Monthly Archives: January 2012

Wye Oak – Civilian

Wye Oak are an indie/pop duo from Baltimore, Maryland that consists of Andy Stack on drums and keyboards (at the same time, I might add!) and Jenn Wasner with vocals and guitar. The duo started collaborating back in 2006 and … Continue reading

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Miike Snow – Paddling Out

The boys are back at it and I could not be more thrilled! If you don’t already know, this talented trio consists of New York-based songwriter, vocalist and frontman Andrew Wyatt and Swedish producers Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg. The … Continue reading

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Battles – Ice Cream (feat. Matis Aguayo)

The tunes from this New York-based experimental rock trio may not be for everyone but if you’re not hooked at first, please listen for a second time… and then listen again, and then one more time after that. In 2007 … Continue reading

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Electric Guest – This Head I Hold

Here it is, folks! The best song you’ve heard in 2012 so far. Electric Guest is a relatively unknown LA duo that have been making waves since winning the unofficial popularity contest at CMJ a few months back. This group … Continue reading

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White Rabbits – Heavy Metal

White Rabbits are back at it with a whole new sound! This Brooklyn six piece has been together since 2007 and have since released two studio albums, their third coming out this March. “Heavy Metal” is the opening track from … Continue reading

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New Animal – The Sound That It Makes

Here’s a fresh jam from New Animal, an Atlanta duo I first introduced you to last May with “Fires In The Backyard.” Kris Hermstad and Derek Burdette are back again with more of their signature lo-fi beats and released this … Continue reading

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Lana Del Rey – National Anthem

Ok so many of you already know this but for those who don’t: I have a strong distaste for Lana Del Rey. The undeserving hype, the collagen lip injections, the fact that she seemingly can’t string a decent sentence together … Continue reading

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