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Kisses – “The Nile”

The LA-based alt-pop outfit Kisses released the debut single off of their forthcoming album, Rest In Paradise, back in August and today they've followed "Control"…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 9, 2015 - 12:39 pm

Kisses – “Control” (Stereogum Premiere)

It's been a couple years since we last heard from LA pop outfit Kisses, the makers of such breezy synth tracks as "Funny Heartbeat," "The
Misha Sesar | August 12, 2015 - 11:53 am

Kisses – “Huddle” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

For the Adrian Buitenhuis-directed video for L.A. new wavers Kisses' "Huddle," the duo adds a pint-size percussionist into the mix, who also seems to function…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 10, 2013 - 4:18 pm

Kisses – “Huddle”

After being away for a few years, the new-wavey Los Angeles duo Kisses returned with a new single called "Funny Heartbeat." Now they're getting ready…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2013 - 8:47 am

Kisses – “The Hardest Part” (Stereogum Premiere)

LA duo Kisses are gearing up to release their sophomore album and are kicking it off with "The Hardest Part." Those familiar with the band's…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 5, 2013 - 12:51 pm

Kisses – “Funny Heartbeat”

The breezy L.A. synthpop duo Kisses are back at it again. Their new track "Funny Heartbeat" is a glistening, sun-dazed lightweight dance tune with production…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2012 - 4:05 pm

Princeton – “Florida” (Stereogum Premiere)

With the GOP's impending Florida primary dominating national discourse this week, California outfit Princeton come through with a finely cut indie-pop nugget well timed to…
Amrit Singh | January 31, 2012 - 12:06 pm

Kisses Cover Robert Palmer

While L.A. indie poppers Kisses are at work on their second LP, they've put out a digital single through their website: a cover of Robert…
Corban Goble | November 1, 2011 - 5:18 pm

Kisses – “Kisses (Joe Goddard of Hot Chip Remix)

Kisses are in the UK right now supporting their just-released debut album. But they'll be in New York for CMJ, where they're playing eight shows…
jessica | October 12, 2010 - 10:09 am

FYF Fest 2010 In Photos

This past weekend L.A. hosted the heavily (and according to various reports, perhaps overly) attended Fuck Yeah Festival. Great lineup, though apparently not the most…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2010 - 4:15 pm

Kisses – “People Can Do The Most Amazing Things” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

"People Can Do The Most Amazing Things," the late night single from California duo Kisses, has an ominous video to match the track's tone. It…
jessica | August 16, 2010 - 12:59 pm

Kisses – “People Can Do The Most Amazing Things (Pete Wiggs of Saint Etienne Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Kisses (Princeton's Jesse Kivel and Zinzi Edmundson) last did "Bermuda," an airy summer single and a nice introduction to the band. "People Can Do The…
jessica | July 9, 2010 - 10:24 am

Kisses – “Bermuda (Active Child Remix)”

Princeton spin-off project Kisses announced themselves with "Bermuda," sounding something like Jens Lekman taking a drive down the Pacific Coast Highway and getting caught up…
Amrit Singh | April 27, 2010 - 9:43 am

Kisses – “Bermuda”

Jesse Kivel and twin brother Matt are in L.A.'s Princeton, who released their debut last year. But Jesse also has a side band with his…
jessica | March 8, 2010 - 1:46 pm