Songs of the Week 1/14

New Tune: “Hardest Part” – Kaptan Last week, Kaptan returned to the music scene with the release of the single “Hardest Part.” “Hardest Part” features dreamy vocals and melancholy lyrics draped over lilting guitar riffs. This new track has a similar vibe to Kaptan’s “Let Go” from the 2015 Sprinter EP. Throwback Track: ” Advertisements

Songs of the Week 1/7

New Tune: “God Save Our Young Blood” -BØRNS (feat. Lana Del Rey) Two days into 2018, BØRNS released a new track featuring sad-pop queen, Lana Del Rey. “God Save Our Young Blood” once again proves BØRNS’ ability to make melancholy-pop infectious and danceable. This hypnotic indie-pop track precedes the release of BØRNS’ new album Blue Madonna, releasing January 12th. Throwback Track: “White…

Songs of the Week 12/31

New Tune: “Stuck with Me” – The Neighbourhood Another teaser track from The Neighbourhood’s upcoming EP release, to imagine. Love it. Throwback Track: “#icanteven” – The Neighbourhood Here is a track I recently discovered from their 2014 release, #000000 & #FFFFFF, featuring French Montana. Follow me on Spotify here.

Melodrama: Album of the Year

It’s no surprise that Lorde’s 2017 album Melodrama made its way onto countless “Best Albums of 2017” lists. Six months later and I am still over the moon, sun, and all the stars for Lorde’s latest masterpiece. On a personal level, this is one of the albums that carried me through 2017. This album is…

Songs of the Week 12/24

Continuing the holiday spirit, here are two more indie Christmas songs. Be sure to check out the indie Christmas playlist I curated on Spotify here. New Tune: “Wonderful Christmastime” – The Shins Throwback Track: “White Winter Hymnal” – Fleet Foxes   Follow me on Spotify here.

My Favorite Releases of 2017

This year included some of my favorite music to date. Here are some of my favorite releases from 2017: Melodrama – Lorde https://open.spotify.com/album/6tBpgZG9bV76nSuiz42RbA Landmark – Hippo Campus https://open.spotify.com/album/0vb1g018puu47StlIi9wxC warm glow – Hippo Campus https://open.spotify.com/album/4Haa4Xjv1O6cjPY2CwmbY8 Good Nature – Turnover https://open.spotify.com/album/39Ypnp97w22KOqGR8KjBz8 HARD – The Neighbourhood https://open.spotify.com/album/3MrxSbUrUahxAxnhZfChz4 Sacred Hearts Club – Foster The People https://open.spotify.com/album/5lFvZh6pCTJzr9UStebyCF “Staring” (and their…

Songs of the Week 12/17

In the holiday spirit, here are two indie Christmas covers. Be sure to check out the indie Christmas playlist I curated on Spotify here. New Tune: “Marshmallow World” – The Regrettes Throwback Track: “Sleigh Ride” – Walk Off The Earth   Follow me on Spotify here.

Songs of the Week 12/10

New Tune: “Scary Love” – The Neighbourhood On December 4th, The Neighbourhod released the single “Scary Love” in anticipation of the release of their next EP. to imagine follows up to their EP HARD which was released in September. to imagine is set to release January 12th. “Scary Love” echoes similarities to their synth-pop driven tracks like “Cry Baby” and “Daddy…

Songs of the Week 12/3

New Tune: “List Of People (To Try And Forget About)” – Tame Impala Modern psychedelic gods, and one of the biggest names in the alternative music scene, Tame Impala, released a new EP this week. “List Of People (To Try And Forget About)” is the first psychedelic daydream B-side on Currents B-sides & Remixes. This track is…

Songs of the Week 11/26

New Tune: “On Our Way Home” – Empire of the Sun Earlier this month, Empire of the Sun released an EP titled, On Our Way Home. The EP includes two new tracks, a track from their 2016 album, Two Vines, two remixes. Here is the title track and my favorite from the EP. Throwback Track: “Walking On…

Songs of the Week 11/19

New Tune: “Sunshine Type” – Turnover Throwback Track: “Dizzy On the Comedown” – Turnover   Follow me on Spotify here.  

Songs of the Week 11/12

New Tune: “Melody Crux” – Sad Palace Though this is only Sad Palace’s fourth release, the band has gained momentum quickly. Their sound fuses brooding indie with retro influences. “Melody Crux” is the perfect addition to their previous releases, “Frostbeat,” “Breeze,” and “Rainbow Melt.” All four tracks ride a similar moody wave of upbeat rhythms,…