New York has been pumping out some really interesting bands and artists of late: Vampire Weekend, Sleigh Bells and Azealia Banks, to name a few. So of course a new four piece from Brooklyn called People Get Ready has caught our attention. They are a combination of talents: founding member Steven Reker has toured as […]
Portland-based trio 31Knots have an undeniable pop streak to them that puts them somewhere in the same realm as fellow indie-prog band Yeasayer, but they’re just weird enough to keep my interest. They have a new album out called Trump Harm.
Forget MGMT, well, for the next five minutes anyway. Yeasayer are the hottest band out of Brooklyn, and they have a new video to prove it. Their single, Ambling Alp, sounds like Nik Kershaw locked in a wind tunnel.
We asked Matthew ‘Woody’ Woodley, drummer and vocalist with Montreal group, Plants & Animals, which bands he thinks are doing interesting things right now and he gave us the following list: ‘Grizzly Bear, Malajube, Yeasayer, Metro League and the guys in the Patrick Watson band’. To read about Woody’s favorite songs right now, check out […]
The crew at 4AD, watching over perhaps the hottest artist roster of any independent label in the world, have put their collective minds together and come up with an album that holds every potential of being the finest release of the year. The formula is simple: you grab a batch of the hottest bands and […]