Download: Akiine – “Destiny”

March 2, 2015 No comments yet

In anticipation of an upcoming sophomore project, Akiine dropped off a pulsating, dark and hazy new track last week. Hailing from Sweden, living in London, and now signed to Brooklyn label Color Station, “Destiny” reflects a more sonically clouded, yet lyrically honest approach to the minimal rhythm and bounce crafted in  her earlier works. The track […]

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[MJF PRESENTS] Foreplaylist: Heart-Shaped Pizza Box

February 13, 2015 3 comments

  Over the past couple of years, MJF’s Valentine’s Day playlists have been a wondrous, almost accidental tradition. It all started back in 2013 when Nah and Lloyd made MJF Loves You with that artwork inspired by Moonrise Kingdom brimming with some of the most romantic jams like D’Angelo’s “One Mo’gin,” Toro Y Moi’s “Cola” and Jessie Ware & Sampha’s “Valentine” <3. Last […]

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Download: JUDE. – The Bedroom EP

February 13, 2015 No comments yet

  Forida’s JUDE. continue to make hazy-eyed bedroom pop for the twenty-something soul. Most recently, the duo released The Bedroom EP featuring previous releases, “Can’t Breathe” and “Drive,” along with new track “Without You” and a B-side acoustic version of “Drive.” Picking up where the previous tracks left off, “Without You” ebbs and flows like soul-scathing pop, effortlessly dipping and rising from […]

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Video: Tei Shi – “Bassically” + Announces Verde EP

February 12, 2015 No comments yet

Baby, i’ll behave Part body-swaying 90’s flashback, part bad-ass bombastic cinema, Tei Shi’s video is “Bassically” everything. While the song saw her feverish vocals funneled through waves of bumping percussion, the song’s visual counterpart sees Tei Shi enveloped in a comic-inspired militaristic world that sets fire to the songs bumping bass with guns blazing, calling all female rebels to arms […]

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Stream: Meadowlark – “Eyes Wide”

February 6, 2015 No comments yet

Love to wake you up  Bristol duo Meadowlark is out here making music of melancholic grandeur. Rising with the heat of Kate McGill’s tortured vocals, it only takes moments before they seep into the crevices of Daniel Broadley’s instrumentation, hot to the touch of pendulum synths that swing back and forth with a heavy-hearted vengeance. Like London Grammar melded with the floating delicacy […]

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Stream: Misterwives – “Hurricane” + Our Own House Tour With BØRNS

February 4, 2015 No comments yet

Can’t change the storm Since the release of last year’s Reflections EP, Misterwives have toured to all corners of the country, filling us with their brand of boisterous folk-pop with everyone from American Authors to The Mowgli’s and Half Moon Run. A full year later, 2015 finds Misterwives preparing to release their long-awaited debut album Our Own House out this month. […]

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