Deerhunter : Nitebike

I am sitting in the back of a Martz bus. The lights have cut out, the obligatory safety instructions over with. I am thankful for that: I am listening to Deerhunter. The lights of the city don't fade away, they end up abruptly. You notice it, and that's where Deerhunter takes you. That edge between…Read more Deerhunter : Nitebike

American Money : BØRNS

"So take me to the paradise / in your eyes / green like American money / You taste just right / sweet like Tennessee honey" Garrett Borns is a 24 year old that hails from Grand Haven, Michigan. Garrett studied at the Interlochen Center for the Arts and has spent considerable time in the Great…Read more American Money : BØRNS

Broken Back : Halcyon Birds

There's an ancient Greek belief about the "halcyon" bird: that it was in fact a kingfisher, whose nesting on the sea caused two weeks of calm weather around the winter solstice. Now whether Broken Back was fully aware of this legend, and whether it thus influenced this song by him, is up for debate. What is…Read more Broken Back : Halcyon Birds

Turn Around (Âme Remix) : Sailor & I

Alexander Sjödin, the man behind Sailor & I, hails from Stockholm, Sweden and is a singer, producer, and an expert with a variety of instruments. Sjödin is known for his own vocal contributions to his electronic / house songs. Although not well known in the United States, Sailor & I has received high praise from BBC…Read more Turn Around (Âme Remix) : Sailor & I

Ocean Eyes (Astronomyy Edit) : Billie Eilish & Astronomyy

Astronomyy is a relatively unknown British alternative electro-pop artist that is self-described as "Surf/Urban," an unrecognized sub-genre. It would most likely be located somewhere near the "House" end of the EDM spectrum of Electronic. The intertwining of alternative elements - such as Astronomyy's signature "space guitar" sound - and electronic music have not been paired this well…Read more Ocean Eyes (Astronomyy Edit) : Billie Eilish & Astronomyy

Higher Love : Alessandro Taccini Feat. Pierre Soyer

Steve Winwood's original "Higher Love" that was released in 1986 got a re-work by the up and coming DJ, Alessandro Taccini, in 2014. The catchy choral lyrics, "Bring me a higher love / Where's that higher love that I keep thinking of?" surrounded by the simple and smooth deep house beat gives this track the makings of…Read more Higher Love : Alessandro Taccini Feat. Pierre Soyer

Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go to the Party : Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett hails from Melbourne, Australia and is starting to make a splash here in the US. Her debut album, Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit, was released in late March to a slew of critical acclaim as well as lending an assist to Barnett's nomination for Best New Artist at the 58th…Read more Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go to the Party : Courtney Barnett