A couple of years ago we wrote about a young Calgary band, the Neighborhood Council. They had a single self-released EP. The band's still pretty young, but have since moved to Montreal, changed their…   Read Story »
Sunglasses is the Savannah-based pop project of 8000 bam bam (Samuel Cooper) and Baby Seal (Brady Keehn). The approach is bright, upbeat, danceable, and playfully weird with an uncanny sense of…   Read Story »
Treasure is the reverb-soaked one-man band of young London resident Hari Ashurst, a guy who cites "Fleetwood Mac, J Dilla, Beach Boys, Lou Reed, Highlife, Cosmic forces, Afro-beat, Field recordings,"…   Read Story »
Fargo, North Dakota trio Secret Cities used to go by the name White Foliage. The new moniker makes more sense with the multi-hued heartbreaking pop songs that appear on their official Secret Cities…   Read Story »
Girls In The Eighties is the solo (now full band) project of 25-year-old Chase Reynolds. He started the band in 2001, but it ended in 2004. Years went by, and it sounds like they weren't good years.…   Read Story »
Golden Ages is the bedroom project of a 21-year-old Cognitive Science major/Animal Collective fan from Philadelphia. Yes, it's impossible not to hear the AC influence on his work, but influences are…   Read Story »
Minneapolis producer Ryan Olson and Zack Coulter and Adam Hurlburt of Tanlines pals Solid Gold are at the center of Gayngs, but a couple dozen other folks orbit the trio on the debut album Relayted.…   Read Story »
They have just four demos, but things are heating up nicely for NYC trio BRAHMS. Which is fitting: Despite the Depeche Mode coldness to their instrumentation, their songs feel far warmer. With 127…   Read Story »
In their words, UK twosome Peepholes is the result of Katia Barrett and Nick Carlisle trading off "singing, drumming, keyboards, Kaos pad, guitar etc" duties. In our words, "etc" should include…   Read Story »
Los Angeles trio the Delta Mirror say they're of a mind with bands like the Big Pink and Fuck Buttons, acts bent simultaneously toward shoegaze and electronics. But the DM is less expansive and less…   Read Story »