Very much into this new single from LA vocalist and producer Genevieve Artadi. “Hot Mess” is a happily melancholic, lighter-than-air, Stereolab-ish experimental pop composition that fuses jazz electronics with… Continue reading
“Cake so sweet it don’t need no icing…” Sounding like the best song Gorillaz never wrote, “Love Galaxy” wears its star power on its sleeve. Paul Epworth,… Continue reading
So good. “Follow Your Feet” is a loose, summertime pop-soul jam made for 10pm July sunsets courtesy of Alex Barck, Claas Brieler, Axel Reinemer, Jürgen von Knoblauch and Stefan Leisering,… Continue reading
Stuck on “Glu.” 22-year-old Norwegian musician Sofie Tollefsbøl and her 9-piece band make music as Fieh. Their latest track is irresistible from the start, with ascending horn lines, jazz… Continue reading
Santa Monica’s Cayucas sound exactly how this video looks, blending the summery, surfboard-in-hand, afro-pop-flecked indie sensibilities of Vampire Weekend’s first album with a singing style that reflects the temperate verdancy of the Pacific… Continue reading
After releasing the M.I.A.-ish “U-huh” earlier this year, Adelaide, Australia’s Tkay Maidza pairs up with Gold Coast producer Paces for an Azealia Banks-ish blend of UK garage and R&B on new single… Continue reading
Hold tight the clockwork glockenspiel! Love this brand new R&B-pop song strongly sung by Bewdley, England’s Becky Hill and produced by Two Inch Punch, he of the formerly mysterious BenZel duo (read… Continue reading
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW. Watch this piece on New York City’s tropical grit-pop duo Ghost Beach that I recently produced for NUVOtv‘s flagship music program, The Collective. I’ve been a… Continue reading
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW. Have a listen and a watch of this piece on Los Angeles brother-and-sister indie-folk duo The Belle Brigade that I recently produced for NUVOtv‘s… Continue reading
25-year-old, Cape Town, South Africa musician, producer, and ad jingle writer John Withers is the brainchild behind John Wizards. Featuring Rwandan singer Emmanuel Nzaramba, his recently released self-titled debut album draws from Ghanaian highlife,… Continue reading
Soaring, euphoric 80s chorus: check. Early Hudson Mohawke shiny beats and sparkling synths: check. Including the words “Beach,” “Skull,” “Crystal,” or “Ghost” in your band name to achieve elite, next-level, ultra-hip status: double… Continue reading
Digital squeaks and indie pop splashes from Birmingham, UK’s Troumaca, pronounced truh-muh-kuh. Troumaca – “Lady Colour” (Official Video) “This is cosmic love coming from above.”
Tomas Barfod (who for some reason I always want to call “Thomas Bar Food”) is the drummer for Danish electro-poppers WhoMadeWho. Featuring Swedish vocalist Nina Kinert, the original version of “November Skies” is… Continue reading
Bat for Lashes aka Natasha Khan’s latest parlor pop single “All Your Gold” mines and mimics the eccentric, operatic success of stars Florence and Marina (and their Machine and Diamonds respectively), but it’s… Continue reading
Impressive, very impressive, how Los Angeles’ Capital Cities have managed to transform Sinead O’Connor’s teary, heart-stricken ballad into a joyful, future disco stomper. That free download is here. Fingers crossed for the… Continue reading
Rap game kayak lessons. I’m completely loving everything about this tune. Trap 2012 goes global! It’s only a matter of time before Andy Lau guests on a TNGHT record.
I wasn’t sure at first but the filtered disco bleeps at 0:26 won me over. From Cornershop’s latest album Urban Turban. As solid gold as solid gold. As roller rink as the… Continue reading
Brazilian-American singer Mônica da Silva and her partner Chad Alger expertly cover Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side.” Impossible to tell whether this was filmed in 1965 using an 8mm camera… Continue reading
From the Pash’s new album Gossamer out July 24. Like stuffing your face with cupcakes while driving incredibly fast. And just as fun.
Going out clubbing in 2732. More from London’s Two Inch Punch here.
Very special edition of Dig Deep tonight as we welcomed DJ Hojo from Seattle’s JK Pop! club night to the studio to talk all things Japanese and Korean pop and play us some… Continue reading
Cut Copy bassist Ben Browning snips highlife guitar tinkles, splices mournful indie-pop vox washes, and pastes disco sheen on the lot to create the best aftershave commerical/French New Wave film that never was.… Continue reading
Featuring the fantastic “habesha” artist Nini. I love everything about this. Ethiopian synth-pop is HEAVY! Next flight to Addis, please.