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Monday, April 6 2015

False-Heads - “TwentyNothing” (video) (Premiere)

The young London band False-Heads take a leaflet out of the book Nirvana wrote with its energetic new single, "TwentyNothing".


theSHIFT - ‘7th Direction’ (EP stream) (Premiere)

The trio theSHIFT prides itself on a "high octane" brand of rock 'n' roll.


Ceschi - ‘Broken Bone Ballads’ (album stream) (Premiere)

The New Haven, Connecticut musician Ceschi Ramos says his new album Broken Bone Ballads "feels like purging five years of bile from his guts."


Emil Friis - ‘Sand in Your Eyes’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Sand In Your Eyes is an evocative example of how, given a distinct mood, an album can become a film in one's mind.


Jon Regen - “Home Again” (audio) (Premiere)

This piano-centric lamentation on the alienation of travel comes from singer-songwriter Jon Regen's forthcoming record Stop Time.


Friday, April 3 2015

10 Moments ‘Mad Men’s’ Sally Draper Should Discuss with Her Therapist

When Mad Men debuted on AMC, Sally Draper was a cherubic 5-year-old with a mop of blond ringlets and an adorable lisp. Nine fictional years later, she’s a boarding school student with a smoking habit and a perfectly sullen teenage eye-roll.


Pocket Panda - “There You Go” (audio) (Premiere)

The latest tune by the Seattle band Pocket Panda, "There You Go", brings to mind the music of Ben Howard, albeit with a rock-oriented sound.


Father John Misty Talks Love and Happy Hubris

Father John Misty’s grandiose new album, I Love You, Honeybear, is largely about falling in love and getting married and all the weird and wonderful moments that go with that


Mary Epworth - “Sweet Boy” (audio) (Premiere)

Mary Epworth may be English, but the gentle, vocal harmony-led tune "Sweet Boy" evokes American folk revival greats like Gillian Welch.


Frank Sinatra’s Story Told on HBO

If Frank Sinatra eventually lost his grip on pop, Alex Gibney thinks he persists today because of the emotion and passion in his best music, particularly the ballads.


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