Mixed Media

February 2016

Mountain Heart - “Addicted” (audio) (premiere)

Progressive bluegrass band Mountain Heart rove way beyond the confines of the bluegrass genre, adding a bit of soul ala the SteelDrivers and a bit of pure-bred country ala Chris Stapleton.


Hero Fisher - “Breathe” (video) (premiere)

London's Hero Fisher sings in a deep voice, loaded with emotion and nuance.


Moving Units - “Opposite of Rhyming” (audio) (premiere)

Moving Units is set to release their fourth album Damage With Care on April 8th and we've got a supercharged banger to share with you in "Opposite of Rhyming".


Death By Unga Bunga - ‘Pineapple Pizza’ (album stream) (premiere)

Norway's Death By Unga Bunga is a garage rock band playing highly energetic, rough and rowdy rock 'n' roll.


Massive Attack / Young Fathers - “Voodoo in My Blood”

"Voodoo in My Blood" is a trip-hop New Orleans funeral parade with the casket open, brimming with incantatory rhymes and death-hymn melodies.


Saul Williams - “The Noise Came From Here” (Singles Going Steady)

Ferguson needs protest anthems, and this is a terrific one.


Minor Victories - “A Hundred Ropes” (Singles Going Steady)

Minor Victories are an agglomeration of new-century post-punk wanderers, and their sound, elusive yet in-your-face, is an anxious stagger through the streets of some urban labyrinth.


Eli West - “You Asked Me To” (audio) (premiere)

Noted American roots artist Eli West creates an intriguing concept album based on the stories of his two grandfathers who were polar opposites.


Lua Sonique - “Visions” (video) (premiere)

South London's Lua Sonique have a unique sound among their synthpop brethren.


CHVRCHES - “Clearest Blue” (Singles Going Steady)

"Clearest Blue" is a sky-piercing synthpop anthem that behaves so intoxicatingly of-the-moment that to call it timeless would be half-insulting.


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Saul Williams Commands Attention at Summerstage (Photos + Video)

// Notes from the Road

"Saul Williams played a free, powerful Summerstage show ahead of his appearance at Afropunk this weekend.

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