Category Archives: Indie

Picture This

Listen // Kero Kero Bonito – “Picture This”

As Kero Kero Bonito frontwoman, Sarah Bonito, sings “I really couldn’t say why my life is so photographic/ Because these days it’s just automatic/ Show me a pic or it didn’t even happen,” I can’t figure out if this is

Picture This

Listen // Kero Kero Bonito – “Picture This”

As Kero Kero Bonito frontwoman, Sarah Bonito, sings “I really couldn’t say why my life is so photographic/ Because these days it’s just automatic/ Show me a pic or it didn’t even happen,” I can’t figure out if this is

Active Child

Listen // Active Child – “1999”

Active Child‘s latest love song explores the space “between now and 1999,” which feels a lot like longing and heartbreak and true love and unsaid words and things you wish you didn’t say and taking chances and falling on your

Active Child

Listen // Active Child – “1999”

Active Child‘s latest love song explores the space “between now and 1999,” which feels a lot like longing and heartbreak and true love and unsaid words and things you wish you didn’t say and taking chances and falling on your

Ava Luna

Listen // Ava Luna – “Coat of Shellac”

I just love how low key sexy this track is from New York’s Ava Luna. “Coat of Shellac” boasts these slightly suggestive riffs behind lead singer Felicia Douglass’s groovy vocals that make this one of those tracks that you gotta

Ava Luna

Listen // Ava Luna – “Coat of Shellac”

I just love how low key sexy this track is from New York’s Ava Luna. “Coat of Shellac” boasts these slightly suggestive riffs behind lead singer Felicia Douglass’s groovy vocals that make this one of those tracks that you gotta

Francis Forever

Free Download // Mitski – “Francis Forever” (Ryan Hemsworth Remix)

Brooklynites Ryan Hemsworth and Mitski will be sharing the stage later this month in Austin for SXSW, and in light of that, Hemsworth applied his signature whimsy to Mitski’s “Francis Forever”.  Hemsworth transformed the heartwrenching, brooding original into this bouncy,

Francis Forever

Free Download // Mitski – “Francis Forever” (Ryan Hemsworth Remix)

Brooklynites Ryan Hemsworth and Mitski will be sharing the stage later this month in Austin for SXSW, and in light of that, Hemsworth applied his signature whimsy to Mitski’s “Francis Forever”.  Hemsworth transformed the heartwrenching, brooding original into this bouncy,

Gal Pals

Listen // Gal Pals – “Here’s To The Gals”

Ladies – here’s a track from Gal Pals that you wanna keep in your pocket until the weather breaks.  Just some straight-forward, summertime indie pop punk that’s too easy to love (a lot like us, you know?).  “Here’s To The

Gal Pals

Listen // Gal Pals – “Here’s To The Gals”

Ladies – here’s a track from Gal Pals that you wanna keep in your pocket until the weather breaks.  Just some straight-forward, summertime indie pop punk that’s too easy to love (a lot like us, you know?).  “Here’s To The

Pearl Lion

Interview // Live from New York, It’s Jared Scharff!

So, before the holidays I get an email from a guy named Jared Scharff who claims he’s the guitarist for the Saturday Night Live band.  Color me skeptical, I’m like, “Yeah fucking right.”  But I checked him out, did my

Pearl Lion

Interview // Live from New York, It’s Jared Scharff!

So, before the holidays I get an email from a guy named Jared Scharff who claims he’s the guitarist for the Saturday Night Live band.  Color me skeptical, I’m like, “Yeah fucking right.”  But I checked him out, did my

Slutever

Listen // Slutever – “Smother”

Following their amazing split EP with Girlpool, Slutever is back with their latest track, “Smother”.  The LA-based duo, Rachel Gagliardi and Nicole Snyder, deliver an uppercut of punchy lyrics against hardy punk rock for the ultimate summertime sound.  It sounds

Slutever

Listen // Slutever – “Smother”

Following their amazing split EP with Girlpool, Slutever is back with their latest track, “Smother”.  The LA-based duo, Rachel Gagliardi and Nicole Snyder, deliver an uppercut of punchy lyrics against hardy punk rock for the ultimate summertime sound.  It sounds

purityring

Listen // Purity Ring – “Push Pull”

It’s been nearly two years since Shrines debuted and without much word from Purity Ring since then, but this week we finally heard a hint that there might be a sophomore album in store for the duo.  “Push Pull” sounds

purityring

Listen // Purity Ring – “Push Pull”

It’s been nearly two years since Shrines debuted and without much word from Purity Ring since then, but this week we finally heard a hint that there might be a sophomore album in store for the duo.  “Push Pull” sounds

kerokerobonito

Listen // Kero Kero Bonito – “Build It Up”

“If you’d like to go places, pick your favorite and build it up, as big as you want it. Don’t forget to put your flag on top.” London’s J-pop outfit, Kero Kero Bonito, makes me want to build a fucking

kerokerobonito

Listen // Kero Kero Bonito – “Build It Up”

“If you’d like to go places, pick your favorite and build it up, as big as you want it. Don’t forget to put your flag on top.” London’s J-pop outfit, Kero Kero Bonito, makes me want to build a fucking

That Did It

Listen // Sleigh Bells ft. Tink – “That Did It” (+ Video!)

I love it when a good thing comes together.  After some apparent chemistry at SXSW, Red Bull paired up Brooklyn’s noise-pop duo, Sleigh Bells, with Chicago rapper, Tink, over the summer to see what would happen.  The result?  A loud,

That Did It

Listen // Sleigh Bells ft. Tink – “That Did It” (+ Video!)

I love it when a good thing comes together.  After some apparent chemistry at SXSW, Red Bull paired up Brooklyn’s noise-pop duo, Sleigh Bells, with Chicago rapper, Tink, over the summer to see what would happen.  The result?  A loud,

Four Tet

Watch // Four Tet Performs at Pitchfork Festival in Paris

I know it’s like, really cool and fun to hate Pitchfork and all, but I love Four Tet and I’m not even too proud to post his amazing hour-long set from the Pitchfork Festival in Paris in October. I love

Four Tet

Watch // Four Tet Performs at Pitchfork Festival in Paris

I know it’s like, really cool and fun to hate Pitchfork and all, but I love Four Tet and I’m not even too proud to post his amazing hour-long set from the Pitchfork Festival in Paris in October. I love

Misun

Stream // Misun – Superstitions

So this week, LA-based (via DC!) aquawave superbabes, Misun, released their highly-anticipated album, Superstitions.  WHY AM I NOT AT THE BEACH CATCHING WAVES AND EATING FRENCH FRIES WITH THE SEAGULLS?!?!  Seriously though, Misun Wojcik, the frontwoman and superhero leading this

Misun

Stream // Misun – Superstitions

So this week, LA-based (via DC!) aquawave superbabes, Misun, released their highly-anticipated album, Superstitions.  WHY AM I NOT AT THE BEACH CATCHING WAVES AND EATING FRENCH FRIES WITH THE SEAGULLS?!?!  Seriously though, Misun Wojcik, the frontwoman and superhero leading this