Kyle J. Reigle, better known as Cemeteries, is about to release his debut album, The Wilderness. The Buffalo local turned to the forests outside of his apartment to draw inspiration for his unique goth-folk sound. While most are afraid of the unknown, Reigle jumps straight into it, seeking comfort in the darkness. The album was […]
East London-based Australian/German indie pop/folk artist Christa Vi combines folky songwriting with electronic elements and emotive vocals. Inspired by life’s hard knocks, long plane journeys, London’s noise pollution, the inner pain and beauty of others, overheard snippets of conversation and a slight fear of losing that feeling, the EP includes remixes by NuDisco producer Show […]
As the story goes, Yuzima’s new EP Glasnost was inspired by the fall of the Berlin Wall as well as U2’s legendary album, Achtung Baby. In the final hour, Yuzima turned in this fiery remake of Mysterious Ways to honor the connection of the two albums.
This is the official video for the new single from Voltaire Twins, Animalia, a dark, twisted tale about a taxidermist’s latest acquisition: a pair of feathered twins. Directed by Ben Young.
Holiday for Strings is a 5 piece band featuring John from Peter, Bjorn and John, and Pony from Thieves Like Us. The fabulously named Swedish-group is back with an awesome new single and video.
Notic Nastic is an anonymous electronic music machine comprised of neon fantasy geeks from New York and Berlin. Based in Berlin, they produce music that could be described as pumping, popped out, strangely addictive electronic bon-bons. Check out their latest free release. More than 30 minutes of new sounds from the band. The quiet start […]
Australian pop siren Lenka takes a 360-degree approach to her music, cultivating a fantastically quirky visual aesthetic to match the lighthearted lilt of her compositions. Our friends at Flavorpill are featuring an exclusive interactive video interview with her where she talks about the making of her new album, why she wants to work with David […]
By Urchin in New Music on Thursday 16 December 2010
Good electric pop is hard to come by. But Slandercat gives us just that with the Blood Of A Broom Tree EP. Fresh out of London, Kiwi artist Slandercat’s beats and mixes are a fresh new addition to the electric scene.
It could be the hair and the tight jeans. It could be the incredibly beautiful voice that is able to croon in such a way it inspires teenage-like lust (New York Magazine describes Twin Shadow’s George Lewis, Jr. as ‘a Brooklynite with crazy retro hair, a Morrissey voice, and songs that make you feel funny […]
Anthony Vincent has been roaming the country for the past few years under the name Xrin Arms (pronounced ‘Yer-In Arms’), sand-blasting hearts and minds with his onslaught of digital grindcore psychosis. Processing soul, funk, R&B, pop, death metal, swing, random samples, and every iteration of everything awful through his laptop and pedals, Vincent is the […]
London DJs The Nextmen have a cool new video out for their soon-to-be-released single Lion’s Den, which features the vocals of Ms. Dynamite and Andy Catois and is set to burn down dancefloors. We asked the guys to give us a rundown on the music they’re listening and they started with the Jack Penate track, […]
Here We Go Magic came together fairly organically, just over a year ago, from the haze of an old Brooklyn party. Though Luke Temple (founder and lead singer) was known as the main creative force behind much of this first album. Working primarily on his own at the time, he still admits not really knowing […]