Mixed Media

February 2016

Penny and Sparrow - “Makeshift” (audio) (premiere)

Austin singer-songwriter duo Penny and Sparrow move from delicate folk to rough-edged Americana on their new album.


Sean Anonymous - “Chapters” (video) (premiere)

On this new track rapper Sean Anonymous takes a break for a bit of slow jam.


Janiva Magness - “Love Wins Again” (audio) (premiere)

Janiva Magness has built a career on the intersections of genres, seamlessly blending blues, Americana, country, pop, and most importantly soul into her own unique sound.


Throwing Shade - “hashtag IRL” (Singles Going Steady)

Throwing Shade critiques the phony plasticity and the anti-intellectualism of social media most effectively on "hashtag IRL".


So Pitted - “holding the void / the sickness” (Singles Going Steady)

Wire meets the Fluid on the most postmodern release Sub Pop has offered thus far.


Moderat - “Reminder” (Singles Going Steady)

Moderat return with a swirling techno soundscape that evokes Trentemøller’s music as much as it does In Rainbows-era Radiohead.


U.S. Girls - “Navy & Cream” (Singles Going Steady)

The woozy chords at the heart of “Navy & Cream” sound like Wham’s “Everything She Wants” at half speed.


Beyoncé - “Formation” (Singles Going Steady)

Beyoncé's "Formation" is Black Pride incarnate, and it’s exactly what we needed to hear right now.


Chris Hunt - “Plaster” (audio) (premiere)

Chris Hunt juxtaposes wide cinematic flourishes with elements of jaggy noise that almost create a heavy metal effect in his productions.


Jessy Lanza - “It Means I Love You” (Singles Going Steady)

Jessy Lanza manages to take us to a bunch of interesting sonic places as she effortlessly transitions from section to section.


January 2016

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