Odaiba x Anna Majidson – “Help”

Odaiba x Anna Majidson – “Help”

Digging this in-the-pocket bedroom-funk collab between Odaiba and Anna Majidson. The French musicians hit it out of the park with “Help” – a funky mix of nu-disco and bedroom-pop with an ultra-catchy refrain. We all know someone we need to tell...
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The Voxes – “Closer Than Ever”

The Voxes – “Closer Than Ever”

LA-based quintet The Voxes hit our inboxes with a stunning indie rocker called “Closer Than Ever.” Influenced by an equal mix of Latin music and modern bedroom pop, “Closer” takes a plucky acoustic guitar and juxtaposes it against a fuzzy bass....
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Oberhofer – “SUNSHiiNE”

Oberhofer – “SUNSHiiNE”

Oberhofer teamed up with The Strokes’ Nick Valensi Shamir for this (third) eye-opening, psyched-out jam called “SUNSHiiNE.” Oberhofer is no stranger to the limelight (just ask his myriad of placements and collaboration partners), but that didn’t stop...
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CARR – “Sprinter Van”

CARR – “Sprinter Van”

An ode to all the band dudes out there! We’re using the word “ode” lightly, of course… CARR is here nailing it on her latest grunge-pop jam “Sprinter Van,” a tune she describes as “about falling for the wrong type of boys over...
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The Klittens – “Canned Air”

The Klittens – “Canned Air”

Amsterdam-based quintet The Klittens maximize their happy/sad aesthetic here on the low-key indie punk of “Canned Air.” What do we mean exactly by happy/sad? It’s one of those songs that has an easy-going (almost upbeat!) instrumental presence...
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Endearments – “Ocean”

Endearments – “Ocean”

The tellingly-named Endearments explore themes of heartbreak on their latest synthpop/dreampop hybrid, “Ocean.” Endearments is more colloquially known as Brooklyn native Kevin Marksson – the songwriter and synth-head describes, “Ocean”...
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Liily – “Anvil”

Liily – “Anvil”

Fresh off a tight September gig at Mohawk Place, we’re happy to feature LA-based quartet Liily and their mathy/shoegaze hybrid, “Anvil.” This young band is no stranger to the press – they’ve been featured heavily in Spotify and Apple...
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Belaver – “Mount Misery”

Belaver – “Mount Misery”

Belaver stepped out of his comfort zone to put out his first “upbeat” single and we think it paid off big time… “Mount Misery” is a look at the so-called American dream and how creatives in today’s society tend to get exploited by...
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Ice In My Eyes – “Arpeggiator”

Ice In My Eyes – “Arpeggiator”

Luxembourg-based quintet Ice In My Eyes nailed it on this high-energy synthpop-meets-indie-rock jam they’re calling “Arpeggiator.” With a big synth bass bouncing the song along, the song lurches forward at a great, blood-pumping tempo. Even though...
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Schedule 1 – “Paint It Red”

Schedule 1 – “Paint It Red”

Vancouver-based post-punkers Schedule 1 caught our ears with this super urgent song about “familial identity, purpose, and pain.” We were drawn to the sheer energy of “Paint it Red” – a blistering tempo, sing/shout vocals, shreddy guitar...
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