“Sandman” – Tameca Jones

I can't sing the praises for Tameca Jones' "Sandman" enough. It drowns itself in soul only to raise its arms in absolute triumph. Each...

Duncan Fellows Knocks it Out of the Park with “Coffins”

With songwriting and harmonies that gently twist their way around your finger and tie a red remembrance knot, Duncan Fellows stands out amongst the...

Nicky Blitz Throws a Gloriously Bizarre “House” Party

Let's start with this simple fact: I'm a sucker for a catchy hook patched together by bizarre and off the wall lyrics. Think back...

“Icon” – Dakota

Netherlands' Dakota create lacksadaisical dream-pop with just enough of an edge to give the genre some oft missing friction. What I like most about...

The Lumineers Release “Ophelia”

It's been a long four years, but the wait is nearly over. The follow-up to The Lumineers multi-platinum, perfect-in-every-way debut has an arrival date....

“You Were Human” – Swan Levitt

Showing poise and wisdom far beyond his years, Swan Levitt spills poetry over a picturesque folk backdrop. Keep an eye on Swan Levitt. You'll...

Let Cardiknox Paint You a Portrait

There isn't much to say about the incredible new album that just dropped courtesy of Cardiknox, so I'll keep this short. Portrait is a picture of near-perfection....

“Little Bubble” – Dirty Projectors

Never has the crippling depression of a lost and broken relationship been more accurately described or sounded so hopefully ambient. Dirty Projectors does it...
Two Friends Just Hold On

“Just Hold On (Two Friends Remix)” – Steve Aoki & Louis Tomlinson

I don't know if I will ever get used to Two Friends' ability to take an already phenomenal song and somehow inject it with...

Pinegrove Gets Nostalgic on “Old Friends” – Best New Music

If you were to sit around a campfire and toss handfuls of indie-rock, pop, and country twang into the crackling flames, you would end...