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,…

Songs of the Week 11/5

New Tune: “Permanent Vacation” – The Academic To celebrate the announcement of their new album, The Academic just released the first single from the album, titled “Permanent Vacation.” The album is set to drop January 12th and will be called Tales From The Backseat. “Permanent Vacation” is dripping with summertime sun. From beachy guitar riffs to…

Songs of the Week 10/22

New Tune: “This Bitch” – The Palms Los Angeles based band The Palms released a new Cali-vibe song earlier this month. Their genre-bending sound fuses influences of hip-hop beats with reggae and catchy indie pop. “This Bitch” throws stones at spoiled kids and the things this sort of “rich kid” culture perpetuates. These shady lyrics…

Atlas Genius 10/15

Atlas Genius stopped at The Foundry with Half the Animal and MAGIC GIANT on Sunday, October 15th. The first band to take the stage was Los Angeles natives Half the Animal. This band gives off a Maroon 5-meets-indie-pop sound and were more than excited to be on tour. They gushed over announcing their song “Babylon”…

Grizfolk 10/14

Grizfolk proved they’re aptly named as they brought their gritty folk repertoire to the stage at Coda in Rittenhouse Square. The show was opened by Orange County’s Armors. Their synth-infused, angst-ridden music reminds me of The Neighbourhood’s vibe meets flor and Nightly. Armors articulated how excited they were to take the stage before Grizfolk. Some…

Songs of the Week 10/15

New Tune: “This Was A Home Once” Earlier this month, Bad Suns released a new song amid the second round of their US tour dates. “This Was a Home Once” carries a heavy bittersweet burden. This song tells the melancholy story of revisiting a childhood home that has now become broken. The lyrics are emotional…

Songs of the Week 10/8

New Tune: “Sweet Dreams” – BØRNS “Sweet Dreams” is BØRNS’s newest single. Released last Friday, “Sweet Dreams” follows the release of “Faded Heart,” as the second peek into BØRNS’s sophomore album. The album is set to release in January 2018. “Sweet Dreams” reassures that BØRNS still sits atop the throne as the king of dream-pop….

Songs of the Week 10/1

In celebration of a new release from WALK THE MOON, this week’s tracks are both theirs. New Tune: “One Foot” – WALK THE MOON WALK THE MOON has returned to the indie-pop scene with a newly released anthem, “One Foot.” No one does nostalgic-for-the-80s-pop quite like WALK THE MOON and “One Foot” is no exception….

Songs of the Week 9/24

New Tune: “24/7” – The Neighbourhood This is definitely my favorite track off their newly released EP, Hard. I’m too happy that The Neighbourhood has returned from obscurity and has put out new music, it’s been a while. “24/7” is the fourth track off The Neighbourhood’s latest EP, Hard. After flying under the radar for almost…