New Music From Blake Hazard – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Apr 28, 2017
New Music From Blake Hazard – Digital Servicing Only

Blake Hazard started playing the subways of New York City in her teens, graduating to smaller clubs in the city before making her way to Boston to study at Harvard University. There, she continued to play live, eventually starting a relationship with John Dragonetti and moving to LA with him. They broke up, but reunited after hearing […]

CoS Streams darkDARK

Posted on Apr 27, 2017
CoS Streams darkDARK

Consequence Of Sound has a full-EP stream of darkDARK‘s Heathered, comparing the duo to synth heroes S U R V I V E.  “[S U R V I V E has] tapped into a nostalgic fascination with the darker side of synth music and helped bring it to the masses. Their take on the sounds, […]

Bandcamp Features French Vanilla

Posted on Apr 27, 2017
Bandcamp Features French Vanilla

Bandcamp Daily has a delightful feature on LA art-punk outfit French Vanilla, including an interview with the band as well as an embed of their video for “Evolution Of A Friendship.” The article explains that the band is part of a new crop of Los Angeles-based bands “making a distinct turn away from the garage […]

Mount Eerie’s Phil Elverum Talks to Jesse Thorn

Posted on Apr 27, 2017
Mount Eerie’s Phil Elverum Talks to Jesse Thorn

Phil Elverum, who records under the name Mount Eerie and just released the tragic, critically-acclaimed album A Crow Looked At Me, has been featured on a recent episode of Bullseye with Jesse Thorn. In the interview, Elverum talks to Thorn about experiencing the death of his wife – and mother of his child – and […]

New Music From Blonder – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Apr 26, 2017
New Music From Blonder – Digital Servicing Only

Blonder lives and breathes elegantly yearning melodies and song structures. Constantine Anastasakis, who grew up in Long Island, NY, was first exposed to music through his older sister, starting with a visit to Jim Morrison’s grave at Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris. “I memorized all the Doors’ songs,” he recalls. “I would sing them with my sister for her […]

NPR Features Overcoats

Posted on Apr 26, 2017
NPR Features Overcoats

“I think we did feel a magic when we sang together,” JJ Mitchell told NPR about her relationship with her Overcoats bandmate Hana Elion. “We could tell that our voices just sort of blended in this very crazy way, and kind of cradled one another.” The duo recently spoke to All Things Considered, recording an […]

Stephin Merritt Talks Literature With The LA Review of Books

Posted on Apr 26, 2017
Stephin Merritt Talks Literature With The LA Review of Books

The Magnetic Fields‘ Stephin Merritt recently had a long conversation with the LA Review of Books, giving engaging answers to questions about his reading habits and favorite books. Interestingly, Merritt begins the interview discussing the influence of physical books themselves on The Magnetic Fields. “As a child I bought a three-book [Richard Brautigan] set,” he […]

Overcoats Go For Adds

Posted on Apr 24, 2017
Overcoats Go For Adds

Overcoats, who ranked #3 in last year’s NPR Listeners Poll of favorite new artists, is a duo of former college roommates Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell. The two were drawn to each other when they first met as teenagers in 2011, finding connection in a love of diverse musical styles and forging a closeness that verges on sisterhood. Both […]

Lost In Stars Goes For Adds

Posted on Apr 24, 2017
Lost In Stars Goes For Adds

Dylan Willoughby is the Los Angeles-based producer behind Lost in Stars. On his debut, self-titled LP, he mines the depths of experimental electronic music, house, UK dubstep, grime and synth-pop. Willoughby’s work has found an international audience via SoundCloud and has been championed by the tastemakers at KCRW. Lost in Stars frequently collaborates with Greek-born […]

GRMLN Goes For Adds

Posted on Apr 24, 2017
GRMLN  Goes For Adds

GRMLN is the musical project of Yoodoo Park, a 24-year-old guitarist and producer from Kyoto, Japan who spent several of his formative years studying and performing in California. His earliest recordings got the attention of Carpark Records, which released 2012’s Explore EP, 2013’s Empire LP, and 2014’s Soon Away LP. Park’s sound has evolved steadily […]

My Goodness Goes For Adds

Posted on Apr 24, 2017
My Goodness Goes For Adds

“Scavengers” title track of the forthcoming album from Seattle’s My Goodness. Scavengers, the second LP from the band, continues the sonic evolution that they first teased on last year’s Islands EP. This increased creative capacity is due, in part, to the addition of Duke Evers members Kyle Veazey and Josh Starkel to the core duo of Schneider and […]

Lines Go For Adds

Posted on Apr 24, 2017
Lines Go For Adds

Defined by chaotic synth hits, pounding bass, and melodies that rise but never seem to set, Lines is a Stockholm-based four-piece that hurtles towards listeners like an incandescent ball of energy. Every song is an event, and beautiful chaos. With a knack for creating twisted beats that blend electro-pop and cyber-punk, Lines channel the intensity of […]

The New Yorker Features San Fermin

Posted on Apr 24, 2017
The New Yorker Features San Fermin

The New Yorker has a feature on San Fermin‘s new LP Belong. Bringing readers back a few years to the “Peak Indie” moment around the turn of the decade, the magazine writes that “the feeling of early-aughts ensemble indie can be found on the affectionate and spirited chamber-pop record “Belong,” from the Brooklyn band San […]

Impose Shares Mayflower Madame’s “Drown”

Posted on Apr 24, 2017
Impose Shares Mayflower Madame’s “Drown”

Mayflower Madame has premiered the video for “Drown” via Impose. The Norwegian band was recently in the US for a brief tour, in advance of a new album out later this year. “Drown” is the first single from that album; Impose says it’s “is a dark, moody song… Mayflower Madame’s music is self-described ‘psychedelia/dark wave/shoegaze/noise-rock’ […]

Hollywood Life Interviews Coast Modern

Posted on Apr 24, 2017
Hollywood Life Interviews Coast Modern

Coast Modern recently talked to Hollywood Life, telling the publication about their fans, life on tour, and the details behind new single “Pockets Full Of No.” The band also talked about influences, mentioning Beck, No Doubt, and Weezer. Fans will be stoked that the duo says a full album is about “99.9%” done and that […]

New Music From Lines – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Apr 20, 2017
New Music From Lines – Digital Servicing Only

Defined by chaotic synth hits, pounding bass, and melodies that rise but never seem to set, Lines is a Stockholm-based four-piece that hurtles towards listeners like an incandescent ball of energy. Every song is an event, and beautiful chaos! With a knack for creating twisted beats that blend electro-pop and cyber-punk, Lines channel the intensity of […]

Colorado Public Radio and NPR Share Music From The Overcoats

Posted on Apr 20, 2017
Colorado Public Radio and NPR Share Music From The Overcoats

Colorado Public Radio‘s OpenAir has chosen Overcoats‘ gorgeous “Leave The Light On” as this week’s Download of the Week. The track comes from their hotly-anticipated LP Young, and CPR says it’s “one of the record’s more uptempo songs, driven by a funky horn sample.” In addition to the download, CPR also has a video of […]

Metal Injection Shares An “Exceptionally Killer” Track From Ghost Against Ghost

Posted on Apr 20, 2017
Metal Injection Shares An “Exceptionally Killer” Track From Ghost Against Ghost

Metal Injection has a stream of “Resume,” one of the songs on Ghost Against Ghost‘s new still love LP. The site says it “sounds like a very in-your-face version of modern Ulver, backed by tons of Stranger Things-esque keyboards” and advises readers that they “really, really ought to” check out this “exceptionally killer” track. Enjoy […]

Stereogum Shares Steady Holiday’s “Open Water”

Posted on Apr 20, 2017
Stereogum Shares Steady Holiday’s “Open Water”

When we recently sent out Steady Holiday‘s new EP Terror, we included her excellent 2016 LP Under The Influence with the servicing. Stereogum was a big booster for that record, hosting several of its songs including opener “Open Water.” “It’s one of those songs that feels both fresh and new and like it’s been around […]

New Music From Overcoats – Digital Servicing Only

Posted on Apr 20, 2017
New Music From Overcoats – Digital Servicing Only

Overcoats, who ranked #3 in last year’s NPR Listeners Poll of favorite new artists, is a duo of former college roommates Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell. The two were drawn to each other when they first met as teenagers in 2011, finding connection in a love of diverse musical styles and forging a closeness that verges on sisterhood. Both […]

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