Pop punk has been experiencing a renaissance of sorts with the new blink-182 lineup including Matt Skiba. Additionally Green Day has released a timely new record that sends all kinds of nostalgia towards the generation that cut their teeth on Warning and American Idiot. It is perhaps this nostalgia that first drew me in when I listened […]
When you compose electronic music, bravery is a key component to standing out. You have to be willing to take risks that some may consider too experimental or “far-out.” If done right, you will be duly rewarded with a finished product that communicates your artistic vision. Ven by Dan Tapper in many ways does just […]
mothdrops describes their music as “echo park indie-kraut-psych-post-garage-glam-gaze.” In their debut single release it is easy to see all of these dimensions to their music. Consisting of two tracks from an upcoming EP, “veal fiction//sexi maharishi” is as pure as art can get. What I mean by this is that the group (formed by my […]
We live in completely insane times. It seems like hope is hard to find, and a good future is nothing but a pipe-dream. It doesn’t hurt to dream, however, and music is a great vehicle for such dreams. The infectious electropop sound of Astronauts of Antiquity, for instance, accomplishes this with ease. In their […]
http://stynehoe.com/ Craig B. Epps Jr., stage name “STYNE”, is a rapper from East Saint Louis, Illinois. His music was recently sent to me and I really dug what he was saying. I’m linking his official website because I think you ought to hear this guy for yourself. If I can recommend one track specifically it’d […]
I’ve featured Suffolk-based rapper and R&B artist Jake Aldridge before on this site. He’s got a new track out that is a solid bet for the radio or the clubs. The verses are crisp and the hook has a memorable melody. I highly recommend you check it out.