NYC-based singer and musician Treya Lam has recently signed to Kaki King’s new label Short Stuff Records. With her album ‘Good News’ slated for June 8th, Lam has shared her debut single ‘Magic’. The song is a gentle blend of indie folk, Americana and light pop. Lam’s angelic vocals float over the tender instrumentation, spawning a lush and dreamy recording that makes for a great introduction. Below is a stream of ‘Magic’.
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.
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 […]
NYC-based duo Sofi Tukker have announce details regarding their forthcoming debut album ‘Treehouse’. Landing April 13th via Ultra Music, the LP features guest appearances by NERVO, Alisa Ueno and Charlie Barker. The new record also features their hit ‘Best Friend’.
Billionaire Boys Club pay homage to Hip-Hop legends A Tribe Called Quest in their new collaborative capsule collection. Exclusive to BBC’s New York City flagship store, the collection includes varsity jackets, screened pullover hoodies and more. Co-designed with Consequence, the rapper also features in BBC x ATCQ’s lookbook, shot in Tribe’s hometown of Queens, NY.
With their debut EP ‘Penance’ scheduled for release on February 23rd via Good Eye Records, NYC-based band Russian Baths have shared their third single ‘Poolhouse’. A roller coaster ride of moody change ups, at times apocalyptic, other moments a peaceful serenity, the song is a bending wave of premium noise and art rock goodness.
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.
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.