Single: Eastern Bloc – Milk

New Zealand-based DJ/production duo, Eastern Bloc, just  released their new single ‘Milk’ which is a blend of low-slung jersey club, sexual rap, & house music — yep you read that right.

The project began when  longstanding Wellington club DJ Marek (Polish) met up-and-coming DJ/production talent Artur (Beat Mob/Ukranian) bonded over a mutual […]

Watch + Listen: The Swiss

The Swiss (who are actually Australian) have an EP coming out April 21, and today they released a Luke Million remix for “In The City.”

I first got familiar with The Swiss in 2009 with the release of their self-titled album. I’ve always wished I was around for disco’s peak […]

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    Remix: Alexander von Mehren – Aerosuite (Sean O’ Hagan Remix)

Remix: Alexander von Mehren – Aerosuite (Sean O’ Hagan Remix)

Norwegian singer/instrumentalist, Alexander von Mehren, released a psyched out remix of his tune “Aerosuite,” courtesy of producer Sean O’ Hagan (Stereolab, High Llamas). The track is featured on his debut album, Aéropop which was released earlier this year.

Primarily influenced by French, British and Italian library music of the 60s and […]

Single: Paris Carney – Astronaut

Wow, I’m totally enamored with this new track from Los Angeles-based indie electro-pop artist Paris Carney. The track is called “Astronaut” and its everything you want from a song, including a a catchy hook that is hard to forget.


Listen: Erased Tapes Records

Last November I had the pleasure of welcoming Nils Frahm into the Newtown Radio studio for my weekly show, MXD SGNLS. Frahm was in NYC promoting his LP, Spaces, and later played a set at Manhattan’s Le Poisson Rouge. At the time I was pretty unfamiliar with Frahm and […]

Watch + Listen: Trust

Joyland, the sophomore LP from Trust, comes out today on Arts & Crafts. The musical output of Toronto resident Robert Alfons lies somewhere between synthpop and gothwave. Regardless of the genre the music falls into, there’s no denying this second album finds Trust in more of the mood to […]

Andy Blunda Goes Solo With ‘Messages’

Blunda is the solo project of multi-instrumentalist and classical pianist Andy Blunda. After years of recording and touring in bands, one being Paloalto, who recorded two albums with producer Rick Rubin, Blunda made the decision to start recording his own material which he had been writing on and off […]

Smooth R&B Courtesy of Amatus

Next up is some fresh new music from NY based synth pop/r&b artist, Amatus. She recently moved from Chi town to NYC to focus in and rededicate herself to her passion. This led to Broken Campus, her debut EP. On the EP you will find an enticing blend of […]