Video: Oslo Parks – “Twin”

July 23, 2014 No comments yet

Brighton UK’s Oslo Parks hits all the right notes of crystalline pop on their debut single “Twin.” It’s Dev Hynes cozying up to Metronomy, whispering synths in your ear on a balmy summer night set to a lo-fi filter of heated grooves and savory electronics that make you wish the night could last just a little bit longer. Today, Oslo Parks […]

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MP3: Smallpools – “Killer Whales”

July 22, 2014 No comments yet

Smallpools follow up the huge news of their fall North American headline tour with Magic Man and Panama Wedding with the release of a new song “Killer Whales.” Picking up where they last left off with their burst of effusive electro-pop self-titled 2013 EP, the Captain Cuts-produced “Killer Whales” cannonballs back into their large pool of shimmering, shiny pop, splashing […]

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Stream: Young Rising Sons – Self-Titled EP

July 22, 2014 No comments yet

It’s no secret to me why Young Rising Sons’ debut was called “High.” The moment that first wistful whistle soaked my ears, I was caught up in the swirling undertow of those glossy vocals, beach-touseled melody and ear-crushing chorus that pounded down on my ears with unabated abandon, seamlessly transporting me to that place of incandescent childhood memories […]

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Stream: BANKS – “Beggin For Thread”

July 21, 2014 No comments yet

“Sometimes I don’t got a filter.” Everyone’s favorite goddess of dark pop BANKS is preparing to unleash her debut full length Goddess. Today she gives us all an additional taste with her song “Beggin For Thread.” Where the album’s title track “Goddess” sang like a sultry siren call fully prepared to seduce all with her insane confidence and production of bone-chilling […]

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MJF Presents: Maudlin Strangers Live At The Bootleg Theater with Olivver, Tapioca & The Flea and Beef (DJ Set) + Ticket Giveaway

July 21, 2014 No comments yet

It was a frigid NYC February day when LA’s Maudlin Strangers first invaded my earholes with their slippery slope of darkly-etched indie rock “Overdose.” Blurred electronics relinquished it’s power into a curl of sublime synths and achingly seductive vocals that submerged your ears in this warm pool of heated desire and I have been addicted ever since. “Overdose” […]

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Stream: MATTE x Poncho – The Waxing Moon Mix + Full Moon Ticket Giveaway

July 18, 2014 No comments yet

The fourth annual Full Moon Festival is fast approaching, taking over the beaches of Governor’s Island once again this August 8th thanks to MATTE Projects. Inspired by the full moon parties in Thailand, yet rooted in bohemian New York culture, Full Moon provides an idyllic beach getaway for NYC music lovers to watch some of the greatest acts around with […]

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