER specifically because it is extraordinarily dreamy and earthy). He also told me he’s got a new Bigcolour track almost ready and should be hitting...
SHOW: FRIENDS, LA BIG VIC, GANGLIANS, FAT HISTORY...
This show is brought to you by the Pelly Twins at Great Scott Sunday, November 20th. Pretty stoked about this line-up, and as always should pan out be a fun time in Allston (which has basically become my second home as far as the weekends go). See you there… I’m His Girl by Friends Friend Crush by Friends Musica by La Big Vic Ganglians - Blood On The Sand from jbls on...
Real bummed I just found out about these Clams Casino instrumentals were pressed to vinyl through type records and now they’re all sold out. Regardless they sound absolutely killer - stream below. Not sold out! get it at Insound. Clams Casino - Instrumentals by _type Original Article
THE LINK BETWEEN MEMORIES AND EMOTIONS
Good music falls under two categories with me. One is because, put simply, I like what I hear. The other, well, is a bit more complex than that. Every now and then an artist comes around who’s really good at creating a sound in which you can truly immerse yourself in. This is a group of musicians or a musician who creates music that is not only well-written but actually has an affect on...
yunglife: “GUIDE” demo RECORDED BY ELLIOTT...