Pip Blom

Pip Blom is the name of the young songwriter and also the band from Amsterdam.

Paycheck, the latest EP, features the song “Come Home” from a band you should know.

“Come Home”

Karen O and Danger MOuse

Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs and producer extraordinaire Danger Mouse are collaborating.

From a forthcoming album, they give us the lengthy exploration “Lux Prima”.

“Lux Prima”

Molly Burch

Molly Burch, the Austin-based singer/songwriter, intrigues with distinctive phrasing and a delicate smoky voice.

Her 2nd album First Flower features the song “Wild”.

“Wild”

Dead Can Dance

It’s been 6 years since we last heard from the ethereally stunning Dead Can Dance.

Their 9th album, Dionysus, is music in 2 Acts.

Listen here to Act 1.

Act I: Sea Borne – Liberator of Minds – Dance of the Bacchantes

Cherry Glazerr

Stuffed & Ready will be the name of the 3rd album from Cherry Glazerr due in 2019.

“Daddi” is the lead single from this L.A. trio.

“Daddi”

LCD Soundsystem

LCD Soundsystem has updated Heaven 17’s song “(We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang”.

James Murphy has also altered the lyrics a bit to reflect our current political climate. (“The orange one is President/Fascist god in motion”.)

Listen hear to the current version and Heaven 17’s original from 1981.

LCD Soundsystem “(We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang”

Heaven 17 “(We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang”

Moving Panoramas

Leslie Sisson formed Moving Panoramas in Austin, as a female trio in 2015.

The band has shifted personnel to a 5-piece for the 2nd album In Two due in the New Year.

Driving Indie-pop at its finest on the song “Baby Blues”.

Moving Panoramas

“Baby Blues”

Helena Deland

Helena Deland, Montreal-based singer/songwriter, has released 4 short volumes of songs over the past months she entitles From the Series of Songs “Altogether Unaccompanied”.

The title is a bit of a misnomer as the songs themselves are not unaccompanied.

“Claudion” is heard on From the Series of Songs “Altogether Unaccompanied” Vol. III & IV.

“Claudion”

Mike Shinoda

Mike Shinoda, co-founder of Linkin Park and side-project Fort Minor, now records under his own name.

Post Traumatic, released earlier this year, expresses his feelings about the suicide of bandmate Chester Bennington.

“Make It Up As I Go” is the latest single.

“Make It Up As I Go” (featuring K. Flay)

Adrianne Lenker

Adrianne Lenker is the vocalist and a guitarist for one of my favorite bands of late, Big Thief.

Her solo project abysskiss features the delicate lovely composition “symbol”.

“symbol”

Tom Morello

Tom Morello, guitarist extraordinaire, founding member of Rage Against the Machine and acoustic balladeer, has a new solo album.

The Atlas Underground is his 4th but the 1st released under his own name.

The song “Every Step That I Take” features Portugal. The Man and Whethan.

“Every Step That I Take” featuring Portugal. The Man and Whethan

Breathers

Atlanta-based Breathers cleverly use found-sound on their current single.

“1-800-PAIN” is included on this synth-pop trios’ new album Designed to Break.

“1-800-PAIN”

LAPS

They call themselves Ladies as Pimps, or LAPS for short.

Glaswegian lovers Alicia Matthews and Cassie Ezeji offer exotic dance fusion on their WHO Me? EP.

“Who Me?”

Miss Information

Miho Hatori is best known as the vocalist for the band Cibo Matto. She has also worked with the virtual band Gorillaz.

She now performs under the moniker Miss Information.

Her compelling experimental first album, Sequence, includes the song “Viva! Madrid!”

“Viva! Madrid!”

Phosphorescent

He calls himself Phosphorescent.

This charming singer/songwriter’s new album, C’est La Vie, comes out tomorrow.

The infectious song “New Birth in New England” leads the way.

“New Birth in New England”

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