Sunflower Bean-Easier Said

Ushering in a new year always brings an excitement and anticipation of which up and coming bands will turn into breakout stars, which singles and albums will dominate everyone's Spotify playlists, and which shows will totally own your day/month/year.  One band that has been garnering a great...

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Keep Shelly In Athens – Fractals

Very few bands or groups can survive the departure of their lead singer. Some try and return, yet the second time around typically falls pretty flat. Due to this when the Greek duo, Keep Shelly In Athens, announced the departure of singer Sarah P. back...

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Freak You – There You Are (feat. Bright Light Bright Light)

Apparently people who run restaurants in Antibes (south of France) also make amazing dreampop/chillrave crossover jams. Freak You is a hard working indie label owner slash producer slash foodie who just dropped this amazing track featuring vocals by one of the UK's most buzzworthy acts, Bright...

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Hannah Epperson – Shadowless

Oh yeah! I used to blog here in a past life! It's all coming back to me! This cool piece by Vancouver's Hannah Epperson brought me back. It's a refreshingly sweet electronic pulse that is good accompaniment to all the other crap I've been spending...

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Tideup – A Dance In The Dark

Tideup are a dreamy synth pop duo from Orlando who came together over mutual love of a particular Dirty Projectors song, soooo. Count me in. Sometimes Craigslist works some miracles and I'd say this is one of them. The ghostly vocals mesh so well with the...

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The 1975 – Chocolate (DWNTWN Cover)

Jamie Leffler's voice is so ethereal and wispy and beautiful like a pretty scarf from a street cart in India. I just wanna dance around in a field with it flowing around me. Someone should take pics and put 'em on Instagram. Dwntwn is one of...

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Carousel – Not Enough

Are you ready for weekly tracks from Carousel? Hope you said yes, because they are coming at you every week until the release of their EP in August, and TMD's gotcha covered. In this wonderful new track, listen for the driving bass line and arpeggiated...

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I Break Horses – Denial

Swedish duo I Break Horses caught my attention two years ago with their debut Hearts, which included some of my favorite songs from 2011 (Load Your Eyes and Winter Beats, specifically.) Now they are back with new single "Denial." Their shoegaze guitars have ostensibly been traded-in...

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