Wild Child – Think it Over (Official Music Video)

Austin, Texas natives Wild Child released their latest album Expectations a few weeks back, and the indie folk pop septet have shared the hilarious, retro-dance party music video for “Think It Over”. Featuring the ’80s dance party host “Shelby Donahue” played by co-lead singer Alexander Beggins, “Think It Over” has the band in a hilarious retro video as couples try to find love on the dance floor. Check out the video below, and head to their website to grab a copy of Expectations and for more information on their upcoming tour. As well, hear the…

S. Carey – More I See (Official Music Video)

(If you like: Bon Iver, Dan Mangan, Husky) Wisconsin singer-songwriter S. Carey is releasing his upcoming album Hundred Acres on February 23rd, and the Bon Iver musician has shared his latest music video and single from the release. “More I See” is a charming and soft indie folk song that aims to capture the Midwestern warmth, and does so with the help of the visual accompaniment. Shot in rural Wisconsin, the music video “is about this idea that no matter who or what you are, if you’re in need of help it…

Delta Will – A Dream

(If you like: Timber Timbre, The Wooden Sky, Wye Oak)  Toronto indie rock band Delta Will do not adhere to a single genre or style; their sound fuses together psychedelic, folk, electronic, and ethereal dream pop into a captivating mixture of punctuated and intentional disarray. After producing their second EP It All Glows with the help of veteran producer Chris Stringer (Tokyo Police Club, Timber Timbre), Delta Will are releasing their debut full-length Weathering March 18th. With a touch of folk, a healthy dose of psychedelic, all wrapped neatly in indie pop, their new…

The Range – Five Four (Official Music Video)

Brooklyn-based electronic artist The Range (a.k.a James Hinton) is the talented genre-jumping mind behind the latest music project Potential. Hinton will be releasing the new album on March 25th, and the collection is an interesting collaboration with the most unlikely of artists. Using samples exclusively from no-name YouTube musicians, The Range produces rich, electronic beats and templates touching back to early ’00s grime and electronica, providing a lush backbeat for the special appearances. His latest single from the album is “Five Four” which features London rappers OphQi and Super Thought (ST). Their freestyle…

The Last Gunslinger – Mental Noise EP

(If you like: Infected Mushroom, The Crystal Method, Pendulum)  L.A. electronic duo The Last Gunslinger have mastered the art of party music. Through live instrumentation and stellar DJ sets, the pair of DJ Vidal and Anthem have entertained the world with their concoction of dubstep, house, and trance. After releasing a number of tracks last year, the duo have shared their new Mental Noise EP – a collection of three bass-pounding, dance floor shaking electronic hits. Having shared the stage with Tiesto, Pendulum, Infected Mushroom, and Shpongle, there is a deeply rooted…

Crown Plaza – Staring At the Wall

(If you like: MS MR, Low, Winter)  Living in an office in one of the busiest airports in the world is a fairly unusual living situation. Crown Plaza frontman Nima Kazerouni made the move after his relationship of 6 years ended and he left his L.A. apartment for his father’s back office at LAX. The constant buzz of his surroundings – planes, shuttles, and passengers – along with the glow of the nearby Crown Plaza hotel (hence their name) helped to influence his songwriting with Crown Plaza. The first single “Staring At the…

Explosions in the Sky – Logic Of a Dream

(If you like: Mogwai, This Will Destroy You, Godspeed! You, Black Emperor)  It is of no surprise that Austin, Texas post-rock group Explosions in the Sky have been featured on numerous soundtracks (Friday Night Lights, The Kite Runner), and even asked to compose a few as well (Manglehorn, Lone Survivor). Although a rock band, their music cultivates emotion and captivates the listener’s attention through dramatic builds and instrumentation in similar fashion to an orchestra. Like a needle pricking the skin, or the touch of a lover’s hand, the music of Explosions in…

Album Releases: Week of February 26, 2016

Alternative / Rock / Indie Coastgaard – Devil On the Balcony (Indie pop rock) Eerie Wanda – Hum (Indie shoegaze/dream pop) HEARTWATCH – HEARTWATCH (Alternative folk rock/Synth-pop) Steve Mason – Meet the Humans (Singer-songwriter) The Moth & The Flame – Young & Unafraid (Alternative rock) The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It (Pop/Alt) Pinkshinyultrablast – Grandfeathered (Indie rock/shoegaze) Quilt – Eliot St. (Indie alternative rock) The Rocket Summer – Zoetic (Indie pop/singer-songwriter) The Two Tens – Volume (Lo-fi garage rock/punk) Nico Yaryan – What a Tease (Singer-songwriter) Yuck – Stranger Things (Indie…

Baauer – Kung Fu ft. Pusha T & Future

(If you like: Diplo, Future, RL Grime)  Remember the “Harlem Shake”? Well the man behind the viral hit/dance-craze thinks it’s “corny and annoying as fuck”, which is why Baauer is excited to release his upcoming album Aa and move forward with his career. In fact, the early trapstep producer is embracing the popularity of the new trap/hip-hop genre with his latest hit “Kung Fu”, featuring big name hip-hop stars Pusha T and Future. Glossy synths, snare-clapping beats, and Pusha’s Auto-tuned vocals helps “Kung Fu” follow the cookie-cutter recipe for a club favourite. Aa drops…