Video: The Quicksilver Kings – The Man With No Heart

Next up we take it down a notch with a delicous folk-rock tune from The Quicksilver Kings. The group, born in 2012 through a shared love of beer, classic music, cigarettes and other things, have really got something here with sixties inspired catchy tunes that blend blues, folk country and pop. They sent us over […]

Single: Another Me – Fisherman

We are taking down a notch with a new track from Swiss four piece, Another Me. They sent us over their new single, “Fisherman” to check out and we were in instant tranquility. Beautiful voices, whimsical melodies and lyrics that make you think make this a stellar example of an authentic music group. Peep the […]

TJ Doyle Releases Sophomore Album, ‘On the Horizon’

New music this week comes from LA artist, TJ Doyle. His style is a throwback to the 60s that is reminiscent of Neil Young and the artists of that generation (would not be surprised if he hears that a lot). He sent us over his sophomore release title On the Horizon which has ten songs […]

Fair Play Release Debut EP

NYC’s Fair Play hit us with their beautiful new self-titled EP. The band, composed of David Abeles, Will Connolly and Elizabeth A. Davis, are the original cast members of Broadway’s TONY-winning smash hit musical Once. They are getting back to their singer-songwriter roots and an improvisational vibe with this new EP. Fair Play’s EP takes […]

Single: i am Love – Pillar of Salt

Next up is i am Love, a creative fresh acoustic/folk project that uses cello, woodwinds, zither, sax and reverb to create “the archaic sound of the future — did I mention they have crazy mustaches and a horse for a keyboard player? They sent us over some tunes to check out including “Pillar or Salt” […]

Single: Transistor Girl – Treading on Flames

Transistor Girl is a Geneva based duo who came together after having the craziest night on a trip to a concert. The duo sent us over their debut EP, Treading on Flames, to check out and I have to say we are digging their vibe. There is something very intimate about the music Transistor Girl […]

NYC Ticket Giveaway: Marissa Nadler + MXD SGNLS

Marissa Nadler’s LP, “July,” came out on Feburary 4 through Sacred Bones Records. A full tour promoting the album is all set, with the first show taking place Saturday, February 8 at Brooklyn’s Glasslands Gallery. You can buy tickets here, or you can win a free pair of tickets with us. Just leave a comment […]

Wires In The Walls Release Brand New Music Video

Los Angeles-based folk-pop quintet Wires in the Walls debut a brand new music video for “In the Rain,” off their recently released EP Leap, Timber, Leap. “In the Rain” is a combination of their catchy melodies and sweet bantering lyrics that make for the perfect road trip soundtrack. The video, simple, and yet visually compelling, […]

Video: Imagine Dragons – On Top Of the World

Imagine Dragons premiere the video for their song “On Top Of The World” today. Set in 1969 and directed by Matt Eastin and Corey Fox, the video depicts the band as eccentric astronauts involved in the first manned Moon landing. The band had this to say about the video “We had a good time shooting this video. […]

Video: The Beautiful Word – Eating Me Eating You

Want to feel happy? Then listen to The Beautiful Word. This Uk band is making vivid, danceable folk-pop with super-tight vocal harmonies — they remind me of a modern day Fleetwood Mac. The band send us over their the video to their single, “Eating Me Eating You,” which is from their upcoming album, Particles, out […]

The Peripherals debut LP ‘Declarations’

San Diego’s rising indie folk band, The Peripherals, released their debut full-length album on July 23, their first release with independent label Aural Gravy Records. The band’s earlier EP, “As Themselves,” showcasing the talents of founding members Omar Musisko and Drew Thams, was a sweet slice of musical cake, but Declarations is fuller, edgier and […]

The Head and the Heart Reveal ‘Another Story’

The Head and The Heart will release Let’s Be Still through Sub Pop on October 15th. This record is the follow up to their 2011 self-titled debut, which went on to be the breakout indie success story of the year, selling nearly 300,000 copies to date. “Shake”, the first single off the upcoming album, was released in […]

Listen: Cars and Trains – Black Birds In The Branches

The concept of a family is one of those ever-morphing ideas that is constantly growing and contracting as we stumble through life. Sometimes that means joy; far too often, there’s a great deal of pain involved. But whether it is the people that raised us, or the friends and loved ones that picked up where […]

Introducing Jirapah (@jirapah)

                          I recently came across Jirapah after seeing the band’s bassist, Mar Galo, in the short film “Hujan Panas“. Made up of New York City transplants Mar Galo and Ken Jenie, the band, currently based out of Galo and Jenie’s native Indonesia, has […]

Yuna (@yunamusic) Live at Mercury Lounge

Anticipation was the mood of the evening as a line of fans, bloggers, press and some of my friends queued up in front of Mercury Lounge this past Tuesday. The house was packed solid in time for the debut New York City performance of Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna. The NYC blogosphere had already been buzzing about […]

@RevolverFrench Announce Parallel Lives EP + NA Tour Dates

Parisian trio, Revolver, was a band that I did not particularly feel when I first heard them. That changed when I saw their folk-rock performance at the Cake Shop during CMJ last year. Fast-forward to today and we find the band gearing up to release their Parallel Lives EP through Astralwerks. To give you a tast of what is to come, the […]

Iron & Wine secret full length release show

Iron & Wine will debut their new album, Kiss Each Other Clean, tonight at the Greene Space here in NYC. The show was just announced today and can be streamed live @ 8 ET on the Greene Space site as well as NPR.

Introducing Reza Salleh (@rezasalleh)

For Malaysian audiences, there’s no introduction needed here. Singer-songwriter Reza Salleh has been charming the country’s music lovers for close to ten years, 2010  finally saw the release debut album Realize, a collection of songs he’s written in the past ten years. After graduating from Monash University in Australia, Reza returned to Malaysia and founded […]

Listen: Wet Wings (@infinitytapes)

BBC was sent some chill-out folk music from New Zealand boy/girl duo, Wet Wings, the other day and we love it. Their music is soft, sweet, emotional, airy and just plain relaxin’. The spacious, hazy vibe complimented with acoustic musings and really personal/emotive lyrics all add up to create some blissful music. Make sure to […]

Music Video: @BandofHorses – Dilly

Check out Band of Horses‘ new video for Dilly over at Youtube. The song is off their latest release, Infinite Arms, and the video is directed by Philip Andelman (Ryan Adams, Beyonce, Rihanna).