Mixed Media

July 2016

Audrey Spillman - “Hot As Hell” (audio) (premiere)

It might not be the most effusive piece, but its slow release makes its heat that much more appealing.


Fitz and the Tantrums - “HandClap” (Singles Going Steady)

Fitz and the Tantrums announce that they have completely moved beyond the brass-drenched retro-soul of 2010's Pickin' Up the Pieces.


June 2016

Clark - “Mirage Trooper” (Singles Going Steady)

Clark's "Mirage Trooper" is enigmatic, eerily subterranean, and mesmerizing from start to finish.


The Silks - “Live and Learn” (video) (premiere)

"Live and Learn" is the kind of Americana-worshipping blues rock that will never go out of style.


Editors - “All the Kings” (Singles Going Steady)

Editors returns to the synth-centric new wave revivalism they first introduced on 2009's In This Light and on This Evening.


Wyclef Jean - “Hendrix” (Singles Going Steady)

Wyclef Jean's "Hendrix" is a brooding reflection on friends lost to drugs and innocence lost to sociogenic pressure.


Peter Bjorn and John - “Breakin’ Point” (Singles Going Steady)

"Breakin' Point" makes no attempt to undermine Peter Bjorn and John's tried-and-true formula.


Kaiser Chiefs - “Parachute” (Singles Going Steady)

On "Parachute", the first single released from their upcoming LP Stay Together, Kaiser Chiefs scrap the punk-inspired edge that gave their earlier music grit and dynamism.


Pulp - “Common People” (Singles Going Steady Classic)

This ageless anthem was one of those moments when the outsiders took over and everyone wanted in.


Wye Oak - “Watching the Waiting” (Singles Going Steady)

Jenn Wasner's voice is a marvel of wholly natural beauty -- a phenomenon of indie-pop poeticism that seems to emerge from nature itself.


May 2016

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