Tag: indie

December 14, 2017 /

Thank you, rjd2, for this sublime piece of music.

Every few years I come back to this listen from producer rjd2 and I obsess about it.

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November 16, 2017 /
November 8, 2017 /

There’s a mystique which envelops AZD, the latest release from Actress. It’s a record which has really captured my ear with its subtle grooves and mysterious vibes.

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October 17, 2017 /

I’m excited ya’ll, because 24 hours from now I’ll be seeing LCD Soundsystem live at D.C.’s shiny new music venue, The Anthem.

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September 21, 2017 /
August 24, 2017 /

I can hear you now: “Oh, Foster the People? Those guys who did ‘Pumped Up Kicks?’ I loved that song!”

Yeah, that Foster the People, the L.A.

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June 15, 2017 /

I came across the music of Hannah Miller in a way many people probably did: Through Danny Cook‘s video, Postcards From Pripyat, which went viral in mid-2014 for its stark imagery of Chernobyl set to Miller’s lonesome and haunting listen, “Promise Land.” It was a shot in the arm for the indie folk singer from Nashville, who had been performing easy, coffeeshop-style listens for years before she elected to create songs with more energy, attitude, and bite.

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April 6, 2017 /

Toro Y Moi, Spanish and French for “the bull and me” is the alter-ego of singer and producer Chaz Bundick, who has gained recognition and praise throughout the indie music blogosphere in the 2010s, initially for his style of dreamy, lo-fi electronic pop.

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December 1, 2016 /

Right down to the badass cover (stunting on a wrecked Caddy…nice comment that posturing is all garbage anyway), Elucid‘s (short for elucidate?) Save Yourself is one of the more intriguing records I’ve heard this year.

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October 12, 2016 /

I’ll admit, It’s been a minute I last listened to the Philly emcee Lushlife.Years ago I took a chance on his 2011 mixtape, No More Golden Days, and on first spin I was pretty impressed, digging more than a few tracks, for Lush’s energy and indie-inspired soundscapes.

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