NYC band Mars Motel soundtracks the spirit of youth and the coming of age in their new single ‘Living In The Moment’. Using sky-lifting instrumentation to create a dreamy and plush soundscape, their is a gentle yet entrancing roping upon seconds of listening, fostering a sense of nostalgia.
Known for her work with the band Savoir Adore, Deidre Muro has also been recording for a number of years under the moniker of Deidre & the Dark, her side project. Sharing her upbeat song ‘Come On’ a couple months back, she returns with the sensual and cinematic track ‘Unerasable Love’. What sounds like a theme from a spy film, the lush orchestration boasts an air of classicism whilst fusing modern sound pieces of drum and bass throughout the production. Deidre & the Dark’s vocal delivery of jazz Read more […]
Having released her album ‘Shitty Hits’ back in 2017, New York City-based singer Katie Von Schleicher has shared her track ‘Glad To Be Here’ which is out May 4th as b/w ‘Party Dawn’. A lush taste of indie pop dripping with an Americana glazing, the wooing single is a massive follow-up to last year’s insanely brilliant LP. We’re definitely excited to see what Von Schleicher has up her sleeve in terms of new work. You can listen to ‘Glad To Be Here’ down at the bottom.
There have been a slew of great bands coming out of Brooklyn over the past number of years. Belle Mare are among that pack who have been releasing brilliant recordings for literally five years. Comprised of Amelia Bushell and Thomas Servidone, their latest work is the melodic track ‘Liars’. Encompassing everything from alternative to psychedelic with a added peppering of dream pop, this moody and utterly atmospheric cut is an audible journey of pure pleasure. Check it out. Read more […]
Last year Brooklyn band The Values released their slick self-titled EP which straddled the lines of pop and lush indie. Making their return, the duo now step up with their latest track ‘Separation Anxiety’. Concocting a hybrid of dark pop and indie, as well as a dose of 70s post punk and new wave, the song is an introspective analysis of the now expectations of a relationship, moving on from past experiences. The tune also gives a window into the sonic direction that The Values are moving towards, Read more […]
With their debut EP ‘Penance’ landing February 23rd, NYC duo Russian Baths have shared the first single titled ‘Slenderman’, which is taken from the release. Thundering drums power the track as Jess Rees’ vocals are subtly intertwined before an epic landslide of guitars come firing in, sparking monumental moments in this hard-hitting piece.
Brooklyn band QWAM have released their new EP ‘Feed Me’. Comprised of five cuts orchestrated during late night NYC excursions, high-octane rhythms sound off like sirens in the distance as singer Felicia Lobo’s ‘tell it like it is’ delivery is aided by rapid fire guitars, thunderous drumming and interestingly enough, sing-along choruses. Incorporating the sound of classic NYC punk, this is a soundtrack to those gritty nights in a dark venue where the music is loud and being who you are is nothing short of celebrated.
Running 10 years strong in the music business, NYC rockers The Men are celebrating with the release of their new album ‘Drift’, landing March 2nd on Sacred Bones. The new work follows their 2016 LP ‘Devil Music’. Working with Travis Harrison of Guided by Voices, ‘Drift’ is an expansion of sound, initiated by the previous album with The Men giving the tracks more of an open space without sacrificing musicality.
Brooklyn band QWAM have shared their new single ‘Dirty Feet’. The song follows their previous single ‘Doggie Door’ which was the lead-off cut taken from their forthcoming EP ‘Feed Me’, out January 19th. Taking cues from the classic era of New York City 70s punk, ‘Dirty Feet’ is an electrifying offering driven by powering guitar riffs and gritty, in your face vocals.
Brooklyn band Dead Leaf Echo are set to release their second album ‘Beyond.Desire’ on October 13th via PaperCup Music. The LP was recorded with My Bloody Valentine engineer Guy Fixsen, as well as Jorge Elbreht of Ariel Pink and No Joy fame. One of the songs featured on the album is this freshly shared track entitled ‘Sunless Soul’. Whilst the content displays peeks of melancholy pertaining to loneliness, there is a contrasting element to the musical backing which bursts with hope. Have a listen.