I was introduced to Sjowgren this week, a very new trio that I'm hoping is here to stay. They wrote a self-introduction on Medium, so I'll let them do the talking: About a year ago We spent a weekend recording Then a couple months back, on a whim We posted those recordings to soundcloud and… Continue reading Song of the Day: “Seventeen” by Sjowgren
Another submission, another excellent single! They just keep rolling in. This one's from a group called Keith Johns (after the lead singer-songwriter), based in Miami.They released their first EP just last year, called Maps and Plans, and "The Fall" is the first single off of their upcoming debut, Grateful Fool. What's interesting about Keith Johns is that they are able… Continue reading Song of the Day: The Fall by Keith Johns
Sampahh is an up-and-coming singer, songwriter and producer from Ghana, West Africa. He hopes his music will be "recognized by my voice and lyrics, not my genre. My brand of music would essentially be everything that sounds beautiful and spiritual." With that being said, he recently released an 8-track EP called Centre World, embedded below. The sounds on the EP… Continue reading Artist of the Day: Sampahh
Hoping Local Natives' new album is solid. Seems like it, if this song is any indication. Figured some P.O.S. would be appropriate (see here) but be warned: the lyrics are explicit. Toro Y Moi- never know what I'll get, but it's always good. Incan Abraham is reminiscent of Beach House, Grizzly Bear, the like. Therefore,… Continue reading Pitchfork Picks: 10/21/12
The original of this song was pretty solid, and shockingly, so is this remix. A little Two Door Cinema Club: Skrillex + Bob Marley's son Damian= a pretty sweet song.
According to DJ Dan, the answer is no. This could just be a house fire (pun intended), but a lot of people agree that the "house" music that we're familiar with may not be real house. Most people don't know the real house masters like Sneak, Paul Johnson, or DJ Dan, so maybe they deserve some… Continue reading Swedish House Mafia- Is it really House?
California Wives' album Art History, via Soundcloud. Pretty upbeat tunes, good for everyday listening.
Was just listening to Mesita's new tracks on Soundcloud, and I like them. Which is why they are here!