Daniel Bachman

Daniel Bachman is a young guitar virtuoso of note.

Hailing from Virginia, his new album is entitled Orange Co. Serenade.

I’m fond of “Little Lady Blues.”

Daniel Bachman

The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs hail from Philadelphia.

Initially formed by Kurt Vile and Adam Granduciel, Vile moved on to a solo career and the band carries on as a 4-piece.

The ethereal gorgeous “Under the Pressure” is from their latest album Lost in a Dream.

The War on Drugs

Owen Pallett

Owen Pallet is a renowned Canadian composer and producer.

His 4th solo album In Conflict features contribution from Brian Eno on guitar, synthesizer and some vocals.

“The Riverbed” is one of his many absorbing songs.

Owen Pallett

Die Antwoord

If you take a South African hip-hop band and add a dose of Ministry you have Die Antwoord.

Donker Mag (translation: Dark Power) is their new 3rd album.

“Pitbull Terrier” leads the way.

Die Antwoord

Grimes

As we await Grimes’ new album, her follow-up to the stellar Visions from 2012, she has given us a new song with the help of young producer Blood Diamonds.

Listen here to “Go”.

Grimes

Alt-J

Alt-J, the Leeds-based band who won the Mercury Music Prize for their debut album An Awesome Wave, will give us their sophomore disc in September.

“Hunger of the Pine” is from the forthcoming This Is All Yours.

Alt-J

The Antlers

The Antlers have a new album.

Familiars is the 5th from this quiet late-night Brooklyn trio with the distinctive voice of lyricist Peter Silberman.

“Palace” and “Hotel” are the first two singles.

The Antlers

“Palace”

“Hotel”

Perfect Pussy

Perfect Pussy is not for the faint of heart.

This powerful punk band from Syracuse features the frenetic vocals of Meredith Graves.

“Driver” is from their debut album Say Yes to Love.

Perfect Pussy

Jack White

Formidable musician Jack White has released his 2nd solo album Lazaretto.

The vinyl album itself creates an actual hologram when played.

“Three Women” is the first track.

Jack White

Babes

Babes is a new 5-piece out of L.A. featuring siblings Aaron, Zach and Sarah.

Their impressive first EP came out a few days ago.

Babes

“ATMO”

Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten continues to enthrall.

Are We There is the new album (her 4th) from this Brooklyn singer/songwriter.

“Every Time the Sun Comes Up” is the last track.

arewethere.lpout

Phantogram

Phantogram, the electronic duo we featured in 2011, released the album Voices earlier this year.

“Fall in Love” was the first single. Now “Black Out Days” is now prominent.

Phantogram

“Fall in Love”

“Black Out Days”

Wasi

Wasi is a young southern California trio with one double-sided single to their name.

And this exciting debut bodes well for the future of this band as heard on the song “Adolescents”.

Wasi

Mac DeMarco

Mac DeMarco recently released his 2nd album Salad Days.

This young Canadian is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist as well as an interesting songwriter.

“Chamber of Reflection” is one of the tracks that I have been enjoying of late.

Mac DeMarco

Tori Amos

The wonderfully beautiful and explorative artist Tori Amos has a new album, Unrepentant Geraldines, inspired by her experiences with visual art.

“Trouble’s Lament” is a single from the album.

Tori Amos

« Previous Entries