Mixed Media

February 2016

Protomartyr - “Dope Cloud” (Singles Going Steady)

The fuzzed-out post-punk of Protomartyr is angsty, metallic, and impossible to ignore.


Charles Bradley - “Change for the World” (Singles Going Steady)

Charles Bradley commands "Change the World" with all of the verve of a Otis Redding or Wilson Pickett.


Minotaurs - “Stayed Too Long” (audio) (premiere)

Nathan Lawr (a.k.a. Minotaurs) is an experimental soul, respecting no boundaries as he explores his musical adventures.


Aesop Rock - “Rings” (Singles Going Steady)

"Rings" shows Aesop Rock at his most lyrically venomous and rhythmically psychotic.


Nigel Hall - “Gimme a Sign” (video) (premiere)

Soul singer Nigel Hall's "Gimme a Sign" takes R&B music back to a time when wasn’t just a genre, it was a lifestyle.


Young Thug - “Worth It” (Singles Going Steady)

It's impressive that Young Thug can bring down the lights and the mood and still sound braggadocious and serene.


DRELLER - “Control” (Singles Going Steady)

DRELLER's "Control"is an excellent song whose sections come together to make a near-perfect piece of art.


The Field - “The Follower” (Live in Berlin) (Singles Going Steady)

The Field's minimalist "The Follower" is best for really deep listening.


Pet Shop Boys - “The Pop Kids” (Singles Going Steady)

Somebody get the synthpop crown and adorn it on the heads of these talented men.


Solas - “As I Went Out Walking” (audio) (premiere)

Irish American roots music band Solas has been around for 20 years thrilling audiences with their forward-looking Irish music.


January 2016

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