New Music

Eastern Exit – “More Than I Could Know”

Eastern Exit‘s “More Than I Could Know” is a lovely indie rock song that has been rubbing us the right way. It’s washy with just the right amount of ambiance, but still makes you want to dance with it’s funky bass lines and dreamy vocals. Fans of Tame Impala, Phoenix, or Death Cab for Cutie are certainly…

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Fanclub – “Tresspassing”

Fanclub caught our attention with the airy, synth-filled vibes of “Tresspassing.” Utilizing a gauzy, almost-shoegaze approach with tight, electronic drums, this one wormed its way into our hearts by fully embracing its simplicity. Fans of Charly Bliss or Girlpool will definitely dig this one – check it out below and give them a follow on the…

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Heart Bones – “Open Relations”

Heart Bones is a unique duo whose home base is split between Texas and Minnesota. This unique partnership has produced one of our new favs, “Open Relations.” This one is a nu-disco-ish pop tune about needing a bit of extra lovin’ outside the confines of monogamy. Fans of Daft Punk, Scissor Sisters, or the 1975 are…

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Buffalo

John Moore And Missing Star Release New Single, “Work It Out”

John Moore and Missing Star‘s latest single “Work It Out” recently caught our ears in a lovely way. Moore has been hanging around Buffalo for a while – previously fronting the WNY-based act 53 Days. This time around, he and the Missing Star has pairing a twinkly guitar riff with spacey keys and haunting vocals, revolving…

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Ithaca

Leo & The Maydays Post New Video for “Leaves and Trees and…”

Leo & The Maydays (a.k.a. singer/songwriter Hannah Ruttle) is based out of Ithaca, NY. Her latest offering, “Leaves and Trees and…” is a meandering folksy pop tune – it finds Leo and her band wandering the scenic countryside, hanging out and singing their song amid cemeteries and long winding roads. Beyond that, her music is super…

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Human Barbie – “Be Careful What You Wish For”

Human Barbie are here to crush your optimism with the minimalist heartbreak of “Be Careful What You Wish For.” This one is so beautifully melancholy; it pairs a dragging tempo with a unique juxtaposition between icy cold guitars and a warm analog mix. MOst poignant is their astonishingly frank assessment of reality – any song that…

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Richard Frenneaux – “Arcades”

Yo, Richard Frenneaux‘s “Arcades” has really caught our ears. Despite his cool mystique, “Arcades” is an unabashed indie pop jam. Frenneaux pairs big synthy vibes with dreamy guitar parts and hypnotic drums. This is all bolstered by his upbeat indie rock vocals. Fans of Phoenix, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!, or Foster the People are gonna dig this…

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Album of the Week

Koko Neetz – I.T.T.I.P.

First, a science lesson: Atoms are the fundamental building blocks of all matter. They’re made up of only three basic subatomic particles – electrons, protons and neutrons, as you probably remember from sixth grade. Their dance, multiplied across the 1080 or so atoms in the universe, makes up existence in all its wild, varied forms….

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Cold Violets – “Set Me Up”

We’re digging the synth-tinged post-punk of LA act Cold Violets. “Set Me Up” exists somewhere between cold 80s post-punk and the sentiment of 50s American folk music, using the energy of the current indie-rock crowd to really propel it forward. Squiggly synths and electronic drums help bolster this one – our favorite part is the left-field…

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BOII – “Footwork”

The across-the-sea partnership of BOII seems to be working out just fine – “Footwork” is a simmering indie pop jam making use of effected drum beats and soothing vocal timbres.  “Footwork” is about the early stages of a relationship – a pivotal time where might have to put in a bit of extra effort to…

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