Category Archives: Indie

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

James Blake

Watch // James Blake Performs at Pitchfork Music Festival in Paris

Look, I have to be honest here.  My boy James Blake has come through the DC metro area many a time and every single time I sleep on tickets cause it’s not exactly cheap to see talent like this and

James Blake

Watch // James Blake Performs at Pitchfork Music Festival in Paris

Look, I have to be honest here.  My boy James Blake has come through the DC metro area many a time and every single time I sleep on tickets cause it’s not exactly cheap to see talent like this and

Caribou

Mix // Caribou for Rough Trade

Caribou‘s latest mix for Rough Trade is one of the more diverse ones I’ve heard all year. Boasting a myriad of different textures, tempos, and all around vibes, this mix spans genres from far and wide – dark techno, sexy

Caribou

Mix // Caribou for Rough Trade

Caribou‘s latest mix for Rough Trade is one of the more diverse ones I’ve heard all year. Boasting a myriad of different textures, tempos, and all around vibes, this mix spans genres from far and wide – dark techno, sexy

bully

Video // Bully – “Brainfreeze”

I can’t get enough of that 90s feeling where everything was fun and carefree and the sun was always shining on everybody instead of Kurt Cobain or whatever.  Welcome to Bully‘s latest video for “Brainfreeze”.  The low-budget video, directed by

bully

Video // Bully – “Brainfreeze”

I can’t get enough of that 90s feeling where everything was fun and carefree and the sun was always shining on everybody instead of Kurt Cobain or whatever.  Welcome to Bully‘s latest video for “Brainfreeze”.  The low-budget video, directed by

Quilt

Video // Quilt – “Mary Mountain”

I can’t imagine how much fun there is to be had when you’re a band on tour around the country.  And if you’re not in a band but have taken a road trip with some of your best friends, I’m

Quilt

Video // Quilt – “Mary Mountain”

I can’t imagine how much fun there is to be had when you’re a band on tour around the country.  And if you’re not in a band but have taken a road trip with some of your best friends, I’m

Tei Shi

Listen // Tei Shi – “See Me”

I know I just posted a Tei Shi track about a month ago but her latest, “See Me”, was too stellar to pass up.  It’s very minimal and twinkly and just the perfect vehicle to highlight her whimsical vocals.  She

Tei Shi

Listen // Tei Shi – “See Me”

I know I just posted a Tei Shi track about a month ago but her latest, “See Me”, was too stellar to pass up.  It’s very minimal and twinkly and just the perfect vehicle to highlight her whimsical vocals.  She