Friday, January 16 2015
With herky-jerky drums and layered pad synths, Bjørn Torske's "Eight Years" is an example of the early Norwegian disco scene that spawned artists like Todd Terje.
With a cool percussive pattern and plinked notes juxtaposed against a windy, beautiful violin, "Miles of Skyline" is an instrumentally sophisticated number by the promising folk outfit River Whyless.
David Strange once said that “reality is inherently psychedelic." One listen to his track "Lion Tattoo" and you'll be able to see why.
Thursday, January 15 2015
British singer/songwriter David Gray teamed up with country darling LeAnn Rimes for a new version of his song "Snow in Vegas", a track off of his 2014 LP Mutineers.
With beautiful vocals and entrancing strings, Manika Kaur's "Aukhee Gharhee" is an alluring opener to her new album, Bow to You Waheguru.
This track, inspired by the musical legacy of Will Rogers, finds Oklahoma songwriter Beau Jennings joined by Sufjan Stevens for a beautiful, reflective piano ballad.
This young Michigan group has two new songs of wildly infectious baroque power pop: "Mr. Wise Man" and "Lovely Lisa".
Wednesday, January 14 2015
Alt rock veterans Swervedriver have released the video for their new single, "Setting Sun", along with details of a new album and tour.
The sophisticated and catchy experimental pop of "There's Nothing There" is an intriguing preview of his new record, OK It's Not OK.
Welcome to the universe of Belle and Sebastian’s ninth studio album, “Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance,” out Jan. 20, which sees the orchestral pop band reawakening its inner disco soul and taking its character sketches out for a worldly spin.