Saint Motel – Move
August 18th, 2016
The L.A. hitmakers launch sharply syncopated return single “Move”. Saint Motel’s first new song in several months, the funky “Move” is propelled forward by some So-era Peter Gabriel-esque punch and a seemingly inexhaustible whirl of great hooky melodies. The Saintmotelevision LP is due October 21.
Max Pope – Rollercoaster
August 17th, 2016
Based in Brighton and South London is Max Pope. “Rollecoaster”, the artist’s latest, has a cool stylistic bent of 60’s pop fidelity and guitar idioms mixed into an A+ plus set of hooky melodies with it’s breezy chorus being of particular strength. Stream “Rollercoaster” below.
Premiere: Shapes in Calgary – Home
August 15th, 2016
Photo: Ariana Ciorciari Shapes in Calgary is the Brooklyn-based project of singer Alyssa Ciorciari and collaborators, producer/engineer Gary Atturio (Savoir Adore, Ski Lodge), drummer Tim McCoy (Darwin Deez, Field Mouse) and guitarist Billy Libby. The BK outfit on new track “Home” operate within a wide well of melodic empathy (try not feeling at least a […]
Seeing Hands – I Knew You
August 8th, 2016
The reverb-laced/atmosphere-y/melodically awesome “I Knew You” is the debut single from Newcastle UK band Seeing Hands.
Kid Bloom – Lately It Feels Alright
August 4th, 2016
We like “Lately It Feels Alright”, the latest from L.A. band Kid Bloom. Rooted in the melodic context of the mid 90’s and conveying elements of 70’s pop-psych especially in it’s guitar tracks, “Lately It Feels Alright” plays both accomplished in terms of its quality and refreshing in its eschewing of a lot of current […]