Tag Archive: Bandcamp

Diggin’ This: Nu Genea ft Célia Kameni – “Marechià” (NG Records)

  One for the height of summer.       Naples, Italy duo Nu Genea have joined forces with French singer Célia Kameni for “Marechià,” an easy breeze of piano-led poolside disco that… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: La Luz – “Watching Cartoons” (Produced by Adrian Younge) (Hardly Art)

  Shana Cleveland (guitar), Alice Sandahl (keyboards), and Lena Simon (bass) are La Luz.   Adrian Younge brings his unmistakeable production flair to “Watching Cartoons,” the latest song from the Seattle trio.  … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: The Seshen – “Dive” (Salami Rose Joe Louis Remix) (Tru Thoughts)

  Salami Rose Joe Louis turns in an ethereal, choral, and downright delightful rework of The Seshen’s “Dive” that gently grooves with an uptempo dub-influenced beat and lightly fizzes with digitized storms from… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Likwid Continual Space Motion aka IG Culture – “Let Me” (Xtra Brux Remix) (CoOp Presents)

  Long live the bruk.       Love everything about this tough broken beat remix of LCSM’s “Let Me” by Sheffield, UK producer Xtra Brux.     Especially that upward bouncing bass… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Miryam Solomon – “Pushing the Tide” (Albert’s Favourites)

  Rhythmic percussion interlaced with rich layered vocals from the London-via-Sweden-via-Eritrea artist.       Says Solomon, “Pushing the tide is a jigsaw of small things that have stayed with me, like the… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Glass Beams – “Rattlesnake” (Research Records)

  Psychedelic Indian-influenced disco from Melbourne, Australia.       Says Glass Beams – “My father was born in India and moved here when he was 17, and after recalling this memory I… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Holy Hive – “Ain’t That The Way” (Big Crown Records)

  After meeting on a farm in Minnesota, drummer Homer Steinweiss (he’s played for Lady Gaga, Adele, and Bruno Mars) and singer Paul Spring recruited Joe Harrison to form Holy Hive, a New… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: 安部勇磨 Yuma Abe – おまえも “Omaemo” (Thaian Records) (Official Video)

  のんき.       Featuring Devendra Banhart on guitar and mixed by none other than Haruomi Hosono, “Omaemo” is a carefree yet melancholic breeze from the Tokyo musician who also fronts the… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Weekend Run”

  I mean, he’s pretty much a Known Mortal Orchestra at this point.       Portland, Oregon-via-New Zealand’s Ruban Nielson aka Unknown Mortal Orchestra returns with “Weekend Run,” an airy ode to… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: SAULT – “Bitter Streets” (Forever Living Originals)

  It’s here.       Shrouded in mystery (although we’re pretty sure, nay, almost certain it’s Cleo Sol and Inflo), the known unknown group SAULT return with Nine, their latest album that’s… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Raffy Bushman – “Abraham”

  Athletic piano that runs, leaps, and dives over and under staccato drums courtesy of the London-based pianist and composer.       Raffy Bushman – “Abraham”         “Abraham” is… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Brittany Howard – “Tomorrow” (BADBADNOTGOOD Remix) (ATO Records)

  BBNG add the ride cymbals and squiggly orchestral grooves to BH.       Brittany Howard – “Tomorrow” (BADBADNOTGOOD Remix)         “Tomorrow” (BADBADNOTGOOD Remix) is taken from Brittany Howard‘s… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Helado Negro – “Gemini and Leo” (Private Energy/4AD)

  Roberto Carlos Lange returns with “Gemini and Leo,” a slow slice of indie-disco buoyed by a rubbery bass guitar line that closes with a chorus of rich solo’d strings.      … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Duo Brothers – “Cookie Stars” (Raw Tapes)

  Tel Aviv’s Duo Brothers (which, conveniently, happen to be a duo) make Khruangbin-ish weightless instrumental psychedelia.       Duo Brothers – “Cookie Stars”         “Cookie Stars” is taken… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Sandunes ft Half Waif – “Shadow” (!K7 Records)

  Mumbai’s Sandunes has teamed up with Half Waif for “Shadow,” a mood-soaked uptempo club cut that pairs a Kate Bush-esque vocal with shining synths and bouncing bass.       Sandunes ft… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Passersby – “Franny”

  “Franny,” by Dublin’s Diarmuid O’Connor aka Passersby, is a muted yet bubbling cut of mellow, modern bedroom folktronica.       Blissful.     Passersby – “Franny”         “Franny”… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tiawa – “Sonhos Cor De Rosa” (Tru Thoughts)

  Into the Portuguese folk-soul-meets-90s-hip-hop of “Sonhos Cor De Rosa” from Brighton, UK’s Tiawa.       Tiawa – “Sonhos Cor De Rosa”         “Sonhos Cor De Rosa” is taken… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Sunjacket – “Machine”

  Bryan Kveton, Carl Hauck, Garret Bodette are Sunjacket, an alt-indie electronic trio from Chicago.       “Machine” is my favorite song from their new album. It’s an energetic, uptempo drum ‘n’… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: The Still Brothers ft Kim Foxen – “When Will I See U?” (Lewis Recordings)

  A dreamy serenade from the Brooklyn duo featuring the golden vocals of Kim Foxen.           Childhood friends Andrew LeCoche (Ula Ruth) and Evan Heinze (The Shacks) are The… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Amon Tobin Presents Stone Giants – “West Coast Love Stories” (Nomark Records)

  A mysterious and enigmatic beatless moment of chilled introspection from the Brazilian electronic composer and producer.       Amon Tobin Presents Stone Giants – “West Coast Love Stories”      … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Dejector – “Take Me There”

  And we kept it UK.       Post-dubstep with huge emotional heft in the vein of Jamie xx and Fred Again.. from London-via-Newcastle musician Scott Nelson aka Dejector.     Dejector… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Snazzback – “Reading” (Worm Discs) (Official Video)

  Long live the Bristol jazz.       “Reading” from the seven-piece new wave dancefloor instrumentalists Snazzback is a warm and inviting polyrhythmic journey.     Snazzback – “Reading” (Official Video)  … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: La Battue – “Tamsin Gray”

  Love this leftfield French pop from this trio from Rennes.       La Battue – “Tamsin Gray”         “Tasmin Gray” is out now.         Download… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Nana Adjoa – “Throw Stones” (Ranie Ribeiro Remix)

  A blissful rework from Rotterdam’s Ranie Ribeiro of Amsterdam-based singer-songwriter Nana Adjoa‘s track from her latest album, Big Dreaming Ants.           Love those harp ripples.     Nana… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Cameo Blush – “Lucky” (Scarlet Tiger Records)

  London’s John Dunk aka Cameo Blush has crafted a future rave bleeper that nods to happy hardcore while always, always, always ascending.       Cameo Blush – “Lucky”      … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Mocky – “Bora!”

  “Bora!” is an intentionally loose and spacious orchestral jam that brims with vivacity and groove and a palpable sense of the joy that comes with making music.     And just look… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Boy-Ish – “Time Again”

  Time and time and time again.       Victoria, B.C.’s Mark Berg aka Boy-Ish crafts woozy beat-driven bedroom pop.     “Time Again” is a delayed and detached song about love… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Knomad Spock – “Gift” (Hinterland Creative)

  “Gift” is a gift.       My favorite song from the Cardiff-based British-Somali poet, rapper, and new folk singer-songwriter‘s new album is a hushed and poignant soundtrack to the start of… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Stray Fossa – “Hypocritic” (Nice Guys Records)

  Charlottesville, Virginia’s Stray Fossa make music in their attic.       “Hypocritic” takes its cues from the Dandy Warhols plus a smidge of R.E.M. multiplied by rainy Manchester indie.      Stray Fossa… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: CV Vision – “1+2=3” (South of North Records)

  On “1+2=3,” Berlin musician CV Vision teams up with drummer Spike Rogers to cast a vision of relaxed beachy bedroom psychedelia.       Love those ride-heavy drums.     CV Vision –… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Lionel Boy – “Flower Girl” (Innovative Leisure)

  The latest single from the Long Beach-via-Oahu singer-songwriter is a laid-back alt-pop breeze with warped guitar washes and fuzzed-out dub effects.       Lionel Boy – “Flower Girl”      … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tirzah – “Send Me” (Domino)

  Tirzah is back!       Teaming up with Mica Levi and Coby Sey for her brand new single, the London artist’s “Send Me” is a slow and stripped-down guitar-led sonic hypnotism that… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Royce Wood Junior – “Slush” (Fresh Selects)

  Plush and slushy digital funk from London’s Royce Wood Jr that features vocals from none other than Jamie Woon among some delightfully squelchy synths and a Ginuwinely genius bass line.      … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Crumb – “BNR”

  Spacey, psychedelic indie ruminations from Brooklyn.       Love the texture of those drums.     Crumb – “BNR”         “BNR” is out today.         Get… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Close Counters ft Allysha Joy – “Speak In Truth”

  No close talkers here.       Melbourne-via-Hobart’s Close Counters teamed up with 30/70’s Allysha Joy to craft this soulful bruk-bounce.     Close Counters ft Allysha Joy – “Speak In Truth”… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: The Steoples – “Alas Alice” (Stones Thow Records)

  Avant-soul.       Very into the future R&B of “Alas Alice” from The Steoples, otherwise known as LA’s Gabriel Reyes-Whittaker (aka Gifted & Blessed, Frankie Reyes) and the UK’s Yeofi Andoh.  … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: FC Kahuna – “Hayling” (Special Request Mix) (!K7 Records)

  Special Request, the bass-heavy junglist raver guise of Paul Woolford, takes arguably the most famous chillout compilation vocal in existence and threads it through a gritty drum ‘n’ bass beat.    … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Soul Clap ft Harriet Brown “You Can Shine Too”

  Feeling this sunny and necessary garage cut from Soul Clap and Harriet Brown as summer draws ever nearer.       Soul Clap ft Harriet Brown “You Can Shine Too”    … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Mdou Moctar – “Tala Tannam” (Matador Records) (Official Video)

  Gentle and stirring Tuareg guitar music from Agadez, Niger’s Mdou Moctar.       That wonderfully lilting melodic chorus will lift you.     Mdou Moctar – “Tala Tannam” (Official Video)  … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Lightning Bug – “The Right Thing Is Hard To Do” (Marbled Arm Records)

  Beautiful.       This new song from the New York band Lightning Bug stuns in its shoegazy simplicity, delicacy, and humanity.     Lightning Bug – “The Right Thing Is Hard… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: JIM (Ron Basejam, Crazy P) – “Phoenix” (The Cult Cover) (NuNorthern Soul Records)

  Nottingham, UK’s JIM aka Jim Baron aka Ron Basejam aka one of the founding members of Crazy P turns in a frankly fantastic folk reimagining of The Cult’s “Phoenix” with backing vocals… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Eleeza Silva – “DNTGETUSE2ME” (Ciudad Records)

  “DNTGETUSE2ME” is a vibey vintage organ-led R&B concoction from Chicago’s Eleeza Silva.       Eleeza Silva – “DNTGETUSE2ME”         “DNTGETUSE2ME” is out now via Ciudad Records. Get it here.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Mackenzie Morris – “Sunset Plaza” (Official Video)

  Very into “Sunset Plaza” by 20-year-old LA-via-UK musician Mackenzie Morris.       It’s a sun-bleached and subtle chilled indie-soul blur that sounds like mhmm mhmm mhmm.         Bonus… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Afternoon Bike Ride – “Couch Party” (Friends of Friends)

  The Montreal trio’s two-word bio on their SoundCloud describes Afternoon Bike Ride‘s sound perfectly: warm vulnerability.       Afternoon Bike Ride – “Couch Party”                … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tom VR – “Fast Track To Bliss” (InterGraded Records)

  Very into this 7-minute bubblin’ builder from the Manchester, UK producer.       Tom VR – “Fast Track To Bliss”         “Fast Track To Bliss” is taken from… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Raquel Martins – “Freedom”

  London-via-Porto, Portugal singer-songwriter Raquel Martins emailed me with “I sell nu-jazz burritos” in the subject line and as such, dear reader, I opened that email faster than a hummingbird beats its wings.… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Cool Sounds – “Crimson Mask”

  If you woke up this morning in the mood for some Velvet Underground-ish alt-country from Melbourne, Australia that sounds like it could be a weirdo Beck b-side that namechecks “millennial normcore” (it… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Izy – “No Further Than You” (Hopestreet Recordings)

  Honestly, at this point I reckon about a good 26% of this entire website just focuses on music from Melbourne, Australia.   And I’m not mad about it.   Not mad at… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: River Tiber – “Hypnotized”

  Ever since first hearing “Acid Test” I knew River Tiber was one to watch.      Here the Toronto multi-instrumentalist returns with “Hypnotized” and a prelude of sorts, “Rainbow Road.”   Complete… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Salami Rose Joe Louis – “Peculiar Machine” (Georgia Anne Muldrow Remix)

  Georgia Anne Muldrow brings a cosmic hip-hop and glimmering galactic funk uplift to her reimagining of the heavenly “Peculiar Machine” by Brainfeeder’s Salami Rose Joe Louis.           Salami… Continue reading