Listen: The Knocks – Sunshine

It definitely summertime out there, and in celebration of that, as well as being signed to A&M Octone/Interscope Records, The Knocks are giving away a free jam appropriately titled “Sunshine.” The Knocks will be on tour this summer all over the states as well as in Europe supporting. Make sure to be on the lookout […]

Download: @TheKnockz -Same Old Songs EP

NYC producer duo, The Knocks, have been slowly releasing tunes from their latest EP, Same Old Songs, a collection of covers/remixes of classic Motown tunes. The guys have also decided to let your download the EP fo free to enjoy it wherever you go. enjoY! The Same Old Songs EP by The Knocks

Remix: @TheKnockz – Keep Me Hangin’ On (Supremes Remix)

For this rainy afternoon we have another new track from The Knocks‘ upcoming EP, Same Old Songs. This time its remix of of the Supremes’ “Keep Me Hanging.” Make sure to check out these awesome guys when the play Webster Hall with Ellie Goulding tomorrow night. enjoY! The Knocks -Keep Me Hangin’ On (Supremes Remix)

Listen: @TheKnockz – Knock On Wood (Eddie Floyd Cover)

Looky Looky, we have a new track from The Knocks‘ new EP of covers/remixes called Same Old Songs. This time its a cover of Eddie Floyd’s “Knock on Wood.” Same Old Songs will be out real soon. Stay tuned enjoY! The Knocks – On Wood (Eddie Floyd Cover)

Listen: @TheKnockz – Ain’t Too Proud to Beg (The Temptations Cover)

Below we have the first track from NYC duo, The Knocks‘ new EP, The Same Old Songs. The track is a cover of The Temptations’ “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” which features — the pretty much sounds like the original– vocals from Jpatt (One half of The Knocks). They duo has indeed made a modern […]

CMJ 2010: Recap

Oh CMJ, how I love you, every year for a week, you make me muster the energy to party liek a rockstar. Oh how I will miss you, but I know you will return… So, saw tons of music this year, but below are the top 5 artists that I feel deserve some further exploration. […]

CMJ Day 2: The Knocks (@theKnockz)

Next was to Bowery Ballroom for the late show with The Knocks. This was their very first performance as a live ensemble and I couldn’t have imagined a better way to start it off. You had go-go dancers on both sides of the stage with a huge ass lighted sign that reads, The Knocks, glaring at […]

Music Video Premiere: The Knocks – Make It Better

Got a chance to chill out with NYC duo The Knocks the other night when they threw a little soiree for some peeps at their studio in Chinatown. Met both B-Roc and Mr. JPatt and both guys are pretty chill. They just finished the video to their debut single, “Make It Better” and sent it […]

The Knocks – When You’ve Got Music

Below we have the B-side to The Knocks‘ incredibly catchy single,  “Make It Better,” which has a story behind it. While the duo was creating “Make It Better,” people were constantly asking what sample they used. They told them that they used no sample in the track and people were shocked. For fun, they decided […]

Music Video: Samuel – I Heart NY

Below we have the official video for Samuel‘s debut single “I Heart NY,”a stellar tune we had talked about a little while back. The video, directed by Austin Peters, was filmed in the dead of winter on Chrystie Street (NYC), and features some close friends and family members. If you look carefully you will also […]

New Remix: @itstheknocks – Make It Better (DOM Remix) + (Monsieur Adi Remix)

We brought you the original Mix of The Knocks “Make It Better” last week and now we have an official remix from Massachusetts noisy electro/rock band, DOM as well as Monsieur Adi. “Make It Better” will be released on Neon Gold Records on July 27th. enjoY! The Knocks – Make It Better (DOM Remix) The […]

Cover: Samuel – Find Your Love (Drake Cover)

New track from NYC artist Samuel. He chose to work with The Knocks to do a cover of Drake’s “Find Your Love.” When asked in an interview by Hypetrak why he chose this song, Samuel had this to say, I’m a big Drake fan and love that such a simple song could be so catchy […]

New Single: @TheKnockz – Make It Better

The Knocks are set to released their second official single, “Make It Better,” on July 27th through Neon Gold Records via a limited 7″ vinyl pressing with a B-Side and a remix by Emil & Friends all packaged in artwork by Frau Grau. “Make It Better” has this nice acoustic guitar lick with a hummable […]

Samuel Releases Debut EP, ‘I Heart NY’

Looking for the next thing, then look no further then NYC born and bred, Samuel. This guys has massive potential with his pop tracks. Samuel is fresh off releasing his debut EP, I Heart NY, through Startime/Columbia Records. From the very xylophone hit of “I Heart NY” you know you have a hit, then when […]

Catchup Wednesday: May 19th 2010

Some tunes for your mid-week enjoyment. enjoY! Foals – Electric Bloom (FiSK Remix) Robyn – Dancing On My Own (Chew Fu Dancing With Myself Fix) The Knocks – Blackout (Xaphoon Jones Remix) Club 8 – Western hospitality

Alex Winston – Animal Baby

Alex Winston is a singer/songwriter/guitarist based out of Detroit.  She was classically trained in opera and  cites Little Richard, Professor Longhair, The Beach Boys and The Cardigans as some of her musical favorites, Her first single, “Animal Baby”, produced by Ian Kirkpatrick, is the perfect pop song. It’s like if you had a formula for […]

Samuel – Starry Eyed (Ellie Goulding Cover)

The Knocks seem to be an up and coming production duo cranking out track after track. With originals and remixes floating around the blog-o-sphere, they have teamed up with NYC artist Samuel to produce a track which is a re-working of Ellie Goulding‘s track, “Starry Eyed” The track has this very R&B Top 40 pop […]