Monday, January 12 2015
A driving anthem for those striving to break free from the mundane 9-to-5 routine, "Spoil Yr Party" is a potent first taste of what's to come on Sporting Life's new LP, Rivalry.
For a slice of honky-tonk rock chock full of spirited backing vocals and bluesy guitar, Ivory Deville's "Dance Hall" will do just the trick.
Friday, January 9 2015
The mood of Counting Crows' "Long December" meets Dylanesque vocals on the latest track by the rising talent Kingsley Flood.
Tuesday, January 6 2015
After a 35 year long wait for a new studio album, the time has finally come for the return of the Pop Group. "Mad Truth" is the first of what's to come on the forthcoming LP Citizen Zombie.
America is a long road; in 2014, First Aid Kit travel it in its cover of Simon & Garfunkel's "America".
Monday, January 5 2015
Comprised of sharp, hooky punk, Empires, the newest LP by the New York City punk band Swanky Tiger, balances pop smarts with guitar-diven aggression.
Mic Phelps' serpentine, nocturnal track "Waterfalls" now has video accompaniment, which pairs the song with stunning visuals of Iceland and Paris.
Driven by killer riffs and guy/girl vocal interplay, "Tommy Gun", the newest track by the New York City band Blue & Gold, is a potent injection of vintage-minded rock 'n' roll.
Tuesday, December 30 2014
The reputable Malian singer Kassé Mady Diabaté has readied his latest studio effort, Kirike, which you can stream a week in advance of its release.
Monday, December 29 2014
For haunting, minimalist indie in the vein of Majical Cloudz, look no further than the spare but powerful voice-and-piano combo of Adna's "Thank God for Sending Demons", a cover of the Swedish musician Kleerup.