Video: Bad Suns – “Salt”

November 13, 2014 No comments yet

I don’t feel attached to this name. My favorite song off Bad Suns’ debut LP Language & Perspective just got its visual accompaniment and the result is a socially relevant and emotionally ravaging video. Directed by Daniel “Cloud” Campos, the video explores the story of a transgender protagonist through expertly crafted choreography that takes us through depression, suicide and […]

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Video: Lorde – “Don’t Tell ‘Em” (Jeremih Cover) [BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge]

November 13, 2014 No comments yet

From Ed Sheeran covering Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me” to HAIM covering Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball,” BBC’s Radio 1 Live Lounge continues to be the gift that keeps on giving. Today the Lorde arrives in the studio to cover Jeremih and YG’s summer hit “Don’t Tell ‘Em,” appropriately cooling the song down for the winter months with brisk vocals and menthol synths until the whole thing […]

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Video: Alec Benjamin – “Paper Crown”

November 13, 2014 No comments yet

We first shared Alec Benjamin over the summer when the singer first released the song he wrote in his USC dorm room titled “Paper Crown.” His penchant for story-telling lyrics and breathy vocals created sweeping melodic rapture fated for the repeat button. Today Alec brings the song to life with an accompanying video as enchanting as the song depicting a […]

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Video: Years & Years – “Desire”

November 4, 2014 No comments yet

“Your love only gets me abused.” Following their TV debut on Jools Holland last week, the boy wonders of Years & Years took a break out of opening for Sam Smith on his sold out UK tour to release the video of their greatest “Desire.” Giving their fireblazing, salacious pop anthem a visual treatment, Years & Years explore […]

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Video Premiere: Some Minor Noise – “Tape Experiments”

October 29, 2014 No comments yet

“Everybody wants to go.” Some Minor Noise finally reentered our lives with their album Anachronisms released this past July. Featuring menacing musical layers of snapping 8-bit synths, plucking percussion and relentless melodies, the album detailed the duo’s last year during their musical hiatus including the heartbreaking and the unpretty through a telling display of biting phantasmic electronics. Today, Some Minor […]

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Video: Montgomery – “Piñata”

October 28, 2014 No comments yet

“You break me.” It’s really easy to fall for Montgomery’s brand of melancholic electronica. “War Cry” and the subsequent release of “Piñata” pervaded the internet with their lukewarm synths and menthol vocals, stringing us into her ethereal dreams where it’s impossible not to become enraptured in the swelling power of her crystalline flowing pop. Most recently, […]

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