Download: Treasureseason – “Mad World” (Tears For Fears Cover)

January 15, 2015 No comments yet

You might remember dream pop duo Treasureseason for their candied-frosted “Julep” released at the end of last year. In the dark corners of winter, Treasureseason carve out a spacious niche of Tears For Fears’ immortal “Mad World,” pouring ethereal vocals and frost-bitten synths into the original before freezing the whole thing over with an ominous blanket of soul-piercing gloom. It’s a […]

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Stream: Refs – “Pain Goes Away”

January 15, 2015 No comments yet

Call me anytime you want A combination of future-retro soundscapes and LED harmonics decorated by softly searing vocals and a brooding saturated presence, Refs is the result of a year of sonic collaboration between producer Zachary Andrew (Black Light Dinner Party, High Highs) and R&B hero Richard Saunders. In their staR&B debut, Refs introduce themselves with the slinky, LED […]

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Stream: Day Wave – “Total Zombie”

January 15, 2015 No comments yet

Close your eyes and I’ll close mine In his stunning debut “Nothing At All,” Jackson Phillips established himself as a tour-de-fource of glimmering, mood-soaked electro-pop fated to build a bridge from nostalgic 80’s vices to heart-burning pop. In his latest release, Daywave’s bedroom vocals snuggle into a blanket of fuzzy-pop instrumentals like Mansions On The Moon meeting The […]

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Stream: Waterstrider – “White Light”

January 14, 2015 No comments yet

Open your mind In a place somewhere between gauzy pop and blues-ridden indie, between the soul of Fyfe and the electronic wisps of Vaults exists Oakland, California five piece Waterstrider. In a melodic instant, buoyant synths transport you to a weightless place where a lustrous “White Light” illuminates our ability to realize our own power. With delectable guitar licks of neat whiskey […]

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News: Halsey and Young Rising Sons Announce Co-Headlining American Youth Tour With Special Guest Olivver The Kid

January 9, 2015 No comments yet

Let me just make this statement loud and clear, Jersey’s here. With the announcement that the new stargazing pop pixie on the block Halsey and the kings of the world that are turnin’ american alt rock into a propulsive, addicting high best known as Young Rising Sons are joining forces in the form of a national tour comes a […]

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Stream: Years & Years – “King”

January 9, 2015 No comments yet

 “Let go of everything” My longtime music love Years & Years have been around the blog block and back with a string of critically and commercially praised singles like “Take Shelter,” “Real” and the sanguine electro-snap of their feature on Tourist’s “Illuminate.” Today, their reprise their role of emotionally-fueled electronica in their latest offering “King” which premiered […]

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Stream: Kevin Garrett – “Coloring”

January 7, 2015 No comments yet

Hey, everybody! It’s been a while since I posted on here (school and work and whatnot), but I heard this gem from RocNation artist Kevin Garrett and I was pretty blown away. Imagine Sam Smith, but with songwriting chops and without the occasionally grating delivery, and you’ve got a decent picture of his debut singing “Coloring.” The […]

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[GIVEAWAY] Win 2 Tickets To Disclosure (DJ Set) In NYC @ Pier 94 on NYE

December 19, 2014 No comments yet

After a year of collaborations with Mary J. Blige and Sam Smith (like on “Right Now“), a string of festival performances (like this unforgettable moment at Coachella), receiving a certified platinum record with “Latch” and a Grammy nomination for Best Electronic Album at this year’s Grammy’s, the brothers Disclosure are ending their year in the greatest possible way — by presenting a […]

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