Tag: indie

October 4, 2019 /

A small, good thing today? Discovering Jay Som.

I’m captivated by Anak Ko, the latest record by California indie artist Melina Duterte, AKA Jay Som, who has been making waves since 2016 for her dreamy mix of pop, rock, and R&B.

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September 12, 2019 /

I want to ride off into the sunset in a 1992 Acura Legend with George Clanton‘s Slide on blast!

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June 21, 2019 /

HEALTH keeps it 200%, ALWAYS.

Hailing from Los Angeles, HEALTH is an industrial rock band which has forged an intriguing career over the past decade for their extremely aggressive, loud, and furious sound, full of disorienting noise (shouts to clipping btw), drums of death, and whispy, unsettling vocals by band member Jacob Duzsik which feels like Death himself is in your ear.

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April 12, 2019 /

There’s a peculiar sample which pops up at various points on Veteran, second full-length by indie rapper JPEGMAFIA.

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March 22, 2019 /

My goodness, King Krule has GOT to be hiding a 55-year old crooner in his basement, man!

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March 15, 2019 /

You may be wondering how to pronounce the name of Latyrx, the pairing of Bay Area emcees Lateef the Truth Speaker and Lyrics Born.

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March 7, 2019 /

From front to back, Mac DeMarco‘s 2014 record Salad Days is pleasant. It’s a freewheeling and mellow album, with jams that feel like a reassuring breeze on a summer day.

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January 10, 2019 /

Waajeed‘s been in the mix when it comes to Detroit’s music scene. A producer from the Conant Gardens neighborhood, Waajeed was witness to the burgeoning hip-hop and electronic scene that was bubbling in the ’90s and ’00s.

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November 2, 2018 /

E.S.G. most definitely left their mark on popular music.

An acronym which stands for Emerald Sapphire & Gold, E.S.G.

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March 2, 2018 /

Be you, stay true, be different…

Odd Mojo is sticking to that mantra, and her music is doper for it.

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