Mixed Media

April 2016

Passport to Stockholm - “Better Days” (audio) (premiere)

London indie folk ensemble Passport to Stockholm knows their way around a hook. The group creates memorable, pristine, addictive folk pop.


March 2016

Sulfur City - “Whispers” (audio) (premiere)

Sulfur City is a really honest to goodness working class rock band, the kind you can unwind to with beers and pool games at the local pub.


Jessy Lanza - “VV Violence” (Singles Going Steady)

With a gossamer brat-pop voice that recalls Like a Virgin-era Madonna, Jessy Lanza sings in slashes and bursts of highly-pressurized air.


Anoushka Shankar - “Land of Gold” (video) (premiere)

Deeply concerned about the plight of the world's refugees, Anoushka Shankar felt she needed to make an artistic and political stand.


Will Stewart - “Keyhole” (audio) (premiere)

Birmingham, Alabama's Will Stewart has stepped away from his old group, Willie and the Giant, to emerge as a compelling solo artist this year with a new EP, Faultline.


Basmala - “Chopa Sidi” (audio) (premiere)

Basmala walks the line between hip-hop and electronic music, visiting the realm of avant-garde jazz, all in an effort to create forward-looking, experimental music that he dubs visionary soul.


Marissa Nadler - “All the Colors of the Dark” (Singles Going Steady)

Somewhere between the dreamy folk-fiction of Joni Mitchell and the cine-pop balladry of Lana Del Ray, "All the Colors in the Dark" is a concentrated swath of emotionally charged atmosphere.


Gregory Porter - “Don’t Lose Your Steam” (Singles Going Steady)

Gregory Porter has his eyes on the good things in life and uses his voice to remind us of their presence.


Little Scream - “Love As a Weapon” (Singles Going Steady)

Kiss"-era Prince updated for the 21st century... "Love As a Weapon" is a bright, shiny jolt of dance-pop heaven.


Boulevards - ‘Groove!’ (album stream) (premiere)

Jamil Rashad, a/k/a Boulevards, is part of the batch of new indie soul musicians lighting up the music world and bringing some serious grooves back into contemporary popular music.


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