NEW AudioDax (@AudioDax) – Pop Rocks Mixtape

                        Summertime seems to be the season of choice for the boys of AudioDax; this time last year, we were jamming to their debut mixtape, The Annexation and in time for this year’s summer festivities, Temble and Krypton-FLO have released their second effort, Pop […]

Guba (@gubamusic) – You & Me

And yet more goodness coming at you from Malaysia, this time singer-songwriter Gabriel Robert aka GUBA who hails from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah in Borneo. Check out this video of his song, “You & Me”. Absolutely gorgeous.

Watch: Raphael Saadiq – Radio

Here’s a video for Raphael Saadiq‘s hot new single Radio, off is upcoming album, Stone Rollin. Don’t miss Saadiq @ Coachella this year. Raphael Saadiq – “Radio” ( director’s cut ) from Tracemaker on Vimeo.

Roppongi’s Ace: americana refreshed

Tampa country-rock group Roppongi’s Ace have once described themselves as “mustache rock”.  The distinction of this genre (real or not) is carried with them to every show they play, their moustaches very real and their rock nostalgically alive. Full-throated wails, thumping bass, and a rawness that could make a hock of beef blush are what crowds and the […]

Introducing Silbermond

I came across Silbermond when I was studying abroad in Germany a few years ago. I watched them perform “Zeit für Optimisten” (meaning “Time for Optimists” in German) on TV when they performed at the Berlin Live 8 Concert  and from that moment forward I knew that they were a band to reckon with. Upon […]

Ely Guerra – Hombre Invisible

The amazing Mexican singer-songwriter Ely Guerra is BACK after a six year hiatus with a new album called Hombre Invisible (“Invisible Man”). I had NO idea she even released a single called “Colmena” (above) in December let alone released an album last week which is available on iTunes.  Peep this, peeps. Peace, Radio Morillo

Introducing Diandra Arjunaidi

Diandra Arjunaidi is the latest in a row of Malaysian female singers to hit the scene, right along Zee Avi and Yuna. The young performing arts student was discovered in much the same way Zee Avi and Yuna were discovered: on YouTube. In the past few months, Diandra has been seen around KL performing and […]

Throwback: Smashing Pumpkins – Destination Unknown

So, I was very happy to receive the Smashing Pumpkins Box set, The Aeroplane Flies High. I originally wanted this back in 1996 when it first came out, but since I was only 13 at the time, i didn’t have any money. Fast forward 13 years later and that random memory of me wanting that […]

Album Review: Beardo – Beardo

Beardo, born Jeramy Gritter in Harlem, later moved to L.A. with big dreams. He Quickly linked up with Mickey Avalon and the crew of Dirt Nasty and Andre Legacy. His name comes from a drunk critic who said “no one cared about what Beardo had to say.” Flash forward to today, Beardo recently wrapped up […]

Spearmint – A Week Away (Re-Issue)

London indie/pop group Spearmint, are re-releasing their classic debut album A Week Away to mark its 10th anniversary. The reissue is a special remastered edition including a 24-page booklet and 12 bonus tracks, 7 of which are brand new. The first single from the album, A Trip Into space, is the original full-length version of […]

CMJ Day 5: A Little Tamer

Saturday was the last night for CMJ and by then I was feeling the effects of the previous 4 days, little sleep, being drunk every night, passing out on my couch rather then my bed, and exhaustion. So when it was time to go see some bands on sat, I was relived that my night […]

Solid Gold – Matter of Time

Minneapolis indie-electro outfit Solid Gold (Zach Coulter, Matthew Locher, and Adam Hurlburt) have been creating music together since the band’s formation in 2001. Over the past few years they’ve honed in on what is now their signature tranced-out, disco-kissed, electronic-indie sound. “Matter of Time” is Solid Gold’s first release since its 2008 debut album, Bodies […]

Music Video: Warpaint – Stars

We have talked about LA ambient rock group Warpaint in the past. With their pretty melodies and airy, hypnotic vocals, they bring some tranquility to our minds with their latest music video for Stars, Directed by Adam Harding and Burke Roberts, the film was filmed in the ashes of the Angeles National Forest. The videography […]