[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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Stream: BREAKFAST – “Diane”

January 27, 2015 No comments yet

LA four-piece BREAKFAST is out here making deliciously retro-synth pop. Dressed up in swift kicks of pastel percussion and saccharine keyboard riffs, “Diane” stirs like an cool burst of flavor coated in a crunching chorus that goes down smooth on the savory tang of those cooing vocals. One part Talking Heads, one part Zella Day, “Diane” is equal parts quirky and […]

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Stream: COIN – “Run”

January 27, 2015 1 comment

COIN proudly call themselves a “product of the ’90s.” With a penchant for borrowed nostalgia and steamrolling hooks that melt in the ears with all the earnestness of Deep Blue Something’s “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” and the buoyancy of New Radicals, it’s easy to hear why. It’s that same stroke of wide-eyed sincerity that makes their latest […]

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[PREMIERE] Madison – “Give Me Your Oh” (Carousel Remix)

January 27, 2015 No comments yet

Madison is a DIY indie-pop princess with a thirst for synthed-out, floor-filling jams. Through her own label G Records, Madison has released a series of EPs including The Noise Some People Make, We’ve Been Nothing and her latest In The Bright Light that highlights her brand of propulsive pop. Madison also released The Remixes Some People Make featuring standout remix “#1″ […]

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